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Is there a way to have Facebook parse jpg tags when uploading photos?

I work for an institution where we take a lot of photos for archival purposes, and tag them with the photographer's name (using the Author tag), the subjects of the photo (using the Description tag), ...
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Who can see Facebook tags before I have approved them?

I was recently tagged in a Facebook status update, and thankfully I have my "tagging review" enabled. So essentially, my question is, if I was tagged in something, and I haven't approved it yet, ...
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Who can see posts and photos I've been tagged in on my timeline

Is it possible to allow in my timeline to be tagged in posts but to hide from my timeline every photo where I am tagged? In other words, is it possible to separate confidentiality parameters between ...
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In Facebook, if I share some post from others timeline onto my timeline, who will be able to see it?

In Facebook, if I share some post from others timeline onto my timeline, who will be able to see it and where? Also who will be able to see it and where when I tag friends while sharing the post onto ...
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Facebook events in news feed

I can keep pictures that I have been tagged in from showing up in my own timeline and on other people's news feed by simply requiring that those tags get reviewed by me—and not approving them. How do ...
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I somehow lost the admin role of my own Facebook Page

For some unknown reason, my Facebook Page has no Admin. I created the Page myself and have even assigned 2 Editors, but when I checked the page roles last month, I noticed that my status has changed ...
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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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Is it possible to add formatting (such as bold and italics) to the description of a Facebook event page?

I manage the Facebook page for an Orchestra, and the plain text format of the event description makes it difficult to create a readable listing. I'd like to be able to use bold, italics, bullets, ...
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Block event invites from non-friends in Facebook (2014)

How do I block/ignore event invites from non-friends, sent to me through a group? I don't want to leave the group, and turning off all notifications of the group didn't help ignoring the event ...
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What is the character limit for a comment on Facebook? [duplicate]

What is the character limit for a Facebook comment? Example - Status from Bob: I got that new job! John wants to post a comment with six million characters congratulating Bob, however the character ...
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How to stop others posting on my Facebook page timeline

I do not want others to post on my Facebook page. How to do it?
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How to block a conversation on Facebook

I would like to block a conversation I'm into on Facebook so none can add me back in there. I have some friends in the conversation so they add me back when I leave but I don't want them to do that. ...
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How do I check if my Facebook account is accessed from another computer at the same time?

I would like to know if it is possible to check if my Facebook account is logged in at the same time from two different computers?
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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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What are the benefits of using the “I want to add your birthday” app on Facebook?

I have a number of pending requests from friends to install the "I want to add your birthday" application. Given that I already have my birthday (day and month only) visible on my profile, what are ...
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How to make my Facebook profile picture private for non-friends?

I've set my profile picture only available for Friends. However it's still visible for the public. Non-authenticated users can see the profile thumbnail and authenticated (non-friends) can still ...
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Is there a way to create an RSS feed for a Facebook group

Can we create a RSS feed for a Facebook group? Basically, I want to display the latest happenings of a Facebook group on a web page with some other RSS feeds like a blog, etc.
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Facebook Group with a Restricted Friend

On Facebook, I've got my boss as a "Restricted Friend" so he isn't seeing my posts unless I make them public. Now, he's joined a Group that I manage. Will he be able to see posts I make to the group's ...
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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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Facebook posts by app not showing up publicly

I am using a WordPress plugin to automatically post a link on a Facebook page whenever I publish a blog post. For some reason the posting on Facebook only shows up when I look at my FB page, but not ...
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How can I see my Restricted friends list on Facebook?

Each time I post, it comes up with "friends except restricted". I have no "restricted" list on the left hand side of the screen where lists appear. I did have a restricted list ages ago but now I ...
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Seeing non-friends status updates

If a friend has their status update privacy set to 'Friends of Friends' ... does that mean that everyone on MY friends list see all their status updates, regardless of whether I 'like' or comment on ...
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Facebook ticker and privacy related specifically to groups?

Does the ticker show a message to my friends when I join a specific closed group? What about the same for the people who follow me? If someone is a member of the same closed group, but not a friend ...
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Does Facebook mark messages as unseen automatically?

