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How can I restore my “likes” tab?

On my Facebook page, I accidentally hid my “Likes” tab, so now neither I nor my friends can see my likes. Earlier, in my profile, when I clicked the More option, the option of seeing my likes ...
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How to post photo with website clickthrough on Facebook?

Is it possible to post a photo on Facebook that links to a website? Can this only be done with Facebook ads?
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Nearby Friends on Facebook not updating?

My main question is why some friends that show up on my Nearby Friends frequently have their locations updated but others show a timestamp of 1+ hours since it was last updated? I'm asking this ...
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What is the proper setting so when my birthday comes, my friends will get a notification?

Facebook notifies friends when they have a birthday. For example, one of my friends had a birthday today and I got a notification that said Today is <<name's>> birthday. How do I set it up ...
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Access to Facebook groups without Facebook account?

Is there a way to access the content of Facebook groups without having a Facebook account? I seem to remember this was possible in the past, but now all I see is a login screen. I thought it was ...
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Secret Facebook pages

I know that we can set up "secret" Facebook groups that people won't be able to find, but I was wondering if anyone has been able to create a secret Facebook page. I assume Facebook would probably not ...
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How to instantly auto-save newly published Facebook posts of a friend?

My Facebook friend's posts are often hacked into, altered and even removed by a government's special services proxy to suppress his speech and for other political reasons. Is there some other way to ...
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Is there a character limit on Facebook private/direct messages?

Main question: Is there a character limit on Facebook private/direct messages? Does this differ when submitting a message on a mobile device as opposed to a regular desktop browser - or on the ...
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How to reply to Facebook wall posts?

If someone posts on your Facebook Wall, is the standard way to reply as a comment on that wall post or as a wall post on that person's wall?
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Can other people see who can see my posts on Facebook?

If I set the settings on one of my posts so that only a certain group of people can see it, can those people see the list of people who can see the post?
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How to switch off the message tone in Facebook

I want to switch off the message tone in Facebook. That is the beep sound that chimes when any of my friends messages me via chat. How can I do this?
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How to have notification with chat turned off on Facebook

Is there a way to have chat turned off (in order to be seen as logged out), but receive sound notifications when someone writes a message?
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How do I create a list of all my Facebook comments?

How do I create a list of all my Facebook comments on a particular thread? Also I want to capture all those who have shared my post. The end goal is to extract somehow after capture, the email ...
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Find someone who cancelled their friend request to me [duplicate]

I would like to know how do I find someone who cancelled its friend request to me before I can see it.
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In Facebook's Facial Recognition Data, what are “Threshold” and “Example Count”

When you download your Facebook data, you get this photos/facedata.htm page: MyReal RealName Facial Recognition Data Threshold 1 3.2382398572935 Threshold 2 3.0234235928592 Threshold 3 ...
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Does “don't ask me again” for 'L' key on Facebook imply “Yes” for all future likes even if I cancel?

What happens if I check the "Don't ask me again" box and then click Cancel on the "Like this content?" dialog? Does it do anything? Does it imply confirm in the future? Or does it imply cancel? ...
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How to turn off dates and/or people in Facebook's “On This Day”?

Facebook's "On This Day" is an interesting way to surface things that I, or people who I'm friends with, have shared in the past. However, there are some memories that I'd rather not be surfaced. (A ...
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Add RSS feeds to my Facebook

I'd like to be able to add to my Facebook some of the blogs I follow, or, in other words, I want to use Facebook as RSS reader. It is possible to do such think? The feature I'm interested in is only ...
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How does the ranking of “People You May Know” work?

Why does the same person with no mutual friends or connections always rank high (or on top) every single day in the "People You May Know" list on Facebook? How does the ranking work?
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Get source of a shared Facebook post into IFTTT?

I am trying to figure out a way of getting the source that shared something to Facebook along with content of the post. Ideally I want to export it via RSS, JSON or some other way that will allow me ...
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How to change Facebook theme

Can anybody tell me how to change the theme of Facebook with any extension? In Facebook, there is no theme change option.
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What's static.ak.fbcdn.net that appears on the status bar of my browser everytime Facebook is loading?

I find the message: "waiting for static.ak.fbcdn.net..." on the status bar of my browser everytime I load Facebook and many a times even while loading other websites. I searched on net and found out ...
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Why doesn't Facebook tag on a photo posted to my event appear on my timeline?

I have hosted an event on Facebook. Now people are adding photos to that event and tag me in it. I have a setting that I need to review these tag first. But only one of those tags got in the review ...
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How can I see my Restricted friends list on Facebook?

Each time I post, it comes up with "friends except restricted". I have no "restricted" list on the left hand side of the screen where lists appear. I did have a restricted list ages ago but now I ...
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Is there a way to stop Facebook videos from automatically playing without changing my entire browser settings?

I've heard about Facebook introducing autoplay videos last year, but I’am only now starting to see them in my news feed. While they initially play without sound unless you click the volume icon, it's ...
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How do I merge two Facebook accounts?

