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Prevent Facebook from sharing private info on off-site comments [duplicate]

If a website uses the Facebook social plugin for allowing page comments, it appears that Facebook then posts information about you from your profile (employer, school, etc.) when you post a comment: ...
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Why is Facebook saying I'm active if I'm not? [closed]

I turned off my Facebook chat as I'm not using it and recently my phone updated so the last active stamp is now visible, but incorrect because it is saying active a second ago then a minute and the a ...
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How come I see myself logged in Facebook on on other pages

How it is achieved that I am "logged" in Facebook in other pages as well. Is this not violation of same origin policy? Can Facebook collect the data about the pages I visit this way? Can the host ...
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Why would Facebook notifications be showing I've read them when I haven't?

My wife is convinced someone has either hacked into her Facebook account or into our computer in general. One of the things going on is that notifications are supposed to be shaded grey until you read ...
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Block Facebook completely except the ability to send and receive messages?

I am getting too much distracted by Facebook. I want to completely block my facebook account but want to be still able to send and receive messages from friends on my laptop. Is there any way to do ...
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How can I remove a false entry on facebook?

How can I remove my entry from Facebook which I have never joined but keep getting e mails addressed to me which are unsolicited? I believe someone has maliciously entered false details about me ...
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How to comment on receiving a game request?

I have just received a game request from a friend and wanted to comment on it, but do not find any way to do it. Clicking on the request leads to opening of the app. What should I do?
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How do I stop posts from friends of friends on Facebook?

How do I stop receiving posts in the newsfeed on Facebook when one of my friends likes or comments on a photo of somebody who is not one of my friends? I really don't want my newsfeed filled with ...
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Auto-forwarding messages on a Facebook group to a mailing list

A group I'm a member of has people who use email only, Facebook only, and both email and Facebook. I would like to enable to the email-only people to read messages that people post on the group's ...
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How do I get my message icon back onto my Facebook account?

How do I remove the activity log icon from my Facebook page? It took the place of my message icon and now I can't message anyone from my account!
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Does google store search queries etc typed into its text box that are never actually sent like facebook allegedly does?

I think I read somewhere (I definitely read this somewhere on a hackernews article) that facebook stores the text you type into your text box while using facebook even if you don't send it, i.e. if ...
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How do I go back to original post after a clicking photo comment?

When you click on a photo post on Facebook, it pops up the modal window. You can see the comments on the right. When people leave photo comments, and you click on them, how do you go back to the ...
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facebook photos

I have joined a "just for fun" type web page on facebook. I have tried to share photos with the page through pinterest, or photos from my facebook page. I haven't had any success with either one. ...
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2-step Authentication Facebook - Is it possible to disable SMS codes?

I have Facebook login approvals set up. Is there any way to stop Facebook from sending login codes via SMS? Preferably, I'd like to exclusively use my Google Authenticator app to receive login codes. ...
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How to increase privacy on Facebook from non-friends?

I happened to see my Facebook account from a profile who isn't my friend. Basically everything is public. I thought I had fixed this with the settings. My issues are: I don't want strangers to ...
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Can I disable others from receiving notifications every single time I post on FB?

Annoying family member has "Get Notifications" set on my profile. Is there a way to stop them from receiving notifications every time I post? Not talking about things not showing in news feed, or on ...
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Can I disable video auto-play on Facebook?

So Facebook has started to roll out auto-playing of videos in adverts and in news feeds. While it mutes them it still plays the video. Is there a way I can disable this and return to the old behaviour ...
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How to have video displayed on timeline

I uploaded a video and found it didn't have sound. I uploaded again and this time it did have sound but it didn't appear on my timeline. I can find it through photos->albums->videos how can I ...
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I deleted an old Facebook Business page and my profile page was deleted as well. Now I can not manage my new business page!

I was helping a local business with their facebook page. They used to have a business page but they "deleted" it and created a personal profile page for their business. Due to the constrains of a ...
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Facebook's expansion of links in comments on Pages not deterministic?

When adding comments that contain embedded URL links to posts on Pages, it seems that Facebook sometimes expands these links (i.e., displays an associated Preview of the link), and sometimes does not. ...
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Is there a way to edit the username under five characters on Facebook?

For example, look at this image below : This user has a username of just two characters: mf. Are there any tricks involved for achieving this?
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Facebook Page is frozen

Curious if anyone has experienced this. I manage a bunch of pages. One of the pages suddenly stopped being responsive. Here is what I have discovered: The page is working fine for visitors. If I'm ...
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Facebook chat messages still go to email if it’s off?