I'm a little bit curious. Does Facebook mark messages as unseen automatically? After some passing days I see that my message to a friend becomes unseen. Is it done automatically or what ? Any ...
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Sharing Video on Facebook

If I post a video to my profile on Facebook and make it only visible to a custom list, can those members then re-post the video and share it with whoever they wish?
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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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Unresponsive Facebook News Feed

I've been having problems for the last 2-3 weeks when visiting my Facebook News Feed in Chrome. The page never completely loads and makes Chrome unresponsive until I get the "Kill page" dialog. ...
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Facebook Group Change from public to closed

I want to change the settings of my group on Facebook from public to closed, and cannot find anywhere on Facebook where I can do this.
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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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Why am I being asked to suggest friends for someone who is not a Facebook friend?

I was notified that an ex of mine had just joined Facebook and asked to suggest friends for him. His profile has absolutely no info on it or photos etc. We are not Facebook friends and my phone no. is ...
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Links posted to Facebook page with Twitter not previewing correctly

I have my Twitter account connected to my Facebook page. When a tweet is posted to Facebook, that also contains my website’s URL, Facebook picks a random image from my home page, and crops it badly. ...
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Is it possible to hide all shares of posts that aren't from a person?

So my Facebook newsfeed seems to be littered with a lot of junk lately, and the majority of that seems to be this epidemic of people sharing posts and pictures from entities that as far as I can tell ...
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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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What are this top post notifications from groups?

Recently I'm getting new notifications like the below mentioned... Some X liked Top Posts in X group and Some X commented on Top Post in X group I understood I am getting this ...
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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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What is your Instagram password when signing in using Facebook?

Do this: On your phone, create an instagram account using Facebook log in. Now on your desktop web browser, log in using Facebook connect. Now go to delete your account - edit profile -> I'd like ...
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Untag someone from my photos in Facebook

Someone wants me to untag them from certain pictures on my Facebook account. How do I search for them? I have thousands of pictures so I can't go through them manually.
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Email notification for new friend requests on Facebook

A few years ago, if I remember correctly, Facebook used to send emails regarding new friend requests. But now, in the notification settings, I can not find the setting to enable such email ...
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Facebook Search algorithm and page views

I noticed that if I once a while browse through a Facebook page of a person, with whom I have no mutual interests/friends/2nd-tier-friends/region, Facebook Search ranks this person's page higher then ...
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Customize Facebook Newsfeed Message When Someone Likes Facebook Page

Does anyone know if it is possible to customize the message that populates in newsfeeds when someone Likes my company's Facebook Page? We are beginning a charity gig on our Facebook Page next year, ...
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inviting friends to like business page

I am an admin on a shared business page. My partner can invite friends when we pull down build audience. Mine does not show this option it only says invite email contacts. why is this?
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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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How can I reverse the order of a photo album on Facebook?

I believe that recent updates have removed this functionality. Are there any tools (1st party or otherwise) that can reverse the order of an existing photo album on Facebook?
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Notifications only for comments on your Facebook Page, not Likes

This is the only checkbox option I have whether I'm posting as the Page or myself: "Send me a notification on Facebook when people post, like, comment on, or send [your page name] a message." Is ...
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Facebook friend request not received

I send my cousin a friend request, but he says that he hasn't received it. I send it again a few weeks ago again and he says the same thing. Can you tell me what's happening?
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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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How to create a list (of Friends) in Facebook based on location (i.e., in my local town)?

There are lots of times I only want to post updates to certain groups (especially to folks that are in my local city). Is there a way to create an automatic list based on where those people are? (Or ...
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Direct link to create a Facebook event?

Is there a direct link to bookmark that creates a new Facebook event? The following button is associated with the URL https://www.facebook.com/events/upcoming# and thus does not directly link to ...
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How do I set a friend of a friend tagged on a photo I posted?

I shared a photo with my friends only. I'd like a friend of a friend to see a photo or a photoset. (He is not my friend.) To do that, I set my photo with friends-only privacy and tag a friend of my ...
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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 ...