With around 1.4 billion active users, Facebook is online platform connecting people around the globe. This is the reason this platform can also be used to search people. Most of the people have found their old friends on Facebook to reconnect. Facebook also try to improve its recommendation and search algorithm to let people connect to people they know. If you are looking for a person, you can directly use Facebook’s search. But what if you do not want to use search while you are logged in? There could be various reason for this. And there are few ways for searching a person on Facebook without even logging in your account.
Search people on Facebook without Logging In
These are few ways of facebook search for people without logging in.
1. Use Facebook People Search
Facebook has a people search page
where you can search a person by keyword or use directory categorized by English alphabet characters. You do not need to logged in for using this search page. If you are using Facebook logged in, you will not be able to access this page. This page is for facebook search for people without logging in
If you know the person, you can search the person by name. Search results will try to give you relevant results based on your location.
You can also directly access the Facebook’s people directory here: https://www.facebook.com/directory/
2. Use Google search to find a person on Facebook
Google search can also be used to find people who are on Facebook. But, Google will only show your results of those Facebook profiles which are set to be available on search. Any person can set to keep his Facebook profile away from Google’s listing.
If you want to search for a person on Facebook by using Google. Just use the below search query.
In the above search syntax, replace the name with the name of the person.
Above method is the implementation of Google hacking. We have already explained Google Hacking in our previous article. You can read that article to know more similar kind of Google search operators.
3. Use Social Media search Engines
There are few social media search engines where you can search for persons. These websites look for a person on different social networks including Facebook, Google+, Twitter. But these sites are not always effective in finding people on Facebook. Still, it is worth to try once.
There are few other social media search engines. But you should not waste enough time on this method.
I hope now you know how to use facebook search for people without logging in. I just listed three ways and I am sure you will be able to find a person with these ways, You do not need to log in your Facebook account for using any of these ways. I also want to confirm that these ways and even Facebook’s search only show public profiles of people on Facebook. If the person has not made its profile public, you will not be able to search for his profile.
Try these ways and share your views with us in comments.