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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 ...
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Facebook timeline and avatar alignment

Background At time of writing, Facebook's Timeline dimensions are as follows: However, Facebook prevents uploading images that are 160x160; the pictures must be uploaded at 180x180. Facebook then ...
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How can I tag a page in a Facebook photo that isn't among the three pages found by the search?

If I want to tag a page in a photo (new way of adding a photo to a page's photo album), I type @ and then the page name, and a dropdown is shown with a list of candidates. What happens is that some ...
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Keyword Search for a comment in group wall

How do I search for a comment I made on a Facebook group wall post a long time ago?
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How to make ifttt posts to Facebook look like the manually added?

I'm trying to post blog updates to a Facebook fan page and my ifttt.com task is set up like this: But the result is not the same as manually adding a link from Facebook itself. I've create a ...
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Can you reset who appears when you search on Facebook?

I know Facebook uses complex heuristics to determine who your "best" friends are and thus they move higher up the list of people when you type certain letters into the search bar- for instance, 's' ...
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Removing Friends information from Klout when account is unlinked

At some point, my Facebook account was enabled (was testing something) and well after that I decided to remove it. I would assume when one unlinks an account, all information that came with gets ...
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Facebook game page not found, did I hide it and can I get access to it again?

When I go to the Garden of Times game, I get redirected to a page that reads: You may have checked an expired link. The page you requested was not found! Did I somehow cancel this page ...
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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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Does Facebook have rights to stuff I host myself but link to?

I never post pictures to FB directly anymore, but instead host them on my own domain and link to them on FB. Same goes for blog posts. Does FB have the same rights to linked content that they do if ...
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What did I just add an application to?

I just did the step to add Facebook to my Dropbox account in order to get a bit of extra space, but then I wanted to undo it as I do not want Dropbox to make posts to my wall. However, the ...
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Using Facebook graph to see what is trending/most “liked”

This may sound weird but it seems like everyone and their mom has a "like this" article on Facebook. But Facebook really hasn't done a thing with all this data that they have been mining!!! Is there a ...
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Sort fans of a facebook page by join date

I can't seem to find a way to find out the chronological order specific users 'liked' a page. The main purpose would be to award say the 5000th user that joined "my" page. However, as much data as ...
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Is it possible to ban “OMG this really works FREE IPAD”-style event invites on facebook?

Every once in a while, one of my friends gets wind of one of those facebook pages that promises a free iPad/Xbox 360/electronic device du jour simply for "attending" a virtual "free giveaway event" ...
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How can I export my social graph out of Facebook?

Before I contemplate deleting my Facebook account, I'd like to export my social graph (a.k.a. contacts). What are the steps and/or recommended tools for this?
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How do I go back to original post after a clicking photo comment?

When you click on a photo post on Facebook, it pops up the modal window. You can see the comments on the right. When people leave photo comments, and you click on them, how do you go back to the ...
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“Musical Instrument” category for Facebook page? Can't ask questions on Facebook Help Centre

The reason I'm asking this here is because I can't post questions in the Facebook help section—I don't know why. I can't find the "Musical Instrument" category in my page settings. I looked at every ...
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Is there any way to change my Facebook username more than once?

I was wondering if there was some way I could go into the site's code and directly edit the variable for my username? Or anything like that?
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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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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 to always browse Facebook using HTTPS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Facebook provide an SSL interface? I've googled and searched on our site here, but the best I can find is the question How to get Facebook to use “http://” instead ...
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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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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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Memoralize a Facebook account after deactivation

My partner recently died and his wife deactivated his Facebook account without informing his family. Is there a way to memoralize his account?