What happens if I turn off search engine on Facebook?

Information from your profile and some things you share (such as public information) can still appear in search engine results even if you select No. This includes things you share with the audience set to Public, posts and comments on Pages and public groups and posts in the Community Forum section of the Help Center.

What is the use of search engine in Facebook?

The tool, a search engine really, indexes all the information on Facebook, from photos posted to things liked. It filters that information down to that which is shared with you (by the people you have on Facebook) or is made public (by people posting things as “public”).

Can you disable search on Facebook?

Choose Friends, Friends of friends, or Only Me to limit these types of searches. Do you want search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile? Select Edit and uncheck Allow search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile.

How do I get rid of Facebook search engine?

Go to this page: https://www.facebook.com/settings? …

  1. Step 2: Log into your Facebook profile.
  2. Step 3: Uncheck the box at the bottom of the page where it says “Do you want search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile?”
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How do I make myself unsearchable on Facebook?

Click the drop-down options next to all available questions, such as who can find your profile by name, by email address and/or phone number. Select the “Friends” option, which prevents strangers and anyone outside of your existing friends list from finding you.

How do I hide my Facebook from Google search?

Remove Your Facebook Profile from Search Engine Searches

On the following page click on Privacy in the left-hand column. Now scroll down and under the “How people can find and contact you” section click the Edit button next to “Do you want search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile?”

Do you want search engine outside of Facebook to link to your profile?

To turn this setting on or off:

  1. In the top left of Facebook, tap your profile picture.
  2. Scroll down and tap Settings.
  3. In the Audience and Visibility section, tap How People Find and Contact You.
  4. Tap Do you want search engines outside of Facebook to link to your profile?

Can you see who searches you on Facebook?

No, Facebook doesn’t let people track who views their profile. Third-party apps also can’t provide this functionality. If you come across an app that claims to offer this ability, please report the app.