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What is the maximum supported image size for a Facebook page?

What is the maximum supported image/pixel dimensions size for a facebook page (without requiring resizing)? Does this size change often or is there some other reason it would be unwise to utilise the ...
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Facebook Business set up as a person, and a page. Can they be merged?

So I inherited a website that has 2 Facebook pages set up. The business owners, not knowing any better, created a person page for the business. This "person" later went on to start, and adminsister ...
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Don't allow comments on Facebook page

Is there any way to not allow people commenting on posts of my Facebook page?
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How to find Facebook comments I made on website such as 9gag? [duplicate]

I've made tons of comments on 9gag.com and other websites. How do I find them or better yet, get notified when people like or reply to them? Similarly, how do I automatically follow all the ...
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Is there a way to hide status updates from a friend on Facebook? (Boss Mode)

I have friends on Facebook that I like to see their status updates, but I don't necessarily want them to see my status updates. People like my boss, or my mum. Is there any way I can still be ...
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How do I delete friends on Facebook?

How can I permanently delete friends from my Facebook account?
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Who is looking at my Facebook profile or pictures?

Can a Facebook application or anyone track that information? Some applications advertise this feature. I'm not sure whether I can trust them.
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Facebook last login

I think somebody logged into my Facebook account. Is there any way for me to find the last login IP address or the location from where this occurred?
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What are the benefits of using the “I want to add your birthday” app on Facebook?

I have a number of pending requests from friends to install the "I want to add your birthday" application. Given that I already have my birthday (day and month only) visible on my profile, what are ...
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Tool to bulk remove Facebook status updates [closed]

Is there any tool/webapp out there that will let me bulk delete past status updates? The only solution I have found so far is going back manually and deleting them one by one.
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How to set default visibility of FB likes?

For some reason when I like something on some webpage and click "post to Facebook", this is posted to my profile with a lock icon, meaning that only I can see it. I then need to manually go to ...
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Sync Facebook/Twitter posts with Google+

My business uses a Facebook page to post all of their updates on, which (I'm told) are also automatically posted to Twitter. I have just set up a Google+ page for the business, and I would like the ...
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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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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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Any way to auto-approve requests to join new-style Facebook group?

Re-posting this since my previous post got closed as a duplicate, and the question they said it was a duplicate of does not fix my problem. I have a new-style group. Back when the new Facebook groups ...
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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 Joe,...
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How do I delete or merge a Facebook account I no longer have email access to?

I set up a Facebook account with a school email address long ago, when only school email addresses were allowed. I graduated and no longer have that email address, nor access to it. I have also ...
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My Facebook Friends count is constantly changing

I tend to keep numbers in my head a lot, so if I see <X> friends today that's okay. But tomorrow or later tonight that number changes to <X-1> or <X+2>. This also happens a lot ...
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How can I know if one of my friends on Facebook is blocking me?

As a parent with a minor child who has a Facebook account, I'd like to know if there is any way, short of having her show me her privacy settings, that I can detect if my child (friend on Facebook) is ...
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Text formatting enhancements on Facebook

Does Facebook have any text formatting enhancements like Markdown? While writing a comment or status update, can I use linked texts or @-referrals? Or is it just like Notepad?
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How to block apps in the new Facebook interface?

Since one Facebook update some time ago, the procedure at the following FAQ page How do I block or unblock an app? Doesn't work anymore. How to block an app now? List of Applications that seem as ...
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When Facebook page qualify to have a web address?

I have created two Facebook pages, both never published so far, first on March, 9 and second today. While I had absolutely no problems with setting Facebook Web Address for the first page, it seems, ...
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Facebook, account hacked?

A friend of mine appears to have her account hacked. I got this chat message from her: [removed] (warning: this URL links to a trojan) She did not send this message. What's happening here?
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Is there a way to mark Facebook posts for later reading?

When scanning posts on Facebook, I'm wishing I could "Favorite" or "Star" particular posts so I can review them later. It's easy enough to do this on Twitter or Google Reader, and I'm surprised ...
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How do I view Facebook “Review Recent Activity” window and why can't I see the IP address of suspicious logins?

I previously asked a question about finding the ip of recent logins to my facebook account. It seems like facebook does not release this information. However, I came across this: How does this ...
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Block event invites from non-friends in Facebook (2014)

How do I block/ignore event invites from non-friends, sent to me through a group? I don't want to leave the group, and turning off all notifications of the group didn't help ignoring the event ...
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Facebook: Which of my actions are reported to friends, etc?

