I have set up a facebook page for my service, but not using my personal account (I created a new account especially for this purpose). Now when I log in, I go directly to that page and that is all I see. My question is how can I see the profile itself? Friends, Messages, ect...for the new account I have set up? Why do I see just the page and not the profile itself?? Please help.

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    Sounds like you have a business account.
    – phwd
    Mar 14, 2013 at 21:19

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As @phwd correctly states, it sounds like you're using a business account.

From Facebook's official help:

What is the difference between a business account and a personal account?

Business accounts:

  • Are used to manage Pages and ad campaigns
  • Can't be found in search, send or receive friend requests or build apps
  • Can see public information about other people on Facebook, but can't interact with those people except as a Page
  • Don't have a personal profile tied to them

Personal accounts:

  • Used to connect with people you know in real life For individual, non-commercial use
  • Can connect with other people, join groups or play social games You may create a business account if you don't already have a personal Facebook account.
  • To get started, you will need to first create a Facebook Page.

Please be aware that managing multiple accounts is a violation of Facebook’s Terms of Use. If we determine that an individual has more than one account, we reserve the right to disable all of their accounts.

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