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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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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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If someone is on my “Close friends” list on Facebook, will I get notified when they post on a non-friend's wall?

If a "close friend" posts on someone's wall (that isn't my friend) will I still get a notification?
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How can I remove unsolicited posts/spam from my Facebook news feed?

I am currently being slammed with pages in my news feed that I haven't liked. They are liked, supposedly, by one or more of my friends. The posts are not showing which of my friends like the pages and ...
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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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URL of a deleted page is not available

I have a created a page that I had given the wrong URL to, Facebook said I could not change this URL, and so I created a new page with the correct one. I have since discovered that you can change the ...
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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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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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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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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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Untag myself from an unrelated Facebook pic: which option?

Every once in a while, a friend mistakenly tags a photo thinking it is me, whereas it is not (frequent during Halloween). Other times it seems due to a Facebook bug, I was wrongly tagged whereas I ...
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Using a Facebook Page as a social plugin to get friend requests from website visitors

Can I use my personal Facebook Page as a social plugin on my website, in order to get friend requests from visitors of that website? I want to generate friend requests through the website, is there a ...
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How do I change basic information, profile picture, etc. for a Facebook page?

I have a page in Facebook for a website I own. I am the admin for the page, but I am unable to change the page info, picture, etc. How do I enable those options? If I am unable to restore these ...
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Finding websites that have been 'Liked' on Facebook?

I was wondering if anyone has any ideas on how to find third party websites that have been 'liked' on Facebook. I can't seem to find a search function on Facebook for this, so I tried searching ...
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Disable commenting-ability on a photo-by-photo basis

I'd like to disable the commenting function for all of my friends for some of my photos but not for all of them or my status updates which is the only privacy control panel I can find. Is this ...
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How can you get Facebook to allow you more than 5000 friends?

Facebook maxes out your friends at 5000. Is there some way to get around this without just creating a second page? Note: I'm not even close, but I have friends who have maxed out and have to kluge ...
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How do I tag all my friends in a Facebook photo album?

I have uploaded several photos to Facebook with friends in them and want to tag them all. How do I tag all my friends to a particular album?
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Did Facebook ever had a dislike button?

I know they are not planing on implementing it, but did Facebook ever had a dislike button or a thumbs down button of any kind? Also, I'm not talking about the unlike button that appears after you "...
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How do you block someone who has subscribed to you?

How do you unsubscribe someone that has subscribed to you? My son has a woman who has subscribed to him on Facebook and is sending him links to objectionable sites. How does he stop this?
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Tracking friends on Facebook chat [closed]

Can someone please recommend me a tool to alert me when a specific person (or a group) comes online?
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I defriended several people and I don't want them subscribed to me anymore

I defriended several people on facebook recently. I noticed when I go to my friends list they are still there and subscribed to me. How do I unsubscribe them?
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How to add an address to an organization's Facebook Page?

I can't figure out how to add an address to my church's Facebook page. I read through a few different websites but no one seems to have the same problem. Can anyone help?
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Why have some of my friends have gone missing from Facebook?

I was looking through my friends list and spotted this: Some of my friends (well more like acquaintances, but you get the picture) are displayed in the list, but don't have a "Friends" button and ...
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How to get page www.facebook… for my apps.facebook…?

I have my app up and running via: http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=103297833078853 Now I want to claim a page such as http://www.facebook.com/mycyberspaceapp Can you tell me how?...
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In Facebook's privacy settings, what does the Other category mean?

I understand the other categories, but what does the 'Other' one mean. Who does it include?
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When did Facebook start using the OAuth protocol?

When I last used Facebook authentication, it provided it's 'Facebook Connect' protocol which wasn't necessarily implementing the open source OAuth protocol but now they say that they are using OAuth 2....
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How can I find out who has blocked me on Facebook?

I don't know who has blocked me on Facebook and wish to know. Is there a page where I can see the people who have blocked me.
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Direct permalink (object_id) to posts on the new facebook Timeline profiles

How do you link directly to a wall post under the Facebook Timeline view of things? With the old Facebook profiles, you can use Firebug (a Firefox add-on) to look at the wall post, and get the ...
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Download all of someone else's Facebook photos

Is there a way to download all the photos from a Facebook user in a single click way? There are several tools which will download every photo in an album, but if the user has many albums then even ...
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How can I stop a Facebook app posting spam stuff on my Twitter account?

I keep getting tweets like this on my timeline: @pascale_66: Awesome! I made $102.54 this week just filling out a couple of surveys. http://t.co/GwjDUPK9 I've gone into Facebook, followed the ...
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What is Socialcam and how do I disable it?

More and more frequently, I am seeing posts tagged "Socialcam" pop up on my Facebook feed. When I click these links (which often feature gaping shark jaws, large snakes, ambiguous ladyskin, or other ...
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How can someone share a Reddit link onto Facebook while preserving the original title, with as little friction as possible?

Say, you post a thread like http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/t4d6d/how_do_you_share_a_reddit_link_onto_facebook/... Then it shows up like this:
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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 to search on all my likes in Facebook?

Last year one of my friends shared an article. I liked it. Now there are tons of updates in between. How do I find that article again?
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How can I see shared friends on Facebook?

I used to be able to see all of the Facebook friends that I have in common with another Facebook friend. Now that Facebook changed their format, I can only seem to see shared friends with people who ...
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Disable facebook facial recognition

I recently noticed that Facebook was tagging me in my wife's photos that she did not tag me in. Apparently Facebook now tags people automagically by facial recognition. How can I disable this ...
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How to “Retweet” on Facebook?

I can re-tweet on Twitter. I heard Facebook has similar features. How can I do this ?
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Seeing friends' comments in a long list of comments

I get these updates on my Facebook feed saying John GuyYouKnow commented on the following link: insert stupid link here. Naturally I am now curious what my friend said about that stupid link. So I ...
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Why I cannot make a bold text on my wall?

I am trying to post some bold text to Facebook (it's part of the app I am making). I read in numerous articles on the net that I can easily make a bold text by surrounding it with * symbols. However, ...
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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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On Facebook, can I find out who else likes a page?

I can see that 103 people "like" a page but how can I find out who they are? With the old "group" system this was so easy!
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How to enable the new Facebook Timeline?

I heard that developers (those who create Facebook applications) can get a preview of the new Facebook Timelime. How exactly does one enable this beta preview?
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How can I create a Facebook page for a company who's name less than 5 characters long?

I would like to know the right procedure for a companies that have less that 5 characters to register their page username. Facebook Pages have this restriction "Usernames must be at least 5 ...
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How can I “unlike” a page on a website that’s external to Facebook?

I’m helping to develop a website that implements the Facebook “like” button. During testing, I’ve liked a couple of pages on the website with my Facebook account using the like button. I want to “...