Tuesday, 20 November 2012

How to Find a Facebook Profile from a Picture

How to Find a Facebook Profile from a Picture Did you have picture of someone and want to know more about them? 

Using this method you may be able to find their Facebook profile from a picture. First step is to took at the file name of the picture. Using most web browsers, you can right-click the photo and select View 
Photo or View Image.

Look at the file name. For example, the I found a photo and want to find the person’s Facebook profile, the file name is 61428_498710590149686_524670563_n.jpg

Notice the name of this file is in a special format. The file is named with three sets of numbers. From that you can tell that this photo was taken from someone’s Facebook page.

Using the filename, locate the middle number.
In the example photo 61428_498710590149686_524670563_n.jpg,

498710590149686 is the middle number.

This number is the profile ID from a Facebook user’s profile. In this example the number is 15 digits long. The number may have more digits,

Copy and paste the following into your web browser’s address bar:


At the end put the profile ID number you copied from the filename:

Go to the address and you should see the profile of the Facebook user from the picture!
Now you try.

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