Normally, after I comment on a friend's post on Facebook, I'll receive notifications whenever someone else also comments on the same post. But after about five follow-up comments or so, I stop getting notifications. Is there a way to re-follow a post in this case?

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Facebook has standardised this with a feature called Get Notifications, which is accessible from the arrow menu in the top right corner of a post. To get notifications from a post on a friends wall, open the detail page of the wall post by clicking on the post timestamp (i.e. 2hrs) and repeat the same procedure with Get Notifications again.


Not sure if this is what you're looking for, but if you'd like to re-follow a post, in your Newsfeed you should be able to click the arrow at the top-right and select Follow Post

  • Thanks for the answer; that definitely helps. However, not all posts appear in the news feed. For example, a post made by a friend of a friend on said friend's wall will not show up. How would I (re-)follow those posts?
    – Danny
    Oct 14, 2012 at 17:52
  • I wonder if that's because of the 3rd person's privacy settings, but I could be wrong. In any case, you could try going to your friend's timeline and click on Friends > Settings > All Updates Oct 14, 2012 at 18:50

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