Combines a Facebook user's wall and profile updates into a single default view shown in reverse chronological order

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Better way to search the Facebook activity log / timeline?

I'm trying to find a post I made on my timeline (aka wall) several months (or even years) ago, but can't find a way to search for it. I see there's a way to download my entire content, but that's very ...
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How do I remove Timeline from Facebook?

I visited my friend's profile on Facebook recently. Impressed with his Timeline feature I added to my profile as well. Bored with it, I want to get rid of the Timeline now. How can I remove it? I was ...
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Reusing “freed” Facebook personal profile URL on another account you own that is a business page?

Okay here is what I did: Let's see what we have here: Inherited an Old FB profile and an Old FB Page. Created a New (Timeline) FB Business Page. Merged the Old FB Profile into the New FB Business ...
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Why do I see tweets on my timeline from people I'm not following?

I see a lot of people on my timeline that I do follow, and then a random person that I have followers in common with has a tweet show up on my timeline. I'm not following them and I don't want to see ...
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How do I search for old items I posted in my own Facebook timeline? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Better way to search the Facebook activity log / timeline? I was just trying to look up something on my own timeline (specifically, the last time I had jury duty). ...
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What are trips on Facebook's Timeline map page?

Go to a Facebook Timeline profile, click on the Maps icon in the info header section, and below the map are five sections: All, Places Lived, Trips, Life Events, and Photos. Where does the Trips part ...
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How do I choose which job is featured on my timeline?

I currently work in three places. How can I choose which job appears in my timeline? In my info I have three current jobs and I want to switch the one appearing in the timeline with another one from ...
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Facebook timeline - none of my comments or likes on friends posts show on my timeline

None of my comments or likes on friends posts show on my Timeline. They are all in my Activity Log and are all marked as 'allowed on Timeline'. The only things visible on my Timeline are my own ...
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What is the difference between show on timeline and allow on timeline in facebook?

I notice some posts on my Facebook Timeline have options for "Show on Timeline" and "Allow on Timeline" but I couldn't find what is the difference between them. The post that has these options was ...
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Facebook join date is hidden from timeline but still visible to public

I have already hidden the "Facebook join date" from my timeline (by hovering over it, selecting edit or remove (the pencil) and then Hide it from timeline). Right now, I cannot see this date if I go ...
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Direct permalink (object_id) to posts on the new facebook Timeline profiles

How do you link directly to a wall post under the Facebook Timeline view of things? With the old Facebook profiles, you can use Firebug (a Firefox add-on) to look at the wall post, and get the ...
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Facebook timeline and avatar alignment

Background At time of writing, Facebook's Timeline dimensions are as follows: However, Facebook prevents uploading images that are 160x160; the pictures must be uploaded at 180x180. Facebook then ...
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Facebook's “View As…” returns blank profile?

I am using the "View As..." tool to see how a certain person sees my profile. But it turns up empty! No timeline, just a blank page after my cover and profile pics. This doesn't make sense since we ...
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How to hide questions from timeline?

I don't want questions that I answer to appear on my timeline. And I'd prefer not to have to manually hide it every time I answer one. I remember there used to be a setting to automatically hide all ...
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Can Facebook Timeline be updated via an API?

Is it possible to update Facebook Timeline using some sort of an API? Say for instance if I wanted to upload a large amount of content for the reverse chronological history of the timeline?
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Facebook reverts back to Top Stories even after changing to Most Recent

I am aware of the question Facebook home page post display changed and its answers, however, I think this issue is slightly different. Facebook either brought back this feature or its more integrated ...
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How can I combine my social networking feeds with RSS feeds (such as new questions on WebApps) in a single timeline?

With so many different ways to get information on the web (twitter, facebook, myspace, RSS, etc.), I would like to combine them into one place rather than having to run different tools or visit ...
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How can I delete multiple Facebook Posts on my timeline?

I'm trying to clean my Facebook profile's Timeline, but I don't like the idea of going through them all posts and delete one by one. Is there any tool, option or something that I'm missing, that ...
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Facebook timeline max aspect ratio before centre crop

We have this page, which includes a hidden image, at line 856 of the source code in format 726px x 226px. <img style="margin: 0px;" class="facebook" alt="toolbox" src="/images/stories/media/...
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How do I search for articles/posts on Facebook?

How do I search for articles/posts on Facebook? I want to search in my friend's timeline but the top navigation search only limits to people, places and things.
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Hiding notification about my post, published on other's Facebook page

I think it will be better if I explain my problem by example. We have given two Facebook profiles: A and B. A is our profile and B is e.g public fan page profile with public visibility. Person A ...
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Allow comments but no posts on my Facebook timeline

I would like to allow people to comment on my posts on my timeline (since I post a lot of articles and things that I read, and enjoy discussing them), but I also want to prevent people from posting ...
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Can you block users from commenting on your Timeline posts?

Can you prevent a user from commenting on your posts on your Timeline? Yes, you can moderate the commenting by having notifications sent to you. However, when you choose the option to only allow the ...
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Facebook - let another page (or app) post to timeline of a page instead of to “Visitor posts”

Facebook lets you be logged in as a page so when you post things it can be as the page name instead of your personal name. Is there some way to be able to post to a page's timeline as another page? ...
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Facebook privacy settings

Months ago I customized my privacy settings so that some of my Facebook friends wouldn't be able to see my future posts. Yet, one friend I specifically put under "don't share this with" category liked ...
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Why is a photo I set to be featured on my timeline not appearing on my timeline?

