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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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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 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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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 updates)....
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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 much time does Facebook need to verify my photo ID?

How much time required to complete Facebook ID verification process? I don't know why they blocked my account. I attached the copy of my id and received an automatically generated reply only. Anybody ...
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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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How can I see Facebook notifications older than one week?

The page https://www.facebook.com/notifications only lists the notifications I have received over the last seven days. How can I see Facebook notifications older than that?
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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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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 ...
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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 : Photos tab not visible in profile to 'Everyone'

For a personal account, I've set the privacy of all albums to 'Everyone', but still the Photos tab is not visible for people who are not 'Friends'. Direct links to the album are accessible, but the ...
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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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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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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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How can I logout from Facebook when the UI fails to respond?

OS: Win 7 x64 Pro Browser: IE11 There're times when Facebook simply stops responding. The logout URL on Facebook apparently links to https://www.facebook.com/log.out#; I discovered this doing a "...
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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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Access to Facebook groups without Facebook account?

Is there a way to access the content of Facebook groups without having a Facebook account? I seem to remember this was possible in the past, but now all I see is a login screen. I thought it was ...
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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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How to make list of friends private in Facebook?

One of the Facebook apps I wanted to install had a list of permissions it asked to grant. One of the permissions is my list of friends, which I refused. It seems the list is public. How do I make it ...
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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 to change the Facebook wall for access to anonymous user

In HuffingtonPost's Facebook Page account, the Wall tab shows all posts. But in my user Account, the wall tab does not show all post or tweets for anonymous. It only shows for a logged user (...
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Can I add the URL from a Facebook status update to a Google Spreadsheet with IFTTT

Would it be possible to save the actual URL where you can find the individual post to a new row in a Google Spreadsheet from Facebook to Google Drive Spreadsheets? (You can get to the FB status URL ...
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Why can't I type some domain name strings in comments or messages on Facebook?

I can't type some domain name strings in comments or messages on Facebook? It gives the following error: You can't post this because it has a blocked link The content you're trying to share ...
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Getting “Hope you enjoy using Facebook tonight” message on Facebook

When I logged into Facebook tonight, this was at the top of my wall. Does anyone know why I was presented with this? I asked several friends but none of them saw this on their walls. Nothing happened ...
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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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2-step Authentication Facebook - Is it possible to disable SMS codes?

I have Facebook login approvals set up. Is there any way to stop Facebook from sending login codes via SMS? Preferably, I'd like to exclusively use my Google Authenticator app to receive login codes. ...
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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 view a comment I made on a post with tons of comments?

Let's say I commented on a picture, among let's say 1 million other comments. If you try to press "View more comments" it will load 50 at a time. As you can imagine, it could take many hours to find ...
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Hide friends' page likes from newsfeed

I like seeing when my friends like a picture or video. However, I'm tired of seeing pages that they like. I could care less about that stuff. Is there a way to hide just the page likes?
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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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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 ...