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Why can't I set username for a Facebook Page?

When I go to http://www.facebook.com/username/ I can only see a drop down list with my pages but no input field where I could enter my desired username. What can be wrong? Are there some restrictions ...
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Facebook , custom settings isn't working on facebook

On Facebook I have 10 to 15 people on my custom list so they can not see my posts . Yet , when I post a status , one of the people I have on my custom list likes my status even though I had them on ...
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Show posts by all users on my page's Facebook timeline by default

I've created a Facebook page for a community, and I want to make it so that posts by others are shown by default when someone visits the page. Currently, it is only showing posts made by me-as-admin, ...
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Likes on a picture not showing up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comments and likes for a photo not showing up on Facebook profile, only when clicking the photo On my phone is says that I have 12 likes on a picture, but when I get on ...
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Facebook Chat “seen”

Does the 'seen' thing work even if you aren't on at the same time? For example: if person "A" sends a message to person "B" but person "B" wasn't on that time, then person "A" logs off. Then Person ...
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Facebook schedule for pages goes into albums instead of directly on the wall

I run a page on Facebook and have an issue where if I schedule photos, it puts them into an an album called "photos" rather than just updating them as a wall post/wall photos. It's tediously annoying ...
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How to delete my own message which was mistakenly posted on a friend's timeline

I mistakenly posted a message on a friend's timeline. I was typing the message and I accidentally hit Enter after the first letter. Now I cannot delete this post. When I hover on the message, ...
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How can I prevent all notifications from a given Facebook user?

I have this one FB friend updates too often. I "unsubscribed" from him so his updates no longer show up on my news feed, but every time I visit FB the "world" icon in the upper left has a number (such ...
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finding public sharing link to other's facebook album

If you own a Facebook photo album, it provides you with the public URL at the bottom that works even when not logged in. Are any methods available to determine such public URL links to albums posted ...
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Facebook private messages delivery

Is it possible that Facebook actually doesn't deliver your private message to a friend? As in, it's in your sent messages, and you see it as sent in the message thread with that friend, but the friend ...
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At what size (in pixels and file size) will Facebook shrink an uploaded large image to the size of the image it shows when viewed in an album?

I noticed that the maximum length of the longer side of an image viewed in an album shown by Facebook is 960 pixels (this is different from the image you can download in the 'Download' link, which ...
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How to post on Facebook group, and make it visible only to group members?

I want to post on a group and don't want anyone who checks my profile to see this post/comment except if he/she is in the same group. Is that possible? And if yes, how?
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How do I keep the things I do in a Facebook group private?

I am part of some groups where I give help to people but everytime I comment on someone's question, it appears on the newsfeed of my friends. How can I make the things I do in groups not visible for ...
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How can I hide my activities on News Ticker?

I was wondering: is it possible to hide your activities from being showing in News Ticker in Facebook? Secondly, is it possible to control 'likes' and 'commenting' activities to be show on friends ...
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How can I download all messages from Facebook?

How can I download all my private messages from Facebook? I don't really want to have to scroll through the actual messages, wait for older ones to load, and copy and paste since I have 7k+ messages ...
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How to tag friends via mobile web site, m.facebook.com?

On the Facebook website it is possible tag friends on your status update—just type @ followed by the first few letters of your friend’s name. The same holds good for any Facebook page you like. But ...
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How to delete search history on Facebook?

Let's say we have searched for some person frequently for a couple of days on Facebook (who may or may not be our friend). When we start entering the person's name (or even the starting letters) in ...
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Displaying SE Flair on my Facebook Timeline [closed]

Is there any way I show off my Stack exchange Flair on my Facebook Timeline? Pasting the HTML code snippet as a "Status Update" just gives a link to my SE Profile. Also is there any way I can make ...
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Is it possible to whitelist applications from which posts are visible on my Facebook newsfeed?

On my Facebook newsfeed, I see posts made by people, and by appliactions such as Farmville, Selective Tweets, random games, etc. Is there a way by which I can whitelist the apps from which I wish to ...
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Can't get past Facebook checkpoint after entering real name

Facebook wanted me to enter my real name, but when I did it didn't accept it. Now I get a blank page (checkpoint) after signing in and can't get to my page. I could and did change my password, but ...
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Activated Bing with Facebook only shows preview and no columns

I activated the new Bing.com experience to Facebook but nothing's coming up for me. I just see "preview" label under the Bing logo and no additional columns. Tried in all major browsers, no ...
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Facebook account with a Gmail email address

When I am on my Facebook account with a Gmail email address, will Gmail notify me at what time I have accessed my Facebook account?
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Why have some of my friends have gone missing from Facebook?

I was looking through my friends list and spotted this: Some of my friends (well more like acquaintances, but you get the picture) are displayed in the list, but don't have a "Friends" button and ...
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How to disable “Seen by” in Facebook chat

When two or more people chat together, Seen by appears when one of the participants views the last message. It is nice to know your message has been viewed, but it is also an invasion of privacy. ...
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Facebook basic page information (name) not being saved

When trying to edit the basic information for the display name of page (not the vanity url) the information does not get saved. I am trying to change the name from "FirstName LastName" to "fila" On ...
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How can I block all of a page's content on Facebook?

