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How to See Hidden Friend List of Someone on Facebook

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Due to the never-ending entertainment and top-level Privacy that Facebook provides, it has become one of the all-time favorite social networking sites of people all over the world. And with each passing day, Facebook is coming up with new updates. One common feature of Facebook is its privacy and security settings that allow you to hide your friend list. With this feature that got added later, you get to hide your friend list on Facebook even from your friends. But sometimes, there comes a need when you want to see that hidden friend list of others. And so here we are sharing some sure shot tricks of how to see hidden friend list on Facebook.

How to See Hidden Friend List on Facebook

If you are curious to know about your friend’s activities on Facebook or are interested in their or some other person’s friend list, then there are ways by which you can achieve it. If your friends have hidden their friend list under the Facebook’s privacy settings, then here we are sharing some ways by which you can intrude their privacy.

Yes, even if any person is trying to keep their friend list private, you can uncover their entire network with some simple trick. Let us begin.

See Hidden Friend List of others through Friend Finder Page

With the help of this first hack, you can check out the friend list of any person’s Facebook provided you should have at least one mutual friend with him or her. Though with this trick you will not be able to see the entire friend list, you can see the mutual friends between the person whose friend list you want to hack and the common friend between him and you. Just follow these simple steps.

Step 1: Open the Friend finder page on Facebook.

Step 2: Now scroll down to the Mutual Friends section on this page.

Step 3: Next type the name of the person whose friend list you want to see. Then open the profile of the mutual friend that you share with him or her.

 

See Hidden Friend list through Mutual Connections

The second trick that you can try to see the friend list of a user on Facebook is using mutual connections. The process is very easy and will not take much of your time.

Step 1: Get the Facebook Id of the person whose friend list you want to check and your mutual friend.

Step 2: Next use the given below URL to visualize the mutual friends between these two people.

https://www.facebook.com/TARGET’S_NAME/friends?and=FRIEND_OF_THE_TARGET

 

Find Hidden Friend List Using Facebook Friend Mapper Extension

In order to reveal the friend list of someone, you can add the extension named as Facebook Friend Mapper to your Google Chrome browser. This is one of the most reliable methods which proves to be working perfectly till date.

Step 1: Install the Facebook Finder Mapper extension to your Internet browser.

Step 2: After you add this extension to your Google Chrome browser, reload your Facebook page. You will observe a new option as “Reveal Friends” beside the Friends tab.

Step 3: In the next step, just click on the Reveal Friends tab and the process of scanning will begin. Depending upon the length of friend’s list, the scanning process will take time.

Step 4: Lastly, as the scanning process will complete a pop-up window will appear, with all the Facebook Id’s of their friends.

Now you can see the names of all the people in the perosn’s friend list. The mapper extension method is closely associated with our next Graph Search method.

 

 Check Hidden Friend List of Someone Using Graph Search

There is another method that you can try to see a hidden friend list on Facebook. For example, if you are interested in knowing the friends of some popular person then you can actually access their friend list. For this Facebook itself has given a search feature called Graph Search.

In case you want to know about Mark and his friends, then using the Graph Search feature you can do it. By typing “People working at Facebook and living in Palo Alto, California” you will get a list of people who are likely to be Mark’s friends.

This feature filters the people on the basis of your search words. Similarly, you can create your own search lines to see the private friend list.

Automate the Process with the help of Codes

If you do not want to go the long way, then you can also automate this process with codes. Shay Priel, from CyberInt automated this entire process with the help of his open source code. It is currently available on GitHub. The Python Script of Facebook Hidden Friend Crawler compiles the entire list. It does this by going through the mutual friends, friends of friends and then their mutual friends.

The process has not been run by many, but feel free to test this program. If you are not a pro with tech related stuff, and still want to know how to see hidden friend list on Facebook, then this last method is for you.

 

 By Creating a Fake Facebook Account    

You can give this last method also a shot though the success rate of this depends upon the person whose hidden friend list you want to see or to be accurate the person you are trying to stalk. This method is quite simple and requires you to follow these steps.

Step 1: Firstly create a new and fake Facebook account.

Step 2: Now send a friend request to the person whose hidden friend list you want to check.

Step 3: Now after you send the friend request, you will observe on your Home page a list of people that you may know. But remember to send the friend request just once.

That’s it. Just click on the “Show All” option and all the hidden friends will appear on this page. Also if you are lucky and the person accepts your friend request, you can have access to the friend list directly.

At some point in time, we all need access to people’s friend list. We either need to find about their friend’s or to get to know people on their friend’s list. And so now even in case of the hidden friend list, you can get access to it easily. So now you know how to see hidden friend list on Facebook.

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Prerna Bodhankar

Prerna is a blogger who writes about Technology and stuff. She is currently pursuing M.Sc. in Biotechnology.