How to View People's Friendships on Facebook

By Alan Sembera

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The friendship pages on Facebook that show your interaction history with a friend also enable you to see other people's friendships. The information on the pages may include photos in which both people are tagged, their mutual friends and likes, and even Timeline comments exchanged between the two. You can only see things you're normally allowed to see based on your friends' Timeline privacy settings.

View Your Friendships

Step 1

Sign in to your Facebook account.

Step 2

Navigate to a friend's Timeline.

Step 3

Click the button with the gear icon on the cover photo, and then select "See Friendship." Facebook displays the friendship page for you and your friend.

View Other Friendships

Step 1

Sign in to your Facebook account.

Step 2

Navigate to the Timeline of one of the friends.

Step 3

Copy the friend's Facebook ID from the URL in the address bar. The ID is the string of characters -- usually a name --that appears after "". Ignore the question mark and anything after it. For example, if the URL is, the friend's user ID is "john.smith".

Step 4

Navigate to the Timeline of the other person, and copy his Facebook ID.

Step 5

Open a new tab in your browser, and type or paste the following into the address bar:

Step 6

Replace "FirstID" with the first ID, and replace "Second ID" with the other ID.

Step 7

Press "Enter" to view the friendship page for the two people.