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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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In Facebook, how can I hide relationship status, profile pictures, etc?

It seems like there are a number of pieces of data that is hard to understand how to control privacy on. How can I hide from the public: Relationship Status Profile Picture
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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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Is there a way to see all of my Facebook activity of the (very long ago) past easily?

I've been trying to trace something out using Facebook and I was all the way back by about 8 months and accidentally clicked the wrong thing and now I'd have to start all over (mind you, it took about ...
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Text Only Facebook reader?

Is there a way I can read Facebook updates, see events, and view profiles in a text only sans JavaScript format? This is because I often surf from links, and Facebook is unusable in that tool.
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Who or what is SUDA in Facebook feeds?

This comment appears in some Atom feeds from Facebook: <!-- SUDA was here. 10.36.217.112 --> What does it mean?
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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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Is there a way I can use my facebook chat from within gmail?

I like chatting with people through my gmail account for a number of reasons, but mostly because these chats are archived and searchable. Is it possible to use my Facebook chat from within gmail chat ...
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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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Facebook - download chat history

I have a quite long (several thousands of messages) chat history with one of my friends which I'd like to download and store safely on my own computer. I did not bear this in mind from the beginning ...
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What happens to a Facebook account when it is reported as compromised?

According to Facebook, If you believe your account has been compromised by another person or a virus, please click the "My Account Is Compromised" button below. We'll help you log back into your ...
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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 tag more than 20 people in Facebook

In this question, someone is asking how to tag more than 50 people in a picture. He even has a link to someone who has done it. I can only tag up to 20 people. How are some people able to tag more ...
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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 ...
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Update Facebook fanpage status from Twitter

I would update the status of a couple of Facebook fanpages through their Twitter accounts, but can not find a way to synchronize directly (without using a specific Twitter client to write the ...
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How to auto-expand all “older posts” on Facebook wall

Is there a way to automatically expand all "older posts" on a Facebook wall at once? I'm using Firefox if it matters.
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Facebook chat through im client?

Does FaceBook chat allow access through an IM client like GTalk does? Specifically is there a way I can access it from Pidgin/Finch?
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How to hide “Joe Bloggs liked this.”-type posts on Facebook

Nowadays many of the Facebook posts I see are of this form: Somebody I. Know liked this. ____________________________________ A story about a little girl living in New York. Including photo. 1234567 ...
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Can a restricted friend see a picture that a mutual friend likes?

I have restricted some friends on Facebook from seeing a picture I posted on my timeline. If a mutual friend liked the picture, can the restricted friends see this on their timeline?
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Why do Facebook “Promoted Posts” have primarily foreign “Likes”?

I started a Facebook page for my comics back in April... To build an audience, my friend recommended I advertise internationally. I immediately started gaining likes... the majority of them coming ...
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Allowing subscriptions on Facebook and pending friend requests

What happens to former friend requests when a person allows subscriptions to their Facebook profile? Do those people automatically become subscribers (provided that their requests are still pending)? ...
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Is there a way to disable Facebook's email address?

I logged into Facebook today to see this: I don't want a Facebook email address. I loathe the concept of receiving email via Facebook. I don't want people to even attempt to send me email through ...
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How to upload an mp3 to Facebook?

I know it's possible to upload videos to Facebook. Is it possible to upload an mp3 to Facebook using their user interface?
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Delete Smart Lists from Facebook

I'd like to remove several "smart lists" from my Facebook account. On the lists page, I'm able to remove custom-made lists using the dropdown menu (pencil icon), but smart lists created by Facebook ...
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Can I see when and where my Facebook account was accessed?

Does Facebook keep records of when I, or someone else, accesses or logs into my account? I want to be able to see the access log from my homepage. My computer was recently stolen and my Facebook was ...
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How does one log into Facebook using Linked Accounts?

I have linked my Yahoo and Google accounts with Facebook via the Account Settings. Both of them now appear in the Linked Accounts list. Displayed immediately above them is the following: If you ...