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My Facebook account “likes” pages on its own – what can I do?

For a few months I have been noticing that my Facebook account is liking random pages on its own, even when I remove them, they keep getting added (liked). Why is this happening? Is my account ...
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What does the time next to the cell phone icon mean?

I noticed that a time value lies next to each cell phone icon in Facebook chat. What does this time value indicate?
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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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Facebook Profile name with Fancy and Stylish Font

I have found some people are writing their profile name in fancy and stylish font. How do I write a name or add some stylish font to the profile?
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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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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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How can I make my Facebook profile completely private?

How can I make my Facebook profile completely private? I don't want people to be able to see me.
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How do you use the new Facebook “download everything you’ve ever posted” feature?

I read about this in the press today, but can't find it anywhere within Facebook. Perhaps the feature isn't live yet? I've tried clearing cache and reloading, but don't know where I should be looking. ...
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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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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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Friends of a friend can see my post when my friend comments or likes, even if I am not my friend's friends

If I post something on Facebook and a friend comments on it or likes it, how is it that other people who are friends of the comment writers or likers, but not friends of mine, can see it? Surely this ...
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How can I block all of a page's content on Facebook?

A number of my friends, who I otherwise enjoy seeing content from often share content from a particular page that I don't care to see ever again. Is there a way to block content from a page?
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Blocking after Facebook deactivation

I have just deactivated my Facebook account. Can someone still block me? Am I still showing up on their friends list for them to do so?
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What is the difference between show on timeline and allow on timeline in facebook?

I notice some posts on my Facebook Timeline have options for "Show on Timeline" and "Allow on Timeline" but I couldn't find what is the difference between them. The post that has these options was ...
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In Facebook, how can I remove a tag of a friend in my photo?

I accidentally tagged the wrong person in one of my photos that I posted. How can I go into the post and remove that person from being tagged?
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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 can I revoke rights for all Facebook applications?

I know I can disable and revoke rights for specific application, but I have so many applications that will take so much time to remove them all. Is there a way that I can revoke all these ...
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Link my profile employer to company page on Facebook

The company I work in doesn't appear in the list that pops down when I type in the box "What's your employer?", but it does have a Facebook Page. I want to "link" the page to my profile info, so when ...
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Facebook opens “Ads Page” instead of regular homepage after login

My cousin who is a regular Facebook user has a problem with his Facebook account. I think he made something wrong which he does not remember and now he can't log in to his Facebook account properly. ...
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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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Is it possible to whitelist applications from which posts are visible on my Facebook newsfeed?

On my Facebook newsfeed, I see posts made by people, and by appliactions such as Farmville, Selective Tweets, random games, etc. Is there a way by which I can whitelist the apps from which I wish to ...
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On Facebook, is there any way to restrict access to individual photos I'm tagged in?

I would like to some people to be able to see some of the photos I'm tagged in, but not all of them. Is this possible? I know I can make a list of people that won't be able to see any of the photos ...
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Unable to change birthdate on Facebook account

How can I change/correct my birthday on my Facebook profile after it was set incorrectly? My roommate and a friend of hers went on my computer where my Facebook was open and changed my birthday. ...
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How can I add a new recipient to a Facebook message?

I've sent a message in Facebook to multiple people. I want to send another one to the same group without adding them one by one, but just add one new person instead. Is there a way to do this?
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How do I automatically post my Tumblr posts to Facebook?

How do I automatically post or publish my Tumblr posts to my Facebook page? I don't mean the News Feed one, but a Facebook page.
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How to create a Facebook page without a personal account

In the past, Facebook used to let business create pages or apps without a personal account. This account created in the page/app creation process had limited capacities and could be switch to a full ...
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How can I view my followers on Facebook?

Facebook must have changed something again because I cannot find out how to view the list of subscribers. In Googling for this, I came upon this question: Facebook: List of subscribers However, it ...
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How to manage Facebook pages for multiple languages?

