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Is it possible to create an open group for a Facebook Page?

This group should be an integrated part of the Facebook Page (cf. Page Events) and be represented as a tab in the tab menu. Does Facebook provide such a feature for Facebook pages?
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How can I change the preview image when sharing a link on Facebook?

I would like to change the preview image that is shown when sharing a link on Facebook, e.g. on a timeline, in a chat or post. Figure 1: Screenshot of a shared link on Facebook Messenger.
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People tagging themselves in Facebook Events

I may be showing my age here, but I shared an event to a page I maintain and people have started tagging their own names like crazy on it. Do they think they are signing up for something? Do they not ...
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How can I retreive messages from Facebook Pages?

I want to automatically, once a day, retrieve all (or all new) messages from a Facebook Page where I have admin rights. I have investigated using Graph API, but in order to use this, I need to create ...
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Does Facebook automatically archive older posts in a group? How can I access these archived posts?

I've just finished teaching an undergraduate literature class which ran for the last few months. Every week, my students would meet up outside of class and discuss the text they were reading, and ...
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Find Facebook posts liked by friendlist members

Can I search Facebook for posts that were liked only by members of a friends list that I created?
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Search for sponsored ad campaigns that businesses are running on Facebook

How do you search for sponsored ad campaigns that businesses are running on Facebook? I would like to search other companies' sponsored campaigns.
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Reached Limit of max number of people & Pages to See First. What is the limit & how to trim list?

What is the limit as the message did not say anything about that How to trim the list for the ones I want there to avoid message You've Reached the Limit You have picked the maximum number of ...
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Blocked Facebook user highlighted in yellow

When I block a user on Facebook and it highlights in yellow, what does it mean? I have never seen this before and the highlighting seems very unusual. Any suggestions?
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How do I remove the little football icon that's appeared on Facebook?

On logging on to Facebook today I noticed this icon on the right of the "What's on you mind?" box: clicking it shows this: as (apparently) there is a football (soccer for those of you on the ...
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Opening a Facebook friend's page from chat sidebar

Why can't I open a friend's Facebook page from the list of friends on my chat sidebar? I was able to do that until today.
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Filtering “Events Popular In Your Network” for a particular date

Is it possible to only show events from the Events Popular In Your Network list on Facebook that happen at a particular date?
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How can I enable all possible Facebook notifications to be received by email?

I would like to first enable all possible email notifications by Facebook (including all my Groups and Pages) to then subsequently and selectively turn those off that I don't want.
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Is it possible to appeal a Facebook 'profile report' decision?

I have reported a Facebook profile (a "profile", not a "page") as "Represents a business or organisation" which is (I believe) against Facebook's ToS. The profile in question has no 'personal' content ...
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Resetting Basketball score in Facebook Messenger

I have been playing this addicted basketball game on Facebook messenger with my friends, but now we want to reset the score to 0 so that we can start all over again. We don't want to lose our chat ...
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Facebook not showing photos on timeline

We have recently held an event and upload the photos to the event page. People can tag themselves in them but the photos are not showing up on the individual's timeline. The event and photos are both ...
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How can I recover my old Facebook account? [duplicate]

I had a Facebook account, but I forgot my password. When I created a new account using the same mobile number, I could no longer recover my old Facebook account. I don't have an email account. I ...
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bbcode in Facebook posts?

Is there any way to use bbcode in Facebook? Like the [s] tag for strikethrough . Or simple HTML link. I saw few pages using links and strikethroughs so I wonder how do they use these features?
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Facebook friend request moved to other account automatically

I have a personal Facebook page which is full and I have a public figure page that I would like the friend request to move to that page. Is there a way to automatically do that or place a message that ...
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I can't sign into my Facebook account [duplicate]

I'm having problems signing into my account. I know my user name but not my password and I can't recover it because I don't have the phone number that's on the account. What can I do about this?
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“Add friend” has appeared on Facebook after a long time without it. Why?

I sent a friend request on Facebook about a year ago that was denied and the Add Friend Button no longer showed next to their name. Recently the Add Friend option appeared again next to their name. ...
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Unhide “Likes” on Facebook

Accidentally I hid the "Likes" on Facebook. All "Likes" disappeared. Does anyone know how to unhide them? Couldn't find anything on settings.
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Does one get a Facebook notification when someone edited their comment to your post?

I've seen differing reports on this question and would like to get to the bottom of it. While some say (including myself, having tested it with my two Facebook accounts) that no notifications are sent ...
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Facebook showing several images when sharing URL as my page but not as myself. Why?

