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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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Filter Facebook notifications?

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a greasemonkey script or something for Firefox which will either filter, or indicate my notifications in Facebook such that I can either: See only notifications for ...
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Can Facebook Events be integrated from an external site?

Could someone please tell me if it is possible to integrate with Facebook Events? In other words, pass some parameters to create an event from an external site and forward invites to via Facebook (and ...
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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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Is there a way to change the appearance of Facebook?

Dear lord it's ugly. The sponsored box, people I know box, not to mention like a dozen other things that I don't use. Has someone "skinned" it with GreaseMonkey? Or actually built an app that just ...
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Migrate a Facebook Page to its own account

I created a Facebook Page for my company in my own Facebook account, and now I would like to migrate it to its own account. I would like to keep the custom URL and followers that we currently have. ...
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Linking Flickr to Facebook

I'd like the photos I post on Flickr to be available on Facebook, ideally appearing as a status update on my wall. I tried linking my flickr account to facebook on the extend tab but the permissions ...
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Is it possible to ban “OMG this really works FREE IPAD”-style event invites on facebook?

Every once in a while, one of my friends gets wind of one of those facebook pages that promises a free iPad/Xbox 360/electronic device du jour simply for "attending" a virtual "free giveaway event" ...
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Is there way to sync iPhone/YouTube/Facebook?

I currently upload videos directly from iPhone to you tube... Is there a way to push the videos from YouTube to my facebook status when they are uploaded?
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Articles, Videos I share goes on my Facebook wall instead of news feed

Most of the videos and articles I share go to my Facebook wall, how can I post them on news feed
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Will having a Facebook account soon become a necessity for use of unrelated web apps?

I'm noticing an increasing trend of sites that offer Facebook authentication. However, I don't really want an account myself. Would my disdain of the service proper ever be overruled by use of it's ...
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How do you unhide an event on Facebook?

I selected 'hide' for a Facebook event that I did not want to be reminded of, and now I can not even view the even when explicitly trying (it is not listed on the creators page and the page is listed ...
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How can I “unsubscribe” from a message thread on Facebook?

Sometimes, for some private get together or a heated conversation I end up being on the end of a long Facebook message thread with up to 10 Facebook users. And these users, instead of replying to the ...
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How do I specify which user or group of users can only view certain information on Facebook?

I'm trying to switch some users to only view the limited profile. I'm sure this was a feature or is! a feature. Anyone have any ideas?
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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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NATIVE access to facebook events and birthdays calendar

Fbcal does a great job of exporting my facebook events and birthdays to an accessible calendar I can subscribe to in Google Calendar, iCal, etc. However, it seems silly to require a third party app ...
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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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How can I prevent clickjacking attacks on Facebook?

What could I say to a less technically-savvy friend about how to prevent attacks and viruses from Facebook attacks? I have seen many of my friends accounts posting spam due to their accounts being ...
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How can I view a history of posts to my Facebook wall?

Is there a way to view a listing of old posts to my Facebook wall? I've been using Facebook for a number of years, and I have accumulated hundreds of postings on my wall. How long are those 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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Automatic Untagging in Facebook Photos Uploaded by a Specific Person

I maintain very tight privacy options on Facebook, and I want my Facebook experience to be friend-centric. Is there someway I can automatically untag myself from every photo someone (say a family ...
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Is there a way to see a list of pending friend requests on Facebook?

Is there a way to see a list of my pending friend requests on Facebook - that is, a list of people to whom I have sent a friend request, but who have not responded. I know that status is indicated ...
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Greasemonkey script to hide elements from the Facebook Newsfeed [closed]

Facebook puts some rubbish in my newsfeed, such as someone liking something or someone becoming a friend with someone random or comments on the status' of people who aren't your friend. Is there a ...
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Export Contacts from Facebook — The Painless Methods

Question Is there an relatively painless way to export contacts from Facebook? Background I'm helping my wife get contact info for her network. I've read the answer to this related question on ...
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Can I Share/Sync My Picasa Web Albums Automatically to My Facebook Account?

I use Picasa/Picasa Web to manage my photos. I would like photos I upload into Picasa web to show up automatically in my Facebook Photos section. Requirements: Fully Automatic: When I upload photos ...
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On Facebook can I control which friends appear in my news feed with Friend Lists?

