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How to prevent friends adding me to their Facebook groups without my consent

A friend of mine on Facebook has added me to her Facebook group without my consent. I had to visit the group page and click on "Leave group" to leave it. I don't want my friends to add me to their ...
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Is it possible to quickly invite people to join a group rather than just adding them?

I recently created a Facebook group. I'd like to invite a bunch of people to join the group instead of adding them without their permission. Is this possible?
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Does Facebook delete old messages/conversations that haven't been active in years?

I joined Facebook in 2008 but don't recall if I used its messaging function at the time. I checked my old deactivated account and the oldest message is from 2009. That's around 5 years ago now, so ...
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How to allow everyone to see the posts I am tagged in?

How can I allow public to see the posts I am tagged in on my timeline? Looking here: I can only set friends to see them, but not public! In the custom option, I can only add "friends of friends", ...
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Twitter and Facebook time difference by one hour for post before 13 Mar

This is simple enough question. I know daylight saving time but I am living in non-DST place and still confused. I have a few posts, posted before 13 Mar via TweetDeck which post to Twitter and ...
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Show only posts of my friends on Facebook

I've liked many pages on Facebook and now my news feed is dominated by their posts. I like going through it, but sometimes I just want to see friends' posts. Is there a way to filter all posts except ...
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Is it possible to see to whom deleted messages were sent from my hacked account?

My Facebook account was hacked and some bad messages were sent from my id to an unknown person. After sending the messages, the hacker deleted them. Can I get the list of persons to whom a message ...
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Hide Friends and Activity on Facebook

On Facebook, I am trying to hide my friends from seeing who I am friends with and who I add as friends. I have already set "who can see my friends" to only myself and I have unchecked all boxes in my ...
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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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Hide friending activity from Timeline by default

Whenever I get a new friend on Facebook, a new entry appears in Activity Log with a pencil icon. Clicking this pencil icon reveals that it is "Allowed on Timeline". I would like to make it "Hidden ...
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How can I search for Comments made to Posts I have made in Facebook Groups

I find that comments to posts I have made (on my wall or to FB Groups) get buried among all the Likes and other notifications. While I'm as narcissistic as the next person, I'd rather ignore the ...
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Notification of posts including your business place on Facebook

As per title, I'd like to know if there is a way to get proper notifications about posts that include my local business on Facebook, more specifically I'd like to be notified when people tag my page ...
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Facebook Timeline: How to post more than one picture (or video) per post?

This may seem like a very simple question: I can see that some of my friends are able to post more than one picture (or video) per post on the Timeline, but when I try to do the same thing, I click on ...
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Can I merge two of my Facebook accounts into one?

I have two accounts on Facebook, can I merge them? My Facebook account was locked due some explicit content (somebody hacked my account). So, I created a new account, but most of my friends are ...
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Why are some of my own Facebook comments not deletable?

Have a look at the following screenshot: It seems I cannot delete some of my own comments. If simply displays a None option, does anyone know how to delete it anyway?
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Finding all picture uploads by a certain user, to a Facebook group

There's a lot of promising young artists posting in Facebook groups who don't have proper portfolios yet. And I need to hire an artist or three. But first I need to do my homework! I have to check ...
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Disabling posts from invited people on Facebook events

I would like to turn off the option that allows invited people to post on a Facebook event's wall. I want to restrict it so that only hosts can post. How can that be done?
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What happens to your Facebook account when you die?

If a Facebook user dies, what happens to their Facebook account? Is it deleted after a certain period? Should their friends or relatives inform Facebook that they are dead?
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Why Facebook Service search only returns limited resoucre?

A quick yet stupid question, I am trying to exploring the service directory page from Facebook. I put the service name "Web Design" and location "New York, NY", and it only returns 20 results back (2 ...
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How do you post a Facebook Note in a group or on a page?

To make formatted posts on Facebook you have to use Notes. This is fine for posting on your wall, but how do I post a Note to a group or page, or is it impossible to post a formatted post using those ...
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Can I remove the “videos” tab from my Facebook page?

I don't have any videos on my page and I don't plan to change this anytime soon. Is there any way to remove the link? In Manage Tabs » Add or remove tabs I can only add apps but not remove or disable ...
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Recovering an old account after starting a new one with the same email address

I started a Facebook account for my mom on my dad's computer. After I showed her how it functioned we logged her out. Later, my dad went to log into his Facebook and he couldn't because he thought it ...
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Facebook: how to post on someone else's page wall?

I've created a business page and a profile for myself, but when I post on someone else's community page wall the post is only visible to my friends. The posts are not visible if I log out either. I've ...
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How to disable the flashing title when someone messages me on Facebook?

