Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Why Can’t I Comment On Facebook [2022]

Are you unable to post comments on your friends’ posts? In this blog, we will answer- why can’t I comment on Facebook.

Let’s get started.

Why can’t I comment on Facebook?

There are a number of possible reasons-

  1. You have been blocked by Facebook.
  2. If you repeatedly make the same comment under a post, and the users report it as spam then you are blocked by Facebook.
  3. If you make an abusive comment, then Facebook blocks you.
  4. Might be that the user has adjusted the privacy settings in a way that one can see their post but not comment.
  5. If the user has activated the Timeline Review feature, then they need to approve the posts before they appear on their timeline. Then they can further decide whether or not they want comments to be displayed on their post.
  6. Lastly, there could a technical error and it can’t be resolved at our end.

Can’t comment on Facebook app

These can be one of the reasons-

  1. There can be internet connectivity issues. Even if the connection is weak then also you won’t be able to comment on the post.
  2. There could be webpage issues like- browser cache being incompatible or faulty.
  3. Your account has been blocked because you carried out activities against Facebook policies.
  4. The user has restricted the commenting access to certain people only.
  5. The user has set Timeline Review wherein only the account owner can post content on it as well as a select group of people. 
  6. You might be blocked from commenting on their posts. If yes, then you won’t be able to see that specific account or page. 
  7. The account or page has a customized friend list. This results in getting access as per the category you fall, into close friends, acquaintances, or family.

Why can’t I click on comments on Facebook?

Here are ways you can fix it-

  1. Refresh the Facebook app or website as sometimes it gets stuck.
  2. Clear the cache from the browser and reload the app/ website.
  3. Check and see if there’s any internet connectivity issue.
  4. Check if any new version of the app is available and update it.
  5. Exit/restart the website/app once again.
  6. The last resort for the app can be to uninstall and reinstall it.

Why can’t I react to posts on Facebook 2022?

If you are unable to react to Facebook posts then it is most likely that you have been temporarily blocked by Facebook for violating the terms and conditions. You may wait a couple of days and everything will return to normal. 

You may also check whether you are facing this issue with a single person or with everyone. If it’s with one then that user themself might have blocked you.

Why can’t I like or comment on Facebook posts?

You can’t like or comment on Facebook posts because of anyone listed reason- 

  • There could be an issue with internet connectivity. You won’t be able to comment on the post if your connection is poor.
  • There could be difficulties with the webpage, such as an incompatible or faulty browser cache.
  • Because you engaged in activities that were against Facebook’s policies, your account has been suspended.
  • The user has restricted the commenting access to certain people only.
  • The user has set Timeline Review wherein only the account owner can post content on it as well as a select group of people. 
  • You might be blocked from commenting on their posts. If yes, then you won’t be able to see that specific account or page. 
  • A friend list has been created for the account or page. This results in getting access as per the category you fall, into close friends, acquaintances, or family.

Why can’t I comment on my Facebook post in a group?

You are unable to comment on a post in a group because-

  • The group admin has disabled it for some time
  • Your account has been suspended

Or

  • Limited your frequency of commenting on the post.

Why can’t I post a comment on my friends Facebook?

  1. It might be possible that your friend has activated the timeline and tagging feature. In this case, you can see their timeline but not be able to comment on their posts.
  2. If your friend has unfriended you, then also you’ll be able to see their posts (if the profile is public) but won’t be able to comment on them.

FAQs:- Why Can’t I Comment On Facebook

1. What happens when you hide a comment on Facebook?

When hiding a comment-

  • It will be visible to both the user who has commented and their friends.
  • It will be hidden from everyone else.

2. How to delete a comment on Facebook

  • Click on the post you want to delete the comment.
  • Tap and hold the comment.
  • Tap ‘Delete’ twice to confirm your action.

3. Who can see a hidden comment on Facebook?

It will be visible to the user who has commented and their friends only.

4. How to edit a comment on Facebook

  • Click on the post you want to edit the comment.
  • Tap and hold the comment.
  • ‘Edit’ option would be visible now. Click on it.
  • Make the changes and click on ‘Update’.

5. How to remove a comment on Facebook

Tap and hold the comment you want to remove. Click on Delete.

6. How to post a comment on Facebook

  • Go to the post you want to comment on.
  • Click on ‘Comment’ below the post.
  • Write your comment or put up a sticker/GIF/photo.
  • To create a new paragraph tap Enter or Return.
  • Click on the send button.

7. How to comment as a page on Facebook

  • Go to the post you want to comment on.
  • Click on the profile icon next to the comment button. A dropdown must have appeared.
  • Select the name of the page you want to comment as and post your comment.

8. How to unlike a comment on Facebook

  • Go to the comment
  • Click ‘Like’ to unlike.

9. How to report a comment on Facebook

  • Go to the comment you want to report.
  • Tap and hold the comment.
  • Click on ‘Find Support or Report Comment’.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

Conclusion

Now you know- why can’t I comment on Facebook. Now review all these activities and rectify them. Then you’ll be able to comment once again on whichever post you want. 

Happy Scrolling!

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