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What Does “Turn On Notifications” mean on someone else's Facebook post?

Recently I was scrolling through someone's Facebook page (this person is NOT a Facebook friend of mine). I bumped the little ^ on one of this person's life events and it gave me a choice to click "I ...
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Our five (5) Facebook accounts were disabled for the same reasons: “Promotion”

After discovering that Facebook has fragile features, 5 fellow blog publishers and I decided to join together to work as a team. Our major use of Facebook has been to share our blog posts using our 6 ...
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How can I prevent the posts of friends of Friends from showing up in Facebook?

How can I prevent the posts of friends of Friends in Facebook? I really don't care to see all the garbage some of these people post.
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Crawling my newsfeed on Facebook

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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May I sell digital content (e.g. photos, PDFs and videos) using Facebook Payments?

Is one permitted to sell digital goods using Facebook Payments? Looking at https://developers.facebook.com/policy/credits/ I understand: I am not permitted to sell tangible goods (any good that is ...
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Get Facebook newsfeed or notification feeds

How can I get a URL to a Facebook Newsfeed, and if possible, notifications feed? There were methods to get Facebook Newsfeed to your application, but recently they haven't been working. Or maybe I'm ...
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Invite Facebook friends to become my LinkedIn connections?

I am looking for a way to send LinkedIn connection requests to my Facebook friends. I do remember seeing some method year and half ago, which allowed such similar cross-connection, but I'm not able ...
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Facebook, move photos to a group

I already have some photos posted, quite a lot. As my group of 'friends' has grown I only have created a group for close friends and family. I now want to only show this group some of the photos - so ...
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How to tag all Facebook group members?

I'm an admin on a Facebook group, I would like to tag all group members to a post, how to do so? Does @group name work? I've seen on Youtube some bot software that claims to do that, but I don't ...
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Facebook: How can I undo “hide all from <web site>”? (NOT hide all from person, page, group, or app.)

I used this option to hide all Facebook posts that link to a specific external web site: How can I undo this? Note that I hid all content from an external web site—not from a Facebook person, page, ...
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With IFTTT every 'N'th post on Tumblr, Post on Facebook including top 5 tags used

Currently I have my archive from Pocket being sent to a Tumblr blog via IFTTT. When I review the posts on the blog I reblog them to another Tumblr blog if I like them, with tags. I'd like to post on ...
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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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Is there a way to post an automatic comment for every new Like on Facebook?

As the title says, I'm wondering if there is a way for adding a "Thank you" post or comment on a Facebook page for each new Like on that page. The comment should of course contain the linked username ...
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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 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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If I deactivate my Facebook account, can I still use the Facebook single sign-on feature?

I want to deactivate my Facebook account, but I use the Facebook login for a number of apps and games external to Facebook. Will sign on for these other apps fail if I deactivate my Facebook account ...
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Facebook: What does “seen” in message dialog exactly mean?

Sometimes I write messages to some chicks I don't know personally and they are no friends of friends of mine. Few minutes after I wrote a message, I see a "seen: 8:24" below my message. I can't ...
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Facebook follows people without my permission

I spend a lot of time unfollowing people every day, so that I clear up my news feed to see what I'd like to see. But facebook doesn't think so. Every day I have to remove the same people(not always, ...
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Receive a notification when a friend appears online in Facebook chat

Recently, I've been wondering about the possibility of receiving a notification when a friend comes online in Facebook chat. After a bit of googling, I've found http://www.gmarjil.com/ and ...
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How can you download all the data from a Facebook Group?

I have a private group in Facebook for a group of classmates. I know with the tools Facebook provides you are able to download your own data. However, I want to download all the status updates, ...
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Share Facebook insights for all my company without needing to setup individual accounts

We have a page at something like facebook.com/%companyname%/page_insights but only the users who were given explicit access at the company page’s admin panel can view it. And we all have ...
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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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Nearby Friends looking at your location

When "seeing your precise location" pops up on Facebook Nearby Friends, does it mean that person you are sharing with is looking at it right at that moment? Can you tell when they look at your ...
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Secondary Facebook email added not by me

I have a secondary email on my page that I did not add; it is a @facebook.com address. Does Facebook add this and what determines the name tied to it?
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Batch save all photos in Facebook messages

How can I batch save all photos from all Facebook messages? There's a few hundred or a few thousand pictures in total from different conversations, so these solutions are NOT solutions I am looking ...
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Can't see my friend's likes, but another friend can

My husband and I have the same Facebook friend. When that friend likes a post, my husband sees the liked post but I do not. Why is this? Can't I see the same friend's liked post?
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Liking a friend's Facebook page

How can I get my friends to like someone else's Facebook page? I have a friend who has a page for a film he is making, and I would like to ask my friends to like it, but I'm not sure how.
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Facebook learns my typeahead searches - how to “delete”

I have already deleted my search history but it seems that Facebook learnt my searches. Eg. There are 4 names starting with xy: xya, xyb, xyc, xyd Once I have searched for xyc and after it I have also ...
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Clear Facebook typeahead [duplicate]

How can I clear the Facebook typeahead search? (the search that shows you results before pressing the search-button or enter) If it is not possible, how can I make it show other items than it shows ...
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Can I view a cancelled event on Facebook?

