How to View Your Business Page's Activity Log

Definition: A Facebook activity log lists all social activity in chronological order, including posts, likes, followers, mentions, and more. Activity log also allows users to manage what is visible on their page.

Your Page's activity log helps you manage your Page's timeline. It also shows you a list of posts and comments by your Page, including posts you've hidden, but not those you've deleted. Only people who help manage your Page can see the activity log. The Activity Log shows everything that happens on your Page from the time you started it. You can see all the Photos, Comments, Posts by Others, Spam, and more listed chronologically.

You can scroll through the posts or skip to a certain time frame by clicking on the date on the right (although that feature doesn’t always work that well). You can filter what you are looking at by clicking the selection on the left sidebar.

If you have scheduled posts, you also find those posts here so that you can edit them or delete them.

A drop-down menu appears where you can select Unmark as Spam. Now the post appears on your Page, and you can answer it as your Page.

Note: This feature is best accessed via your desktop browser, preferably with Chrome.

To view your Page's activity log:

  1. Click Settings at the top of your Page.
    FBook Mastery - Activity Log settings

  2. Click Activity Log in the left column.
    FBook Mastery - Activity Log settings

From here, you can:
  • Hide or allow posts.
  • Delete your Page's posts or comments.

FBook Mastery - Activity Log

Notice that you can view Spam from the Activity Log. You regularly should check this section to see whether any posts are being “accidentally” marked as Spam that you want to allow on your Page. To unmark a post as spam, click the “circle with the line through it” symbol that appears to the right of the Post.

A major part of creating and maintaining your business' brand is controlling the conversation around it. Facebook activity log acts as a control panel for your Facebook presence, where you can check and edit your scheduled posts or see what others are saying about you.

Your Facebook profile or page is your public face to the world. As such, it's important that you keep close tabs on the discussions you create and are brought into.

For even the best brands, negative user feedback is unavoidable. Activity log lets you hide or delete comments and untag yourself from posts you don't want to be a part of. You can even use it to identify nuisance posters and restrict their access to your page. This doesn't mean hiding every negative post; in fact, letting the public see you rectifying a customer problem or issue is healthy for a business. But not all critical posts will be constructive, and some may be vulgar or contain language you don't want associated with your brand.
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