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How to set default visibility of FB likes?

For some reason when I like something on some webpage and click "post to Facebook", this is posted to my profile with a lock icon, meaning that only I can see it. I then need to manually go to ...
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How do I clear my Facebook status

I'd like to clear my Facebook status. With the most recent profile changes (December 2010) your status no longer appears at the top of the page with a clear link. With the new interface how do I ...
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Sync Facebook/Twitter posts with Google+

My business uses a Facebook page to post all of their updates on, which (I'm told) are also automatically posted to Twitter. I have just set up a Google+ page for the business, and I would like the ...
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Posting to Facebook from Google+ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send updates from Google Plus to Twitter / Facebook How do I post something to Facebook from Google+? I thought there was some type of plugin or Google Chrome extension ...
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How does Facebook know where I live?

How the heck does Facebook know where I live, when I have never provided anything about my address (or even city) to Facebook (or such companies)? (My correct city was in the "anonymous" Sponsored ...
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Any way to auto-approve requests to join new-style Facebook group?

Re-posting this since my previous post got closed as a duplicate, and the question they said it was a duplicate of does not fix my problem. I have a new-style group. Back when the new Facebook groups ...
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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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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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Changing my primary email

Here is my problem, at one point in the past i created another Facebook account to give me more credits in a Facebook game. I used my personal email that i currently use every day. Now i have deleted ...
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How to switch weather temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius in Facebook events

Facebook started showing the weather on event pages: How to switch temperature from Fahrenheit to Celsius? (or from Celsius to Fahrenheit)
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How to block apps in the new Facebook interface?

Since one Facebook update some time ago, the procedure at the following FAQ page How do I block or unblock an app? Doesn't work anymore. How to block an app now? List of Applications that seem as ...
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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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When Facebook page qualify to have a web address?

I have created two Facebook pages, both never published so far, first on March, 9 and second today. While I had absolutely no problems with setting Facebook Web Address for the first page, it seems, ...
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How to autoshare uploaded YouTube videos to Facebook fan page?

The only way I have found is the Cueler App which has a respective setting (see screenshot below). However, new uploaded videos are still not shared on the fan page and I cannot reproduce why. Are ...
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Facebook: Which of my actions are reported to friends, etc?

On Facebook, there are all kinds of things I can do like Liking pages, joining Groups, friending people, etc. Which of these "actions" are displayed to who? In other words, who sees "marienbad just ...
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Facebook makes emoticons graphical — how to disable this behaviour?

Facebook started turning emoticons used in comments on status updates graphical: How do I turn off this behaviour? Preferably inside Facebook, but otherwise with a user-side script or user-side ...
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Why do Facebook apps require a lot of permissions to be granted?

I can't feel comfortable installing any Facebook apps because they require a long list of permission which I feel I don't need to grant. However it's all or nothing which I means either I allow all or ...
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Is there a way to mark Facebook posts for later reading?

When scanning posts on Facebook, I'm wishing I could "Favorite" or "Star" particular posts so I can review them later. It's easy enough to do this on Twitter or Google Reader, and I'm surprised ...
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Text formatting enhancements on Facebook

Does Facebook have any text formatting enhancements like Markdown? While writing a comment or status update, can I use linked texts or @-referrals? Or is it just like Notepad?
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How to disable and revoke rights for a Facebook application?

I used a Facebook app but I want to remove it completely. How to do that?
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What type of Facebook-Page for a Publication?

A local magazine (my client) wants to have a Facebook page, in which of the PageCategories does a publication fit? surly in "Brand, product, or organization" but sadly there is no "publication" in ...
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Opt out of Facebook comment updates

Is there a way (at the Facebook end, not via filtering my end) to opt-out of receiving notifications every time someone else adds a comment to a thread I am involved in?
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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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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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I keep receiving Facebook password reset emails. How can I avoid that?

My Facebook username is Francky and I keep receiving Facebook password reset emails. How can I avoid that? ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Facebook Date: Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at ...
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How to invite non-friends to like your Facebook page?

Today I got a notification from a person I'm not friend of (although we have 22 mutual friends) to like his page. I thought this wasn't possible. Is it a paid feature or what? I can't understand how ...
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How do I remove Maps from Facebook?