I have the problem of having two Facebook accounts by some accident that I wasn't aware of when it happened. Now, since I'm a musician, I don't want to lose the friends from the "smaller" Facebook ...
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Is it possible to have Facebook displayed in the old, pre-2013 layout?

I wonder if one can have someone's Facebook timeline displayed in the old, pre-2013 layout/format? That is the short version of my question, which if you know the answer to, it will suffice. The ...
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How do I upload animated gifs from Twitter onto Facebook and have them animate?

Animated GIFS on Twitter are great for capturing a meme. Downloading them is tricky, but can be done by reading the HTML source or using an external tool. The problem I have is, whenever I upload an ...
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How do you share a Facebook photo album with people that don't want to register for Facebook?

I recall seeing this option when I created my album, but I don't know how to get back to it. If you email the photo album to a friend, it makes them sign up before they can view it.
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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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Is there any way to add a blank line in the beginning of a Facebook comment?

Sometimes I'd like to have empty lines at the beginning of my comments on Facebook. However Facebook strips all the attempts I've made so far. Shift + Enter Alt + 32, then Enter Alt + 255, then ...
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Finding Facebook profile ID by analyzing the image URL hosted at Akamai

I am trying to find out a Facebook profile ID based on the URL of a photo. The photo, whose link indicates that it has once been (or still is) posted on Facebook. When I add the photo link to one ...
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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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In a Facebook fan page post, what happen to replies underneath after I delete my comment?

Assume I made a comment to a post on a Facebook fan page (which is public) not owned by me, then a few other people (none of them are the owner of the page) replied, so the replies went under my ...
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Facebook “select all” button removed when inviting friends?

I wanted to invite all my friends on a certain event. It seems that the "select all" button is suddenly not present there (I have 300+ friends). And it certainly has been there two or three days ago ...
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Can't comment on Facebook friend's page

I have a friend on Facebook. I can see his wall and his profile, and comments on items in his profile. But I cannot comment on those items. Our mutual friends can, though. Is there a privacy setting ...
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Is rewarding users for sharing using Facebook or Twitter breaking the TOS?

I read this paragraph from Facebook's change's to the platform policy: You must not incentivize people to use social plugins or to like a Page. This includes offering rewards, or gating apps or ...
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How does Facebook know about my fake Yahoo account?

I have a Facebook account. About 4 years ago I registered on Yahoo to use Yahoo Answers. I entered entirely fake details. I check my Yahoo email very rarely, maybe once a year. When I checked today, ...
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Facebook online indicator does not appear for certain profile

Why can't I see the last login time timestamp or online green circle or cell phone icon only for one certain profile? I can open this user profile without problems.
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Advertising for a hookah bar on Facebook?

Facebook has numerous places to promote and boost things, however every time I try I get Your ad wasn't approved because it's promoting tobacco, cigarettes, E-cigarettes, cigars or related ...
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What are my most-liked Facebook posts?

Is there a Facebook app that ranks all my Facebook posts (status updates, photos, links, etc.) by number of likes? How about one that ranks my friends by average number of likes on each friend's ...
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Converting Facebook profile to page, not all “likes” were transferred nor all “friends” converted to fans

A friend of mine asked me to convert his profile into a Facebook page. So I have initiated the migration process. And I have migrated the friends into Facebook page fans. He has around 4500+ friends ...
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On Facebook, what is the difference between the wall and the timeline?

What is the difference between the wall and the timeline? How do these two behave differently? Also, what is the difference between the wall and the news feed? Also, is the mini feed and activity log ...
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Avoid re-encoded videos on Facebook

I have been uploading a lot of videos to Facebook recently, but I don't know whether Facebook will re-encode a video if the video doesn't meet their requirements. Which render options are valid so ...
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Prevent friend from receiving email notification when I post a status on Facebook

Why do one of my friends get an email message whenever I update a status on Facebook? I want to stop it, as I don't want him to see my posts any further and I have blocked him from the status. Please ...
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Strange cookie-related problem with accessing Facebook Page with fb.me URL

When I'm accessing my site via regular (?) URL: https://www.facebook.com/{sitename}/ I can see clearly that I'm logged in. When I'm accessing the very same Facebook Page using the very same ...
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Is it possible to target the spouse of someone who meets certain demographics/interests with a Facebook ad?

Does Facebook have a way to target the spouse of someone who meets certain demographic/interest criteria? For example, could you target an ad to spouses of firefighters or spouses of teachers?
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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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How to limit old posts on Facebook to a custom friend list

I'd like to know how to automatically assign the visibility of all my Facebook posts to, at most, a custom friend list. I know about the "Limit Old Posts" feature, and this does not allow you to ...
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What is your Instagram password when you login from Facebook?

I've created my Instagram account by logging in through Facebook. Now whenever I have to log in from a laptop or a PC they say my password is incorrect (since they don't have a "login with Facebook ...