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How do “like” Facebook pages “as a Facebook page” rather than as my personal account?

I created a Facebook page for a company, and my personal account is the "admin" of that page. What I want to do is "like" some other pages, but I want to "like" them as this company's page, not as my ...
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How to disable “Seen by” in Facebook groups?

Since recently, Facebook Groups add a "Seen by" feature that show to everyone on that group who have seen that post. It can be convenient, but it is also a form of privacy invasion. is there a way ...
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How to see my profile from a friends of friends perspective on Facebook?

I can see my profile from the perspective of a 1st level friend, but I would like to see how my profile looks for a specific friend of a friend, or even from a general "friends of friends" ...
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How to set default visibility of FB likes?

For some reason when I like something on some webpage and click "post to Facebook", this is posted to my profile with a lock icon, meaning that only I can see it. I then need to manually go to ...
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Block non-friends from commenting on my photos

I posted a photo and tagged a friend. Her friend (whom I don't know) commented on it. I don't like that non-friends can somehow comment on my photos just because they are friends with my friend. Is ...
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Script or App to remove own Facebook status updates

I am totally aware of this question, however this isn't a very elegant solution that seems very buggy or even outdated, judging from the comments. I heard that there was a Greasemonkey/UserScript ...
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Tool to bulk remove Facebook status updates

Is there any tool/webapp out there that will let me bulk delete past status updates? The only solution I have found so far is going back manually and deleting them one by one.
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Search for a comment on Facebook?

How do you search for a friend's (or your own) comment on a wall post from months ago on Facebook?
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Blocking Facebook Questions

Facebook has this new thing called Facebook Questions. How do I block them? I cannot block them by clicking the 'X' sign and selecting hide all by this application, since they are by Facebook itself. ...
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How can I prevent/lessen event spam on Facebook?

On Facebook, you can be invited to an event by any of your friends. Once you have been invited to an event, the admins of that event can send messages straight to your inbox even if you have not sent ...
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App for delaying writing on Facebook wall

I receive a weekly alert from Facebook with which friends have birthdays upcoming in the next week. After I read it I would like to be able to schedule a post to appear on their wall at the ...
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How to disable “ [member] asked to join [group]” Facebook notifications?

When you are admin of a Facebook group, you have to approve each member that wants to enter the group. In addition, you are notified every time someone asks for approval. If you are admin of a large ...
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How do I clear my Facebook status

I'd like to clear my Facebook status. With the most recent profile changes (December 2010) your status no longer appears at the top of the page with a clear link. With the new interface how do I ...
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How exactly does Facebook's “Friends of Friends” visiblity play together with “hide from” beyond the first level?

Intro I often am in the situation where I combine Facebook's "friends of friends" visibility with the "hide from" option. I see this more as an act of courtesy than secrecy (in which case I would use ...
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How does the “Facebook profile visitor” application work?

Facebook claims that it is not possible to check all who have viewed or visited your profile, but there are some applications which enable you to find out the profile visitor. How does this work?
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How do I disable a Facebook account without deleting it?

Let’s say I want to disappear from Facebook without completely deleting the account (in case I want to keep my contacts, for example, or the content I have uploaded to the service). What steps should ...
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Logging into a deceased relative's Facebook account

How can I gain access to a Facebook account of a deceased family member? Is there a procedure or appropriate channels we must go through via Facebook in order to gain access to the account of a dead ...
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How to make Facebook group open for joining?

I have a Facebook group meant to be open for anyone to join. In the "edit group" screen, I set privacy to "open". There is a small lock icon besides the word "open", it that matters in any way. ...
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Why can I not create an application on my Facebook page?

I have created a Facebook "page" for a client, for the purposes of promoting their business. Forgive me but I'm not totally clear on the myriad of options and account types on Facebook, so I am not ...
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Facebook chat only page

I don't remember exactly how I got to it, but I opened a page (external possibly) that only showed the chat interface of Facebook. It was quite similar to the gabtastik screenshot What I wanted was ...
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How can I stop friends from posting my location on Facebook?

How can I stop friends from posting my location when they tag me and a location in their status? This Lifehacker post seems to be out of date.
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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?
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How Can I Really Turn Off “Close Friends” Notifications?

Recently Facebook has begun notifying me of random things. It started when it would tell me about everybody's check-ins. That wasn't so bad, because it doesn't happen very often and I can appreciate ...
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Reusing “freed” Facebook personal profile URL on another account you own that is a business page?

Okay here is what I did: Let's see what we have here: Inherited an Old FB profile and an Old FB Page. Created a New (Timeline) FB Business Page. Merged the Old FB Profile into the New FB Business ...
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Facebook batch friend list editor

Is there an application (preferrably a web app, but a desktop app would be useful as well) for better Facebook friend list management? I tend to use my Facebook friend lists like tags, where I will ...
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Knowing who I sent a friend request to on Facebook

Today I received a notification that XYZ has accepted my friend request. I do not know the person and do not remember sending any request to him. Is there any way to check if I sent the request to ...
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Can I export my Facebook friend's contact info to gMail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friend's contact info to gMail?
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Will deleting a Facebook profile free up the username?