The Maps feature on Facebook Timeline is nice, though recently I have established that I am location paranoid and wouldn't like people seeing all the places I have been to, so I want to disable and/or ...
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Why does Facebook Apps require disabling HTTPS

Facebook allows you to surf over a secure HTTPS connection, although sadly it does not enable this by default. Even when HTTPS is enabled, you encounter some annoying user experience when trying to ...
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How to specify a hidden email address when signing up with Facebook?

In the past, whenever I signed up to some web app with Facebook, I got the option to give them a custom email address instead of revealing my Facebook email address. It now seems to be gone: There ...
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Convert Facebook “friends” to subscriptions

I have quite a few "friends" who are people/entities whose public posts I am interested in reading, but really don't want to share with. I "friended" them long before Facebook offered the ability to ...
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Prioritize Facebook privacy between lists that are locked and not locked

I can set privacy settings no problem but I cannot find any reference to priority of privacy settings in Facebook. That is, I have someone in a locked down list I also want to add them to a ...
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Account hacked, no access to phone number need sent to new phone number or email

My Facebook account was hacked, and it is temporarily unavailable, and it is trying to send a text to my phone number for a security code, only I no longer have access to the phone number either. Is ...
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How does one prevent Facebook from automatically combining uploaded photos in the timeline?

If I use the secret email address to upload photos to my Facebook timeline, the photos will automatically be shown in one single post if I upload them within a certain timespan (after a day or so, ...
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Personal Facebook usage statistics

Is it possible to see personal Facebook usage statistics from facebook.com or some other web service? By statistics, I mean, for example, the total number of likes, posts, logins, etc. (maybe detailed ...
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How to wipe out everything from your Facebook wall?

Is there a method that actually works? I tried some iMacros scripting, but that didn't go very well... I couldn't make a script good enough to do the job... Also, I imagine it would take ages to ...
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Facebook Deactivation vs. Deletion

I recently deactivated my Facebook account. I know that it's not quite deletion (although in a subpeona Facebook can still technically get to your information) and that Facebook also allows you to ...
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Facebook account disabled?

One of my relatives tried to log into his Facebook account, and was greeted with the message that his account had been disabled. There are no notification emails in the email account associated with ...
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List based privacy setting in Facebook

I am able to create lists in Facebook. Is it possible to apply a set of privacy setting for each list?
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Don't allow comments on Facebook page

Is there any way to not allow people commenting on posts of my Facebook page?
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Block event invites from non-friends in Facebook (2014)

How do I block/ignore event invites from non-friends, sent to me through a group? I don't want to leave the group, and turning off all notifications of the group didn't help ignoring the event ...
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Figuring out who is the real owner of Facebook Page [duplicate]

Is there any way for anyone at Facebook to determine, who is the real owner of Facebook Page? I want the create a webpage, where I want to post some true facts about my previous employer, to prevent ...
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Why is the mutual friends count different?

When I put my cursor and hover it on the name under "People You May Know" column, why does it say “105 Mutual Friends” in the box but only “80 Mutual Friends” in the outside? What is it trying to ...
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How do I find out who is following me on Facebook?

On Facebook, someone is following me besides my friends and clicking the number of my followers on my page, brings me to a page for which a search for the word Follow comes up with no results (i.e. no ...
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Unable to set Facebook web address on new page

I'm creating a new Facebook page. On step #3 of the creation process it gives me the option to "choose a unique Facebook web address". But no matter what address I specify (that does not already ...
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In Facebook, is there anyway to add / tag a person in a post after you have posted? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I retroactively tag friends in a post on Facebook? Is there any way in Facebook to add a person to a post after you have already posted. I see you can tag a ...
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Can a Facebook user know who views their profile/pics? [duplicate]

I want to know whether there is a way to tell who views my Timeline/Profile/pics on Facebook if we aren't friends. Is there an app or a log or something?
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How to tag friends via mobile web site, m.facebook.com?

On the Facebook website it is possible tag friends on your status update—just type @ followed by the first few letters of your friend’s name. The same holds good for any Facebook page you like. But ...
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any way to auto-approve requests to join Facebook group? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Facebook group open for joining? I run a group on Facebook and I get bombarded with requests to join it. I just want to allow anyone to join without me ...
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How to auto share to Google+ when share or like from Facebook?

I love both sites but get tired quickly to double my time doing the share jobs e.g. like button, share button, ... on both site. Is there a way to share in one site, says facebook, and that will be ...
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How to leave/make Facebook interests blank?

When I got a Facebook account, I remember filling out the bare minimum necessary and I left all the fields like sports, music, etc blank. But, taking a look today, it looks like it's been populated ...