Facebook Uses Your Search History – Do You Know That?

Yes readers i have got the proof that Facebook uses your search history.May be they are using it for serving you the advertisement or for some other reason.But why to give Facbeook the opportunity to use your personal search results.Rather erase it.Yes, the social network giants are also very tricky while doing this.There is also one option to clear all your search result.So, you will be able to erase or clear your search history after you search anything in Facbeook. Below are the steps how to check your Facebook search history and how to erase it:

How to Check Search History Log and Clear Search Results?

1. At first go to your Facebook profile page and then you will get one tab named as “Activity log” which is in the right side.

2. Click on the activity log and you will get one page with all your activity then you will get one option on the top right side of the page named as “Posts and Apps” like the below picture.Then click on it and one drop down menu will come out like the below picture:


3. From the drop down list you can choose the option named as “Search” and if you click on it then you will be able to get all the search history of yours! Am i right? I think i am.

4. Now after clicking on search you will also get one option “Clear Searches” and click on it  or you will also be able to delete the search history one by one.See the below picture for more understanding:


May be the best reason for which Facebook is storing all your search result is to serve you the related ads according to your search.Are you thinking why so? Because suppose if you are searching for price of iPhone in India then Facebook using the search history will be able to know that you need information for iPhone then Facebook will show you ads related to price of iPhone.

As we do not know surely, for which reason Facebook is storing our search history, this is always better to erase all the search result.If you have any updated information regarding this you can share it with us in the comments field.

Himadri is a passionate blogger who writes for his technology tips & tricks related blog TechnTechie. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Canterbury. Though it is hard to balance time in between research and blogging, he still manages time to work for his own blog and writes regularly. The dashboard of this WordPress is the only place where he does not feel tired!

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