When I share a URL from my “page” on Facebook, it attaches several images to the Facebook post. All the ones in the blog post, the site logo, etc. And it doesn't show a summary of the blog post either ...
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If a member of my Facebook group tags my groups in her post on her wall, how can I see this?

If a member of my Facebook group tags my groups in her post on her wall, how can I see this? You can tag a Facebook group in your post, but how can the group administrator see that I tagged this ...
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How to choose which friends and group chat to show in Facebook sidebar?

Facebook's chat sidebar frustrates me to no end. It uses some algorithm to place people who I have apparently recently interacted with on the bar, despite not having talked to them or commenting or ...
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Does everything disappear when I block someone on Facebook and Messenger?

If I block someone on Facebook and also block him on Messenger, does everything on Messenger disappear or still is shown as active from the person that blocked him ?
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Facebook - create post with photo in it but which shares as a “post” not as a “photo”

I want to be able to have reviews be posted to a FB page and the post include a graphic of how many stars the review was for. When doing this by uploading a photo of the stars and typing in the ...
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Facebook Ad Manager Content Origin Policy

I have trouble with using Facebook Ad Manager and with Power Editor. In any modern browser I get "Content Security Policy' error messages in console. Chrome: Refused to connect to 'https://facebook....
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How to find videos on Facebook

How can I find videos on Facebook like we search on Youtube? Is there any website or an app in Facebook that allows to do so? Is it possible to find videos using graph search?
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Search videos on Facebook

How can I search videos on Facebook like we search on YouTube?
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How does “number of views on a video on Facebook” work?

I uploaded my video on Facebook. Presently, it has 92 views. I am not sure if it counts the number of times I played the video myself (or if someone has played it many times) or if it counts the views ...
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How do I add co-hosts to my page's event?

I manage a Facebook Page which organizes events now and then. One event is being organized together with a different Page, managed by different people. I would like to set up Facebook to register both ...
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How to add an address to an organization's Facebook Page?

I can't figure out how to add an address to my church's Facebook page. I read through a few different websites but no one seems to have the same problem. Can anyone help?
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Is there a way to convert a link to a post on m.facebook.com to a link to the same post on full-sized Facebook website?

Let's say I use Facebook mobile app and want to get a link for given post, but the app only gives me an opportunity to "copy link" which looks like the following: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?...
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Facebook chat continually gives me an error when I try to send a message

First of all, my internet connection is 100% stable. Still, I am unable to send a message in Facebook chat. The chat window looks like this: If I try to send a message, I'm given this error ...
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Profile picture on friends newsfeed

How can I make it so that when I change my Facebook profile picture, it won't appear on my friends newsfeed, but could still view it if they went to my profile.
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How to disable Facebook chat, but keep messenger working

I have pinned tab with messenger web app to my browser and I never use Facebook chat at facebook.com. Is there a way how to disable chat at facebook.com (not displaying chat panel, not opening new ...
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How to instantly auto-save newly published Facebook posts of a friend?

My Facebook friend's posts are often hacked into, altered and even removed by a government's special services proxy to suppress his speech and for other political reasons. Is there some other way to ...
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How to have notification with chat turned off on Facebook

Is there a way to have chat turned off (in order to be seen as logged out), but receive sound notifications when someone writes a message?
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How do I create a list of all my Facebook comments?

How do I create a list of all my Facebook comments on a particular thread? Also I want to capture all those who have shared my post. The end goal is to extract somehow after capture, the email ...
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Find someone who cancelled their friend request to me [duplicate]

I would like to know how do I find someone who cancelled its friend request to me before I can see it.
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How to turn off dates and/or people in Facebook's “On This Day”?

Facebook's "On This Day" is an interesting way to surface things that I, or people who I'm friends with, have shared in the past. However, there are some memories that I'd rather not be surfaced. (A ...
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How does the ranking of “People You May Know” work?

Why does the same person with no mutual friends or connections always rank high (or on top) every single day in the "People You May Know" list on Facebook? How does the ranking work?
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Get source of a shared Facebook post into IFTTT?

I am trying to figure out a way of getting the source that shared something to Facebook along with content of the post. Ideally I want to export it via RSS, JSON or some other way that will allow me ...
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Add RSS feeds to my Facebook

I'd like to be able to add to my Facebook some of the blogs I follow, or, in other words, I want to use Facebook as RSS reader. It is possible to do such think? The feature I'm interested in is only ...
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How to change Facebook theme

Can anybody tell me how to change the theme of Facebook with any extension? In Facebook, there is no theme change option.
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Why doesn't Facebook tag on a photo posted to my event appear on my timeline?

I have hosted an event on Facebook. Now people are adding photos to that event and tag me in it. I have a setting that I need to review these tag first. But only one of those tags got in the review ...
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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 ...