I added a photo to my wall this morning. I then changed the date of the photo to December, 25th and set the photo to be a featured timeline item. Finally, I set the photo to be my cover photo. (...
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How to delete my own message which was mistakenly posted on a friend's timeline

I mistakenly posted a message on a friend's timeline. I was typing the message and I accidentally hit Enter after the first letter. Now I cannot delete this post. When I hover on the message, ...
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How do you prevent friending activity from showing up Facebook timeline? [closed]

I can't figure out how to do this, and the question isn't answered.
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How to display my timeline of only a particular month in the past?

I want to check everything I posted a particular month many years ago. I could scroll down all the way, but scrolling all these years takes forever and makes my browser really slow. How to show my ...
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1answer
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How can I restore my “likes” tab?

On my Facebook page, I accidentally hid my “Likes” tab, so now neither I nor my friends can see my likes. Earlier, in my profile, when I clicked the More option, the option of seeing my likes ...
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Is my timeline visible to the secret group that I have joined?

Can the members of a secret group that I have joined see my personal timeline posts?
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How do I hide likes and posts from specific friends on my timeline?

How can I hide likes, posts, etc. from specific friends? Unfortunately I cannot unfriend them since some of them are my colleagues but I would really like to hide their posts, likes or activities.
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Creating a separate timeline in Facebook

When I find interesting posts I share them and they appear in my timeline. In time, I get a lot of posts in my timeline. I would like to split them and to have a distinct timeline where I can keep ...
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Reversed order of Facebook Timeline

Is there any way to have Facebook Page's Timeline in reversed order, i.e. with first events at top and going all down to the newest event at the bottom? I've searched the Internet for many queries ...
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1answer
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How do I remove Maps from Facebook?

The Maps feature on Facebook Timeline is nice, though recently I have established that I am location paranoid and wouldn't like people seeing all the places I have been to, so I want to disable and/or ...
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1answer
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Find a years-old comment in Facebook (given certain details)

So I'm trying to plan a vacation with my family, and I'm considering Belize (bear with me, I know this is not Travel.SE). I have "On This Day" turned on in Facebook, and coincidentally, on Monday, ...
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Facebook Posts lose first paragraph spacing

Is it just my computer, or does Facebook lose the spacing between the first two paragraphs in anyone else's posts on their timeline? It only happens between the first and second paragraphs. It seems ...
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Disable/Enable Images in Comments on Facebook (Profile Posts, not Pages)

I know Facebook pages have the ability for admins to disable photos in comments which says to do so by disabling photo/video posts to a page's timeline (which seems counter-intuitive, but I digress). ...
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How to set that people on one list will not be able to see posts on my timeline from people of a different list

Is there a way to set that people in a specific list will not be able to see posts that people from another list posted on my timeline? For instance, to set it so that my ex-boss will not be able to ...
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In Facebook, how can I enable “Shown on Timeline” as default for YouTube activity?

When I upload videos to my YouTube account, I know they get posted to Facebook because my friends can see them but I cannot see them myself unless I go to my Privacy Settings, then click "Use Activity ...
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Allow only certain people to post on my Facebook Timeline

Is it possible to allow only certain people or groups to post on my timeline? Or alternatively - can I disallow certain people or groups (like Acquaintances) to post on my timeline, but without the ...
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Uploaded photos not showing on Timeline

I have some problems with some photos that I have uploaded on a Facebook Page. Although they upload correctly, they do not appear on my Page Timeline even if they have a date on them. This does not ...
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Facebook Timeline display bug

I'm getting a really weird display bug in Facebook Timeline, that renders the interface pretty much unusable. Screenshots One, two Questions Has anyone seen this precise bug? Generally, when ...
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Hometown is not offered in Facebook, only nearby locations

I want to add my hometown on my Facebook Timeline but there isn't a matching option. It's an actual suburb (Dulwich Hill, New South Wales) but it doesn't have the option for me to add it to my info, ...
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How to limit old posts on Facebook to a custom friend list

I'd like to know how to automatically assign the visibility of all my Facebook posts to, at most, a custom friend list. I know about the "Limit Old Posts" feature, and this does not allow you to ...
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How to hide Mutual Friends from others on Facebook ?

The new Timeline allows you to hide the friends list by going to friends tab and change the privacy to "Only me", but it still shows those friends in common . Is there a way I can hide them?
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Why do I see replies to users I'm not following in my timeline?

I follow a corporate account that uses that channel to reply to users of their products. Sometimes they reply to some user I am not following, and I see that tweet in my timeline, there is no space ...
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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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On Facebook, what is the difference between the wall and the timeline?

What is the difference between the wall and the timeline? How do these two behave differently? Also, what is the difference between the wall and the news feed? Also, is the mini feed and activity log ...
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Facebook: How to hide 'Work and Education' from specific people?

In Facebook how to hide my "Work and Education" or "About You" details from specific people? Is there a way to hide from specific people?