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Why can't I see who I'm following

Recently I realised that I was following lots of people and decided to remove them all, so I went to my list of friends and un-followed them and then went to my list of likes and un-followed most of ...
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Facebook Timeline: a post's share button versus a post's friends drop-down menu

In Facebook, when user JohnDoe views a post which has been added (by JohnDoe or by one of JohnDoes friends) on JoeDoe's Timeline, what is the point of JohnDoe's user interface displaying both: a ...
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Facebook: posting versus linking versus sharing (and using Facebook for promoting one's image / self-advertising)? [on hold]

I would like to know what the exact differences are between posting versus linking versus sharing, in full detail. When someone posts to one's own or to a friend's timeline, say John Doe's timeline, ...
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Facebook versus Twitter: what are the main differences? [on hold]

I was once told that Twitter is more useful to famous people such as politicians, actors, and singers as these can gather followers in the tens of thousands if not in the millions without having to ...
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How do I have friends time on Facebook not shown

Friends are listed to right of Facebook page. Next to their names is the amount of time they spent on Facebook. How do I not show that information?
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Why doesn't Facebook show my likes and recommendations to my friends?

Within the past 2 days I have "liked" a page on Facebook and also used the Facebook widget on a news site to "recommend" an article. When I go to my Activity Log, it shows me both the page like and ...
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Find the URL of an individual Facebook post

I am looking for the URL for a Facebook post. Can get the URL of the post by clicking on the timestamp, but this isn't what I am looking for. The URL I need is of the format ...
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Facebook for Android app no longer displays og:image of website served via home computer's IP [migrated]

I've followed the advice given in this post. I have updated the Facebook cache, and shared a website on Facebook on my Facebook timeline (shared only with me for testing purposes) via a web browser. ...
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What information does the web able to access a computer? [on hold]

I am wondering how much information does Google/Facebook could get from a computer. For sure, they will know the ip address of the computer. Do they know the mac address of the computer LAN card/wifi? ...
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Searching Facebook for a combination of hashtags

I can search public Facebook posts using a single hashtag with a search such as https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/foo or https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/bar. But how can I search posts that include ...
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How long does it take for a freed Facebook username to become available again

I want to change my personal profile's username so I can use the existing username for my business page instead, is that a safe move and how long will it take for the freed username to become ...
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reply to particular comments on facebook

A post was made by popular non-profit organization. Many comments were made on it. Some how replies to certain comments were made. When and how does Facebook allow for replies to particular comments, ...
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How to post the data from the app which in facebook to other webpage [closed]

I have a app which is in facebook. And I have created a form in the app using html script. but when I am using these script it is not working .How do we post the form data which is in the app to a ...
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Why can't I paste into comments in Facebook in Firefox?

For more than 3 months Ctrl+V doesn't work when I want to paste something into Facebook comments. I can only drag and drop into the comment box. But my friends say they don't have problems with it... ...
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Facebook sharer.php not updating shared information after page update

I am using the URL https://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http://example.com/" to allow users to share my website by sending users browsing my site to the aforementioned link. However, after ...
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Facebook Restricted Friends

I have put some friends in the restricted list and I don't know if they can post on my timeline. I have tried to see my profile as a specific person, as one that is in the restricted list but I can't ...
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Do posts you're tagged in that you hide from your timeline still show up in your friend's news feeds?

Do posts you're tagged in that you hide from your timeline still show up in your friend's news feeds?
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How to block a game on Facebook?

This question is similar to this SE question which asks about how to "block all app & game invitations (once and for all)". My question is different: it asks about how to "block a particular, ...
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Login to accounts

I have multiple accounts on the web. Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Amazon and many more to name a few. The other day I was chatting with a dev on Facebook and he suggested that I embed a post that I was ...
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My posts are not showing up in my friends news feed on Facebook. Why?

All the configuration is correct to "friends", now I don't know if is there is a setting for what gets published in friends feed? as far as I know everything you publish/posts always show up in the ...
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One album managed to have different privacy per photo in facebook album - how do I replicate this?

I've always understood that the privacy settings for photos in an album are set on the album not on the individual photo (as is covered here). However, I notice that I have one folder (created by ...
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How can I find the most active time for a particular Facebook Group (best time to post)?

I want to post on a Facebook group when that group is most active. Is there anyway to get those sorts of stats for a particular Facebook Group?
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If someone denies my friend request, will it be deleted from my activity log?

Thought I sent a friend request to someone but it is not in my activity log. I don’t want to send a second friend request if my first one is declined.
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Invite people who liked my first page to like another one in Facebook

I'm the admin of a certain Facebook page, "A". Some people I don't know personally and I'm not friend with liked this page. Now I created a 2nd page, "B". Since the topics are similar, I'd like to ...
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How to get data out of a Facebook survey

I want to get the questions out of some Facebook survey. It wasn't made by me. Is it possible to transfer to Excel or something similar?
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Do you show up as active on Facebook when you have unread notifications?

