Do you know about this Facebook features

Facebook is the world's biggest online social media networking platform. It is an American Tech. company created by Mark Zuckerberg and their four friends in 2004. when they were studying at Harvard University in the USA.

Important Features of Facebook

Facebook is a part of the world's biggest technology company META. with around 3 billion users, and approximately 1.5 billion to 2 billion active users, who visited every day at Facebook. That makes it the biggest online social media networking platform. because of its greater popularity it is Ranked as second or third most visited website worldwide.

These days many users simply create their profiles, upload images, and videos, make friends, and form groups. but, they unaware of such type of features which is provided by Facebook.

Facebook provides lots of features to you, allowing you to manage these features and enhance your profile, with the security Features of Facebook.

Here are some important features provided by Facebook to You.


Important Features about Facebook with Facebook logo and secrets text written behind a excited girl on blue background with dotted white point at it's two corner


1. Download your All Personal Data.

You can Download your all personal information or Personal Data from Facebook that you have shared on Facebook (i.e. Everything like every post, every image, every video, every message and even chat conversation with people) and also you can Select or select such type of information which one you want to download and which one you don't want to download. After making your selection, Facebook will prepare the download file for you.

  • Process to Download

a) Open your Facebook account.
b) Click on "Three Line" in the right top corner. 
c)   Scroll down and click on "settings".
d) Now scroll down and click on "Download your information".
e) Open a new page and click on "Request a download".
f) Your information has start downloading.

2. Video Calls feature on Facebook.

Facebook provides a unique feature for engaging in video calls with your friends, relatives, or any other individuals. This functionality is made available through the Facebook Messenger application, accessible on both mobile devices and desktop platforms, utilizing internet connectivity for seamless communication.

  • Process to Video Call

a) Open your Facebook messenger app.
b) Open the chat tab of that friend, Relatives, or Any one with whom you want to call.
c) Click on the video call icon at the right top corner.
d) And, finally start Video Calls on Facebook.

3. Control ads on Facebook.

Facebook's AI utilizes user activity, specifically their interests, to target specific advertisements to users. However, if you wish to control or stop these types of ads, there are measures you can take.

  • Process to Stop Ads

a) Click on "Three Line" in the right top corner.
b) Scroll down and click on "settings".
c) Now click on "Meta Accounts Center".
d) Click on "Ad preferences".
e) A new page is open, Here you can Customize to change How Facebook will show you Ads.

4. Stop your "AutoPlay video" to save your internet data.

When you open your Facebook account you can see all videos present on the Home page or any place playing automatically. due to which lots of internet data wastage.

To stop playing videos automatically and save internet data follow these steps.

  • Process to Stop AutoPlay Video

a) Click on "Three Line" in the right top corner.
b) Scroll down and click on "settings".
c) Click on "AutoPlay video".
d) Tap on this (i.e. on & off) icon
e) Your AutoPlay video is off.

5. How much time spending on Facebook?

Sometimes, you spend lots of time on Facebook watching videos, chat with friends, and more. Do you know Facebook records the Time that you are spending on it? 

If you want to know this time, follow these steps.

  • Process to know about time spent in Facebook .

a) Click on "Three Line" in the right top corner.
b) Scroll down and click on "settings".
c) Scroll down and click on "Settings & Privacy".
d) Click on "Your time on Facebook".
e) Open various options there and you see your time

6. In how many websites you access through your Facebook account.


Sometimes, many websites and applications offer access permission through Facebook accounts, and we give permission to these platforms. To know about how many websites and applications you signed up through your Facebook account. you can follow these simple step

  • Process to know this website and Applications.

a) Click on "Three Line" in right top corner.
b) Scroll down and click on "settings".
c) Scroll down and click on "Apps and Websites".
d) Click here and remove the Facebook access permission from all the websites and Applications.

7. See Who's Snooping in your Facebook Account

Sometimes we "log in" our account on friend's Mobile or Desktop in cyber cafes and forget to "Logout". if someone uses that Desktop in cyber cafes, they can access your account and misuse your personal information.

To protect your account from such type of activity, follow these simple steps

  • Process to "Logout" your Facebook account.

a) Click on "Three Line" in right top corner.
b) Scroll down and click on "settings".
c) Now click on "Meta Accounts Center".
d) Click on "Password and security".
e) Click on "Where you're logged in".
f) Here your account shows and click on that icon.
g) Here all details of your account are displayed (i.e. where you're logged in) simply tap on it and log out.

8. Add some extra security

In today's digital era, security is paramount for social media users. Recognizing this, Facebook has implemented a range of additional security features to enhance the protection of your account.

  • Two-factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is the best security feature provided by Facebook, It provides protection to your account from any unauthorized person who wants to log in to your account without your permission, by sending a code called OTP (One-Time Password) to your registered mobile number, which you given that time, when you were Enabling this Security feature.if you want to Enable this security feature, follow these simple steps.  

  • Process to Enable Two-factor authentication

a) Open your Profile on Facebook.
b) Click on "Three Line" in right top corner.
c) Scroll down and click on "settings".
d) Now click on "Meta Accounts Center".
e) Click on "Password and security".
f) In the Login and Recovery section click on "Two-factor authentication".
g) Open a new page and tap on "your profile name".
h) Now choose your security method i.e. "Text message (SMS)" and tap on it.
i) Select your phone number (with which your account is open) or add another number at which you want to get "OTP".
j) Verify your "OTP".
k) Now "Two-factor authentication" is Enabled on your Profile.

  • Unrecognised Loin alert

"Login alerts" or "Unrecognised Login alert" is a security feature provided by Facebook. In this security feature, Facebook protects your Account, when someone tries to "Log in" to your account from an unrecognized  Device or any unrecognized Web browser by sending the Device details with their Location.

  • Process to Enable Unrecognized Login alert

a) Open your Profile on Facebook.
b) Click on "Three Line" in the right corner.
c) Scroll down and click on "settings".
d) Now click on "Meta Accounts Center".
e) Click on "Password and security".
f) In the Security checks section click on "Login alert".
g) Open a new page and tap on "your profile name".
h) Click on "In-app notification".
i) Now "Login alert" is Enabled on your profile.

9. Facebook Live

Facebook Live is another feature of Facebook and through it broadcasts real-time video. It is a very useful feature that directly livestreams to the social media platform and engages with many other people.
After the completion of the live stream whole video is published on your profile or your Facebook page, which can viewed at any time by using the Facebook App.

  • Process to Live by Using Facebook Creator App

a) Now open your Facebook Creator app.
b) Click on the "pen and paper" icon in the right top corner.
c) Choose the "Live" option in the new post section.
d) Add your "Title" or "Description" for which you are going to Live, Tap on the "start video" option.
f) Now, you are on Live.
g) For "stop" or "End" your live streaming click on the "Finish" option.

  • Process to Live by Using Facebook App

a) Open your Facebook I'd in Facebook App.
b) Open your Profile or group or your page from where you want to live.
c) Choose the "Live" option in the post section.
d) Add your "Title" or "Description" for which you are going to Live.
e) Tap on the "start video" option.
f) Now, you are on Live.
g) For "stop" or "End" your live streaming click on the "Finish" option.

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