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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I allow getting Facebook event invitations from the general public?

I don't see anything in the privacy settings that would prevent people from inviting me to events. Some people say they cannot invite me to events as my name is not populating, even though we are part ...
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How do I stop profile photo shrinking when moving a picture from an album to my profile picture?

How do I stop profile photo shrinking when uploading a profile picture? I currently have many huge and clear profile pictures uploaded, but cannot upload new photos just as big and clear. I have ...
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How to sort facebook search groups results by members?

I tried using https://www.facebook.com/search/str/thekeywordgoeshere/keywords_groups?ref=top_filter as the URL in the address bar. But top_filter doesn't work. What I need to achieve is to sort the ...
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Why can't my friends see my posts on timeline?

Today I was checking the "view as" feature of Facebook and noticed that two of my friends can't see my posts and the pics that I have uploaded on my timeline. I mean it was showing nothing,not even a ...
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Suddenly stopped getting Facebook notifications in Gmail account. Notifications setting is on, and there are no Gmail blocks or filters

The only weird thing in my Facebook settings is under 'Notifications'. The 'Activity that Involves You' box is greyed out (but appears to be set to 'on'). It's annoying to have to click on the little ...
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Facebook Location section of “Preferred Page Audience” never loads

I am having facebook page Java By Patel and was able to edit "Preferred Page Audience --> Location" 5 days back. But from last 5 days I am not able to edit it and Location section of "Preferred ...
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Twitter accounts with Facebook fan pages

I have number of fan pages on my Facebook account. I am trying to get a Twitter account for each page, but because I already have my own Twitter account it will not let me connect the fan page ...
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Share your suggested edits with others so they'll approve or reject

When you enter Facebook Pages, Places, etc. somewhere in the top buttons there's usually a way to suggest edits. Those suggestions appear for edit lovers who know about the existence of ...
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How to disable notifications for all Facebook events?

Facebook is constantly pestering me with updates from events I'm signed up to. Is there a way to completely disable those notifications? I know it's possible to manually click "Stop Notifications" on ...
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Batch save all photos in Facebook messages

How can I batch save all photos from all Facebook messages? There's a few hundred or a few thousand pictures in total from different conversations, so these solutions are NOT solutions I am looking ...
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Getting event decline notifications on Facebook

I made the mistake of inviting friends to an event in the community and now every time someone responds with decline or maybe, I'm getting notified! I really don't care who accepts. I did not create ...
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Add a new album to Facebook, along with an update/description

Does anyone know the correct way to create a new album, add photos and post, all at the same time and have a status update that describes this album? It can be done with several photos added as a ...
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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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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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Enable Reply on Facebook posts

I see posts by some FB friends where the Reply link is enabled on comments made on the post to facilitate conversation threads. They haven't done anything special to enable this feature. This is a ...
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Tagging people who aren't on Facebook

I uploaded a collection of photos with a person I wasn't able to find on Facebook. Is there a way to enter his/her name? It's not a tag in the photo itself, but in the part where you specify "who you ...
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One album managed to have different privacy per photo in facebook album - how do I replicate this?

I've always understood that the privacy settings for photos in an album are set on the album not on the individual photo (as is covered here). However, I notice that I have one folder (created by ...
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How to get data out of a Facebook survey

I want to get the questions out of some Facebook survey. It wasn't made by me. Is it possible to transfer to Excel or something similar?
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how to ‘like’ someone’s participation in (‘going to’) an event?

I want to like that someone is going to an event. IIRC, I can do it when I see it in the ‘Ticker’. It is also possible if someone already liked it; that shows up on the wall of the event. But when I ...
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Sometimes cannot add post time when posting on my timeline

Sometimes when using Facebook I've noticed it seems that, if I make too many posts within one day, when I go to make a new post I do not have the option to add a time to the post, just text, pictures, ...
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Can see posts from friends but not any comments people leave

So I can see a friends posts but I can't see any likes or comments on the post. There would definitely be comments and likes left by others. Why is this?
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“Page not found” after unfollowing someone on Facebook?

