Uncovering the Hidden Birthday List on Facebook

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Are you looking for an easy way to keep track of your friends’ birthdays on Facebook? If so, you’re in luck! Despite rumors that Facebook has eliminated birthday notifications, the feature is still available – you just have to know where to look.

Facebook birthdays serve as a great way to stay connected with your friends and family. Every year, Facebook will send you a notification in your News Feed when one of your friends has a birthday. In addition, if you open thir profile page, there will be a banner at the top of the page indicating that it is their birthday.

The key is to find tese notifications without having to rely on the News Feed link. To do this, simply go to your homepage and click on the “Events” tab located in the left sidebar. From there, select “Birthdays” from the list of options and any upcoming birthdays will be displayed. This includes birthdays for people who are not even added as Friends on your account!

You can also use this page to easily send greetings and wishes by clicking on the “Wish Happy Birthday” button next to each person’s name. Additionally, if you have an event or group created with other people, they will also receive an event reminder about the upcoming birthday in their News Feeds so they don’t forget!

By using these simple steps, you can keep track of all your friends’ birthdays without worrying about missing out on any special occasions or events. Whether it’s sending soeone a quick message or wishing them a happy birthday in person – make sure you show them how much they mean to you and how much you care about them!

Viewing Birthdays on Facebook

The reason you can’t see birthdays on Facebook is because the Newsfeed link to them has been removed. However, you can stll find your list of birthdays by going to the Events section of your profile page. Once there, click on the Birthdays tab and you will be able to see all of your friends’ upcoming birthdays. You can also set reminders so that you never miss a friend’s special day!

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Why Are My Friends’ Birthdays Not Showing Up on Facebook?

If you can’t see your friends’ birthday posts on Facebook, it’s likely because of your privacy settings. To make sure you’re able to view your friends’ birthday posts, go to the Privacy Settings page and find the “Timeline and Tagging” section. Click “Edit Settings” and make sure that the option for “Allow friends to post to my timeline” is checked. If it’s not checked, you won’t be able to see any posts from your friends wishing you a happy birthday!

Viewing a List of Birthdays on Facebook

To view a list of birthdays on Facebook, open the Facebook app and tap the search button at the top-right of the screen. Type ‘birthdays’ in the search bar and tap the ‘Birthdays’ option with a cake icon next to it. This will bring up a list of birthdays happening today, recent ones, and friends’ upcoming birthdays. You can also click on any of these birthday events to write on their wall or send them a card. Additionally, you can add reminders for upcoming birthdays so that you don’t forget to wish your friends on their special day!


In conclusion, Facebook birthday notifications are still available, even though the Newsfeed link for them has been removed. Fortunately, finding your birthday list is still simple and straightforward. All you need to do is open the app or website and look for the “Events” tab in the left sidebar menu. From there, you can access your birthday list and view all of your friends’ upcoming birthdays.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.