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Any risk in replying to a message on Facebook?

I got a message from someone I've never met before, or even heard of, from Nigeria. He wants to learn to write Java code and is asking me if I can recommend any websites or e-books to help him. He ...
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What is the limit of Facebook friend requests you can receive?

I'm asking this because I receive a lot of friend requests everyday, but I know that there's a moment in which if someone clicks on your "add as friend" a pop-up will appear saying something like ...
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Why can some Facebook users currently be messaged, but not others?

According to Facebook’s current messaging policies, all users should be capable of receiving messages. However, when viewing some profiles, belonging to Friends of Friends or non-Friends, while logged ...
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If I message a group member or admin will they receive it?

So lets say I joined a Facebook group. If I message somebody from the group (assuming I don't have any mutual friends with that person), will the message land in the "Inbox" or "Other" box? Lets say ...
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How can I AUTOMATICALLY forward Facebook messages to my email?

I am told that I can AUTOMATICALLY (not manually) forward my facebook messages to my email account but I can't find how to do that in the facebook settings. 1) Can facebook messages be automatically ...
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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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Stop Facebook from recording chat?

For about 2 weeks now, Facebook has started recording chat messages to my messages inbox. Is there a way to stop this? I'm constantly getting notifications when I'm chatting that I've got a new ...
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Is Facebook email unusable or just unpopular?

Facebook recently has been rolling out the ability to email to and from the "messages" interface. This is rolling out with the update that combines Facebook Chat and Messages, etc, into one messaging ...
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Facebook is not displaying any messages

This is how it looks currently: When I click on Messages, it dims out and then doesn't display anything. I have tried the following: Refreshed the page. Tried it in latest versions of Safari, ...
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How to see who else is included in message on Facebook

Someone sent me a Facebook message and I replied but some other people I don't know replied too. Is there a list of everyone involved in the message?
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Facebook private messages email notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to receive email notification on about new Facebook messages? I used to get email notifications when I received private messages but for some reason I'm not getting ...
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How messaging actually works in Facebook for freshmen?

A kinda disclaimer: My facebook account got hacked, sends spam messages and so, I had to delete my previous account and recreate another one. My browser has the whole history like, with whom I've ...
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How Can I Archive A Facebook Conversation?

I have a rather long conversation on Facebook. I scrolled up so much that my computer has 5+ second spikes every time it adds another batch of messages. I still have another 25k to go. Time will not ...
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Unable to send message to someone not in my friend list

I am not able to send messages to some people who are not in my friend list, while I am able to send messages to many others. Why is it? I am particularly interested in sending message to a ...
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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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How to prevent hiding “seen” property on my Facebook messages

I know my friends are using some apps to hide the "seen" property Facebook uses in chat and not showing it unless they want to. I' m not looking for those programs to use but to undo. How to undo ...
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Does Facebook delete old messages/conversations that haven't been active in years?

I joined Facebook in 2008 but don't recall if I used its messaging function at the time. I checked my old deactivated account and the oldest message is from 2009. That's around 5 years ago now, so ...
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Instant notification on Facebook message

I want to receive a mail whenever a new message on Facebook is received. Well, that works, but it delivers only after 30 minutes. So, is there a Facebook setting that would let me get the message ...
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How can I get the full archive of information on Facebook

How can I get the full archive of information on Facebook . I tried " Download a copy of your Facebook data" and I received only part of the information .I am not receiving messages deleted. Where is ...
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Does Facebook mark messages as unseen automatically?

I'm a little bit curious. Does Facebook mark messages as unseen automatically? After some passing days I see that my message to a friend becomes unseen. Is it done automatically or what ? Any ...
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Sharing Video on Facebook

If I post a video to my profile on Facebook and make it only visible to a custom list, can those members then re-post the video and share it with whoever they wish?
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Recovering an old account after starting a new one with the same email address

I started a Facebook account for my mom on my dad's computer. After I showed her how it functioned we logged her out. Later, my dad went to log into his Facebook and he couldn't because he thought it ...
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Unresponsive Facebook News Feed

I've been having problems for the last 2-3 weeks when visiting my Facebook News Feed in Chrome. The page never completely loads and makes Chrome unresponsive until I get the "Kill page" dialog. ...
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Facebook Group Change from public to closed

I want to change the settings of my group on Facebook from public to closed, and cannot find anywhere on Facebook where I can do this.
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Crawling my newsfeed on Facebook

I am currently looking for a new place in my city. To this end, I would like to search my Facebook newsfeed, to see if any of my friends are mentioning something about an apartment or studio in their ...
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Facebook won't let me as sole admin post or comment in my group

I'm still a member, still sole admin, have posted nothing breaking the rules. I can like a post or comment, but Facebook will not allow me to make a post or comment (including on a post that I made). ...
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Links posted to Facebook page with Twitter not previewing correctly

I have my Twitter account connected to my Facebook page. When a tweet is posted to Facebook, that also contains my website’s URL, Facebook picks a random image from my home page, and crops it badly. ...
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How to make my Facebook ID with one word only?

