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My Facebook Friends count is constantly changing

I tend to keep numbers in my head a lot, so if I see <X> friends today that's okay. But tomorrow or later tonight that number changes to <X-1> or <X+2>. This also happens a lot ...
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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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How to upload an mp3 to Facebook?

I know it's possible to upload videos to Facebook. Is it possible to upload an mp3 to Facebook using their user interface?
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Deleted Facebook account still shows up in search results?

I deleted my Facebook account and after 14 days, I got an e-mail that confirmed my Facebook account was deleted. However, my profile still shows up in Facebook's search results, albeit the account is ...
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Can I see the list of people I've invited to Facebook?

A friend of mine relayed me a mail that said I invited him to Facebook, which I'm pretty sure I didn't do. Now, I'm worried that there are other people I've unexpectedly invited to join Facebook. Is ...
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How to get page www.facebook… for my apps.facebook…?

I have my app up and running via: http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=103297833078853 Now I want to claim a page such as http://www.facebook.com/mycyberspaceapp Can you tell me ...
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Delete an old Facebook account

Two years ago somebody made a fanpage for our company, but that person doesn't work here anymore. We don't have any login or password. We like to see that account be deleted, please.
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How can you get Facebook to allow you more than 5000 friends?

Facebook maxes out your friends at 5000. Is there some way to get around this without just creating a second page? Note: I'm not even close, but I have friends who have maxed out and have to kluge ...
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Facebook: Removing “&theatre” Mode

On Facebook, I've found that if you remove the &theatre from the URL when viewing a picture, it reverts back to the original way of viewing pictures. Is there any way I can make the removal ...
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Facebook: don't show news from TV shows I “like” in my feed?

Can I "like" a TV show on Facebook but not see news from it in my News Feed? I'm not interested in the news and just had an unseen episode spoiled from the show's own news feed item. I've looked in ...
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On Facebook can I control which friends appear in my news feed with Friend Lists?

Facebook's News Feed has always seemed rather arbitrary / random to me. I'd like to control which friends appear in the news feed. Is there a way I can do that using my various friend lists? ...
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What are the recommended privacy settings for Facebook?

I hear a lot about the default privacy settings on Facebook being too open and that third parties can get hold of my private information. What can I do to lock down my account so that only the people ...
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How can a user re-join a secret Facebook group?

I created a secret group in Facebook where all of my friends can talk and chat about anything. If someone leaves the group and wants to join the group, what can they do? I am the admin of that group, ...
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What should I do if my Facebook account is taken over by another person?

My daughter's account has been taken over by an other person. It is the second time in four days, What to do? She already asked twice for a new log in way, she logged in successfully, but the next ...
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How do I allow public commenting on a video in Facebook?

On the Old Spice Facebook page, there are videos that permit public commenting (you don't have to be a fan or Like the page). I can't seem to turn public commenting on for my page's videos (neither ...
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How do I control who can see my Friends List?

I don't want the entire world to see who I am friends with on Facebook. How do I control who can see my list of friends?
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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 to stop friend requests from friends of friends

How can I stop friend requests from "friends of friends" when I don't have a clue who those people are? I have a Facebook account to keep up with people I know personally who have moved away, but I ...
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How do I delete my Facebook friends from the mobile interface?

How do I delete my Facebook friends from the mobile interface?. Before the timeline feature there was an "unfriend" button in their profile. However, now I can't find where is it located in timeline ...
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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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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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Comments and likes for a photo not showing up on Facebook profile, only when clicking the photo

On Facebook, I noticed that the comments and likes for a photo I checked in are not showing up on my profile but they display when I click into the photo. How can I get them to display directly on ...
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People cannot “Like” any posts on my Facebook Wall

On my Facebook page, the "Like" and "Comment" option is missing on all posts on my wall. I can like and comment on my own page, but others cannot. I discovered this when I went to my profile page and ...
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posting in google+ that is automatically reposted on Facebook

How can I post in Google+ that is automatically reposted on Facebook? Are there any browser extensions for this in Google-Chrome or Firefox?
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Facebook event: uninvite all people who are not “attending” nor “maybe”

I invited 800 friends to a Facebook event I thought would interest only very few people, and the event is getting too popular compared to actual capacity. Is there any alternative to manually ...
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How can I view posts made with “Facebook Comment Sections” on other websites? [duplicate]

I'm seeing blogs as well as a few start-up projects using Facebook Walls as their comments sections. These are integrated with your Facebook account and generates a Facebook Notification when you ...
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Allow Facebook page users/fans to post only after admin review?