On Facebook, there are all kinds of things I can do like Liking pages, joining Groups, friending people, etc. Which of these "actions" are displayed to who? In other words, who sees "marienbad just ...
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How to autoshare uploaded YouTube videos to Facebook fan page?

The only way I have found is the Cueler App which has a respective setting (see screenshot below). However, new uploaded videos are still not shared on the fan page and I cannot reproduce why. Are ...
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What are the recommended privacy settings for Facebook?

I hear a lot about the default privacy settings on Facebook being too open and that third parties can get hold of my private information. What can I do to lock down my account so that only the people ...
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How to disable and revoke rights for a Facebook application?

I used a Facebook app but I want to remove it completely. How to do that?
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Opt out of Facebook comment updates

Is there a way (at the Facebook end, not via filtering my end) to opt-out of receiving notifications every time someone else adds a comment to a thread I am involved in?
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Facebook “friend list” members unable to post on wall

Prior to a lot of the privacy redesign changes that have been going on with Facebook, I had a specific set of friends grouped into a friend list. For this list, I restricted access so that these ...
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Changing a Facebook group setting from “secret” to “closed”

How can I change the privacy setting of a Facebook group (500+ members) from secret to closed? I can't see any option to do so in Edit Group Settings.
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How to specify a hidden email address when signing up with Facebook?

In the past, whenever I signed up to some web app with Facebook, I got the option to give them a custom email address instead of revealing my Facebook email address. It now seems to be gone: There ...
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Facebook makes emoticons graphical — how to disable this behaviour?

Facebook started turning emoticons used in comments on status updates graphical: How do I turn off this behaviour? Preferably inside Facebook, but otherwise with a user-side script or user-side ...
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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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Facebook: List of subscribers

I want to get a list of people who has subscribed to my updates. How can I get that in new Facebook Timeline?
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How to wipe out everything from your Facebook wall?

Is there a method that actually works? I tried some iMacros scripting, but that didn't go very well... I couldn't make a script good enough to do the job... Also, I imagine it would take ages 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 non-...
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Why does Facebook Apps require disabling HTTPS

Facebook allows you to surf over a secure HTTPS connection, although sadly it does not enable this by default. Even when HTTPS is enabled, you encounter some annoying user experience when trying to ...
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List based privacy setting in Facebook

I am able to create lists in Facebook. Is it possible to apply a set of privacy setting for each list?
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Convert Facebook “friends” to subscriptions

I have quite a few "friends" who are people/entities whose public posts I am interested in reading, but really don't want to share with. I "friended" them long before Facebook offered the ability to "...
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Facebook Deactivation vs. Deletion

I recently deactivated my Facebook account. I know that it's not quite deletion (although in a subpeona Facebook can still technically get to your information) and that Facebook also allows you to ...
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How do I remove Maps from Facebook?

The Maps feature on Facebook Timeline is nice, though recently I have established that I am location paranoid and wouldn't like people seeing all the places I have been to, so I want to disable and/or ...
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How to tag friends via mobile web site, m.facebook.com?

On the Facebook website it is possible tag friends on your status update—just type @ followed by the first few letters of your friend’s name. The same holds good for any Facebook page you like. But ...
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Facebook account disabled?

One of my relatives tried to log into his Facebook account, and was greeted with the message that his account had been disabled. There are no notification emails in the email account associated with ...
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I keep receiving Facebook password reset emails. How can I avoid that?

My Facebook username is Francky and I keep receiving Facebook password reset emails. How can I avoid that? ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Facebook Date: Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 12:...
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How can I delete Facebook messages sent to other users?

How can I delete Facebook messages I've sent to other Facebook users from their inbox? I have had a conversation with my friend but now I want to delete my messages from that conversation. Can I have ...
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How to share the “Look Back” video from Facebook?

On Facebook, there is a link to view a video looking back on your Facebook history. Apparently, some people have shared this video with their friends, however I and someone else cannot figure out how ...
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How to auto share to Google+ when share or like from Facebook?

I love both sites but get tired quickly to double my time doing the share jobs e.g. like button, share button, ... on both site. Is there a way to share in one site, says facebook, and that will be ...