My Facebook name is Raihan Khalil. But I want to make it just Raihan. I tried but can't do it. Facebook requires you to have a first and last name. I've seen some people on Facebook with just a single ...
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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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Twitter to Facebook connection is not working

I'm trying to connect a Twitter account to a Facebook one. I have connected the Facebook account from App Settings in Twitter and Authorized Twitter Application. However, Tweets are not being posted ...
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Facebook all comments on external websites

Hello is there any way to find all comments on external websites connected with Facebook account? Let's say I want to find all my facebook activity on external pages based on profile url? Is there any ...
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Enable Reply on Facebook posts

I see posts by some FB friends where the Reply link is enabled on comments made on the post to facilitate conversation threads. They haven't done anything special to enable this feature. This is a ...
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Posting content from a facebook page to a facebook group

Is it possible to get a facebook group to automatically show all posts from a facebook page? Even solutions with external apps, that only work when (the group owner/the page owner/sb else) logs on ...
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Is rewarding users for sharing using Facebook or Twitter breaking the TOS?

I read this paragraph from Facebook's change's to the platform policy: You must not incentivize people to use social plugins or to like a Page. This includes offering rewards, or gating apps or ...
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How do I tag someone in a status in Facebook?

How do I tag friends in a status update on Facebook?
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Facebook: tagging things you're not “related” to

I know I can tag my friends and groups in Facebook status updates using the @-notation. In addition I would like to tag groups I don't belong to or pages I'm not a "fan" of, like Went to see @"Hot ...
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Is it possible to stop people from associating things with me on Facebook without my permission?

On Facebook, it's possible by default for someone's friends to tag him in a photo without his permission. Is there any way for a user to stop his friends from doing that, or to at least require his ...
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How many friends I can tag on my Facebook photo?

How many friends I can tag on my Facebook photo? Can I tag all of my 1000 friends on a single photo?
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How do you Facebook tag you and your friends in photos on an external website?

How do you Facebook tag you and your friends in photos on an external website? This is an example of it in action, but not sure how they did it: ...
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Photos tagged with brand are not showing in Facebook fan page photos tab

I manage a Facebook fan page for a brand and fans are able to tag my brand on photos. According to what I've read on someone's blog, photos where my page have been tagged should appear on the photos ...
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How can I tag a page in a Facebook photo that isn't among the three pages found by the search?

If I want to tag a page in a photo (new way of adding a photo to a page's photo album), I type @ and then the page name, and a dropdown is shown with a list of candidates. What happens is that some ...
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Can people on Facebook see photos in albums hidden from them on my mutual friend's timeline?

I have three questions: If I post something on my timeline that I specifically hide from person X, but in that post I have tagged persons Y and Z, both of whom are friends of mine AND friends of X, ...
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What does “Get help from an authority figure or trusted friend” when removing a tag in Facebook do?

When clicking on "report/remove tag" what does the option "Get help from an authority figure or trusted friend" do? Does it actually contact the local police or something? Just out of curiosity...
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Making friend list invisible [duplicate]

How do I make my friend list invisible to my other friends on my facebook? I thought making my friend list private did the job. But it didnt.
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Customize Facebook Newsfeed Message When Someone Likes Facebook Page

Does anyone know if it is possible to customize the message that populates in newsfeeds when someone Likes my company's Facebook Page? We are beginning a charity gig on our Facebook Page next year, ...
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Facebook posted by disabled

I have Facebook Fan page. There are 5 editors on this page who post news on it and I am the Admin. I noticed today that the latest post does not show "posted by" and I don't know who are posted ...
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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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Using the “use Facebook as” dropdown won't work

I know how to use the "use Facebook as" dropdown, but it only offers a list of five choices. I have at least a dozen pages, and it doesn't offer the other seven anywhere, nor does it have a scrollbar ...
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Notifications only for comments on your Facebook Page, not Likes

This is the only checkbox option I have whether I'm posting as the Page or myself: "Send me a notification on Facebook when people post, like, comment on, or send [your page name] a message." Is ...