Not only do I no longer see any of their posts, when I visit their page it says that it's "not found" which makes no sense unless they blocked me immediately after I unfollowed them. Yeah, it's ...
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Bug/feature preventing renaming link preview

Before sharing a link on Facebook, I could click on the title of the link preview to rename it (the uppermost point here describes what I mean). But now I tried to do this and clicking on the title ...
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How do I export Facebook friends list that includes disabled accounts?

I just need a list of names, and no other info such as contact details. Other answers to this question, such as ...
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Why do I get so many unsolicited Facebook friend requests?

At least once a day, I get a Facebook friend request from someone I don't know, most likely a fake account, from people all over the world. Does it happen to everyone, or am I somehow targeted? Is ...
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How to hide from the public “comments and likes from friends” underneath my Facebook cover photo

My Facebook friends list is set to "friends only" so the public cannot see this. They can, however, see who SOME of my friends are by viewing the comments and likes from friends underneath my cover ...
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How to keep unaccepted events from going to my phone?

Now first of all, sometimes I do want certain Facebook events to appear on my phone, but only if I accept a request. Unfortunately, my phone shows every single event I've ever been invited to, even ...
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Trying to suggest someone to a friend on Facebook and getting the “The server found your request confusing and isn't sure how to proceed.” error

I am trying to suggest friend X to friend Y on Facebook and I get the "The server found your request confusing and isn't sure how to proceed." error: What are some likely cause for the issue and is ...
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Fastest way to tag Facebook friends who liked and commented on one post of mine

I have a post with lots of comments and likes from my friends. I want to say “thank you” and tag them all in another post. What is the fastest way to tag all of them? Manually going one by one is ...
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Is there a way to hide all shared links pointing to a certain domain?

People are spamming what-character-are-you.com like crazy since a few weeks. It's extremely annoying and I'd like to hide those posts for good. Unfortunately they are not posted via an app but just ...
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How to stop strangers sending me event invites in Facebook?

I relocated and some requests are too country-specific. I am looking for a way to block all requests to other countries. I can only block events from my friends but not from non-friends, strangers and ...
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How does Facebook manage sessions?

I have been observing how Facebook manages browser cookies and I noticed that they change the session cookies almost every second by Ajax polling. I would like to know how does Facebook manage user ...
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Remove unused apps from Facebook

So I have this problem. I can't remove "Facebook Messenger for iPhone", "Facebook for Windows Phone", "Developer Insights", "Letterboxd" and "RunKeeper". (in 3rd photo, same text appear on ...
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How can I move a Facebook album from my account to a page I created?

I uploaded some images to my account and they have been tagged and commented. I've decided to make a Facebook Page for the group and would like to move the albums from my account to that page without ...
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How would I turn of notification for a Facebook friend when using mobile web and/or Android app?

I want to turn off notification for updates of one specific Facebook friend using Facebook mobile web/app. How can I do that? We can have the Get Notifications from full version web. p.s. A quick ...
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How to stop multiple notification/duplicate posts on my wall when posting in several groups

I have joined many groups related to my line of work. When I make a post on any of these groups, Facebook automatically publishes a copy of that post to my wall which says “gurung posted in some ...
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How can you remove a Facebook “Community” Page?

A while back, my friend put my name as the name of the university he attended on Facebook as a joke. Facebook automatically created a community page for the 'university' but he doesn't see a delete ...
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Is there a way to turn off “This user is new to Facebook. Suggest Friends for him or her”?

I am friending old friends from Bangladesh who now have iPhones. How do I turn off the feature that encourages me to suggest friends for that new user?
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How to make Facebook likes private?

I know there's a way to hide what I like from my newsfeed and hide my activity log, but to illustrate my question... Say I am friends with Joe and Nancy but they're not mutual friends. If I like ...
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2-step Authentication Facebook

I tried the 2-step authentication with Android's Authenticator app. It worked well, but then I removed the Facebook account from the Authenticator app and now I can't set it up again. Every time I try ...