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How to re-promote a Facebook post?

I had a Facebook post that I promoted, and the promotion has run out. It was actually very successful and I want to promote the same post again. However, I see no such option anywhere on the post ...
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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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Changing the name of a Facebook Page

I created a Facebook Page for a web site and had the page match the name of the site. Since then, the website has since changed its name and I need to update the Facebook Page to reflect this. Is it ...
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How can I disable facebook chat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I log out of Facebook chat? Can facebook chat be turned off? I dont like facebook chat and want to disable it. I would like to have it always disables and not ...
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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: How do you block someone's “shared” and “Likes” from your newsfeed?

I have friends who have a tendacy to ABUSE the share button. I don't want to see the stuff they share, but I want to see everything else? How can I do this? Or is this something I can't change? ...
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What are trips on Facebook's Timeline map page?

Go to a Facebook Timeline profile, click on the Maps icon in the info header section, and below the map are five sections: All, Places Lived, Trips, Life Events, and Photos. Where does the Trips part ...
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Import birthdays of friends from Facebook into Google Calendar?

Is there an easy way to import birthdays from my friends in Facebook into my calendar in Google? Bonus points if it's possible to keep the birthday events automatically in sync (e.g. when I add new ...
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Facebook like button without iframe

Is anyone aware of a Facebook 'like' button implementation that doesn't use an iframe? I'd like to use the like button, but currently can't due to accessibility requirements.
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Displaying SE Flair on my Facebook Timeline

Is there any way I show off my Stack exchange Flair on my Facebook Timeline? Pasting the HTML code snippet as a "Status Update" just gives a link to my SE Profile. Also is there any way I can make ...
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People can see with whom I shared a post, when I post it with custom sharing

Usually I post status or links with custom sharing. e.g. I do post a status keeping 10-15 people in custom list. Now, if one of them hovers the mouse on the "gear" or "custom" sharing icon, they can ...
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Does “previewing” a Facebook message mark it as Seen?

Say I get a New Message notification (the red box over the Messages icon). I then click on the Messages icon, so I am viewing the "preview" of all of my recent conversations. The red notification icon ...
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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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Delay a wall post on Facebook

How can I schedule an update to be posted to my Facebook wall, at a certain time in the future? I presume there is no official feature for doing this, but it seems like it should be possible with an ...
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How to disable in-page Facebook chat for good?

I know you can go in Options > Go Offline. But since I use Pidgin to connect to Facebook Chat, it keeps coming online again. I only want to use it in pidgin. How to remove it from the Facebook web ...
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View a list of URLs that I Like in Facebook

I'm testing the Like button out, and I'd like to check which 'Likes' have been recorded against a Facebook account. How do I view a full list of URLs that I've previously Liked?
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Has Facebook disabled Login Approvals?

I have recently discovered that login approvals on Facebook is no longer available: Compare this with @gravity's screenshot from this answer: Is there anything special that I'll have to ask my ...
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How do I choose which job is featured on my timeline?

I currently work in three places. How can I choose which job appears in my timeline? In my info I have three current jobs and I want to switch the one appearing in the timeline with another one from ...
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Find like-minded people in Facebook

Is there a way (an app maybe) to find like-minded people on facebook ? We like stuff everyday, and it would be nice to find the people with whom one has the most shared likes, and socialize with them. ...
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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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How can I filter out Facebook notification emails?

I'm trying to create a filter on my Facebook email so that notifications are labeled as one category, while other account-related messages are labeled something else. The problem is that they both ...
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Facebook “share link” feature feature for Blogger, Google Buzz, or other Blogs?

Facebook has a nice share feature to share links. When I share a link on Facebook, I paste a URL into the status box (The box which says "What's on your mind?"). Facebook will automatically populate ...
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Can I send a message to someone who's made a friend request?

Someone's made a friend request, but I'm suspicious about the request. The only public detail is her gender, and her name. Googling her name suggests that it's a Nigerian name, so I'm worried it may ...
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Multiple admins but only one (unremovable) owner of a Facebook Page

I had a Facebook Page. I granted admin rights to some chosen fans in order to let them animate the page, with capability of inserting new articles for instance. However, it happened that one of them ...
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How do I uncheck the “Send to mobile” box in Facebook by default?