I run a Facebook page for a local organization. Is it possible to allow users to post on our wall, tag photos, etc. - but only after one of our admins has reviewed it?
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Uploading animated GIFs on Facebook

I'd like to upload or link to an animated GIF to Facebook in such a way that ideally it would display animated in the profile page. If that's not possible, it should at least animate when clicked. ...
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What is the difference between share-on-Facebook and Facebook-like?

What is the difference between share-on-Facebook and Facebook-like? I see both of them in many pages. Which one to use? What are the factor for choosing?
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How do I get the e-mail addresses of my Facebook friends?

I want to send one of my Facebook friends an e-mail, but I don't have his email-address. It's rather personal, so I don't want to send it via Facebook if possible. How can I get his e-mail address ...
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389 views

Is it possible to edit the Facebook lookback video?

Can you edit the Facebook "looking back" video, swapping some pictures? Trying to change some photos, does anyone get a prompt to do that anywhere?
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How to share the “Look Back” video from Facebook?

On Facebook, there is a link to view a video looking back on your Facebook history. Apparently, some people have shared this video with their friends, however I and someone else cannot figure out how ...
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How does Facebook know how to suggest friends for new accounts?

When someone creates a new Facebook account, they see a list of suggested friends. It's surprisingly accurate sometimes. How does Facebook obtain this data? Some guesses I've thought of so far: ...
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Facebook account hacked, what to do?

Someone hacked my Facebook profile and my password has been changed by someone. I cannot change my password and the regular way doesn't work, I never become the e-mail of the new password in time, ...
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Facebook Checkpoint, Locked Profile

I have been loged out of my facebook for a while. It all started when I imported some contacts from my old Yahoo mail. They locked my account and I now have to verify it, I tried this they send me a ...
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What tools can I use to get Wordpress updates on a Facebook page? [closed]

I have been using the RSS Graffiti app to get updates from Wordpress onto my Facebook page. This generally works fairly well, giving me a photo thumbnail, title, and short description. My thoughts on ...
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Shared email on 2 Facebook accounts is stopping access to both accounts

My husband wanted me to set up a Facebook account for him and I accidentally used our shared email address, which is set against my own account. Since then, neither of us has been able to log in, so ...
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Can Facebook send a confirmation code to an alternate email not associated with my account?

I forgot my Facebook password and couldn't remember my email address so I created a new email address. Can Facebook send me a confirmation code so I can reset my password and log in to Facebook?
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How do I comment on Mark Zuckerberg's posts?

I want to know how to comment on Mark Zuckerberg's posts. When I see his posts the comments are either from people in his personal relation or they are employees at Facebook. However, there are some ...
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Forgot Facebook Email and Password

I have an old Facebook account that I created, uploaded a couple of photos and simply ignored (i.e. no friends added). Now, I can't remember the email address associated with the account and I don't ...
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Block my activity on Friends' News Feeds like Photo Likes or Post Likes

(I am not asking how to block my posts on my timeline.) I am asking how I can block my activity, such as posting in open groups, making comments on people's posts, adding a friend, liking a photo, ...
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Not getting notifications of close friend

I am unable to get any notification from my close friend on Facebook. I do not even have a notification button on the top left hand side in my close friend list. Does anyone have any suggestions why ...
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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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Someone memorialized my Facebook profile but I'm still alive!

Apparently, it’s pretty easy to memorialize someone's Facebook profile. I am greeted with the following message after entering my valid and correct username and password: Account Inaccessible This ...
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How to delete all Facebook posts/comments older than 1 year?

I love Facebook, but I don't want all my contacts to be able to sift through all my old posts. So I'd like to delete all my posts and comments from Facebook after a defined time, like, say one year. ...
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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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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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How can I reset all public posts to be friends-only?

I recently found that despite my default posting privacy level being "friends" all of my recent posts are "public". Is there some way I can quickly move these posts back to "friends" or otherwise ...
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How do you format Facebook Wall posts?

There doesn't appear to be any formatting links when I do a Facebook Wall post. Is there any way to do formatting like HTML, markup, etc?
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How do I remove Timeline from Facebook?

I visited my friend's profile on Facebook recently. Impressed with his Timeline feature I added to my profile as well. Bored with it, I want to get rid of the Timeline now. How can I remove it? I was ...