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Unable to change birthdate on Facebook account

How can I change/correct my birthday on my Facebook profile after it was set incorrectly? My roommate and a friend of hers went on my computer where my Facebook was open and changed my birthday. ...
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How can I create a Facebook page for a company who's name less than 5 characters long?

I would like to know the right procedure for a companies that have less that 5 characters to register their page username. Facebook Pages have this restriction "Usernames must be at least 5 ...
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Can I not let people subscribe to me on Facebook?

So Facebook has a new feature which display all your friends activity (even things you wouldn't previously have been notified of (such as "X liked Y's picture")) above the chat/messaging bar on the ...
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How do I forward my Gmail to my Facebook email address?

I have been trying to find a way to forward emails from my Gmail address to my Facebook email address. When I went to Gmail settings and tried to set up email forwarding from there, Gmail was unable ...
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How to create recurring Facebook events?

Is there way to create recurring facebook events? If not, is there a workaround? Is there a plugin that I can place on my website to automatically create facebook events?
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How do I disable the new Facebook ticker in the sidebar?

The auto-refreshing status ticker in the sidebar of the new Facebook layout is distracting. How do I remove it?
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Meaning of Facebook's proxied email adresses

How can email addresses of the form xxx@proxymail.facebook.com be used? Is it possible to send normal mails to those addresses that are forwarded somewhere or are there deeper restrictions?
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How do you link a Twitter account with a Facebook PAGE?

How do you link a Twitter account with a Facebook PAGE? I've done it before but I think they changed the process...
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Allow Facebook page users/fans to post only after admin review?

I run a Facebook page for a local organization. Is it possible to allow users to post on our wall, tag photos, etc. - but only after one of our admins has reviewed it?
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Acquaintances vs. Only Important updates on Facebook

Is there any difference between making someone an acquaintance or setting their updates to only important?
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Differences between Facebook's Fan, Subscriber, and Like?

I've heard that Facebook is now adding a new feature called Subscribers. What is it, and how is it different from being a Fan of something, or even Liking something?
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Can a Facebook group be divided into different sections?

I have created a university based group on Facebook which enables me and my colleagues to help each other in university. To make the group efficient and easy to use (by me and my colleagues) I want ...
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How to merge Facebook Pages with new subscription-enabled Profiles?

Since Facebook released the subscription based profiles, I assume this would be recommended way to handle your identity instead of creating a separate Facebook Page for content heavy info as Mark did ...
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Facebook page not appearing in developers/apps page

So I go to http://developers.facebook.com/apps to try to begin to add an app to a page. The page has 26 fans and I was allowed to create a vanity URL but the page does not appear on the apps page. ...
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Printing friends list off Facebook with just their names

Is there a way to print your Facebook Friends List? Not their information, just the names on your list. It would make it much easier to see who you lost when your amount of friends changes if you ...
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Getting an account's login details if I am an administrator of a Facebook page

I work for a business and we have a few staff members registered as admins on the business' Facebook. However, the person who originally started the Facebook no longer works with us and we need to ...
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Prioritize Facebook privacy between lists that are locked and not locked

I can set privacy settings no problem but I cannot find any reference to priority of privacy settings in Facebook. That is, I have someone in a locked down list I also want to add them to a ...
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How do I fully hide my wall In Facebook?

I used to hide the wall of all it's activities and posts before, but now with the new privacy settings I can't find this option. I can only hide each post manually, but I can't hide the ...
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Selecting “all” friends in edit friends

Under accounts, edit friends, Facebook chooses "most recent interacted with" and will not let me change it to "all" friends. When I change it to "all" it resets back to "most recently interacted ...
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Is it possible to set privacy options for Facebook fan page profile pictures?

Say if one wanted to allow their fan base to comment on album pictures only and not profile pictures, would this be possible? I know that in the personal profile, privacy options are available. Is ...
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Facebook opens “Ads Page” instead of regular homepage after login

My cousin who is a regular Facebook user has a problem with his Facebook account. I think he made something wrong which he does not remember and now he can't log in to his Facebook account properly. ...
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Problem with Login using Facebook [closed]

I'm trying to login to SlideShare using Facebook Login and all I get is a popup window pointing to this address: ...
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Facebook game page not found, did I hide it and can I get access to it again?

When I go to the Garden of Times game, I get redirected to a page that reads: You may have checked an expired link. The page you requested was not found! Did I somehow cancel this page ...
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Closing a Facebook account of deceased family member [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What happens to your Facebook account when you die? How do I get a Facebook account closed that belonged a deceased relative? I am the parent of a child who passed away ...
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How does one log into Facebook using Linked Accounts?

