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Is it possible to have Facebook displayed in the old, pre-2013 layout?

I wonder if one can have someone's Facebook timeline displayed in the old, pre-2013 layout/format? That is the short version of my question, which if you know the answer to, it will suffice. The ...
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How do I upload animated gifs from Twitter onto Facebook and have them animate?

Animated GIFS on Twitter are great for capturing a meme. Downloading them is tricky, but can be done by reading the HTML source or using an external tool. The problem I have is, whenever I upload an ...
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How to remove Facebook page likes

I manage a Facebook page that had 150k likes. It was hacked. Then sold. Then Facebook gave the page back but it had doubled the amount of likes to 300k. Half my likes are fake, which makes the page ...
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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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Is there any way to add a blank line in the beginning of a Facebook comment?

Sometimes I'd like to have empty lines at the beginning of my comments on Facebook. However Facebook strips all the attempts I've made so far. Shift + Enter Alt + 32, then Enter Alt + 255, then ...
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In a Facebook fan page post, what happen to replies underneath after I delete my comment?

Assume I made a comment to a post on a Facebook fan page (which is public) not owned by me, then a few other people (none of them are the owner of the page) replied, so the replies went under my ...
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Facebook “select all” button removed when inviting friends?

I wanted to invite all my friends on a certain event. It seems that the "select all" button is suddenly not present there (I have 300+ friends). And it certainly has been there two or three days ago ...
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Facebook online indicator does not appear for certain profile

Why can't I see the last login time timestamp or online green circle or cell phone icon only for one certain profile? I can open this user profile without problems.
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Avoid re-encoded videos on Facebook

I have been uploading a lot of videos to Facebook recently, but I don't know whether Facebook will re-encode a video if the video doesn't meet their requirements. Which render options are valid so ...
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Is it possible to target the spouse of someone who meets certain demographics/interests with a Facebook ad?

Does Facebook have a way to target the spouse of someone who meets certain demographic/interest criteria? For example, could you target an ad to spouses of firefighters or spouses of teachers?
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Strange cookie-related problem with accessing Facebook Page with fb.me URL

When I'm accessing my site via regular (?) URL: https://www.facebook.com/{sitename}/ I can see clearly that I'm logged in. When I'm accessing the very same Facebook Page using the very same ...
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How to limit old posts on Facebook to a custom friend list

I'd like to know how to automatically assign the visibility of all my Facebook posts to, at most, a custom friend list. I know about the "Limit Old Posts" feature, and this does not allow you to ...
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Difference between posting on friend's wall vs. tagging a non-friend by name in a photo comment

Can some one please explain the difference between posting content directly on a persons Facebook wall whom in on your friend list and tag a person not on your friend list in the comment section on a ...
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Find a years-old comment in Facebook (given certain details)

So I'm trying to plan a vacation with my family, and I'm considering Belize (bear with me, I know this is not Travel.SE). I have "On This Day" turned on in Facebook, and coincidentally, on Monday, ...
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Facebook event recovery

How can I recover a Facebook event page that was accidentally deleted? I tried looking at my activity log and the event no longer appears there.
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Can I signup with Facebook with custom domain email?

I am trying to use my site mail to signup with Facebook, like myname@example.com, but Facebook is reporting it as invalid mail. So, are we not allowed to use anything other than Gmail, Yahoo etc.?
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How to allow everyone to see the posts I am tagged in?

How can I allow public to see the posts I am tagged in on my timeline? Looking here: I can only set friends to see them, but not public! In the custom option, I can only add "friends of friends", ...
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Twitter won't link to Facebook

I had previously linked my personal Twitter and Facebook accounts, then unlinked them. Now I am trying to link them again, and no matter what I do, I get the following message: "You're currently ...
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Hide friending activity from Timeline by default

Whenever I get a new friend on Facebook, a new entry appears in Activity Log with a pencil icon. Clicking this pencil icon reveals that it is "Allowed on Timeline". I would like to make it "Hidden ...
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Hide Friends and Activity on Facebook

On Facebook, I am trying to hide my friends from seeing who I am friends with and who I add as friends. I have already set "who can see my friends" to only myself and I have unchecked all boxes in my ...
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How to display my timeline of only a particular month in the past?

I want to check everything I posted a particular month many years ago. I could scroll down all the way, but scrolling all these years takes forever and makes my browser really slow. How to show my ...
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How can I get an alert when a specific post appears in Facebook?

When The Hungarian Opera House has a new promo, a post appears on its page https://www.facebook.com/Operahaz/?ref=ts&fref=ts and the first 10-50 people who click and answer a simple question get ...
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How to post photo with website clickthrough on Facebook?

Is it possible to post a photo on Facebook that links to a website? Can this only be done with Facebook ads?
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Converting Facebook profile to page, not all “likes” were transferred nor all “friends” converted to fans

A friend of mine asked me to convert his profile into a Facebook page. So I have initiated the migration process. And I have migrated the friends into Facebook page fans. He has around 4500+ friends ...
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Disable desktop Facebook notifications

Recently I get Facebook notification such as friends' birthdays on my laptop with Windows 7 64-bit. (White rectangular box on the lower-right corner of the screen) I'm using Chrome browser but don't ...
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How can you mark your own sent messages in a chat as spam in Facebook

I read that is not possible to delete sent messages in Facebook here:How can I delete Facebook messages sent to other users?, but an answer there says that there's a work around like this: "mark the ...
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What will happen if I change the privacy of a photo from “Friends” to “Public”?

