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I forgot the birthday I used for my Facebook account: is my account lost?

I forgot the birthday I used for my Facebook account, and Facebook asks me for it to be able to have access to my account: Is there any other way I can access my Facebook account?
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Facebook account

I have a account with aol but when I changed my email account because I no longer use aol and did not remember my password Facebook would not low me access to my account and now it is setting up a ...
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Why can't I comment on Facebook?

How to know a reason, why I can't comment some users on Facebook? Sometimes, I am absolutely sure, that I am not banned (because user is not known to me) and his page is not friends-only (because I ...
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Block Facebook completely except the ability to send and receive messages?

I am getting too much distracted by Facebook. I want to completely block my Facebook account but want to be still able to send and receive messages from friends on my laptop. Is there any way to do ...
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How to appeal being banned from Facebook for 'fake name'

My step-son tried to log in to Facebook and saw that account was disabled. Supposedly because he was using a fake name, which he wasn't. Is there any way to appeal it?
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How can I transfer ownership of a business page from my Facebook account to another?

I was a volunteer with a non-profit society and I have their Facebook page linked to my account, as I was the person keeping it updated. They now have a full time staff that would like to keep the ...
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Friends can't see my tagged “Photos of You,” only my boyfriend and sister can

I noticed that when I "view as" and type in a friend's name, they can't see the photos that I am tagged in. the "photos of you" is blank. I thought it was because it is the setting of the person who ...
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How do I block this Facebook spam from appearing in the news feed?

I reported the posts several times. I selected Options > Spam > Hide Posts from CWEB. I selected Options > Spam > Block CWEB. I even have an ad blocker. But I cannot stop seeing this same stupid video ...
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Automatically add a Facebook page's events to Google Calendar

Is it possible to add a Facebook page's events to Google Calendar, automatically when the page creates events in the future? Facebook offers the "subscribed to this page's events" functionality but ...
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How to post a message on a product page only to people who have installed a specific app?

I have an IOS-App with integrated Facebook SDK. I can track installs per Campaign or installs in generall. I can create a specific audience for people taken action "install", which means my audience ...
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How can I receive email notifications about reactions to my own content on Facebook?

Which email notification settings do I need to enable to receive email notifications about reactions (comments) to my published posts and status messages?
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How to know my Facebook login name?

How to know my Facebook login name? Something what I enter here:
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What is the full list of emoticons on Facebook Chat?

I know of a few simple emoticons that translate to images like :) turns into a smile; :putnam: turns into a Facebook engineer named Putnam. But what is the extent of emoticons available in chat? ...
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Should I create a Facebook app for a business page with my personal account [duplicate]

A plugin we're using on our website requires us to create a Facebook app and get a Facebook App ID so that users can share a Facebook post from our website after entering a competition draw. I was ...
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How are Facebook-shared YouTube video stats recorded?

Instead of sharing YouTube videos by clicking share button in YouTube, there is the possibility that one may just copy & paste the YouTube link and post it as status (and this allows one to see ...
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Facebook - prevent people tagging me in comments

I have one family member who has a bad habit of tagging me in comments on "SOOOO FUNNNY" images who I have asked to stop but hasn't (and I can't just defriend). I sometimes end up getting friend ...
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Privacy concerns for personal data shared between Facebook and Amazon

I was looking for a tablet from my home PC on Amazon and sometimes I find Amazon ads on Facebook which contain suggestions related to my search criteria; I never worried too much as I thought the ...
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How to use OR in Facebook keyword search query?

I am trying to get results both for Donald Trump and Micheal Jackson on Facebook Search. But when I execute the search Donald Trump Micheal Jackson in Facebook search, here is the screenshot of the ...
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How to get a better preview picture for PDF links

When I paste the URL of a PDF to my Facebook page it gives me the first part of the URL as the preview image which is terrible. How can I get it to show a picture of the first page of the PDF instead ...
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Hidden comments on Facebook posts

When I look at my friend's posts on Facebook, it shows how many comments there are to each post. Yet when I look at the comments, there is always one short. Why is that?
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Don't want to see whether contacts are 'active now' in messenger

Is there a way to turn this off? I don't want to see whether my contacts are 'active now.'
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How to unfilter comments in a Facebook page using Facebook mobile app?

I found that Facebook tends to automatically filter comments detected as a language different from the original post. Sometimes this detection may be wrong, and I want to unfilter and read those ...
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Facebook advert video is not playing in HD by default

I am in the process of creating a Facebook advert with a single 720p HD video. But when I get a preview link from Facebook it does not play HD by default instead the HD has to be enabled by clicking ...
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How can you know that your Facebook post has been shared/linked on a web-site?

For example, my Facebook post has been linked in a Quora question or a WordPress blog and also visited several times from there. Can I somehow learn about this?
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How to receive e-mail notifications for Facebook messages?

I would like to receive an e-mail every time someone sends me a Facebook message. I would like to spend less time on Facebook, but I don't want to miss the messages send to me. I have checked the ...
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Facebook messenger

I sent him a friend request and then sent him a message. Appears message went to others folder. He then accepted my friend request but message is still in others. If I sent him another message will it ...
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How do I view Facebook page suggestions?