I've cancelled a Facebook event on a page I administer -- I was expecting the event to remain in the events page, but marked Cancelled, but it appears to have been completely removed. Is there some ...
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How to share a Blogger post description when I share on Facebook

I just recently made my first blog on Blogger. When I share a post on Facebook, it just shows an image, the title and the blog URL. But I want to add a description as well. This happens when I share ...
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Facebook Page Ads pay scheme

Does anyone here have any experience with Facebook Page Ads and can explain me, how Facebook payment scheme works in this case? I've setup a test, three days long, Facebook Page Ad, using PayPal and ...
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How to create a Facebook account without a phone number or government-issued ID?

Is it possible to a Facebook account without a phone number or government-issued ID?
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Pinterest Pin It button and Facebook thumbnails don't work with uploaded images on WordPress blog. Why?

I have recently migrated from Blogger to WordPress, but am having issues with images. Both Pinterest and Facebook are not recognising my new images that I am uploading to WordPress, however they do ...
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Can I download copy of all discussions that I've taken a part in on Facebook?

I know it's possible to download a copy of my Facebook data, but many comments made on discussion threads are quite irrelevant without the proper context of the discussion. I'm wondering if there is ...
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Accepting a friend request, directly into a specific audience group

Is there an option to accept a friend request for a person, directly into a specific audience group? For instance, can I accept a friend directly into the Acquaintance group on Facebook, to ...
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How to post as Facebook page on other pages or profiles

I set the setting "Use Facebook as...." to my Facebook page. However, when I'm posting on other walls than on the pages wall, the post is made as my Facebook user. How can I post as Facebook page on ...
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How can I get the permalink for every Facebook post?

When I want to share a Facebook post on another site, I need to search the embed code (or share the post on my timeline) every time, and this is really uncomfortable. So I would like something ...
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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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Reset my password for Gmail and Facebook

I have a new smart phone and can't log in to Facebook and email because I have forgotten my password for both of them. What can I do?
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How to change the privacy of all posts in Facebook?

I've been a user of Facebook since 2006 and I need change the privacy setting of all my posts to "only me" so no one can see them. Is this possible? How can I achieve this?
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How did Facebook accurately guess one of my friends? [closed]

I have had a personal Facebook account for a long time - nearly a decade. For development on a mobile app (OAuth testing), I signed up for a second Facebook account using a Google Voice phone number ...
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“Musical Instrument” category for Facebook page? Can't ask questions on Facebook Help Centre

The reason I'm asking this here is because I can't post questions in the Facebook help section—I don't know why. I can't find the "Musical Instrument" category in my page settings. I looked at every ...
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facebook friends status updates as RSS feed [duplicate]

I want rss feed of status update of friends, Already tried fbrss.com as well notes rss feed,since 13 april ,fb chnaged API so nothing above is working
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Does Facebook's Suspicious Activity Prevention actively block people?

Facebook just notified me that someone somewhere in Europe accessed my account (or attempted to access it). My gmail account had filters to delete all mail from facebook (because it used to just be ...
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How to mark a new message/new notification as `unread`?

I want to mark some of my chat messages and/or notifications as unread after I read it?
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What is the proper setting so when my birthday comes, my friends will get a notification?

Facebook notifies friends when they have a birthday. For example, one of my friends had a birthday today and I got a notification that said Today is <<name's>> birthday. How do I set it up ...
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Sign up to Messenger with just a phone number already used on a deactivated Facebook account - will the account be reactivated?

Facebook has recently started allowing sign ups for Messenger with only a phone number instead of a full Facebook account. So: If I sign up to Messenger with only a phone number And I have ...
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What are my most-liked Facebook posts?

Is there a Facebook app that ranks all my Facebook posts (status updates, photos, links, etc.) by number of likes? How about one that ranks my friends by average number of likes on each friend's ...
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In news feed “person X replied to a comment”—how do I see this comment?

Often, in my news feed I'll be greeted by something like this: So I'm curious as to what my friend wrote. However, I don't want to scroll through 100s of comments, clicking on each one to try and ...