A number of my friends, who I otherwise enjoy seeing content from often share content from a particular page that I don't care to see ever again. Is there a way to block content from a page?
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Keyword Search for a comment in group wall

How do I search for a comment I made on a Facebook group wall post a long time ago?
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Trending Articles - Something new of Facebook?

I have recently spotted this in between my facebook news feed: Is this some new feature of facebook or is it because of some app?
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Change Cover Photo Without Uploading again

I have a photo uploaded in an album that I want to set as the cover photo for my Profile. Is there a way to do so without downloading the photo and upload it again? When I open the photo, under the ...
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What is Socialcam and how do I disable it?

More and more frequently, I am seeing posts tagged "Socialcam" pop up on my Facebook feed. When I click these links (which often feature gaping shark jaws, large snakes, ambiguous ladyskin, or other ...
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Facebook auto post to user wall

Have you noticed when you visit some sites, whatever content you access there, is posted on your Facebook wall automatically? Sites like YouTube, MySpace, Yahoo, socialcam, Viddy etc all used this ...
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Hide the persons, friends likes received on my photo, status, etc

Is there a way to hide/block to my friends/public the guys/girls/etc. Who liked my photo, status but the content to remain and not to be blocked?
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Can you make your Facebook statuses/posts “really public”?

I would like to make my Facebook posts "really public": indexable by Google, viewable without a Facebook account. Is it possible? If not, I may have finally found the killer feature of Twitter.
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See Facebook posts made on my behalf by apps

Is it possible to view all Facebook posts that have been made on my behalf by Facebook apps that I have authorized?
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Make profile picture a picture from an album without recreating it

I have a picture in an album that I would like to make my profile picture, but it won't let me unless I crop it, making a new version. I would like to take my photo from my album, without having to ...
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How to delete all friends in a facebook list?

There's a great tool to manipulate friends into list as raised here. Though we cannot quickly/batch delete all friends in a list. If you know how to do this, please share.
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Preventing new friends from seeing old Facebook posts

I'd like to add some new people as Facebook friends so that they can see baby pictures, but not the rest of my posts and other items. Going forward, this is easy, as I can just add them to ...
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How to set restriction list to hide everything including comments and activities?

If you put someone to restriction list, this user doesn't see your comments on your wall. That's one of the expected behaviors. But if you comment an entry in a page or write into the wall of a ...
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How to be notified by email

In the following two situations I need notifications by email: Message in Facebook: I was able to get email notifications earlier, but somehow I cannot anymore. What do I need to change? In my blog ...
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Finding an old incoming friend request on Facebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I see Facebook friend request message after accepting the request? I got a friend request from someone a month ago, approved it, and in the meantime, I forgot ...
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How to keep my friends (100%) private on Facebook

I'm considering setting up a Facebook account but have some concerns about privacy. Specifically, I don't want Facebook to provide the name of Friend A (say) to Friend B if I haven't agreed to this ...
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On Mobile devices where can Facebook Business Timeline Pages be administered from?

Facebook can be accessed on mobile devices via a web browser or via an app. In a desktop browser Administrators can login as FBTPs to post content and use the site as their the page. Can ...
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Is it possible to tag a Facebook Page in a photo and have them appear on the Page timeline?

When I post pictures to my personal account and tag a Facebook Page in them, they don't show up on the Page's timelime, only if you click through to see the Page's photos. All the Page settings are ...
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How to add a Apply For Job button with links and photos to Facebook Page

Our Facebook Page is to be used as a recruiting tool and we want to add an app that takes the user to a page with links to our website, similar to this: ...
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Cannot delete Profile pictures album from Facebook, only has a single picture inside

I can't delete a photo album from my Facebook profile. This album contains only one picture and the name of the album is Profile pictures. I tried several ways to delete it as I changed the viewing ...
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Facebook photo album thumbnail

Can I control that thumbnail on the photo album box in the timeline page of the profile? This box appears besides the "Friends" and "Likes" in a default profile schema.
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Game feeds not posting to Facebook timeline or news feed

Two weeks ago all game updates stopped showing on my Facebook news feed (home screen). I saw them sporadically on my timeline. Last week nothing was showing up. I contacted the game for support and ...
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Can I send a message to someone who's made a friend request?

Someone's made a friend request, but I'm suspicious about the request. The only public detail is her gender, and her name. Googling her name suggests that it's a Nigerian name, so I'm worried it may ...
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Facebook Timeline display bug

I'm getting a really weird display bug in Facebook Timeline, that renders the interface pretty much unusable. Screenshots One, two Questions Has anyone seen this precise bug? Generally, when ...
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How to disable Facebook account verification when I login from different country

As Facebook is blocked by Iranian government, we have to access it through VPNs and other proxy software (e.g. Tor) which their servers are scattered over the world. The problem is Facebook is ...