“Checking in” allows Facebook users to tell friends where they are and what they’re doing. If a friend tags you when she checks in, your activity is logged as well. Facebook encourages tagging by asking “Who are you with?” when someone checks in.
How do you stop people from checking in on Facebook?
How to Block Facebook Check-In
- Sign in to your Facebook account and click on the small white arrow in the top right corner of your screen.
- Select “Privacy Settings” from the drop-down menu.
- Click the “Edit Settings” in the How Tags Work section.
- Click the “On” icon in the Friends Can Check You Into Places line.
Does Facebook automatically check you in?
Facebook Places Privacy Controls
Like these past feature, Facebook Places is also automatically set to “opt-in”. However, with Facebook Places, your location is never revealed unless you check-in to tell Facebook where you are or one of your friends checks you in.
What happens when someone checks in on Facebook?
When users check into a place, they also can “tag” any Facebook friends who are with them, essentially letting other friends know that the person is there, too. … First, check-ins will appear only to users’ Facebook friends as a default, and users can further trim the recipients list to specific friends.
How do I manage check ins on Facebook?
From your News Feed, click Pages in the left menu. Go to your Page. Click Edit Page Info in the left menu. Below the map, click to check the box next to Customers visit my business at my street address (unchecking this box will hide your street address and check-ins).
Who can see my check ins on Facebook?
There are three typical settings for “Places I Check In.” You can set your check-ins to “Everyone” (all Facebook users will see every check-in), “Friends of Friends” (your Facebook friends and their friends will see your check-ins) and “Friends Only” (just your Facebook friends will see your check-in).
How do you see public check ins on Facebook?
Where to Find the Check-Ins Section
- Navigate to your profile page.
- Select More directly under your cover photo.
- Select Check-Ins from the list. If Check-Ins is missing, select Manage Sections and place a checkmark next to Check-Ins, then select Save.
How do I hide Facebook check in 2020?
Log in to your Facebook account and click your name in the upper-right corner of any page to open your Timeline. Click the “More” tab below your cover photo and select “Places” from the drop-down menu. Click the pencil-shaped “Edit” icon on the resulting page and select the “Hide Section” option.