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How do I hide events in Facebook?

Sometimes I will be invited to an event that I don't care about. In these cases, I would like to hide the event from my event list. In some older version of the site, I could do this. I just can't ...
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When did Facebook start using the OAuth protocol?

When I last used Facebook authentication, it provided it's 'Facebook Connect' protocol which wasn't necessarily implementing the open source OAuth protocol but now they say that they are using OAuth ...
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Different Faces of Facebook

In Facebook, you have a Profile page which I it says is the Wall, and a Home page which says it's a news feed. I'm confused as to which one other friends can see, and how much they can see. I wonder ...
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What is a cloaked message in Facebook

A coworker of mine is trying to figure this out and I haven't heard of it before. What is a "cloaked" message in Facebook?
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Get a List of Facebook Friend's Email addresses

How can I get a list of email addresses of Facebook Friend's that have published their email address? My request is similar to the phonebook question.
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Can I post PDFs or other documents to my business's page on Facebook?

Can I post PDFs or other documents to my business's page on Facebook? If so, how?
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How do I sync my Facebook Friends contacts with Flickr contacts?

As of June , Flickr and Facebook are now connected such that any time I upload a Flickr Photo it gets posted to my feed. Is there a way to use this same connection to sync contacts (or at least ...
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How to disable Facebook email notifications?

Facebook sends me a lot of notifications on my email and sometimes it annoys me. How can I disable all these notifications? I just want to check the incoming messages only when I open Facebook ...
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Is there a way to get a quick answer from Facebook support team?

It's been several weeks and several emails, still no answers. I suspended my account because I suspected that it was hacked. I've been trying to get it reactivated through Facebook reactivation ...
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Who or what is SUDA in Facebook feeds?

This comment appears in some Atom feeds from Facebook: <!-- SUDA was here. 10.36.217.112 --> What does it mean?
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Example Price Model Numbers for Google App Engine hosted game?

I'm working at a startup developing a Facebook app using Google App Engine for the hosting. Right now we're still in development and so using GAE under the free quota. The current rates (as of the ...
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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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Facebook alternative interface [closed]

Has anyone attempted to produce an alternative interface for Facebook using their API? If so, which site is the most complete?
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Is it a good idea to mark Facebook spam notifications as spam in Gmail?

I set up Facebook to email me notifications to Gmail whenever someone sends me a message. The problem is that I have been getting spam messages from people I don't even know. What's interesting is ...
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How do you unhide a friend on your Facebook wall?

On facebook I was trying to hide notifications from an application but I accidental hit the person's name. How can I undo the hiding of a friend?
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Google reader shared items in Facebook [closed]

Is there a way to link my Google Reader shared items to Facebook updates. ie., whenever I share something in Google Reader it should appear in my Facebook updates as well. Is there a way to achieve ...
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Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
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How do I rename a photo album in Facebook?

After creating a photo album in Facebook, I can't seem to figure out how to rename the album caption.
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Can Facebook's birthday list be expanded to include upcoming birthdays?

Is there a way to expand the list of birthdays on Facebook? I use to notice people's birthdays because their names and birthday were listed. Facebook has moved the list up the page, condensed it, and ...
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What web apps can integrate other social networks/feeds into Facebook? [closed]

I'm aware of FriendFeed, which can integrate a number of sites and RSS feeds and pipe to my Facebook profile. It works, but latency of updates can be pretty high (several hours). Also, the Facebook ...
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Script to remove “People you may know” on Facebook

Is there a userscript / greasemonkey script that can remove the People you may know section from Facebook?
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How do I stop someone from seeing me on Facebook Chat?

I like Facebook Chat, but I want to hide from specific people. Is there an easy way to do this?
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How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
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How do I export content from Facebook?

Is there any way to export all the Facebook historical data from your profile (contacts, photos, videos, posts, links, comments, etc.) to a local storage?
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How do I disable a Facebook account without deleting it?

Let’s say I want to disappear from Facebook without completely deleting the account (in case I want to keep my contacts, for example, or the content I have uploaded to the service). What steps should ...
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On Facebook is there a way to block all applications from a particular developer?

Every time a game goes viral on Facebook my wall is flooded with updates and "gifts" from friends who'd like me to participate in the game with them. I invariably block the application and all future ...
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How can I make my files upload faster to sites like Facebook and YouTube?

How can I speed up my uploads of videos and photos to websites?
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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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How can I combine and synchronize multiple social networks? [closed]

I've got accounts on Facebook, Xing, and LinkedIn and several mail accounts all over the place. I would like to keep control of all those people, without uploading my whole addressbook to the sites. ...
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How can I tell when Facebook applications are spamming my friends?

There's nothing I hate more than receiving spammy notifications from other people's applications on facebook. However, Sometimes I come across a useful application that I authorize to interact with ...
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How can I view all information from my Facebook social plugins in one place?

I am using some Facebook social plugins on one of my websites that has hundreds of pages. Is there a single location where I can view all Facebook plugin activity across my website? Is there some ...
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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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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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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 do you 'dislike' an update on Facebook?

Facebook offers 'Like'/'Unlike','Comment','Share' options. Is their away to 'Dislike'?
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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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How much data do Facebook applications have access to?

When I allow an application to access my data, what information can it actually access?
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Preventing apps from posting on my wall on Facebook

On Facebook, whenever a friend of mine does something with a Facebook application he/she uses, a post appears on my wall related to that. I can click on that post and select "Hide xxxxx application" ...
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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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My account on Facebook has been hacked - how do I recover it?

Someone is sending spam messages from my account in Facebook. How do I get back control of it?
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How do I sync Facebook, Twitter, & Foursquare?

I have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, & FourSquare (to name a few.) I'm trying to work out the best way to sync all of these sites so that I can post once and update all. Here's the problem: ...
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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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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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How can I follow my Facebook Friends on Twitter?

When I log into Facebook in the News Feed it shows some of my friends posting via Twitter. Is there a way I can automatically follow them on my Twitter account or get all their twitter ids to follow ? ...
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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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Determine who unfriended me on Facebook

Is there a way to find out who "unfriended" me on Facebook?
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Advantages of Facebook groups vs. Facebook pages?

I would like to get a good comparison of current features of Facebook groups vs. Facebook pages. To the best of my knowledge, the only advantage of using a Facebook group is that until you reach 5000 ...
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Is it possible to exclude or only follow certain friends in your Facebook wall feed?

I'd like to limit my wall feed in Facebook to only show the statuses or activity of certain friends and groups. How can I do that?
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Does Facebook provide an SSL/TLS interface?

Does Facebook only support HTTP or does it have HTTPS also?
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Get a list of ALL facebook friends and their details [duplicate]

I have used a number of different applications to get what they claim to be a list of all my facebook friends into a .csv file or a similar format. For some reason, these applications never export ...