I have a personal profile for a business as well as a business page. I plan to delete the former, but unfortunately that's the one that has the desired username. If I delete that profile, will the ...
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How can I hide my friends list in Facebook?

I don't want people to see my friend list when they look at my Facebook account. How can I hide my friends list from people looking at my Facebook account? When I google for this, I see about 100 ...
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Advantages of Facebook groups vs. Facebook pages?

I would like to get a good comparison of current features of Facebook groups vs. Facebook pages. To the best of my knowledge, the only advantage of using a Facebook group is that until you reach 5000 ...
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Facebook: List of recently added friends?

Is there a way to see what friends I recently added? It used to be possible using "Edit friends" but this part has changed it seems. "Became friends with" stories are set to not appear on my wall. ...
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In Facebook, is there any way to update an existing photo post?

I uploaded a picture and posted it on my wall but I realized that I uploaded the wrong copy of the picture. Is there anyway I can "update" the picture in that post without actually have it show up as ...
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Centralized Instant Messaging Logging

Is there a centralized place/software where I can store all my chat logs? I switch computers a lot, and want one place to sign into to do all my chatting. I currently love Gmail because it can log ...
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Facebook chat alert “Friend is using an application to access chat.”

I am using the Facebook chat a lot but today something odd started happening. When I try to send my friends a message through the Facebook chat they will receive a pop up message saying something like ...
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Can I Share/Sync My Picasa Web Albums Automatically to My Facebook Account?

I use Picasa/Picasa Web to manage my photos. I would like photos I upload into Picasa web to show up automatically in my Facebook Photos section. Requirements: Fully Automatic: When I upload photos ...
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What happens to my comments, likes, and chat, when I delete my Facebook profile?

I assume that my posts are deleted when I delete my Facebook account, but what about the "like"s I gave to other posts? Is the "likes" count on that post/page reduced? Or the comments I made on other ...
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Sync Facebook/Twitter posts with Google+

My business uses a Facebook page to post all of their updates on, which (I'm told) are also automatically posted to Twitter. I have just set up a Google+ page for the business, and I would like the ...
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How can I use Facebook as an OpenID provider?

I'd like to use my Facebook account for my OpenID accounts. How can I do this?
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Post an image in a comment on Facebook

Is there a way to post a photo when I leave a comment in Facebook? I want to be able to include an inline image when I comment. Or is this not enabled/allowed?
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How can I see who recently viewed my Facebook profile?

Is there any way we can know who viewed our profile recently on Facebook? I remember Friendster had (has?) this function, but I'm not sure whether Facebook does.
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Stop Facebook from showing my current location when I make a post

Within Facebook, any time I make a post it gives away my location as "Near The Closest Large City" (naming the city). I do not want this much detail posted about my location. How do I stop this from ...
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Facebook notification: “XYZ downloaded a photo of you”

I am a bit surprised by this screenshot I have just found on the Internet: Is it fake? This discussion seems to imply that there is no such notification. Would be surprising but never know what ...
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Are there any Facebook “suicide” apps out there?

I would like to delete a lot of my Facebook data without closing my account. Of course, doing it manually is a waste of time and it's not interesting :-) Are there any services similar to ...
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What Facebook information is shared when I visit a website and it has a Facebook friends block?

So if I go to a website (like www.groupon.com) I get a section of the webpage which tells me the names of some of my Facebook friends who "liked" this site and offers a button that has the Facebook ...
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Stop Facebook from showing the pictures you like

The photos I like are showed on my friends' news feed. How do I stop that?
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How to see who shared my link on Facebook

On my Facebook page, I posted a link to my YouTube video. When I was using the Facebook search to find a page, I was surprised to find that my link showed up and it said that 4 people shared it. Is ...
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Is there still a way to send a message with a friend request on Facebook?

With the new Facebook layout (timeline, etc.) friend requests are made with one click (the old pop-up box doesn't show up anymore). I tried to send a friend request to someone I hadn't seen in a while ...
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Can I prevent one friend from posting on my profile in Facebook?

I have one person on my friend list that I would like to prevent from writing on my wall. Is there a way to do this in Facebook?
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Print an entire Facebook chat/message conversation thread

Is there a way to set up printing an entire Facebook thread? Using the print dialog, it seems to only grab with is available up to "Loading earlier messages" If one has 5000+ messages in one thread ...
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Facebook: How to invite the members of a “friends list” to my event?

I am admin of an event and would like to invite the members of one "friend list" to this event. In the "Invite Friends" dialog I selected the list (using the dropdown menu), so that it only shows ...