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What happens to my comments, likes, and chat, when I delete my Facebook profile?

I assume that my posts are deleted when I delete my Facebook account, but what about the "like"s I gave to other posts? Is the "likes" count on that post/page reduced? Or the comments I made on other ...
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How can I use Facebook as an OpenID provider?

I'd like to use my Facebook account for my OpenID accounts. How can I do this?
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What are my most-liked Facebook posts?

Is there a Facebook app that ranks all my Facebook posts (status updates, photos, links, etc.) by number of likes? How about one that ranks my friends by average number of likes on each friend's ...
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Post an image in a comment on Facebook

Is there a way to post a photo when I leave a comment in Facebook? I want to be able to include an inline image when I comment. Or is this not enabled/allowed?
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How can I see who recently viewed my Facebook profile?

Is there any way we can know who viewed our profile recently on Facebook? I remember Friendster had (has?) this function, but I'm not sure whether Facebook does.
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Stop Facebook from showing my current location when I make a post

Within Facebook, any time I make a post it gives away my location as "Near The Closest Large City" (naming the city). I do not want this much detail posted about my location. How do I stop this from ...
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Facebook notification: “XYZ downloaded a photo of you”

I am a bit surprised by this screenshot I have just found on the Internet: Is it fake? This discussion seems to imply that there is no such notification. Would be surprising but never know what ...
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Are there any Facebook “suicide” apps out there?

I would like to delete a lot of my Facebook data without closing my account. Of course, doing it manually is a waste of time and it's not interesting :-) Are there any services similar to ...
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What Facebook information is shared when I visit a website and it has a Facebook friends block?

So if I go to a website (like www.groupon.com) I get a section of the webpage which tells me the names of some of my Facebook friends who "liked" this site and offers a button that has the Facebook ...
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How to see who shared my link on Facebook

On my Facebook page, I posted a link to my YouTube video. When I was using the Facebook search to find a page, I was surprised to find that my link showed up and it said that 4 people shared it. Is ...
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Can I prevent one friend from posting on my profile in Facebook?

I have one person on my friend list that I would like to prevent from writing on my wall. Is there a way to do this in Facebook?
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Blocking a person from tagging you in photos

Out of my 600+ contacts on Facebook, there is a single one who's constantly tagging me on photos I'm not present. I don't want to block or unfriend him. I know it is possible to block app/game ...
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How can I hide all “someone likes something” updates?

I'd like to hide all the "someone likes something" updates on facebook, but I don't want to block those people, as I still want to see status updates, pictures, shared links, and all else. I just ...
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Facebook: How to invite the members of a “friends list” to my event?

I am admin of an event and would like to invite the members of one "friend list" to this event. In the "Invite Friends" dialog I selected the list (using the dropdown menu), so that it only shows ...
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Exclude specific Facebook people from the friend suggestion feature

I have a few Facebook friends whom I don't want the automatic friend suggester ("People You May Know") to base the suggestions on. Is it possible to stop Facebook from suggesting friends based on a ...
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Export Contacts from Facebook — The Painless Methods

Question Is there an relatively painless way to export contacts from Facebook? Background I'm helping my wife get contact info for her network. I've read the answer to this related question on ...
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How can you download all the data from a Facebook Group?

I have a private group in Facebook for a group of classmates. I know with the tools Facebook provides you are able to download your own data. However, I want to download all the status updates, ...
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How do I cancel a friend request on Facebook?

If I send a friend request to someone, and after quite some time they haven't accepted, how do I cancel the friend request?
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How does Facebook know where I live?

How the heck does Facebook know where I live, when I have never provided anything about my address (or even city) to Facebook (or such companies)? (My correct city was in the "anonymous" Sponsored ...
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Posting to Facebook from Google+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send updates from Google Plus to Twitter / Facebook How do I post something to Facebook from Google+? I thought there was some type of plugin or Google Chrome extension ...
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Does posting pictures on Facebook mean that I lose rights over them?

I am not certain what the status of uploaded pictures is.
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Can I change my Facebook login email?

My wife and I have been "sharing" a facebook account under my name, and we're finally going to get her her own account. The problem is that the facebook "login" email is really her email account. Is ...
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How to only send Facebook Updates to friends who play a game?

I've gotten really into this one Facebook Game, some of my friends play it but most of them don't. Before they kill me, is there a way to ONLY publish updates for my friends who play the game? EDIT: ...
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Email address through which I can update my Facebook status

There used to be an option to upload photos or post a status on Facebook by sending a mail to a specific address. What's the process of finding this email address associated with my account? (I'm ...
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How can I tag friends in a YouTube video on Facebook?

I've shared a video from YouTube to Facebook, and this has shown up ok on my wall. Now I want to tag friends that are in the video, and can't see any option to do that. All the guides I see in places ...
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Facebook: how to selectively make status updates visible only to certain groups?

