Facebook is an online social networking service founded by Mark Zuckerberg. If you're developing apps for Facebook, check out StackOverflow.com instead.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
2answers
5k views

How can I change my birth date on Facebook?

I entered my birthday incorrectly and I don't know how to change it. Please show me the way, because everyone sees my profile and thinks I'm a little old.
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Is there a way to filter and see all the videos I shared on my Facebook profile?

I want to see only the videos I shared on my profile by filtering it. I thought it can be done in activity log, since you can search your posts, but a lot of videos I shared in groups and pages show ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Does Facebook automatically archive older posts in a group? How can I access these archived posts?

I've just finished teaching an undergraduate literature class which ran for the last few months. Every week, my students would meet up outside of class and discuss the text they were reading, and ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Facebook: how to share a single photo from an album without “linking” the whole album?

Each and every time you hit Share on a picture, the link Facebook creates will open not just the picture in the lightbox, but the whole album of the picture. How to prevent that to be able to share ...
1
vote
1answer
28 views

How can I view my Facebook ad as others see it?

I am a new small business and did my first paid ad this morning. Is there a way to see like a screenshot of someone's Facebook page with my ad showing on it? I have no clue what it looks like when ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Is there a method to auto-post Wordpress posts to a Facebook page?

I have my blog posts set to go live at specific dates/times. I'd like to have these posts auto-post to Facebook when they go live. Is there a method to do this or an application or plugin that ...
2
votes
1answer
584 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

No caption of followers below my Facebook cover pic

I am not able to see the list of my followers and the caption of followers is also not present. What should I do to see my followers?
2
votes
2answers
356 views

Set exact location on a Facebook Page

I am trying to set exact location on a Facebook Page I administrate. The address is located in the mountains and there is no address in a city near it. I tried several addresses but nothing seems to ...
2
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
87 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
1k views

Change Venmo profile pic to newer Facebook profile pic

I set up my Venmo account with Facebook a while ago, and it successfully imported my Facebook profile picture to be my Venmo profile picture. I have since updated my Facebook profile picture, but my ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

Why can't I see all likes on a timeline post or photo?

So in this image, you notice that there are 3 likes in this post. However, it only shows 2 names when hovering. Why is that the case? I even clicked it but it only showed 2 friends.
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I contact Facebook for my account information?

A friend of mine gave away her Facebook password to someone whom she believes has used her Facebook account to harass others. She is now in trouble and we are trying to help her out. The idea would ...
2
votes
1answer
74k views

Want to see all posts from friends on Facebook

Facebook now doesn't show me all my friends' updates, just what "it thinks" is my friend. I don't see posts on my timeline from people that I care about. I understand I need to change what appears on ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

How to view older stories in Facebook news feed? [Add Friends to See More Stories]

The problem: View Facebook news feed Scroll down the page "Infinite scroll" loads about 100 posts (10 days) No more posts are shown, instead a box titled "Add Friends to See More Stories" is shown ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Can I block all Facebook Messenger conversations?

I'm only a moderate user of Facebook, and I don't use Facebook Messenger at all. However, if a friend messages me on FB Messenger, I get an alert on my phone that I can't clear without going to the ...
1
vote
1answer
231 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How do LinkedIn & FB algorithms work when I provide my secondary email to suggest me new contacts?

I understand how these services use my secondary emails to suggest me "people I might know". My only concern is do they use my secondary emails to make reverse suggestions? That is, to suggest my ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

How do you recover a Facebook account without supplying a government issued ID if the DOB is set to 1900?

My friend set their DOB to 1/1/1900 and forgot their password. Now they can't log in. When they try to reset their password, it asks them to verify their DOB, but the options only go back to 1905. I ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to estimate Facebook reach by likes and shares?

Are there any existing models how to estimate / calculate the reach of a Facebook post (not my own) by its interactions (likes / shares) and the likes of the page in general? Certainly the reach will ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Block any comments on all my Facebook posts (public, future and past)

I have a page on Facebook, where I often place public posts. I don't want anyone being able to "answer" comments to the posts. Is that possible?
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Facebook likes - email or other kind or report possible?

So it seems the option to get email when somebody likes my post is gone already. Do you think there is a possibility to enable it somehow? Or I am thinking if there would be a way to export/download ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

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?
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Facebook: I tagged my friends in a post but it doesn't appear on their timeline

This seems like a bug to me. I've made a post, uploaded photos and tagged 3 friends of mine into my post. The privacy of the post has been set to friends. Hovering with the mouse of the privacy icon ...
1
vote
1answer
225 views

Commenting on another Facebook page as my page, why is the comment only visible to me?

Whenever I comment on another Facebook page as my page, it seems that the comment is only visible to me and people that already like my page. Is this really true? Any way to surpass this, or is this ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Why can't I paste into comments in Facebook in Firefox?

