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Automatic Untagging in Facebook Photos Uploaded by a Specific Person

I maintain very tight privacy options on Facebook, and I want my Facebook experience to be friend-centric. Is there someway I can automatically untag myself from every photo someone (say a family ...
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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 to sign out from Facebook on a lost iPod

My iPod was stolen. I changed my Facebook password and it still says 2 devices are connected. How can I remotely logout of Facebook on the lost iPod?
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How do I disable the new Facebook ticker in the sidebar?

The auto-refreshing status ticker in the sidebar of the new Facebook layout is distracting. How do I remove it?
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Facebook notifies others about my new added friend [duplicate]

Facebook is showing others my latest new added friends, saying something like "Aiwnas is now friends with X." Is it possible to stop Facebook from doing this? Or make it private for a customized list ...
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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 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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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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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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Stop receiving friend's status updates as notifications

I'm having problems with Facebook since the latest update (subscriptions, I think.) On the web application, I now receive status updates from certain friends as notifications. I don't need to see ...
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My account on Facebook has been hacked - how do I recover it?

Someone is sending spam messages from my account in Facebook. How do I get back control of it?
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How can I view a history of posts to my Facebook wall?

Is there a way to view a listing of old posts to my Facebook wall? I've been using Facebook for a number of years, and I have accumulated hundreds of postings on my wall. How long are those posts ...
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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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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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Finding Facebook profile ID by analyzing the image URL hosted at Akamai

I am trying to find out a Facebook profile ID based on the URL of a photo. The photo, whose link indicates that it has once been (or still is) posted on Facebook. When I add the photo link to one ...
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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? For example, one friend has ...
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How to block non-friends from commenting on my Facebook 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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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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Tool to bulk remove Facebook status updates [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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How can I hide all “someone likes something” updates?

I'd like to hide all the "someone likes something" updates on facebook, but I don't want to block those people, as I still want to see status updates, pictures, shared links, and all else. I just ...
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App for delaying writing on Facebook wall [closed]

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 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 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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How do I see all of my Facebook “Likes” and, if necessary, remove them?

With the imminent release of Graph Search, I am a little concerned about what Graph Search results in which I may be found. Where can I go to see all of the pages/links/etc. I have "Liked"? How can I ...
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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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Comment on a Facebook page item owned by me, as myself

I'm the administrator of a Facebook page for an organization, and when adding comments to items posted there (by myself or by other administrators), the comments show up as being "added by the page". ...
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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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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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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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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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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 prevent friends adding me to their Facebook groups without my consent

A friend of mine on Facebook has added me to her Facebook group without my consent. I had to visit the group page and click on "Leave group" to leave it. I don't want my friends to add me to their ...
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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 delete my Facebook posts from an open group where I'm no longer a member?

Background Long time ago I have, unfortunately, created an embarrassing Facebook group and later decided to remove it. According to Facebook's instructions, that can be done by removing all members ...
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Delay a wall post on Facebook

How can I schedule an update to be posted to my Facebook wall, at a certain time in the future? I presume there is no official feature for doing this, but it seems like it should be possible with an ...
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Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
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How to jump to friend's comment on video or photo

On Facebook, in the news feed you can see when friends place a comment on a video or photo. However, what that friend has written is not shown directly, which is annoying when the video or photo has ...
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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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Script to remove “People you may know” on Facebook

Is there a userscript / greasemonkey script that can remove the People you may know section from Facebook?
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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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How to disable birthday notifications

On Facebook, notifications have started showing up for birthdays: These notifications are a waste of time, they are redundant with the birthday notification zone that already shows up on the news ...
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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 ...