Right from live events to TV shows, sports news, and music videos, watching on Facebook has become a favorite pastime activity. The feature, however, tends to hold onto your information. You can choose to delete your Facebook watch history if you wish to keep your searches private. Here’s how to go about it!
How to clear Facebook Watch History?
The content available on Facebook Watch is different from the one available on streaming services like Amazon Prime or Netflix. It’s mostly based on social topics to drive conversations. The makers claim only you can see your video watch history, keeping it as personal as possible. If you still have any apprehensions about this watching on Facebook activity, remove it completely. Follow these instructions to clear your Facebook watch history.
- Log in to your Facebook account.
- Tap Menu (3 horizontal bars).
- Choose Settings & Privacy then, Settings
- Scroll down to the Activity Log.
- Swipe tabs to the left to locate the Videos watched tab.
- Check the videos you’ve watched.
- Hit the Clear Video Watch History link.
- Or delete the entries individually
Facebook has become more than just a medium to swap messages and post memes. It has made inroads in the entertainment space too. The popular social networking site now offers different ways to find videos you love watching.
What is Facebook Watch?
It’s an online space to discover videos you love watching and engage more deeply with its content (adding comments, reactions, etc). The services host videos that span a diverse range of topics like entertainment, sports, news, and more. You can save them all under the Watch Feed or personalize them to your liking.
The main section of your Watch Feed comprises a Watchlist. It houses a collection of recent videos from Pages you follow. You can customize this section by following more Pages or removing Pages from your ‘Follow’ list within Watch.
How to delete Watch history on Facebook?
Log in to your Facebook account. Click the Account drop-down button (visible in the upper-right corner, just adjacent to the Notifications icon).
Choose Settings & Privacy from the list of options displayed.
When the Settings & Privacy window opens, select Settings and scroll down to the Your information section.
Tap the Activity Log option.
Next, swipe left the tabs colored in blue to locate the Videos Watched tab, When found, tap to open it.
When directed to a new screen, hit the Clear Video Watch History link to remove the entire log.
Alternatively, you can remove the entries individually by tapping the options button (3 horizontal dots) and tapping the Delete button at the bottom.
It has been estimated that the Facebook Watch gets around 1.25 billion visitors each month. So, it is more than just a library of videos.
How do you delete Watch history on Facebook on computer
If you are using a MacBook, hit the Your Profile drop-down button in the upper-right corner of your Home Page.
Go to Settings & Privacy > Activity Log.
On the right, expand the Videos you’ve watched section.
Hit the Clear Video Watch History link to remove the videos.
How do I save a video I watched on Facebook??
Your Watch Feed is also a home for your saved videos. So, if you see a video in your News Feed but don’t have time to watch it right away, you can save it to watch later. Just hit the Menu button visible as 3 horizontal dots and select the Save to watch later option.
How to find saved videos on Facebook?
Open your Facebook account on Desktop and choose the Saved option from the side panel on the left.
Then, under the My collection category, look for the Facebook video you are searching for.
Similarly, on the mobile app, tap the Menu option (visible as 3 horizontal bars) and then, select the Saved tab.
Scroll through the list to find the video you are looking for.
Hope that makes sense!