I uploaded a picture to my timeline and set the privacy to "Friends". My friends received notifications. But now I have changed the privacy of the image to public. Will my friends get new ...
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How can I upload my animated GIFs to Facebook (in 2015) [duplicate]

According to this Mashable article, Facebook only recently started supporting GIF support. From the article, here's how it works: "you need to paste a GIF file link into the "status update" screen" ...
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When tagging unrecognized faces on Facebook, tag gets re-assigned to nearest recognized face

I'm tagging people on photos on Facebook, but some faces are not recognized. I click on the photo and tag the person, it seems to put the square around the right face and tag it, but when the tag is ...
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Why does Facebook show the time of seen, the same as the time of sending message?

I use Facebook on my computer. I have this problem when I send someone any message, and the message gets seen, the time of seen is the same as the time I sent it.
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How do you unlike a merged page on Facebook?

A year ago I liked page A.1 on Facebook. Today, I want to unlike it. However, A.1 has merged with A.2 and A.2 now loads when I try to visit A.1. I do not have A.2 liked (this is what displays on A.2 ...
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On Facebook does the user get notified when a non-friend comments on their post which they posted on their friend's wall?

If I post something on a friend's timeline, and a friend of theirs (but not a friend of mine) comments on that post, will I get a notification?
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Restrict people and friends of friends from adding me as their friend

How can I restrict people, even friends of friends from adding me as their friend on Facebook?
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I want to keep parts of Facebook & not others. Suggestions please

I have become disenchanted with facebook. People going there to rant & criticize is so very old. I would prefer to just be able to go there and read things from Smithsonian & women's health, ...
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Sending private messages to a list of Facebook pages

I have a list of Facebook Pages of Businesses that allow you to message them privately. Is there a way that gives me the possibility to send the same message to every Page in that list? I've tried ...
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Facebook's alternatives to liking

When I use Facebook I can see buttons: Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry Are the alternatives to liking the same for everyone using Facebook (in every region, in every device)? "Confused" one day ...
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What does the associative location of “friends” in the Facebook Friends tab indicate?

I have seen some very interesting patterns on the Facebook friends tab. It seems as though there is some sort of pattern in terms of date added or perhaps friends with similar social connections. Does ...
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Consequences of blocking Graph API Explorer on Facebook?

Recently, I've seen a surge in some of my Facebook friends robotically liking posts that are clearly spam. I block the pages, but the same spammy posts always show up again on new pages that I haven't ...
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Is there a Facebook email support? [duplicate]

I have a complicated account issue with Facebook and need to contact a human. I could not find any way to get out of the automated help system and actually tell them my story. Is there a way to write ...
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Facebook: How to hide 'Work and Education' from specific people?

In Facebook how to hide my "Work and Education" or "About You" details from specific people? Is there a way to hide from specific people?
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Can a user with added role of admin invite friends to that fan page?

I created a fan page, but I have 10 friends. My friend Mary (who also likes and follows my fan page) has 800 friends. Being the fan page creator, I understand that I can promote my fan page by ...
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How can I repost a post after I mistakenly removed it?

How can I repost or get an post mistakenly removed?
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Grant employees rights to manage a Facebook page without using their personal account

At some point in the past, the best way we were aware of to allow employees to manage a client's Facebook business page was that we could ask the employee to add their work email address to their ...
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Is there a way to “clean” your facebook profile/timeline? [duplicate]

Does facebook have a function to "clean" the profile, meaning delete for example all posts (or all older than 5 years), but keep the friendlist? Something like "delete your profile", but only for ...
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Are some profiles on Facebook un-blockable?

Facebook habitually recommends some names totally out of the blue as "You may know". My stock response is to view that profile, and if it sets my spidey sense tingling - block. Recently I moved to ...
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Facebook working app to manage friendlist [closed]

is there any frindlist manager for facebook. I need to manage some friend to hide my postures and about me.
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How can I delete multiple Facebook Posts on my timeline?

I'm trying to clean my Facebook profile's Timeline, but I don't like the idea of going through them all posts and delete one by one. Is there any tool, option or something that I'm missing, that ...
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Without programming, get Facebook access token to use graph.facebook.com/me/friends? [closed]

Without using any type of programming language, is it possible to retrieve an active access token so that I can get valid information using https://graph.facebook.com/me/friends? By entering ...
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Retrieve Facebook user id of all my friends?

I have a regular Facebook profile page with 800 friends. How can I get the Facebook user id of all 800 friends of mine? The reason for doing this is the following: I have a colleague that has a ...
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Getting people who liked another Facebook business page to like mine? [duplicate]

I have created a business page for my restaurant. My boss's wife has nearly 5,000 people who like her business page. Is there a way to "invite" all of the people who like her page to like my page?