It’s surprisingly easy to nab Facebook’s IP address. One would think it would be much harder, or so you would think. However, the IP address you’ll be finding here today is actually a public IP address, one anyone could find out and is public knowledge. In fact, the device you’re using to read this article has a public IP address.

Why Would You Want Facebook’s IP Address?

Hopefully, nothing malicious, but knowing Facebook’s IP address gives you the power to block Facebook’s access to your network connection. It’s an open secret that Facebook collects data on its users and, quite frankly, that doesn’t sit well in the stomachs of many people. Knowing Facebook’s IP address and actively barring them from collecting anymore data is an opportunity anyone should consider.

And it goes without saying, you may just want to block Facebook because you have kids and want to enact some kind of parental control. Whatever your reasons are, here’s how you find Facebook’s IP address.

Facebooks IP Adress

Here are Facebooks most common IP address that will allow you to block Facebooks Access to your network address:

  • 69.63.176.13
  • 69.63.187.17
  • 69.63.181.11
  • 69.63.184.142
  • 69.63.187.18
  • 69.63.181.15
  • 69.63.187.19
  • 69.63.181.12

Block Facebooks IP Address

You can block these ranges to stop Facebook from accessing your network and to stop collecting your data:

  • 66.220.144.0 – 66.220.159.255
  • 69.63.176.0 – 69.63.191.255
  • 204.15.20.0 – 204.15.23.255

Finding Facebook’s IP Address with PC

Launching Command Prompt:

1. Open the ‘Windows Start’ menu. You can do so by clicking the small Windows icon, usually found at the bottom left corner of the screen, or wherever it is you have your taskbar located. Or, alternatively, pressing the ‘Windows’ key, which looks like the Windows logo.

2. Type anywhere in the Windows Start menu ‘Command Prompt.’ Launch ‘Command Prompt’ when it appears in the Windows Start menu, preferably with administrative powers by right-clicking ‘Command Prompt’ and selecting ‘Run as administrator.’

Important: Depending on the network you’re using, the option to launch Command Prompt may not be something you’re allowed to do, considering you can make changes to the network with Command Prompt, like a school environment or a computer found in a public location.

3. When Command Prompt has been launched, go ahead and type this command, ‘ping www.facebook.com -t,’ without quotations and be extra careful that you get the characters, spaces and letters right or else the command will fail. Use the screenshot above for clarity and as a reference.

Pinging Facebook with Windows doesn’t do anything shady, no. Instead, it asks for Facebook’s IP address and, since it’s public knowledge, you’ll get an answer with your command.

4. Press the ‘Enter’ key when you’ve typed in the correct command and, if it was successfully typed, Command Prompt will run the command and spit out Facebook’s IP address. The number it sends back to you is a series of numbers and periods, usually in a similar sequence of ‘xxx.xxx.x.xx.’

Launching Command Prompt – Alternative:

1. Open the ‘Windows Start’ menu. You can do so by clicking the small Windows icon, usually found at the bottom left corner of the screen, or wherever it is you have your taskbar located. Or, alternatively, pressing the ‘Windows’ key, which looks like the Windows logo.

2. Type anywhere in the Windows Start menu ‘Run.’ Launch ‘Run’ when it appears in the Windows Start menu.

3. In Run, type ‘cmd’ in the search field without quotations and click ‘OK.’ It will launch Command Prompt with administrative powers.

Finding Facebook’s IP Address with Mac

1. Launch ‘Spotlight.’ It’s the small magnifying glass you can find in the top right near the current time.

2. In Spotlight’s search field, type ‘Terminal’ and launch the program.

Important: Depending on the network you’re using, the option to launch Command Prompt may not be something you’re allowed to do, considering you can make changes to the network with Command Prompt, like a school environment or a computer found in a public location.

3. When Terminal has been launched, go ahead and type this command, ‘ping www.facebook.com -t,’ without quotations and be extra careful that you get the characters, spaces and letters right or else the command will fail. Pinging Facebook with your Macbook doesn’t do anything shady. Instead, it asks for Facebook’s IP address and, since it’s public knowledge, you’ll get an answer with your command.

4. Press the ‘Enter’ key when you’ve typed in the correct command and, if it was successfully typed, Terminal will run the command and spit out Facebook’s IP address. The number it sends back to you is a series of numbers and periods, usually in a similar sequence of ‘xxx.xxx.x.xx.’

It’s surprisingly easy to nab Facebook’s IP address. One would think it would be much harder, or so you would think. However, the IP address you’ll be finding here today is actually a public IP address, one anyone could find out and is public knowledge. In fact, the device you’re using to read this article has a public IP address.