When you like a page, a list of similar pages will be shown. I googled for it but I only found how to turn it off. I had some suggestions that were great but the list just disappears when you navigate ...
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Facebook telling my last seen wrong

I offline at 6 am. but my friend is telling my last seen is 3 hours ago at 10 am. It's showing me offline at 7 am. But the truth it must be last seen 4 hours ago. Why is wrong?
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Is there a history of friend requests received?

On Facebook, I would like to see all Friend Requests I ever received. Is it possible? The current list of Friend requests is not good enough for several reasons: Only unaccepted friend requests are ...
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Resetting Basketball score in Facebook Messenger

I have been playing this addicted basketball game on Facebook messenger with my friends, but now we want to reset the score to 0 so that we can start all over again. We don't want to lose our chat ...
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Language suddenly changed to something besides English

I log into Facebook and it is in Spanish or some language I don't recognize. How do I correct this?
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Schedule Facebook posts for scheduled Wordpress post? (preview breaks currently)

You can schedule Wordpress posts which is awesome. However, I also want to schedule the Facebook post to post at the same time. The issue is Facebook goes out and pulls in the title description when ...
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How to hide the top Nav Bar of Facebook when scrolling?

In Facebook, when scrolling down, the top blue bar still in there. Is there any way to make it hide when scrolling down, just like in SE? I'm aware of F.B. Purity, but even when I uncheck the Freeze ...
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Can I add the URL from a Facebook status update to a Google Spreadsheet with IFTTT

Would it be possible to save the actual URL where you can find the individual post to a new row in a Google Spreadsheet from Facebook to Google Drive Spreadsheets? (You can get to the FB status URL ...
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How can I remove unsolicited posts/spam from my Facebook news feed?

I am currently being slammed with pages in my news feed that I haven't liked. They are liked, supposedly, by one or more of my friends. The posts are not showing which of my friends like the pages and ...
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Why can't I post to a band's Facebook page?

This question is about how to interact with formal Facebook pages for someone who has never used that site before. I apologize if this question has been answered previously somewhere, but I could not ...
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Why does Facebook show the time of seen, the same as the time of sending message?

I use Facebook on my computer. I have this problem when I send someone any message, and the message gets seen, the time of seen is the same as the time I sent it.
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Send Facebook messages from a phone without Facebook Messenger

Recently, Facebook started to warn me that I won't be able to send and read messages through the mobile web page and I will have to use Facebook Messenger. Now, when I want to read my messages, I see ...
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How does Facebook know my credit card number?

I just looked at boosting a post on one of my Facebook pages. And they already had a credit card number for me. I'm pretty sure I haven't given them my credit card details before, is there another ...
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If a friend comments on my Facebook post, will their friends see the comment if blocked?

If I post a post on my Facebook page, and my friend comments on it, will their friend see it? What if I had their friend blocked? I don't get along with said person and blocked them a while ago, but ...
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I can't retrieve my Facebook password

I haven't been to my Facebook account in a while and I can't remember my password. When I try to have it reset, it goes to a security question, but I can't remember that either. Is there anything I ...
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Facebook Messenger - Auto translate?

https://www.facebook.com/help/community/question/?id=10201429652316787 I'd like to do the opposite of this as I have friends from many countries and their command on English and mine over those ...
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Disable See More popup on Facebook pages

When not logged in, Facebook shows these annoying popups (screenshot) on pages after scrolling the page a bit. First a fullscreen one, then one on the bottom. Has anyone found a way to prevent them ...
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Deleted Facebook account still shows up in search results?

I deleted my Facebook account and after 14 days, I got an e-mail that confirmed my Facebook account was deleted. However, my profile still shows up in Facebook's search results, albeit the account is ...
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How can a Facebook page's post be shared from a share when no one has shared the said post?

So I was checking one of my Facebook page's specific post insights. Although "Likes/Comments on post" and "Likes/Comments on shares" are pretty explicit, I'm wondering what exactly "Shares on shares" ...
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Facebook's new design for messenger and privacy settings

Today I noticed that Facebook shows my device when I'm online (mobile or web). This is against the privacy that I want. I don't want anybody know that whether I'm using mobile or web. I saw this ...
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How to stop tagging me in group on Facebook?

I know how to stop friends and strangers from tagging me in posts in my wall. But there seems to be no way that I can stop anyone in group when tagging me in posts in group. I don't find any personal ...
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Twitter won't link to Facebook

I had previously linked my personal Twitter and Facebook accounts, then unlinked them. Now I am trying to link them again, and no matter what I do, I get the following message: "You're currently ...
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How to add XMPP (aka “jabber”) ID to personal profile?

The Facebook profile appears to provide options only for a restricted list of social links. How do I add a different one?
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What happens when I delete my Facebook

When I delete my Facebook do my likes stay on the things I like? For example on one of my friends pictures I liked will it say 10 likes but when I view the people only 9 people will be listed my name ...