Recently, when sending messages on Facebook, I have noticed that the checkmark box next to the "Send to mobile" option is on by default. This happens regardless of how many times I uncheck the box. ...
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Changing vanity URL on Facebook?

As you may know, Facebook allows users to choose a "vanity URL," allowing easy linking to one's profile. However, once set, this URL cannot be changed and this was done for security reasons, ...
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Stop Facebook from recording chat?

For about 2 weeks now, Facebook has started recording chat messages to my messages inbox. Is there a way to stop this? I'm constantly getting notifications when I'm chatting that I've got a new ...
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Finding all posts I have written in a facebook fanpage

Is there a way to find all posts/comments I made in a given Facebook fanpage?
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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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Facebook one-time password

Basically, I have tried sending “opt” to 32665 from a supported provider. What is returned is a Facebook mobile confirmation code instead of a temporary code. Directly from Facebook's help: Use ...
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Facebook timeline - none of my comments or likes on friends posts show on my timeline

None of my comments or likes on friends posts show on my Timeline. They are all in my Activity Log and are all marked as 'allowed on Timeline'. The only things visible on my Timeline are my own ...
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How do I find out who are my most active Facebook friends, over time?

I would like to know who are my most active Facebook friends, over time. That is, who among my friends submitted the most stuff (statuses, links, images, etc.) during some significant period of time ...
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What does using 'Login with Facebook' or 'Facebook Connect' to login to another site allow the site to do?

When I use a Facebook account to login to another website, what does 'logging in with Facebook' allow that website do with my Facebook account? Can they post messages on my wall or news feed or ...
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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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Facebook Business Accounts for managing/developing applications

As described at What is the difference between a business account and a personal account? Business accounts are designed for individuals who only want to use the site to administer Pages and their ...
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Delete old Facebook wall posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Script or App to remove own Facebook status updates Related: How to delete all Facebook posts/comments older than 1 year? How can I delete all Facebook status ...
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Is it possible to edit posts in Facebook?

I know that now it is possible to edit comments. Is there a way to do the same with old posts?
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Can any web applications tell if I have Facebook open in a different tab or window?

I have Facebook open in one tab, and I open YouTube in another. YouTube asks me if I want to sign in with my Facebook account. Can YouTube tell if I have Facebook open in a different tab or window?
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Can you see if a person has read your message in Facebook?

Can I check or see if the recipient has read the message I sent them? Where in Facebook do I go to see if this is possible?
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How to remove yourself from an event on Facebook?

How do I remove an event from My Events? I can't find the old "Remove This Event" link anymore.
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What is the purpose of poking in Facebook?

I have a Facebook friend who keeps on poking me. I usually poke back to be polite. However, I don't understand what it's for. Other than a small notification, what does poking somebody on Facebook ...
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My Facebook account “likes” pages on its own – what can I do?

For a few months I have been noticing that my Facebook account is liking random pages on its own, even when I remove them, they keep getting added (liked). Why is this happening? Is my account ...
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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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What does the time next to the cell phone icon mean?

I noticed that a time value lies next to each cell phone icon in Facebook chat. What does this time value indicate?
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Is there a way to export my Facebook status'?

I need a text document of my facebook status updates for all time. What's the quickest way to do this?
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How to get Facebook vanity or custom URL for fan page, in lieu of ugly numbered id URL?

When creating a Facebook fan page, it is assigned a long URL containing a unique ID number. What prerequisites and steps are required to get a Facebook fan page vanity / custom URL?
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How can I make my Facebook profile completely private?

How can I make my Facebook profile completely private? I don't want people to be able to see me.
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Hiding job title on blogs using Facebook comments

On Techcrunch or other blogs using Facebook comments, I noticed that your job title displays next to your post. Is there any way to limit the privacy settings so it only displays to friends versus ...
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How do you use the new Facebook “download everything you’ve ever posted” feature?

I read about this in the press today, but can't find it anywhere within Facebook. Perhaps the feature isn't live yet? I've tried clearing cache and reloading, but don't know where I should be looking. ...
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Facebook Profile name with Fancy and Stylish Font

I have found some people are writing their profile name in fancy and stylish font. How do I write a name or add some stylish font to the profile?