One of the missing features on Facebook was the ability to edit Facebook posts.
While sites like Google Plus have had the ability to edit posts when they first launched, Facebook is finally rolling out the ability to edit posts to pages and profiles.
The BBC reported concerns over the misuse of Facebook edited posts. While some people might see editing posts as a concern, I consider this good news.
This is because you can now go and fix any spelling or grammar errors in your posts!
To edit Facebook posts on your Facebook Page or Profile, follow these instructions.
How to edit Facebook posts
1. Go to a post on your Facebook Page or Facebook Profile
2. Click the dropdown menu in the upper-right corner
3. Select Edit…
4. Select Done editing
Common questions on editing Facebook posts
What types of posts can I edit on Facebook?
Yes. You can edit posts on a Facebook Page, Facebook Profile and even in a Facebook Group.
Can I edit Facebook posts in the news feed?
No. You cannot edit Facebook posts in the news feed. You need to go directly to the post on a Facebook Page, Facebook Profile or in a Facebook Group.
Can I edit Facebook posts on a mobile device?
Yes. You can edit Facebook posts from a mobile device.
Does Facebook keep a history of my post edits?
Yes. When you edit Facebook posts, Facebook keeps a record. Your fans, friends, and group members can go back and see your edit history on your post.
Does this mean I can now edit Facebook posts in the activity log?
No. Unfortunately, the only way to edit posts in the activity log is to delete and schedule them again.
Wrap-up on editing posts
While you can go back and edit Facebook posts, be sure you are editing them for the right reasons and not to trick fans.
Remember, any edits you make are stored in the edit history and can be seen.
Do you have other questions about editing posts on Facebook? Let me in the comments below.