What happens if you comment on a public post on Facebook?

What happens if you comment on a public post on Facebook?

If you leave a remark on a publicly posted post, there is no option to make it secret. Don't comment or like any publicly published posts if you want to maintain your privacy.

Can a friend see your comment on Facebook?

So, if you posted on a public post, every Facebook user might read your comment. Similarly, if you leave a remark on a post that is available to friends of friends, any of your friends who aren't friends with the original author will be able to read your comment. In this case, we say that your comment is visible to the general public.

Is the comment on a public post on Facebook public?

Also, when you leave a remark on another person's public post, your comment becomes public as well. Posts on public Facebook pages or groups: Facebook pages and public groups are both examples of public places. Your post or remark will be visible to anyone who has access to the page or group. Private posts: You can also make comments on posts that others have made on their profiles. These comments won't be public, but they'll still show up on the profile owner's news feed.

Do my Facebook friends see what I comment on?

The Facebook Wall For example, if you remark on a common friend's photo, only mutual friends will see the comment on your wall; but, if you comment on a photo on a public page or a friend's profile that is accessible to the public, the comment will be seen by everyone. Additionally, if someone clicks on the link in a private message or email that takes them to your wall, they will see your comments.

Who sees your Facebook comments?

However, if your friends can also see the photo, they will see the remark. For example, if you remark on a common friend's photo, only mutual friends will see the comment on your wall; but, if you comment on a photo on a public page or a friend's profile that is accessible to the public, the comment will be seen by everyone. This means that you should be careful about what you say on social networking sites like Facebook.

In general, people read-only have access to their own profiles and any other information that is made available about them. They cannot see any information that others post on your timeline unless you give them permission to do so. Only users who write posts can post new content to pages. Users who view pages can like, share, and comment on posts, but cannot edit existing posts. Pages can't see or interact with user-generated content, except through the use of plugins.

So overall, only users who you approve will be able to see your comments on Facebook, and only those users who you approve will be able to see the photo. However, anyone can see photos that are tagged with their name, and thus should exercise caution when tagging themselves in photos that they want to keep private.

What does hiding a comment on Facebook actually do?

When you hide a remark on someone else's timeline, it is only visible to you, as are any responses to that comment. In essence, concealing a comment on someone else's timeline allows you to keep it "out of sight, out of mind" for yourself only. Hiding a remark on your own timeline allows you to keep it "out of sight,...

What happens if you make a post public on Facebook?

The Facebook Support Team When you share anything with the public, it is visible to anybody, including individuals who are not on Facebook. Your friends will see your postings in their news feeds and on your timeline, but even Facebook members who are not your friends will see those public posts on your timeline. If you want to keep something private, then you should avoid sharing it publicly.

There are two ways to make a post public: manually and through the interface. To do this manually, go to your profile page and click on the "Settings" button near the top-right corner of the screen. Here you can change all the settings for your profile or account as a whole. Click on the "Privacy" option under the Settings menu. Here you can determine what content you want to make public and what you don't. For example, you may choose to make some of your personal information (such as current city, age group) public while keeping other information about yourself (such as school you went to) hidden from view.

You can also make a post public through the interface. On the web version of Facebook, go to your profile page and click on the "Settings" button near the top-right corner of the screen. Under the Privacy section, click on the "Postings" option.

What does a hidden comment on Facebook look like?

When you hide a remark on a post or update, it remains visible to the person who submitted it as well as all of his or her friends. The commenter and his or her friends can also contribute to the debate. Only those on the commenter's buddy list have access to or may engage with the comment. Nobody else can do it. When someone clicks to view the comment, they see only that single comment along with any other hidden comments.

How did this happen? When a user hides a comment, he or she selects the "Hide" option in the Comments section of the post. Users can reveal previously hidden comments by clicking the "Show" link next to the comment. Users can also delete their own comments if they make a mistake. Hidden comments are still available for others to see but cannot be replied to.

Who can see your hidden comments? Your friends can see your hidden comments if they're not blocked from doing so. Blocked users include members of your family, your employer, or anyone else who might feel uncomfortable seeing what you've said about them. Users can see your hidden comments if they have your email address or phone number. If you share your phone number or email address with someone, it's up to him or her to decide whether or not they want others to see their comments on your page.

Can I make some hidden comments public? If you want people to see all of your comments, then you should make them all visible.

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