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Ads are all over the place, but Facebook sometimes manages to show you the right product at the right time. Wondering how to find an ad you clicked on weeks ago? Here’s how to find recently viewed ads on Facebook.

The Facebook app on iPhone and Android has a separate section for your ad activity. Here, you can track all the sponsored posts that you’ve interacted with on your news feed. The steps for getting there are slightly different for both platforms.

Find Recently Viewed Ads on Facebook for Android

You’ll find your recent ad activity in the Facebook menu. To get started, open the Facebook app for Android. Then, tap the hamburger menu button from the top toolbar.

Tap Menu in Facebook for Android

Choose the “See More” option.

Tap See More in Facebook for Android

Now, tap the “Recent Ad Activity” button.

Recent Ad Activity in Facebook for Android

From here, you’ll be able to see a reverse-chronological list of all the ads and sponsored posts you’ve interacted with. Tap an ad to open it in the browser. From the menu, you can also find the option to hide the ad in the future.

Tap Ad to Open

You can tap the “Save” button to save an ad for later. You’ll find all the saved ads in the Saved tab.

Save Ad for Later

RELATED: How to Hide Specific Ads on Facebook

Find Recently Viewed Ads on Facebook for iPhone and iPad

The steps for viewing recently clicked ads on Facebook are different in the iPhone and iPad app. To get started, open the Facebook app for iPhone and iPad.

Then, tap the three-line hamburger “Menu button found in the bottom-right corner.

Select the three-line "Menu" button in the bottom-right corner

Next, scroll to the bottom of the page and select “Settings & Privacy.”

Select "Settings & Privacy"

Choose the “Recent Ad Activity” option from the expanded menu.

Tap the "Recent Ad Activity" button

You will see all the ads you’ve clicked on recently. Just tap an ad to open it in your browser.

Tap to Open Ad in Facebook for iPhone

Wondering which advertisers have your private information on Facebook? Facebook has an option in settings where you can find out.

RELATED: How to See Which Facebook Advertisers Have Your Private Info

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