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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 to update Google+ status via Twitter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I connect Google+ with Twitter? How do I setup my Google+ status to update from Twitter? On the web there seems to be information on connecting social networks ...
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How to create a “Facebook friends list” from a local file containing Facebook friends ids?

I have a local text file containing Facebook ids, one per line, like this: 938751234570943 9875123457623 ... 43639193242324 These ids actually are those of my Facebook friends interested in jazz. ...
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How to hide questions from timeline?

I don't want questions that I answer to appear on my timeline. And I'd prefer not to have to manually hide it every time I answer one. I remember there used to be a setting to automatically hide all ...
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How to post on Facebook group, and make it visible only to group members?

I want to post on a group and don't want anyone who checks my profile to see this post/comment except if he/she is in the same group. Is that possible? And if yes, how?
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OpenID, Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo login for Wordpress [closed]

I am looking for a way to allow users from different sites OpenID Gmail Facebook Yahoo AOL to login with their respective username/id. An example can be seen on this page Is there something like ...
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How to save other people's Facebook wall? (for a lawsuit)

What are the best methods to save other people's Facebook Wall? Someone is saying bad things about our firm on their wall. We want to collect evidence so that we can file a lawsuit.
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How to update the Facebook profile picture from iPhone?

How can I change my Facebook profile picture through the iPhone? Is it possible? If yes, then how?
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How to ignore a friend on Facebook?

I want to "delete" some friends from Facebook without them noticing. Is that possible? Is possible at least to hide them from Facebook chat?
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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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Request new work network on Facebook

Any idea how to request Facebook to create a network for my employer? It's a small company (50-ish people). The existing Facebook question on this has several suggested options, none of which seem ...
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Embed Facebook wall from a page onto an external website

We have a Facebook page for our company. We want to embed the wall for our company onto our website. How would you go about doing this? The worst case would be an iframe for the whole page, but I was ...
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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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Limit of friend requests by day in Facebook?

I've signed in Facebook, what's the limit of friend requests I can do? This limit is renewed on a daily basis?
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Opt out of Facebook comment updates

Is there a way (at the Facebook end, not via filtering my end) to opt-out of receiving notifications every time someone else adds a comment to a thread I am involved in?
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How to link to a friend in your facebook status update?

I want to say in my facebook status update that I heard so-and-so things from my friend "Chuck Turnbull". And I want the text of "Chuck Turnbull" to appear as a link to his profile. How do I do this?
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How do I sync Facebook, Twitter, & Foursquare?

I have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, & FourSquare (to name a few.) I'm trying to work out the best way to sync all of these sites so that I can post once and update all. Here's the problem: ...
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How to backup and export all my pictures and data from Facebook?

Before, in Facebook I found a feature for backup my data. I sent that request and then Facebook sent me an email containing a link for downloading a file larger that 100 MB. I want to back it up ...
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In the new Facebook where can I see my list of Friend Requests?

In the old version of Facebook I could see a list of who I have "Friend Requested"; where is that in the new version? I want to know who accepted my request or who just deleted my request.
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Find first Facebook message in a thread

Is there a way to search or arrive at the first Facebook message in a thread without scrolling back for hours?
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How can I contact Facebook for my account information?

A friend of mine gave away her Facebook password to someone whom she believes has used her Facebook account to harass others. She is now in trouble and we are trying to help her out. The idea would ...
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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 add notes to a Facebook page?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I really can't seem to figure it out, and of course Facebook help is of... no help at all (as usual). I manage a bunch of Facebook pages, but never had the ...
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Linking Facebook's Like button to my Fan page

Facebook recently launched the new embeddable Like button. I previously setup a Facebook Fan Page for my site. Can I link the Like button to my fan page? The fan page is important to me because I'm ...
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Select All Friends in Facebook

How does one select all ones friends when trying to invite friends into groups, etc.?
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Stop Facebook games tagging

Since few days I'm receiving a notification which says I've been tagged in a post. The post is: MyFriendName was saved by a friend in Hidden Shadows. Thank you MyName! Your Friend needs You! ...
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Why do some of my Facebook friends on chat have a musical symbol by their names?

I have noticed that some of my friends have this musical symbol to the right of their names in the Facebook chat panel. What does it mean?
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How to hide my profile and activities in Facebook from a user who has already hid his profile and activities from me?

A user has done something to his/her profile so that I am not able to find him/her on Facebook. On the other hand, he/she is able to see my activities. For example, he/she posted a message on ...
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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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How do I remove a duplicate Facebook account?

I've got a duplicate account on Facebook, however I have no access to that account. How can I delete it?
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Facebook messages to multiple people: do they all know who I sent it to?

When I send Facebook messages to more than one person by adding them all to the to field, does everyone who receives the message see that I've sent it to more than one person? Can they see who?
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Did Facebook “x people like this” for scalability reasons?

I noticed that recently Facebook recently changed the friends who liked this feature on the News Feed. Before, it would show all your friend's names such as Friend A, Friend B, and Friend C like this. ...
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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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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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Is there a way to forward email from Facebook?

I found a lot of information about forwarding email from other accounts to Facebook. But I could not find anything about going the other way. I want to forward email from my @facebook address to ...
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How can a user re-join a secret Facebook group?

I created a secret group in Facebook where all of my friends can talk and chat about anything. If someone leaves the group and wants to join the group, what can they do? I am the admin of that group, ...
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Taking over Facebook page

I wanted to create official Facebook page for my organization, but it already exists as a "passive" page. I mean, there's just something like an article copied from Wikipedia and nothing more. Seems ...
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Activate (Start) Facebook Video Calling

How do I start using Facebook video calling? I do not see it in the chat sidebar options. Also I do not see the option on the profile pages of my friends.
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Does exist any “photo cloud” to collect all my photos on the web?

I am using Gmail, Picasa, Facebook. There are many photos. How can I see all my photos using the same Web Interface?
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Banned from facebook for 'fake name'

My step-son tried to log in to facebook and saw that account was disabled. Supposedly because he was using a fake name, which he wasn't. Is there any way to appeal it?
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Collaborative album on Facebook

Is there any way I can let specific people add photos to my album on Facebook? The way it is, right now; If I have some photos of an event and my friend has some; then we need to collate before either ...
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Facebook reverts back to Top Stories even after changing to Most Recent

I am aware of the question Facebook home page post display changed and its answers, however, I think this issue is slightly different. Facebook either brought back this feature or its more integrated ...
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Search friends' posts on Facebook

When I use the FB search bar it always finds groups or pages, etc. I want to search stuff my friends have posted... for instance I remember last week someone posted or commented on a post about a ...
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Can Facebook Timeline be updated via an API?

Is it possible to update Facebook Timeline using some sort of an API? Say for instance if I wanted to upload a large amount of content for the reverse chronological history of the timeline?
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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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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 do I remove myself from Facebook chat group?

My friend added me into his group and I want to quit it. Facebook doesn't ask any confirmation for adding me into that group. How do I quit it?
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What should I do if my Facebook account is taken over by another person?

My daughter's account has been taken over by an other person. It is the second time in four days, What to do? She already asked twice for a new log in way, she logged in successfully, but the next ...
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Time frame for editing a Facebook comment

I noticed earlier today that immediately after entering the comment I can edit the comment. Is there a specified time frame that one can perform edits ? Does this also work for multiple comments in ...
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How can I create a Facebook fan page that displays content only after user joins it?

I'm sure everyone using Facebook is familiar with this type of fan pages, where you have to click the "Become a fan" button before it will display any content to you. How can I do this on my own fan ...