How To Find A Facebook User Or Page ID

These days, you’re sometimes asked to provide your facebook user ID when filling some forms online and some of us don’t even have a clue what this is. You might even need the profile ID of a page for certain reasons and this can be a real challenge especially if the profile in question already has a username. Since most facebook profiles now have vanity URLs, you can’t get the profile ID just looking at the address bar, all you’re gonna see is the username. So how do you get such profile ID for profiles with custom address?

Users Or Pages Without A Username

For pages or users who do not already have a facebook username, you can get the profile ID by just going to the profile, checking your address bar and copying out the last set numbers in the URL. For example, the ID for this profile is shown in red:

www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1234567890000

This post was last modified on December 19, 2016 9:46 PM

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