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How can I stop unknown people on Facebook from poking or sending Friend requests to me?

There does not seem to be any way in the current Facebook settings for stopping unknown people from poking me or reducing the "Can send friend request" list to narrower than "Friends of Friends". Any ...
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Delete an old Facebook account

Two years ago somebody made a fanpage for our company, but that person doesn't work here anymore. We don't have any login or password. We like to see that account be deleted, please.
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Hiding New Friends Activity on Facebook

Is there a privacy setting on Facebook that will stop the posting that is made on your friend's wall when you make a new friend? I do not want this to appear on my friend's wall when I make a new ...
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Facebook: don't show news from TV shows I “like” in my feed?

Can I "like" a TV show on Facebook but not see news from it in my News Feed? I'm not interested in the news and just had an unseen episode spoiled from the show's own news feed item. I've looked in ...
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Why can some Facebook users currently be messaged, but not others?

According to Facebook’s current messaging policies, all users should be capable of receiving messages. However, when viewing some profiles, belonging to Friends of Friends or non-Friends, while logged ...
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Facebook “Your account is temporarily locked” message help request

Yesterday I started getting the above error message when logging into FB and it directs me to a page to do a security scan (https://www.facebook.com/checkpoint/) At this page I get a message saying ...
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How can I hide my activities on News Ticker?

I was wondering: is it possible to hide your activities from being showing in News Ticker in Facebook? Secondly, is it possible to control 'likes' and 'commenting' activities to be show on friends ...
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Facebook auto post to user wall

Have you noticed when you visit some sites, whatever content you access there, is posted on your Facebook wall automatically? Sites like YouTube, MySpace, Yahoo, socialcam, Viddy etc all used this ...
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What are the dimensions for the Facebook Timeline cover photo?

I've googled a resolution of height: 851px and width: 315px but it actually seems to be considerably larger than this. The full image http://i.imgur.com/JZ1yp.jpg
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Unwanted second Facebook account, want to delete it but don't know the password

How do I delete an extra account I created accidentally and have no idea what the password is? A while back while trying to reactivate my account I inadvertently created a second account. I only ...
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Can I see the list of people I've invited to Facebook?

A friend of mine relayed me a mail that said I invited him to Facebook, which I'm pretty sure I didn't do. Now, I'm worried that there are other people I've unexpectedly invited to join Facebook. Is ...
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How do I set the privacy for a single pic/photo in Facebook?

I want to restrict viewing of one of my single uploaded pic on facebook ... how do I do that ?
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How do you forward a message in Facebook to a friend?

I have a message in Facebook that I want to send to another Facebook friend. How do I go about doing that?
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How do you extract friends' birthday and contact information from Facebook?

I'm tired of Facebook trying to get a hold of all my data and then sharing it with everyone. Can someone tell me a method of getting my friends' birthday and contact information out of Facebook so I ...
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What are the recommended privacy settings for Facebook?

I hear a lot about the default privacy settings on Facebook being too open and that third parties can get hold of my private information. What can I do to lock down my account so that only the people ...
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Are Saved Posts completely private from the post author?

I know that Saved Items are on a list "that only [I] can see." But is the author of the post aware of when their post is added?
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Stop Facebook from asking for job city

In the about section on my facebook page, they list my jobs. I am being harassed by a blue triangle to add a city to one of my past jobs. I am disallowed from disclosing that information. When ...
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How to add additional photos to a status update

I created a Facebook status update with three photos. I'd like to add one more. Note that I did not create an album, I simply uploaded all three photos at the time of creating the Facebook status ...
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Friend list private but Facebook reveals it with “Do you know X,Y,Z” emails

My Facebook friends list is private, because there are some people I don't want to show I am friend with. A while ago I created a Bob account for testing purposes and added Bob as a friend. PROBLEM: ...
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How to delete all friends in a facebook list?

There's a great tool to manipulate friends into list as raised here. Though we cannot quickly/batch delete all friends in a list. If you know how to do this, please share.
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Facebook is not displaying any messages

This is how it looks currently: When I click on Messages, it dims out and then doesn't display anything. I have tried the following: Refreshed the page. Tried it in latest versions of Safari, ...
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How to completely hide my profile on Facebook?

I have a timeline profile on Facebook. I want to hide it completely from any search results. Maybe show it only to people to whom I give direct link. I don't want my friends to see the mutual ...
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Create a private album on Facebook for private automatic upload of photos from mobile?

How can I create a private album on Facebook that would allow me to automatically upload of photos from mobile that will be private until I later make them manually available?
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Deleted Facebook account still shows up in search results?

I deleted my Facebook account and after 14 days, I got an e-mail that confirmed my Facebook account was deleted. However, my profile still shows up in Facebook's search results, albeit the account is ...
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Facebook, account hacked?