Say I have a Facebook page about dogs. I share information and links about dogs, so the pagename is "Dogs". Say also, I share mainly information in Chinese, English and French. Say, some people do ...
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Preventing new friends from seeing old Facebook posts

I'd like to add some new people as Facebook friends so that they can see baby pictures, but not the rest of my posts and other items. Going forward, this is easy, as I can just add them to ...
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How long does Facebook take to verify an account?

How long does it take Facebook to verify an account when you submit your ID? It's been nine (9) days now. I submitted it with the online form and got an email back immediately saying I needed to ...
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Transfering facebook profile images into Google Contacts

Is it possible to automatically copy the images of people's facebook profile to Google Contacts? Bonus points if I can also copy other data such as their birthday.
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How do I disable Facebook “infinite scroll”?

It's really annoying the way Facebook constantly loads extra items when I scroll down. Either show me all unseen content right away, or let me click the button to load more - either would be fine. ...
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RSS for Facebook inbox messages

How can I get the RSS feed for my Facebook inbox messages?
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Access Facebook without HTTPS

Is there a way to access Facebook without HTTPS? My proxy blocks HTTPS pages, so what can I do?
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Can I merge two of my Facebook accounts into one?

I have 2 accounts on Facebook, can I merge them? My Facebook account was locked due some explicit content(somebody hacked my account). So, I created a new account, but most of my friends are ...
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I change locations frequently and Facebook doesn't like it

I change my location quite frequently and every now and then Facebook prompts me to confirm the location by tagging friends’ pictures. Are there any means to avoid these prompts, other than staying ...
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How to create a “restricted” group in Facebook that is NOT public?

Is there any way to create a group of people who can't see any posts in my profile except for what I explicitly share with them, without being forced to make those posts public to the entire world?
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Facebook keeps sending friend notifications despite settings set otherwise

While I am trying to surf, all of these Facebook notifications flood the right side of my screen one after the other. It freezes my computer and I have to wait until I can click one of the Xs on a ...
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How do I forward my Gmail to my Facebook email address?

I have been trying to find a way to forward emails from my Gmail address to my Facebook email address. When I went to Gmail settings and tried to set up email forwarding from there, Gmail was unable ...
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Getting an account's login details if I am an administrator of a Facebook page

I work for a business and we have a few staff members registered as admins on the business' Facebook. However, the person who originally started the Facebook no longer works with us and we need to ...
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Is there a way to import Facebook messages into Gmail?

Is it possible to import my Facebook messages into Gmail?
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View all my Facebook fans similar to “Social Graph” app

Social Graph is a Facebook app that lets you view your friends, grouped by their interactions. Is there something similar for Fan Pages? I would like to know how my fans are grouped (I have 41 Fans at ...
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Importing RSS items into Facebook

I want to import my (Wordpress-based) blog entries into my Facebook account to share them with my FB friends. FB already has a built-in function to create Notes based on RSS items. The problem is ...
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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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Birthday notifications for a select group of friends on Facebook

I don't want to be notified about every friend's birthday on Facebook. There are only several birthdays that I want to be notified of. Is there any way to filter these messages somehow (e.g. by adding ...
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Can one avoid the degradation of images posted on Facebook?

When I post something I've made on Facebook, it always gets ruined. Seemingly, whether I post a clean PNG, a high quality JPG or a reduced-quality JPG of my vector art, Facebook's automatic conversion ...
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Facebook app deleted all pictures

For years I uploaded all my pictures to Facebook via the Speedy Uploader app for Android. As of yesterday, all my pictures are gone since the original owner of the Facebook app deleted it from the ...
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Is it possible to block, filter, or minimize Facebook chat “stickers”?

Facebook has recently made great strides in their effort to be the most evil web app of all time, by adding "stickers" to chat. The most annoying thing about these "stickers", is that they are so ...
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Facebook posting issues

I have a "community" page on Facebook, which I have used to post comments on other community pages, but they don't show up properly—the only people who can see them are people who already "like" my ...
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How to disable Facebook account verification when I login from different country

As Facebook is blocked by Iranian government, we have to access it through VPNs and other proxy software (e.g. Tor) which their servers are scattered over the world. The problem is Facebook is ...