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?
Facebook Watch gets around 1.25 billion visitors each month. So, it is more than just a library of videos. The content available on 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.
- Log in to your Facebook account.
- Click the Account drop-down button.
- Choose Settings & Privacy.
- Go to Activity Log.
- Select the Filter link.
- Under Categories, check Videos you’ve watched.
- Delete the entries individually or choose Clear Video Watch History.
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, scroll down to the Activity Log option.
Next, click the Filter link under the Activity Log navigation pane.
When the new window opens, search for Videos you’ve watched entry under Categories heading and check it. Hit the Save Changes button.
Here, you can choose to delete the video entries individually.
Alternatively, to clear video watch history on Facebook completely, click the link below Videos you’ve watched heading.
When prompted, hit the Clear Video Watch History button.
The action when confirmed will remove your entire Facebook Watch history instantly.
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!