If chat is turned off on Facebook, will I still receive the messages to my email? Or only to the Facebook inbox now?
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n my Facerbook friend list, there are some lists that were created automatically (the one with lightning icon on their right)

n my Facerbook friend list, there are some lists that were created automatically (the one with lightning icon on their right) e.g. the lists whose names are my high school and undergraduate ...
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Creating a separate timeline in Facebook

When I find interesting posts I share them and they appear in my timeline. In time, I get a lot of posts in my timeline. I would like to split them and to have a distinct timeline where I can keep ...
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Facebook account converted as advert page

I have a normal Facebook account and for the last 4 months whenever I try to open it, I am getting an advertisement page and there are no options or settings available for changing it to my personal ...
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Blog name disappeared in Facebook share

I recently created my first blog and I'm trying to customize it. I customized my share buttons and I enabled the meta tags for the posts, so that when I share on Facebook, it shows a description. ...
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Facebook posts by app not showing up publicly

I am using a WordPress plugin to automatically post a link on a Facebook page whenever I publish a blog post. For some reason the posting on Facebook only shows up when I look at my FB page, but not ...
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How can I stop notifications from an unknown Facebook account to my new phone?

I have a new phone and the phone number seems to have been used before, by someone who wanted a notification whenever they logged in to Facebook. Note: I do not have the phone that person had, so I ...
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Facebook Custom Post

I have a question on my wall post. I want to share this one post to this one friend, because I only want her to read it. My question is, will her friends see that particular post?
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Working from business Facebook page instead of personal

I set up an additional page for my business as an added page to my original. When I go to that page, I get a message that I will be posting, liking, and commenting as that page. However, when I try to ...
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How to share a Blogger post description when I share on Facebook

I just recently made my first blog on Blogger. When I share a post on Facebook, it just shows an image, the title and the blog URL. But I want to add a description as well. This happens when I share ...
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Find a Facebook profile

I have someone who is creating a Facebook profile to leave a comment and deactivate the profile right after. Is there a way to retrieve any info based on the automated mail I received from Facebook to ...
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Why does my video from YouTube not have any sound when played on Facebook?

I posted a video with sound from YouTube to Facebook but I did not get any sound, what did I do wrong?
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How can I add a preview for an MP3 on a Facebook post without Soundcloud?

I use Soundcloud to add a preview for an MP3 on a Facebook post: How can I add a preview for an MP3 on a Facebook post without Soundcloud so that the user doesn't have to open a new tab to listen ...
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How can I remove a SoundCloud preview on a Facebook post?

I added a SoundCloud link in a post on Facebook a while ago: How can I remove the preview?
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Facebook App chat very weird situation

I have Facebook app on my iPhone 4S and I have an issue. Although chat is off, when I check my Facebook from my iPhone, any Facebook friend of mine can enter his inbox where we had conversation and he ...
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Facebook - Email Notification Configurations

For the past weeks, I have not been receiving email notifications when I receive a Facebook message. I however still receive email notifications when people add me as a friend. I have gone through my ...
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What is the best way to merge friend lists on Facebook?

I have a few Facebook friend lists that should really be one; they overlap (some friends are in many of the lists, some not) and have similar names. I'd like to merge these into one list. What's the ...
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Un-stick sticky search bar (like on Youtube or Facebook)

Many websites now have a search bar anchored on top of the window, that stays there on scrolling down, like, for example on YouTube or Facebook. Is there a way to stop this behaviour, meaning the ...
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Blocking articles from specific websites no longer an option in Facebook Newsfeed

This worked great briefly, but the option seems to have been removed. Any official docs on it? http://www.onthemedia.org/story/facebook-will-now-let-you-block-all-articles-any-website/
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Not being able to see “likes” on a friend's public Facebook status

I have a somewhat complicated question. Please bear with me. My friend posted a public status post earlier this year (she changed her profile picture). The thumbs up icon claims 12 people "liked" ...
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Getting emails of friends in Facebook

In my project, I have a section for inviting friends from social sites including Facebook. I researched on it and found out that it is not possible. What I need is to retrieve all emails of Facebook ...
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How to Disable Comments On Facebook

I am an Administrator on my page at facebook, I tried to set the dictionary of most common words (insults), but the filter seems not working with SMS language; Can I block comments on facebook page ...
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I have a You Tube and Google Plus account that are linked to Twitter and Facebook but I need to remove the auto link

I have a You Tube and Google Plus account that are linked to Twitter and Facebook but I need to remove the auto link that I set up as it is sending to many videos to my twitter account.
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How can I download non public Facebook video?

I want to download a video uploaded by a friend on Facebook for offline access. How can I do that? I tried almost all Chrome extensions on Chrome store and none seems to work. Also, youtube-dl didn't ...
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Facebook friends list as seen by my friend's friend

If I have friend M on Facebook and he has a friend H, does H see that M and I are friends when she looks at my timeline (I have set my friends list to only be shown to me and M's list is public on ...
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Where does facebook take “People have been here” data from?

Simple question I cannot find an answer to: Where and how does facebook get the data for the number of people who "have been" to a place? Is it all GPS / mobile data? If you live in a certain ...
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Visibility of posts in restricted state on Facebook

If I am restricted on a friend’s Facebook page, will all posts not be able to be seen or just the ones from the time you are set to restricted?
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Is it there any way to simulate invisible in Facebook chat?

Is it there any way to appear invisible in Facebook? I am aware of how to turn off chats for specific friends, but I want to become invisible. Is it there any way/messenger to achieve/support this?