When you get notifications on Facebook and you haven't read them does it come up that you're active? It happens to me saying am active when am not.
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Facebook incomplete archive

Facebook has an option to download an archive of all your information. It takes some time to do this but after Facebook ends, they send you an email with a .zip file that has all your information. I'm ...
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How can real time comments be turned on?

A few months ago comments were loading automatically, now I have to refresh to see new ones. How do I turn auto-load back on?
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How to get Facebook profile ID from saved image

I have a Facebook image on my PC that I saved a while ago and would like to find the author (person who posted it), link to profile or user ID. Is that possible? I tried the following but without ...
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Can I display a closed Facebook feed on my webpage?

Is it possible to allow visitors to read through Facebook feed on my webpage from a closed group but have to join and login to comment?
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Finding Facebook profile ID from an image URL

I was forwarded an anonymous concern about a photo or group site. I want to find the user id as the photo appears to have been removed. The link is ...
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Limiting Exposure on Facebook

I want to know if there is any way to modify my facebook profile so that no OTHER user can click on my photos tab and see other photos. Within the condition I'm outlining however, I could still see ...
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How to import/view Facebook feed in diaspora*?

I am new to diaspora*, and my long-term goal is to dump Facebook. I have looked through the options on my pod (https://pod.geraspora.de/i/b24ae58b25be) and in various help files and wikis, but I ...
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Not receiving notifications when getting Likes on a comment on a page's post on Facebook

When I receive Likes on my comment that I posted on the post of a page, I don't receive notifications. Where can I change these settings?
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Facebook Shared Album

I created on a shared album. It is possible that one day in the future, I may delete my account. If I, as the owner of a shared album on Facebook deactivate my account, does that delete the shared ...
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Printing private messages

How do I print a private message thread from Facebook? The answers I've seen pertain only to comment threads posted, not private messaging.
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On a Facebook, how can I see future events someone is going to?

When looking at a friend's page on Facebook, I sometimes see "Going to <event>" at the top left (just below the profile picture), where <event> is an upcoming event which is public, but ...
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Is it still possible to delete all of my Facebook posts without closing my Facebook account?

I want to delete everything from my Facebook account (including, ideally, posts I've made on other people's walls) but keep the account open. It seems that there used to be some scripts that would do ...
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how to ‘like’ someone’s participation in (‘going to’) an event?

I want to like that someone is going to an event. IIRC, I can do it when I see it in the ‘Ticker’. It is also possible if someone already liked it; that shows up on the wall of the event. But when I ...
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Making all Facebook posts visible to only me

Is there any way to make all Facebook posts visible to only me (without having to manually change the visibility of each post one by one)?
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How to make Facebook defaults the viewer video in HD

On Facebook, some videos are with HD enabled automatically by default, while others are not. I uploaded some videos, and would like that my viewers see it with HD turned on by default. I want my ...
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Sometimes cannot add post time when posting on my timeline

Sometimes when using Facebook I've noticed it seems that, if I make too many posts within one day, when I go to make a new post I do not have the option to add a time to the post, just text, pictures, ...
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How do you disconnect Facebook accounts from Instagram?

I signed up for Instagram and it said I already had an account with that email address. I didn't remember signing up but thought maybe I had done it a while ago. I reset my password and logged in. It ...
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Save draft of Facebook comment for later editing and posting

Sometimes I want to start authoring a lengthy comment or comment reply, take a break, then get back to it later. Seems to me "comment draft" is an appropriate description of what I'm looking for, but ...
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How can I get a non-friend to view photos I've been tagged in?

I have a friend who cannot be my facebook friend, but I would like them to be able to view on my timeline any photos that I've been tagged in by others. Is this possible?
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Friend request that now shows “cancel”

If I sent a friend request to someone and now in that box it says cancel, does that mean that person cancelled my request?
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Impossible to set exact location on a Facebook Page

I am trying the last days to set exact location on a Facebook Page I administrate. The address is located in the mountains and there are no address on city near it. I tried several addresses but ...
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I want to make my every post public

I want to make my every post public, and the problem is my every post is public but nobody will be able to comment or like it who is not my friend or who is not following me.
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Facebook: can A's friend B see posts by friend A on C's timeline when B and C are not friends?

I have a simple Facebook question: suppose A (for instance myself) has friends B and C, but B and C are not friends. If I post to B's timeline, then can C view such post, either in their news feed or ...
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How can I close my FriendFeed account?

I started a FriendFeed account from Facebook and now I neither know my FriendFeed email address nor have kept my Facebook account. How can I terminate my FriendFeed account that's still there ...