A friend of mine appears to have her account hacked. I got this chat message from her: [removed] (warning: this URL links to a trojan) She did not send this message. What's happening here?
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On Facebook can I control which friends appear in my news feed with Friend Lists?

Facebook's News Feed has always seemed rather arbitrary / random to me. I'd like to control which friends appear in the news feed. Is there a way I can do that using my various friend lists? ...
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Help Me Understand How Apps and Pages on Facebook Work and How to Use Them

I run a website that has a Facebook application in order to post status updates and other messages to our member's pages. We also want to use Facebook to post updates about the site and accumulate ...
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When you change your Facebook's username, what happens to the old one?

When you change your Facebook's username, what happens to the old one? I'd like to change it, but I don't want the old one to be squatted: does the old one become available, or it stays locked ...
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Why does email sent to my @facebook.com address always end up in Facebook messages spam?

I'm trying to figure out how my <myusername>@facebook.com address works with regard to sending messages back and forth to non-Facebook email addresses (in the messages area). The ultimate goal ...
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Can I limit what my friends can see of my Likes and Comments on the FB News Ticker?

I have set strict privacy settings on Facebook to "only me" on my Timeline, Friends List and page "Likes". Yet a friend of mine told me the other day they saw a number of my likes and comments ...
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How can I rank my Facebook friends by their friend count?

How can I rank my Facebook friends by their friend count? I want to get a message out to a large variety of people and I'd like to see the top 10 friends of mine with the most friends.
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How do I view all shares of my posts?

On my Facebook page it tells me I have had 11 shares. There is a link to view all shares. I click on this link and I only see 2 shares. Why am I seeing only 2 out of 11 shares?
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Why are some Facebook page comments darker than others?

I've just noticed, that some of the comments on my Facebook page have a darker background than the others and the X button is always showing. Other users cannot see these comments, only page admins ...
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Posting relationship status to newsfeed

I recently changed my relationship status to "Separated" unlike other statuses, this one does not automatically publish to my newsfeed. Is there a way for me to publish this change?
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Facebook: Removing “&theatre” Mode

On Facebook, I've found that if you remove the &theatre from the URL when viewing a picture, it reverts back to the original way of viewing pictures. Is there any way I can make the removal ...
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How can I see all of the links I've ever posted from the new Jan. 2011 Facebook profile?

There used to be a box on the lower left-hand side of my facebook profile where I could see the links I'd most recently posted, and then click to see all the links I had ever posted previously. That ...
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Make Facebook Likes on a Page (Private)?

In constant urge to keep myself updated on what's going on in other universities, I would like to like the official facebook pages of these universities; but I also want to keep this activity private ...
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How can I search my own Facebook wall for link updates

I could be missing something key in how to view a history of posts to my facebook wall and search tips for Facebook. But how would I go about searching my old Facebook link updates?
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Search tips for Facebook

I'd like to do a search for video's that a friend posted, I've spent 15 minutes manually searching through their posts' and I still haven't found it. Can I filter out everything but video links? ...
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Is there any way to turn off friend suggestion on Facebook?

Imagine that I have two friends - Alice and Bob - and I want to prevent Alice from showing up in Bob's friend suggestions ("people you might know"). Can I do that?
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In Facebook, how to cleanly link to a Japanese Wikipedia URL that contains a ・ (nakaguro)?

On Facebook, try to post a Japanese Wikipedia URL containing a ・ (nakaguro) character (like http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/レオナルド・ダ・ヴィンチ) and you will get a broken link: Notice how ・ダ・ヴィンチ has failed ...
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How can I automatically forward Facebook messages to my email or phone?

I can create email addresses that forward to other email addresses. Likewise, can I automatically forward Facebook messages to either my email or phone?
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How can I stop others from tagging me in unnecessary pictures?

This is a genuine problem in Facebook. I have been tagged by some unknown people in some pictures which are not related to me and surprisingly they are tagging me even in wallpapers easily searchabale ...
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Facebook All-day events show up in Google Calendar a day early

I have, using the export feature in Facebook, imported the ical feed in Google Calendar for Events. This works as it should, except that events that have no hour defined, show up a day early in Google ...
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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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Remove an email address used to create a Facebook page

I created a Facebook Business page with my personal email address but want to remove that and use my business email for the account alone. In hindsight, I should have used a business email address. ...
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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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How to (re-)follow a post on Facebook?

Normally, after I comment on a friend's post on Facebook, I'll receive notifications whenever someone else also comments on the same post. But after about five follow-up comments or so, I stop getting ...
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Creating custom tabs on facebook

When trying to create a custom tab/app on facebook, there is no 'create app' button present on my page. Have I missed a step in the setup or is there a reason behind this? Any help will be greatly ...
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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 ...