How to tell if someone is stalking you on Facebook



  • 1 Likes old posts

    If a person is stalking you then they might like one of your old posts by mistake. This means that the person has browsed your old posts to stalk you and get more information about you.

  • 2 Showing up in friend suggestions

    According to one theory, one of the parameters that let a person show up in your friend suggestions is that they were stalking you. This also means that if you stalked someone, you might appear in their friend suggestions. See how friend suggestions work.

  • 3 They see your stories

    One of Facebook features is called stories. When you post a story about yourself you can actually see how many people viewed it and who exactly saw it. Post stories to know who stalks you.

  • 4 They are following you

    If you have enabled followers on Facebook then you can easily find out who is following you. Some of your followers might actually be stalkers.

  • 5 Random likes

    If a person is already on your friend list and hardly likes your posts then one random like might indicate that this friend was actually stalking you for a long period of time.

  • 6 More common friends

    Stalkers can in many cases try to increase the number of common friends between you and them. If the common friends between you and another person are constantly increasing then this person might be stalking you.

  • 7 They show up among the nine friends

    According to one theory, one of the parameters that determines the 9 friends that show up in your profile is whether this person was stalking you or not. According to this theory, if a person stalked you then they might show up in the friends box.

  • 8 Accidental likes

    If a person is stalking you then they might accidentally like a post by mistake. Getting one of those likes by a stranger is a clear sign that you were being stalked.

  • 9 They know your news

    If you realize that someone knows your news even though you haven't been talking then that person was probably stalking you on Facebook.

  • 10 They know a lot about you

    If during a conversation you realize that someone knows a lot about you then there is a possibility that this person was stalking you.