My friends list has people from work and my real friends. By default, I want my status updates to be visible only to my friends. And sometimes I want may want my updates to be visible to everyone. ...
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If Joe likes my Facebook status update, will Joe's friends see my update?

The privacy settings of Facebook puzzles me. This is a thing I can't figure out: Scenario: I post a status update on Facebook, setting the privacy to "Friends". A friend of mine, let's call him ...
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Facebook friend status update notification

Since Facebook allowed users to "subscribe" to other users, I receive a notification when certain friends update his or her status. I've checked the subscription settings of these friends, and I don't ...
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Where did Facebook spy to find out I was interested in some video game?

So, I read a Cracked.com article about a certain popular video game (that shall remain nameless but involves going into blue things and emerging out of orange things). I knew nothing about that game ...
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Allow Facebook posts to be liked by the public

How do I change my settings to allow non-friends to 'like' my posts? They can 'share' but not comment or like. My setting is public on my wall.
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How can I search for friends who live in a particular place?

I'm going to be visiting a distant city in a few months, and want to start making plans with people I know there, some of whom I don't keep in touch with as regularly as perhaps one ought to. The ...
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How to prevent friends adding me to their Facebook groups without my consent

A friend of mine on Facebook has added me to her Facebook group without my consent. I had to visit the group page and click on "Leave group" to leave it. I don't want my friends to add me to their ...
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How can I “unsubscribe” from a message thread on Facebook?

Sometimes, for some private get together or a heated conversation I end up being on the end of a long Facebook message thread with up to 10 Facebook users. And these users, instead of replying to the ...
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Filter Mail on Facebook?

I have a friend on FB who sends out FB mail for way too much stuff. Without removing her as a friend, is there any way to control the mail I get from this person? Unfortunately they are NOT using ...
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Are facebook friend suggestions reflexive?

If facebook suggests that I become friends with person A, does person A have a friend suggestion that is me?
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Mute Facebook comment threads after clicking Like

When I Like or comment on a Facebook entry, I get notified on every single comment for the rest of the thread. Sometimes I want that, and sometimes I don't. I know I can opt out of these ...
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Get notified of Facebook Page activity?

Is it possible to get notified by email or RSS of new activity in your Facebook Page?
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Send Gmail emails from Facebook address

Is it somehow possible to link Facebook address each username is given to Gmail? Obviously, there is the "Accounts, Send mail as" feature, but that used to return an error ... Final-Recipient: ...
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How do I search for old items I posted in my own Facebook timeline? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Better way to search the Facebook activity log / timeline? I was just trying to look up something on my own timeline (specifically, the last time I had jury duty). ...
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Accessing a Facebook page as an administrator after account cancelation

This is a purely theoretical question but what happens if a Facebook page has only one admin and his or her account gets cancelled, for example due to terms of use violation? Is the page removed from ...
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How to synchronize comments between Wordpress and Facebook?

I import my Wordpress posts into my Facebook account as Notes. I end up having two separate sets of comments for the same blog post this way. Is there any way to do a two-way synchronize these ...
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How to get Facebook tagged photos in Groups to appear in profile?

In a public group, photos can be tagged and the tags are shown within the group. Though, when viewed from a profile these tags do not appear. Is this the proper behaviour that photos within group are ...
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Hiding a friend completely on Facebook

I would like to hide a friend completely on Facebook without blocking. This means that I don't want to see any updates about the person, the person's name won't show up in autocompletion, and I cannot ...
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Is there an RSS feed available for photos/albums posted by Facebook friends?

There are RSS feeds for friends' Posts, Notes, and Statuses, but there doesn't appear to be one available for Photos/Albums. Does Facebook provide one, or is there another way to get an RSS feed for ...
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Discrepancy between real and shown number of photos/albums in Facebook

In Facebook if you check a friend’s number of photos or albums that he/she has uploaded you will realize the number which is show by Facebook differ from what is visible to you and you can count. From ...
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Move pictures from one Facebook album to another

I have some pictures in my profile folder on Facebook that I want to move to another album. I don't want to lose the comments posted for each of those pictures. Is this possible to move these across ...
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What is the full list of emoticons on Facebook Chat?

I know of a few simple emoticons that translate to images like :) turns into a smile; :putnam: turns into a Facebook engineer named Putnam. But what is the extent of emoticons available in chat? ...
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How do I contact Facebook after being false reported by fake accounts and harassed?

I dont know what to do, my friends and I are being harassed. Also false mass reports from this person's fake accounts are also being directed to us. I have tried reporting her for harassment and then ...
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Find Date I registered to Facebook?

I want to find when exactly I registered on Facebook. How can I do it? p.s., I must tell you that I deleted my Facebook confirmation mail!
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Is there any way to tag more than 50 people in Facebook photo?

My dear friend is stuck in a problem. He's tagged his wedding invitation to his friends but he have a lot of friends and now there become angryness between friends who want to know why they are not ...