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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 ...
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Facebook friend request not received

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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Why doesn't an entry appear in my timeline when my friend tagged me in his post?

He wrote a long article and tagged a lot of people, some of whom are not my friends. It is a public post. I opened the page of someone that is tagged in the same post and I could see the entry for it ...
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How to create a list (of Friends) in Facebook based on location (i.e., in my local town)?

There are lots of times I only want to post updates to certain groups (especially to folks that are in my local city). Is there a way to create an automatic list based on where those people are? (Or ...
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Direct link to create a Facebook event?

Is there a direct link to bookmark that creates a new Facebook event? The following button is associated with the URL https://www.facebook.com/events/upcoming# and thus does not directly link to ...
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How do I set a friend of a friend tagged on a photo I posted?

I shared a photo with my friends only. I'd like a friend of a friend to see a photo or a photoset. (He is not my friend.) To do that, I set my photo with friends-only privacy and tag a friend of my ...
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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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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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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 get a non-friend to view photos I've been tagged in?

I have a friend who cannot be my Facebook friend, but I would like them to be able to view on my timeline any photos that I've been tagged in by others. Is this possible?
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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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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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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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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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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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Facebook Messenger: online or offline?

I'm having friends come up in the chat bar that have no green dot next to their name. I'm just wanting to know if they are online or not? Some have green dots and some don't. Is it possible that the ...
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How do I delete the suggested friends list on Facebook?

I have a common name and the suggested friends list is long and I don't know most of the people on it. Is there a way to delete this list so that it doesn't load at all?
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Facebook account visible to friends even after deactivation

I deactivated(not deleted) my facebook account 2 days back thinking that my profile would not be available to rest of the world. But what I see here is that my friends can still visit my facebook ...
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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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Send message to inbox of member of group who I'm not friends with

I need to reach members of my group whom I am not friends with and who may have turned off notifications (I don't want to friend them though). Is there a way to get a message to their inbox (not their ...
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How can you download all the data from a Facebook Group?

I have a private group in Facebook for a group of classmates. I know with the tools Facebook provides you are able to download your own data. However, I want to download all the status updates, ...
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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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How to set that people on one list will not be able to see posts on my timeline from people of a different list

Is there a way to set that people in a specific list will not be able to see posts that people from another list posted on my timeline? For instance, to set it so that my ex-boss will not be able to ...
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Nearby Friends looking at your location

When "seeing your precise location" pops up on Facebook Nearby Friends, does it mean that person you are sharing with is looking at it right at that moment? Can you tell when they look at your ...
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How can I share my life event on Facebook to my friends' news feeds?

I edited my graduation date in my Facebook profile to become today. I made sure that my school in my profile has a privacy setting of "public". However, I only saw this life event "Graduated from ...
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Post another person's tweets into Facebook group?

How can I re-tweet another person's posts into my Facebook group? I am interested on doing this automatically, since I basically want to re-tweet of all this person's tweets.
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Is it possible to not save Facebook chat history?

I would like to not retain my Facebook chat history. Instead of deleting every chat, is there an option for this?
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How to get email notifications from ONLY 1 Facebook group

I have a Facebook account, but I don't really want to use Facebook. I only use Facebook for one group that only sends notifications through Facebook. How would one get email notifications only from ...
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How can I stop my Facebook notification from appearing on friend's wall

I am in a group on Facebook, where my friend has joined. I want to get notifications from the group about what I post there, but do not want my friends to get notified about it. I Google'd it and ...
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What is the maximum size of a comment to a post on Facebook?

How many characters can a comment to a post have on Facebook? Note that I'm not referring to a status update or a root post in a group but to the comments.
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Not able to see/download old pictures on Facebook messages

So basically I went back about 2 years into an old Facebook conversation and I found some photos that I wanted to view. But they didn't come up as normal photos. They had the file name e.g. ...
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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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Commenting on another Facebook page as my page, why is the comment only visible to me?

Whenever I comment on another Facebook page as my page, it seems that the comment is only visible to me and people that already like my page. Is this really true? Any way to surpass this, or is this ...
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No Add Friend Button but many mutual friends?

An old friend and I have 18 mutual Facebook friends. Until a month ago, I could have sent him a friend request, as the button to add friend was there. Then all of a sudden, the "add friend" button ...
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Not receiving notifications when getting Likes on a comment on a page's post on Facebook

When I receive Likes on my comment that I posted on the post of a page, I don't receive notifications. Where can I change these settings?
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How to post from blogger to Twitter and FB with blog label as # tag in post content?

Currently I'm using IFTTT to perform the following: If: Any new post on blog Then: Create a link post on my Facebook fan page Is it possible to include labels used in blogger with hash tag in my ...
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How to deal with Facebook real name policy?

I used to have a Facebook profile for my store. It had 3000 friends and still brings lots of visits to my web site. Now, when I open my Facebook account, it asks for my real name and won't let me go ...
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Does Facebook still have a place for favourite quotes and music and if yes how do you edit them?

In the past Facebook had a place where one can specify their favorite music, films, quotes etc. Do they still have this? If yes how can I edit it?
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Twitter's Facebook connect behaves inconsistently [on hold]

I'm having a lot of trouble getting Twitter's native Facebook connect app to work. It works one day, doesn't work the next, and I find myself wasting hours trying to get everything to sync. Does ...
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How to avoid cropping Facebook profile picture and not lose its quality?

Every time I try to update my profile picture on Facebook, it asks me to crop it to a square. This happens both when trying to upload a new picture and when trying to use an existing picture from a ...
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How can I add tags below my Facebook page name instead of categories?

How can I add these "tags" to my page instead of the normal categories that are currently there?
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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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Where can I find the the address to mypage@facebook.com?

What didn't work so far: Sending an e-mail to the exact page slug followed by @facebook.com Sending a message to an e-mail from the page. The option is not available. I'm looking for something ...
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Automatically save Facebook photos where I have been tagged

I would like to automatically capture any photos post on Facebook in which I am tagged. For instance, a friend posts some photos from a get-together and I'm tagged in some. I'd like to be able to grab ...
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When sharing photos on Facebook, how does Facebook prioritize sharing methods? Certain methods don't show up in friends' feeds as often

What I mean is, if I add photos to an album via an external source such as iPhoto, Flickr, or IFTTT, it is rare that I'll receive any likes or comments. When I share a photo directly to Facebook from ...
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Unable to set Facebook web address on new page

I'm creating a new Facebook page. On step #3 of the creation process it gives me the option to "choose a unique Facebook web address". But no matter what address I specify (that does not already ...
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When Facebook page qualify to have a web address?

I have created two Facebook pages, both never published so far, first on March, 9 and second today. While I had absolutely no problems with setting Facebook Web Address for the first page, it seems, ...
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Facebook data download corrupted/empty?

When I try to use Facebook's download your data functionality (as documented here), I get almost nothing in response. As expected, I'm given a facebook-username.zip archive to download, however it ...
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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 ...