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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?
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I allowed a Facebook user to use my macbook. Now receiving his alerts

I allowed a colleague to log into their Facebook account on my Macbook. I have a Facebook account of my own but it is never used and I don't have the password. How do I stop the colleagues alerts ...
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How to accept an sms invitaion in mobile phone from facebook user?

Recently I received an sms from facebook saing that, "Ahsanaul invited you to facebook. learn more: http://fb.com/i/1NnObBackULY.... Reply stop to stop getting facebook messages". How can I accept ...
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Facebook: When I upload new images to an album, how do I change what photos are displayed in the wall post?

When I upload more pictures to an album, a post is created on my wall that says "... has added 90 photos to the album ...", and then has various thumbs from the album underneath. The problem is that ...
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Facebook messaging

I have set my Facebook account on all my devices as "Turn Chat Off." I like to be on Facebook in peace! I have NOT installed the Messenger App. However, it seems like my friends using the ...
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Seeing non-friends status updates

If a friend has their status update privacy set to 'Friends of Friends' ... does that mean that everyone on MY friends list see all their status updates, regardless of whether I 'like' or comment on ...
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Will my restricted list's friends be able to see my posts?

If I set the privacy of my posts to Friends of Friends; except Restricted, will they get to see my posts? Example: John Smith is in my Restricted List. Jane Doe is a friend of John Smith. Will she be ...
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Don't want people to know I'm online - How do you eliminate the green light from showing?

I have chat turned off, but it still shows that I'm online (with a green dot indicator). I don't want everyone to know when I'm online in Facebook. How can I eliminate the green light from showing ...
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Activating Facebook after permanent deactivation

Someone has hacked my Yahoo email and my Facebook password recently (about 2 weeks ago) and deactivated my Facebook account permanently, so I contacted Yahoo help center and succeeded to get my email ...
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SSL problem with Facebook

I have a problem with Facebook login. When I wtite my pass and e-mail and click on login I get a strange error: Error for SSL conection (ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR). I try to update my browser (Google ...
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Why doesn't an entry appear in my timeline when my friend tagged me in his post?

He wrote a long article and tagged a lot of people, some of whom are not my friends. It is a public post. I opened the page of someone that is tagged in the same post and I could see the entry for it ...
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My Facebook appears like mobile when I am using it from PC

See this photo , it appears like mobile when I am using it from PC How can I restore it to default ?
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How can I not show my location on Facebook?

How can I not show my location on Facebook? The respective privacy setting is not working. And I have tried everything I could find. Can someone point me in the right direction?
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How can I stop a Facebook page from sending me messages?

Can anyone tell me how to block a Facebook business page from sending me messages? There is no block option because Facebook does not see a page like a person (when in fact it is) Unliking the page ...
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Is there a way to send a message to people when they Like your Facebook page?

I'd like to give a special "thank you" message to people who Like our Facebook Page. Sort of like a a "confirmation message" you'd get when signing up for an Email Newsletter.
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When I like a photo, video or anything on Facebook, why doesn't it appear on anyone's news feed?

This started happening 5 days ago and I did not change any of my Facebook settings.My friends who are following me and subscribed to me are unable to see all the photos I liked on Facebook. We even ...