Permanent Link for Facebook Comment

Often it happens that we write an interesting comment on Facebook and want to paste a direct link to that comment on some other website or blog. So far it was not possible to have such a direct link of Facebook comment. You could copy the URL from post page and paste it wherever you want, but a link specifically for a particular comment was not available.

Facebook has recently made a change in their commenting system. Now, they are giving a permanent and direct link to each individual comment on a status update, photo, video, whatever posted on Facebook.

If you click on the timestamp of a Facebook comment –you’ll be taken to a new page showing the post and all the comments associated with the post.

Timestamp on a Facebook comment.
Timestamp on a Facebook comment.

The page will scroll and the comment in question will be highlighted with light yellow color. Highlighting, however, will fade away within a few seconds.

You can now copy the comment URL from the address bar of your browser and use it anywhere you want. If you paste such a URL somewhere on the Internet, a click on this URL will take the user directly to that particular Facebook comment.

POWER TIP: you don’t actually need to click on the comment timestamp. You can take a right click on the timestamp and select “Copy link location” from the popup menu. this way you would not need to open a new page just to copy the comment URL.

This feature allows you to send and share the link to a particular comment. This could also be used in citations. It would have been better if highlighting color would remain and not fade away. A solid highlighting color would have made it easier to look for the comment.

I hope this was useful for you. Please feel free to ask if you have any questions on this topic. I will be happy to try and help you. Thank you for using TechWelkin.

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