How to automatically follow Facebook posts (mobile)

The situation

How to automatically get notifications for responses to a post on Facebook that someone else posted in your mobile Facebook app.

By the way, this is also a good method to avoid others from seeing that you are interested in follow ups on that particular post. Following these steps make sure you’re following anonymously (to the rest of the world. Remember, Facebook still is the mother of alle big brothers.

The Steps

If you’d like to be automatically notified of new replies to a certain post, just tick the three dots in the top of the post and choose “turn on notifications for this post”.

Looking for instruction on how to do this in a regular browser?

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Video Tutorial

Do you literally want to see how it’s done? Watch the quick video I made about it.

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Would you actually like to know WHY you should do this?​

I’d like to refer you to the original post about the desktop version, click here to go there.


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