Why do people put their number on Facebook?

Why you should never put your phone number on Facebook?

It’s a good idea to avoid having your home or cellphone numbers on your Facebook page. Prank callers, stalkers and even identity thieves can use this information to ruin your day. Not only that but people who have your cellphone number, which isn’t hard to find online, can use it to search for you on Facebook.

Do people put their phone numbers on Facebook?

Facebook gives users the option of allowing users to “look up” their profile using their phone number to “everyone” by default, or to “friends of friends” or just the user’s “friends.” But there’s no way to hide it completely.

Should I put my phone number on my Facebook page?

Adding your phone number to your account will help keep your account secure, make it easier for you to connect with friends and family on Facebook and make it easier to regain access to your account if you have trouble logging in. That’s true.

What info does Facebook ask for?

The minimum amount of information required to create a personal Facebook account is a first name, last name, valid email address, password, gender and birth date.

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Can I remove my phone number from Facebook?

Scroll to the bottom of Facebook and tap Settings & Privacy. In the Account Settings section, tap Personal Information, then tap Phone Number. Tap Remove below the number you’d like to remove. Enter your Facebook password, then tap Remove Number to confirm.

Why is Facebook making me confirm my identity?

Facebook is asking people to submit their I.D.s to prove their accounts are real. If Facebook suspects your account may be fraudulent, they may lock it and say that to restore the account, you need to send them identification to verify that you are who you say you are.

Can you be anonymous on Facebook?

While you cannot use a Facebook profile anonymously, it is possible to make it difficult for others to find you. Use the “Privacy Preferences” menu to select who can find you in searches. The majority of your profile can also be hidden–your name and profile picture, however, will always be visible on your profile.

Can you look at Facebook anonymously?

Your Facebook searches are private. If you look up someone’s profile or they look up yours, none is the wiser. Facebook is very clear on the matter: “Facebook users cannot track who has viewed their personal homepage. Third-party applications also cannot provide this feature.”