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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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Facebook shows me as online even if I turned off chat. How can I be offline in Facebook?

I never use Facebook Chat. It's always turned off. But I realized that it shows me as online (green dot) to my friends even if it's turned off. Is there any way to be offline in Facebook? I don't ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Facebook: List of subscribers

I want to get a list of people who has subscribed to my updates. How can I get that in new Facebook Timeline?
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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 ...
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Update Twitter with Facebook status

What is the best way to update Twitter with my Facebook status? I've tried using the Facebook status RSS feed with Twitterfeed, but Facebook doesn't seem to have RSS feeds for your own status updates ...
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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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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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Email and password on Facebook account

I opened a Facebook account for my husband using the same email as mine for my Facebook account. I have since purchased a new computer and when I enter my email address and password it says the ...
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Why is Facebook complaining about my company email address?

When I try to add an email address to Facebook, it says 'invalid'. But it's not!
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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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What does “X people talking about this mean”?

If you use Facebook, you can see on a page's wall, it is written for example: 272 likes. 8 people talking about this The number of likes is understandable, but what does "8 people talking about ...
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Search shows mutual Facebook friend, but mutual friend's profile doesn't show anywhere

I was searching for a person on Facebook, e.g. John Doe. When I type in the Facebook search bar, it displays "John Doe" as the first result and indicates "1 Mutual Friend". When I click on John Doe, I ...
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How to change to the previous version of Facebook?

How do I revert from using the new March 2013 Facebook version and get back to using the old Facebook?
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Blocked from sharing posts on Facebook, told to slow down

I am having trouble with sharing posts with friends or posting on my timeline. After about 5 or 6 'shares', I get the message, slow down, you are going too fast or your are using this feature for ...
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Changing a Facebook group setting from “secret” to “closed”

How can I change the privacy setting of a Facebook group (500+ members) from secret to closed? I can't see any option to do so in Edit Group Settings.
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Tell facebook to ignore event invite notifications from a friend

I keep getting facebook event invites from a friend. These are events I mostly don't bother about. I'd still want to view the event details and all, but I don't want to get notifications regarding it. ...
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Is it still possible to paste an mp3 link into a Facebook status? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upload an mp3 to Facebook? I work for a public media radio station. We are currently working out a plan for extending our brand through the use of social media. ...
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Recover password for a Facebook Page [closed]

I have a Facebook Page, but I've forgotten the password and lost the e-mail address registered with it. I am an admin on my Page however, along with three others. How do I recover the password?
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Why do Facebook left-navigation items disappear if I'm logged in as an admin?

I have 14 items in the left-side navigation of my Facebook page. If I'm not logged in, or if I'm logged in with a non-admin account, I see the first 8 items and I can click a More link to show the ...
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How do I remove myself from a Facebook event invitation list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I hide events in Facebook? I don't want to just remove the invitation from my own event list, nor indicate that I'm not attending. I want to remove myself from ...
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FB private messages from email

Given that I know user's email address (full name, address and some more info) and I know that this user used his email to register on FB. Is it possible to send private message to the user in ...
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Privacy setting on Facebook for downloading pictures?

Facebook recently moved me to the new image viewer, which shows a download link below every picture. With this download link it is possible to download full-resolution original images. I suppose the ...
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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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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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How can I view all of my Facebook posts?

I make posts on my wall every day. Though when I view my own timeline, some of my posts are not displayed. I use Qsearch application (in Chinese) and it can list all of my posts. I don't want to use ...
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Disabling Facebook event notifications on mobile phone

There are 2 things that annoy me on Facebook: People asking me to play games. I have accepted there is no way to disable this. Fortunately this does not give a notification on the mobile phone. ...
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Is it possible to see to whom deleted messages were sent from my hacked account?

My Facebook account was hacked and some bad messages were sent from my id to an unknown person. After sending the messages, the hacker deleted them. Can I get the list of persons to whom a message ...
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How can I like a photo of someone else on Facebook without being on news feed?

How can I like a photo of someone else on Facebook without being on news feed? I'd like to be able to "like" a photo of someone else without being seen by all my friends. I would like that person to ...
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Block Facebook completely except the ability to send and receive messages?

I am getting too much distracted by Facebook. I want to completely block my facebook account but want to be still able to send and receive messages from friends on my laptop. Is there any way to do ...