If someone message/chat me on Facebook while I'm reading in another tab, the Facebook title will keep flashing back and forth. It is distracting for me. I don't object to changing the title, I just ...
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Crawling my newsfeed on Facebook [closed]

I am currently looking for a new place in my city. To this end, I would like to search my Facebook newsfeed, to see if any of my friends are mentioning something about an apartment or studio in their ...
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How do I get the e-mail addresses of my Facebook friends?

I want to send one of my Facebook friends an e-mail, but I don't have his email-address. It's rather personal, so I don't want to send it via Facebook if possible. How can I get his e-mail address ...
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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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Disable desktop Facebook notifications

Recently I get Facebook notification such as friends' birthdays on my laptop with Windows 7 64-bit. (White rectangular box on the lower-right corner of the screen) I'm using Chrome browser but don't ...
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Hiding mutual friends when I am friends with both people

I have two friends we will name them F1 and F2 on Facebook that were really close. I had a falling out with F2 but I am still friends with them on Facebook. So, I went to F1's mutual friend list ...
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I want to leave a group chat in Facebook but I keep getting added back

I want to leave a group chat on Facebook but every time I do the members of the chat add me right back. How can I prevent them from adding me back?
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How do I make an old profile picture on Facebook my picture again AND make it be at the beginning of the list?

I recently went through my profile pictures and deleted old, embarrassing ones. I then realized I had hardly any profile pictures left so, all at once, I added a bunch of more recent pictures of ...
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Mutual friend in Facebook doesn't have the “add friend” option [closed]

I have a mutual friend and I want to send a friends request to him but his account doesn't have an “add friend” button. How this is possible?
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Facebook log in issues

I have a face book account and somehow it was attached to my daughters account and now I can not access my account. Also I have an old account and it keeps texting a number I no longer have. How can ...
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Friendship page in Facebook

I want to see the Facebook friendship page between me and my friend. How can I see that page?
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How can I get an alert when a specific post appears in Facebook?

When The Hungarian Opera House has a new promo, a post appears on its page https://www.facebook.com/Operahaz/?ref=ts&fref=ts and the first 10-50 people who click and answer a simple question get ...
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Facebook website widget to display images with most likes, most shared, etc? [closed]

Is there a code that will display a horizontal or vertical (whatever you choose) widget on your website on the most XX liked/shared/commented/etc images on a particular Facebook page?
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What will happen if I change the privacy of a photo from “Friends” to “Public”?

I uploaded a picture to my timeline and set the privacy to "Friends". My friends received notifications. But now I have changed the privacy of the image to public. Will my friends get new ...
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Why doesn't an entry appear in my timeline when my friend tagged me in his post?

He wrote a long article and tagged a lot of people, some of whom are not my friends. It is a public post. I opened the page of someone that is tagged in the same post and I could see the entry for it ...
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Can I keep my own Facebook profile content hidden to members of a private Facebook Group of which I am the administrator?

I have put together a private Facebook Group for my camera club, and as the administrator, I have had to get its members to either open an account with Facebook in order for them to join the Group, ...
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I don't have photos link in Facebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Facebook : Photos tab not visible in profile to 'Everyone' From Privacy > Photos I've set it to Everyone but still my friends cannot see the photos link. What is ...
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How to post photo with website clickthrough on Facebook?

Is it possible to post a photo on Facebook that links to a website? Can this only be done with Facebook ads?
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How can I retroactively tag friends in a post on Facebook?

I posted a status update on Facebook and tagged a few friends in it, but I forgot one, and another only accepted my friend request after I had already posted the status update. How can I now ...
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How can you mark your own sent messages in a chat as spam in Facebook

I read that is not possible to delete sent messages in Facebook here:How can I delete Facebook messages sent to other users?, but an answer there says that there's a work around like this: "mark the ...
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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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How do I post animated GIFs on Facebook?

A friend posted an image that was animating directly in the messages feed on my Facebook start page. How is this possible? How can this be done? This is the URL used by Facebook: ...
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How can I upload my animated GIFs to Facebook (in 2015) [duplicate]

According to this Mashable article, Facebook only recently started supporting GIF support. From the article, here's how it works: "you need to paste a GIF file link into the "status update" screen" ...
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Anonymous Followers on Facebook

Is it possible to follow someone anonymously on Facebook? Sometimes I see their list of followers, but is that list complete? How is it possible to follow someone without appearing in the list of ...
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How do I make a test account on Facebook?

I want to see just some people's pages and test some features of Facebook. I tried to make a temporary account, but it needs my phone number or an image of my certification, but I don't want to ...
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Why can't I see some mutual Facebook friends?

I share mutual friends with a lot of people on Facebook, yet on some they don’t show up. It shows that we have 12 mutual friends, but I only see 4. How does that happen? For example, one friend has ...
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How to stop getting notifications on likes?

When people comment on my post/photo/link/whatever, it's nice to get a notification, because they say something and it might be interesting to read or perhaps reply to it. But when people like my ...