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Facebook says vanity URL for page is not available, but it is not used by another page

I'm trying to claim a short URL "www.facebook.com/[URLGOESHERE]" for my FB community page. I'm doing this at https://www.facebook.com/username but when I do so it says "[URLGOESHERE] is not ...
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How to hide from the public “comments and likes from friends” underneath my Facebook cover photo

My Facebook friends list is set to "friends only" so the public cannot see this. They can, however, see who SOME of my friends are by viewing the comments and likes from friends underneath my cover ...
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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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Facebook layout forced trending topics, people you may know and many other things [closed]

Because I have not liked the Facebook layout and other things about it I have opted to include FB Purity and have enjoyed it tremendously. For some reason I have FB Purity as an add on yet it is ...
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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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Account hacked, no access to phone number need sent to new phone number or email

My Facebook account was hacked, and it is temporarily unavailable, and it is trying to send a text to my phone number for a security code, only I no longer have access to the phone number either. Is ...
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Friend added friend in News Feed

Every now and then I see on my news feed that my friend, Annie, has added a new friend to her account—I don't see this news feed from my other friends. I am wondering, is this a setting that Annie has ...
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Avoid Facebook notifications for photo likes

I don't want to see notifications in (desktop) Facebook when friends like one of my photos. Is there a way to do this? There are lots of really similar questions here, but I don't think there's an ...
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How to get Facebook events data [closed]

I'm just wondering, how do apps/pages like hangtime.com collect all the information about Facebook events? Facebook APIs don't allow to retrieve data for all events, only for those related to ...
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How do I recover Facebook account without having access to email and phone number associated with it? [duplicate]

Someone hacked my Facebook account and changed the password. I can remember the old password but i don't have access to email and phone number associated with the account. How can I regain control ...
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How do I export Facebook contacts I have linked to in Hotmail/Outlook web email?

How do I export Facebook contacts I have linked to in Outlook web email? I can see all my Facebook contacts in the pane to the left, but when I select Manage>Export only the actual Hotmail/Outlook ...
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How can I copy every contact I listed in block event invites to block app invites on Facebook?

On https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=blocking I would like to copy every contact I listed in block event invites to block app invites. Is there any way to do so at once?
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Why can't my friend see a photo on my timeline that is supposed to viewable by friends of anyone tagged?

I was recently tagged in a photo. The person that took it is not my friend (a mutual friend of ours, who also appears in the photo, tagged me). I approved it to appear on my timeline. If I look at ...
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Uploaded photos not showing on Timeline

I have some problems with some photos that I have uploaded on a Facebook Page. Although they upload correctly, they do not appear on my Page Timeline even if they have a date on them. This does not ...
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If someone is on my “Close friends” list on Facebook, will I get notified when they post on a non-friend's wall?

If a "close friend" posts on someone's wall (that isn't my friend) will I still get a notification?
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See who leaves my Facebook group

As an admin of a Facebook group, can I see who leaves the group?
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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 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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How can I block event invitations from a specific friends list?

I know how to block event invitations from a specific friend. Is there any way to do the same for a specific friends list in Facebook?
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How to keep unaccepted events from going to my phone?

Now first of all, sometimes I do want certain Facebook events to appear on my phone, but only if I accept a request. Unfortunately, my phone shows every single event I've ever been invited to, even ...
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Accented URL in Facebook page information

I'm trying to setting up a page in Facebook, but when inserting the website URL (www.associazionecreattività.it) Facebook tells me that it is not valid; same thing for the email address. I think that ...
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How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
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Can you track how much time you spend on Facebook?

Many a time it happens that I login to Facebook to see some status or to see how many of my friends are online at that time. It seems as if it would take only 5-10 minutes, but then I start to search ...
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Does Facebook automatically hide posts?

I don't use Facebook more than as a fan of a particular pag. But I realised that sometimes some posts in my timeline disappear and I don't know how to view those posts. I remember they were there, so ...
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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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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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Hide “Trending” on Facebook

I just clicked on a "Trending" item displayed on the right-hand side in Facebook, and then wasted half an hour reading that article. How can I disable this new source of distractions? I'm using ...
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How can I view a friends profile as it is seen by my other friends who are not their friends?