I have linked my Yahoo and Google accounts with Facebook via the Account Settings. Both of them now appear in the Linked Accounts list. Displayed immediately above them is the following: If you ...
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Account hacked, no access to phone number need sent to new phone number or email

My Facebook account was hacked, and it is temporarily unavailable, and it is trying to send a text to my phone number for a security code, only I no longer have access to the phone number either. Is ...
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How do I remove myself from Facebook chat group?

My friend added me into his group and I want to quit it. Facebook doesn't ask any confirmation for adding me into that group. How do I quit it?
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Limit of friend requests by day in Facebook?

I've signed in Facebook, what's the limit of friend requests I can do? This limit is renewed on a daily basis?
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Recent location & photo album have been removed from my Facebook Wall, and would like them to reappear on Wall in original order

I recently updated my location to "Ibiza Spain" but the "location post" (and like/s) have been removed from my Wall (I'm not sure whether I accidentally did so myself). Is there a way for this ...
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How can I stop unknown people on Facebook from poking or sending Friend requests to me?

There does not seem to be any way in the current Facebook settings for stopping unknown people from poking me or reducing the "Can send friend request" list to narrower than "Friends of Friends". Any ...
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How to remove all networks from my Facebook profile?

How can I remove all networks from my Facebook profile including the main network that is displayed beside the name? First, I could not find any network configurations in the profile options, but ...
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Facebook home page post display changed

Two days ago my wall on Facebook changed, the link facility to have either top stories or most recent stories has gone and I cannot change between the two, does anyone have any idea how I can get it ...
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Is there a Facebook post character limit difference between group and individual pages?

I am a member of several open groups on Facebook, and I notice that in the group people are posting quite large posts. The suggestion from the group owner was that maybe the limit is different for ...
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Recover password for a Facebook Page [closed]

I have a Facebook Page, but I've forgotten the password and lost the e-mail address registered with it. I am an admin on my Page however, along with three others. How do I recover the password?
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Search for who “liked” a story on Facebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Find out who likes my website using the Facebook like button Finding websites that have been 'Liked' on Facebook? A story by the press about my company has ...
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Facebook messages could not be sent, is this person blocking me?

I tried to send a friend a message in Facebook and this message popped up: Based on the preferences of the person you're trying to contact, this message could not be delivered. Does that mean my ...
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Why are some Facebook page comments darker than others?

I've just noticed, that some of the comments on my Facebook page have a darker background than the others and the X button is always showing. Other users cannot see these comments, only page admins ...
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How to send a not private message on facebook?

I'm trying to figure out how people are managing to send non-private messages to each other on Facebook. You see them as something like: Ian Boyd ► Kirsten Guyer: Everyone can see this message. ...
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How do I remove a duplicate Facebook account?

I've got a duplicate account on Facebook, however I have no access to that account. How can I delete it?
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Changing privacy settings of a Facebook Group from secret to public

How do I make the privacy of a Facebook Group that is currently set to "secret" as "public"? I first created this group but could not make it public due to the business nature. I want to make it ...
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Changing the name of an existing Facebook group

How do I change the name of a group in Facebook? It has approximately 200 member and was set up a while back. The current name is "We Made Thursdays" and I'm trying to work out how to have it now be ...
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Shared email on 2 Facebook accounts is stopping access to both accounts

My husband wanted me to set up a Facebook account for him and I accidentally used our shared email address, which is set against my own account. Since then, neither of us has been able to log in, so ...
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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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Post a photo from an album to Facebook wall without losing comments

In Facebook I have an existing photo that I uploaded to an album. The photo has people's comments and tags, etc. Is there any way to post the photo on my wall without re-uploading the via my status? ...
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How do I send an Electronic I.D. so that I can post my music on a Facebook page?

So basically I am a musician and I thought that putting my music on Facebook would be a good way of showing my friends and family with my recordings. But When I connected with the music player App, ...
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Delete an old Facebook account

Two years ago somebody made a fanpage for our company, but that person doesn't work here anymore. We don't have any login or password. We like to see that account be deleted, please.
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What is the maximum number of characters allowed in Facebook status box?

People often update their status on Facebook, but what is the maximum number of characters allowed in Facebook status box? Any ideas?
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How to get granular privacy control per Facebook application?

Facebook offers privacy control over apps, so I decided set up the Twitter application to post updates to my wall. But I would also like not to let everyone see these updates (that would be ...
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How can I revoke rights for all Facebook applications?

I know I can disable and revoke rights for specific application, but I have so many applications that will take so much time to remove them all. Is there a way that I can revoke all these ...
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How does one prevent Facebook from automatically combining uploaded photos in the timeline?

If I use the secret email address to upload photos to my Facebook timeline, the photos will automatically be shown in one single post if I upload them within a certain timespan (after a day or so, ...