Facebook's News Feed has always seemed rather arbitrary / random to me. I'd like to control which friends appear in the news feed. Is there a way I can do that using my various friend lists? ...
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Force an idle chat status in Facebook while still working in it and without going offline

One of my friends had asked me about how to keep chatting or working on Facebook and show idle status on Facebook, and I didn't find any way to force Facebook's chat to go idle. I know that in order ...
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View Facebook chat history

Can you view your previous chat history with a friend on Facebook?
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Blocking people on facebook without flagging them as spammers

I want to block a [former] friend from seeing me on facebook, but not flag them as a spammer - how do I do that? note - http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/696/how-can-i-know-if-one-of-my-...
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Reply to Facebook Message via Email

I know it is possible to receive your Facebook messages via email. I would like to reply by email, but Facebook doesn't allow me to do this and instead returns a delivery failure. Are there any ...
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How do I cancel a friend request on Facebook?

If I send a friend request to someone, and after quite some time they haven't accepted, how do I cancel the friend request?
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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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What Facebook information is shared when I visit a website and it has a Facebook friends block?

So if I go to a website (like www.groupon.com) I get a section of the webpage which tells me the names of some of my Facebook friends who "liked" this site and offers a button that has the Facebook "f"...
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Can I avoid the processing time when I upload a video to Facebook?

I uploaded a video file from my phone to Facebook about 9 hours ago, and it still hasn't shown up. How can I minimize the time it takes to process my video?
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How to get pictures to appear again when I post a link on Facebook?

When I post text on facebook with a link in it like this: text text text text http://someurl... It would always go to the site and give me a choice of pictures on that site to display with the ...
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Are there any tools for posting to Orkut and Facebook together? [closed]

I have accounts in both social networking sites Facebook and Orkut. The problem is that if I want to post I have to do it twice because the friends at both sites are mutually exclusive. I also use ...
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Is it possible to stop people from associating things with me on Facebook without my permission?

On Facebook, it's possible by default for someone's friends to tag him in a photo without his permission. Is there any way for a user to stop his friends from doing that, or to at least require his ...
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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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How can I make someone else an Admin on my Company's Facebook Page?

We currently have over 1,000 "fans" on Facebook. I'd like to make someone else an admin, but I don't want to have to go through all 1,000+ people to find the person I want to make an admin. Is ...
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Can I prevent one friend from posting on my profile in Facebook?

I have one person on my friend list that I would like to prevent from writing on my wall. Is there a way to do this in Facebook?
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Facebook: tagging things you're not “related” to

I know I can tag my friends and groups in Facebook status updates using the @-notation. In addition I would like to tag groups I don't belong to or pages I'm not a "fan" of, like Went to see @"Hot ...
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How to change the Facebook wall for access to anonymous user

In HuffingtonPost's Facebook Page account, the Wall tab shows all posts. But in my user Account, the wall tab does not show all post or tweets for anonymous. It only shows for a logged user (...
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How can I filter all my friends that are not grouped in any list, yet

I want all my friends to be nicely grouped in lists like "Family", "Work" etc. Is there a way to display only those friends not yet listed so that I can put them into lists as well?
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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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Search tips for Facebook

I'd like to do a search for video's that a friend posted, I've spent 15 minutes manually searching through their posts' and I still haven't found it. Can I filter out everything but video links? ...
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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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OpenID, Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo login for Wordpress [closed]

I am looking for a way to allow users from different sites OpenID Gmail Facebook Yahoo AOL to login with their respective username/id. An example can be seen on this page Is there something like ...
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Windows Mobile Facebook app news feed shows all my friends

I have whittled down my news feed on Facebook to show me updates from the friends I really care about. When I view Facebook on my Windows mobile device, I get everybody. Apparently, I even get ...
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May I create a Facebook Page for a client?

A client has requested that I see about creating a Facebook page for her organization - a nonprofit. She does not use Facebook herself, though I do. I am not a member of the organization, if it ...
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Help Me Understand How Apps and Pages on Facebook Work and How to Use Them

I run a website that has a Facebook application in order to post status updates and other messages to our member's pages. We also want to use Facebook to post updates about the site and accumulate ...