I would like to find out what my friends profile looks like when someone who is not their friend but one of my friends looks at their profile. How is this done?
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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 ...
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Sending messages to non friends on Facebook?

So I randomly searched up a name and he was my former friend from about a few years ago. He moved away and I graduated high school, but just about a week ago I searched his name but he didn't show any ...
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If I delete my Facebook account, what happens to messages I've sent to my friends?

I assume that all my data from Facebook servers will be erased permanently, so there's no way I can regain access to my FB account if I delete it. But what happens to the private messages I sent to ...
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What setting controls whether or not people I'm not friends with can “like” my public Facebook profile photo?

I looked at the profiles of a few people who I'm not friends with. I could view their profile photo in all cases (i.e. I could click on it and see the "large version" of it). On some of them, I could ...
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Mobile Status Update Not Visible to Everyone on Facebook

My FB privacy setting allows everyone to see my status update. This works perfectly when I update my FB status using a computer. However, when the update is done via mobile device, it is only visible ...
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Pending friend requests on Facebook

I want to see my all pending friend requests, which are sent by me on Facebook. I also want to see those people who have not accepted my friend request. Is there any way I can accomplish this?
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Facebook chat profile picture (next to the speech bubble icon with dots) is showing up blurred

Here is what the normal profile picture in Facebook chat looks like: But what or why is the little bit of blur showing on the profile picture (not the speech balloon with dots) in this next image? ...
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Facebook contacts

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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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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Can I hide the birthdays of people I don't follow on Facebook?

I would like to hide the birthdays notifications on the right of people that are friends but I'm not following. Would be that possible? And if yes, how can I do it?
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Does “previewing” a Facebook message mark it as Seen?

Say I get a New Message notification (the red box over the Messages icon). I then click on the Messages icon, so I am viewing the "preview" of all of my recent conversations. The red notification icon ...
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Direct link to Facebook Page's “post by others” (now renamed to “Posts to page”)

Before the last redesign of Facebook Pages I could use a link like https://www.facebook.com/pages/pagename/pageid?filter=2 to go directly to a view where I saw only the posts on the page by people ...
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How do you logout of Facebook Mobile?

I'm visiting www.facebook.com on the web browser on a Samsung Galaxy Tab, Android version 2.2, and I can't find any way to log out of Facebook once I'm logged in. I want to emphasize that I'm not ...
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Facebook isn't showing the names of exact number of people who liked a specific post

I am talking about a post in a closed Facebook group. The post had about 1900 likes. When click on “1900 others” it showed a list of names. So for some reason the number of names were counted after ...
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Keep Foursquare “Places” in Facebook without publishing checkins in the newsfeed

Is it possible to keep the "Places" map in Facebook but not have every check-in in Foursquare published in the news feed? I find the map with all the check-ins interesting but I don't want to nag ...
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How to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications except friend requests and personal messages?

Is there a way to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications, except friend requests and personal messages? In the Account Settings → Notifications → Email section there are 2 options: All ...
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How to switch weather temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius in Facebook events

Facebook started showing the weather on event pages: How to switch temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius? (or from Celsius to Fahrenheit)
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How to hide photo counts of an album in Facebook?

If you check your profile using "view as" public you will realise Facebook shows how many photos you have in your albums even if the photos are private. Any way to hide them?.
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Make Facebook status updates visible to everyone (Public) except to a list of friends

Like most people, I use Facebook to keep up with old friends. However, I also use it - from my profile - to create publicity for my journalistic work for an interested audience, some of whom are also ...
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How to get email notifications when someone likes my Facebook post?

I get email notifications when someone comments on my Facebook post but not when someone likes it. I went through the notifications settings and couldn't find where to set the like notification ...
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Trying to suggest someone to a friend on Facebook and getting the “The server found your request confusing and isn't sure how to proceed.” error

I am trying to suggest friend X to friend Y on Facebook and I get the "The server found your request confusing and isn't sure how to proceed." error: What are some likely cause for the issue and is ...
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How do I remove myself from Facebook chat group?

My friend added me into his group and I want to quit it. Facebook doesn't ask any confirmation for adding me into that group. How do I quit it?