For more than 3 months Ctrl+V doesn't work when I want to paste something into Facebook comments. I can only drag and drop into the comment box. But my friends say they don't have problems with it... ...
2
votes
0answers
666 views

How do I remove myself as content creator of an unpublished Facebook Page?

I was added as content creator for a Facebook Page that started posting severely abusive and explicit content of late, and as a result, got unpublished for violations of policy. I want to disassociate ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

Is it still possible to forward messages from Facebook to another account?

Can I forward a message conversation from Facebook to my Gmail account? I no longer see the forwarding option under actions.
2
votes
0answers
240 views

Facebook group posts are now organized by 'top posts' rather than 'most recent', why?

I am a member of many yard sale groups in my area. It used to be that the posts were listed by recent activity. Now they are listed by 'top posts', which are often much older than the new posts. For ...
0
votes
3answers
13k views

How can I prevent people from sharing my Facebook photo?

I'd like to let people view my photos, but not share them with others. Can I somehow prevent people from sharing my photos with others?
2
votes
3answers
2k views

How can I download non public Facebook video?

I want to download a video uploaded by a friend on Facebook for offline access. How can I do that? I tried almost all Chrome extensions on Chrome store and none seems to work. Also, youtube-dl didn't ...
-1
votes
2answers
56 views

Facebook messages on my email account [closed]

My Facebook messages are entering on my email account as well, I tried to delete email address from my Facebook account but I am having a problem. How can I block Facebook messages from coming to my ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

How can I list multiple schools under education on the timeline in Facebook

How can I control what school appears on the timeline in the Intro section? Currently I have only the latest school showing up. How can I make the previous one visible in the Intro section? I have ...
10
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Placing new post in drafts to complete at a later time then post

Can you place a post in draft and return to complete later then post?
1
vote
1answer
92 views

How to turning off “last seen” and “active” on Facebook messages? [duplicate]

I do not use the Facebook app or the Message app. I have "chat" turned off. Yet, everyone can see (if they click on a past message from me or message they have sent) it shows "active" or "last seen". ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Facebook messaging

I have set my Facebook account on all my devices as "Turn Chat Off." I like to be on Facebook in peace. I have NOT installed the Messenger App. However, it seems like my friends using the Messenger ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

Can Facebook's birthday list be expanded to include upcoming birthdays?

Is there a way to expand the list of birthdays on Facebook? I use to notice people's birthdays because their names and birthday were listed. Facebook has moved the list up the page, condensed it, and ...
2
votes
0answers
61 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
112 views

How can I unfollow my all Facebook friends at once?

When I accept any friend request or send any request, I start following them automatically. How can I unfollow everyone at once? I tried to unfollow people one by one but it's taking a long time. ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

How to prevent pages from posting on my Facebook timeline?

Some (unknown) pages are posting their content (i.e. sharing videos, articles..) on my Facebook timeline without my permission. The problem is that I am not able to see these posts on my timeline! ...
4
votes
1answer
24k views

How can I remove all my searches from the new Activity Log in Facebook?

This is a new feature, inside the activity log. In the past you couldn't view your searches. As far as I know, the only way to remove a search from the activity log is manually removing each search. ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Automatic message when someone requests to join my group

I am a administrator of a group in Facebook and we have hundreds of requests to joing the group per month, and most of them don't follow the criteria to join. I would like to know if it's possible ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

How to delete photos from Facebook timeline

I wish to delete a photo from my timeline/profile. The directions say "click on options under the photo" and then click delete. There is no delete app and the delete button on my computer does not do ...
1
vote
2answers
45 views

Is it possible to appeal a Facebook 'profile report' decision?

I have reported a Facebook profile (a "profile", not a "page") as "Represents a business or organisation" which is (I believe) against Facebook's ToS. The profile in question has no 'personal' content ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Is there an auto scheduler for Facebook pages?

So, I have manually scheduled about 1 picture per day on my Facebook page. What I was wondering is if there was a tool, starting from a specific day, that you can input multiple images into, and it ...
3
votes
2answers
13k views

How do you disconnect Facebook accounts from Instagram?

I signed up for Instagram and it said I already had an account with that email address. I didn't remember signing up but thought maybe I had done it a while ago. I reset my password and logged in. It ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

How do I add a photo to my daughter's profile on my Family Members section of Facebook?

I am trying to learn how to upload a photo of my daughter that I saved on a flash drive to be included with my Family Members section of Facebook. How would I go about doing that?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to share my friend's shared post that was shared by another user/page/group?

When we see a post from our Facebook friend that shares another post from someone else on Facebook, we want to reshare it. My issue is that the share button will share the original post not my ...