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Does Facebook's Suspicious Activity Prevention actively block people?

Facebook just notified me that someone somewhere in Europe accessed my account (or attempted to access it). My gmail account had filters to delete all mail from facebook (because it used to just be ...
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Facebook learns my searches - how to “delete”

I have already deleted my search history but it seems that Facebook learnt my searches. Eg. There are 4 names starting with xy: xya, xyb, xyc, xyd Once I have searched for xyc and after it I have also ...
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How to mark a new message/new notification as `unread`?

I want to mark some of my chat messages and/or notifications as unread after I read it?
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What is the proper setting so when my birthday comes, my friends will get a notification?

Facebook notifies friends when they have a birthday. For example, one of my friends had a birthday today and I got a notification that said Today is <<name's>> birthday. How do I set it up ...
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Facebook Search Friend I may know ALSO lives in certain area

I want to use Facebook to invite potentially interested people to an event. That event being an Arm Wrestling Tournament. To efficiently locate people interested in Arm Wrestling criteria, I wish to ...
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In Facebook, how can I enable “Shown on Timeline” as default for YouTube activity?

When I upload videos to my YouTube account, I know they get posted to Facebook because my friends can see them but I cannot see them myself unless I go to my Privacy Settings, then click "Use Activity ...
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Is it possible to bulk edit all my Facebook posts?

I am in a situation, where I have to bulk-edit all URLs I have ever posted, preferably with a regular expression. Is that possible?
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Sign up to Messenger with just a phone number already used on a deactivated Facebook account - will the account be reactivated?

Facebook has recently started allowing sign ups for Messenger with only a phone number instead of a full Facebook account. So: If I sign up to Messenger with only a phone number And I have ...
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What are my most-liked Facebook posts?

Is there a Facebook app that ranks all my Facebook posts (status updates, photos, links, etc.) by number of likes? How about one that ranks my friends by average number of likes on each friend's ...
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How can I get my Facebook posts translated from English to another language?

How can I have integrated translation of Facebook posts from English to another language in my browser? I have seen that in some cases, Facebook adds a "Translate" link, but not in my non-English ...
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In news feed “person X replied to a comment”—how do I see this comment?

Often, in my news feed I'll be greeted by something like this: So I'm curious as to what my friend wrote. However, I don't want to scroll through 100s of comments, clicking on each one to try and ...
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Disallow people to search you by phone number on Facebook

On Facebook, people can find you by searching the phone number you have linked to your account. (Try it now.) I’ve gone to Profile → About → edit your contact and basic info and it shows that the ...
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Getting event decline notifications on Facebook

I made the mistake of inviting friends to an event in the community and now every time someone responds with decline or maybe, I'm getting notified! I really don't care who accepts. I did not create ...
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Remove credit card details from Facebook

I helped my brother to promote his page on Facebook by paying a small amount with my credit card details. Without any notification or alert, Facebook stored my credit card details. Which I don't ...
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Change my Facebook Page's username/link more than once [duplicate]

How can I change my Facebook Page's username/link more than one time?
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Changing the name of a Facebook app developer

Is it possible to change the name of an app developer (which is shown here: http://appdata.com/apps/facebook/124024574287414-instagram)? I have the name of the company in payment tab set to "A", name ...
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Why can't I use my domain name as Facebook web address?

I'm trying to set up a Facebook page for my website, let's call it mywebsite.com. I'm trying to use my domain name as web address: Choose a unique Facebook web address to make it easier for ...
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Trello notifications in Facebook

Is there a way to integrate Trello (or a Trello-like app) with Facebook so that users get notifications when there's new activity? Maybe even use the app directly in Facebook? If not, is such an app ...
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How discoverable is a phone-number-only Messenger user by full Facebook users (and vice versa)?

Facebook's new Messenger app now lets you sign up with only a phone number, sidestepping the need for a full Facebook account. The docs are a bit sparse for those who want to be informed before ...
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Does Facebook remove geotag information from uploaded photos?

I am curious about whether Facebook will remove geotags from uploaded photos automatically? Or is it the responsibility of the user to ensure this information isn't in the photos that they upload? ...
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How do I find the hacker of my friend's account?

Someone hacked my friend's Facebook account and sent me messages which were indecent from his account. He also commented stuff which were highly indecent on my pictures. How do I find out who hacked ...
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Activating Facebook after permanent deactivation

Someone has hacked my Yahoo email and my Facebook password recently (about 2 weeks ago) and deactivated my Facebook account permanently, so I contacted Yahoo help center and succeeded to get my email ...
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Inviting people not on Facebook to a Facebook event?

I am pretty sure it used to be possible to invite people who didn't have a Facebook account to a Facebook event, by email. However, I can no longer find a way to do this; the "Invite" link on a ...
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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 no longer shows wedding and engagement notifications?

Facebook used to announce when our friends got engaged or married, and the messages appeared in the same areas as the birthday notifications. However, they seem to have disappeared some time ago; ...
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How to find a Facebook user

I can’t find a specific Facebook user (I searched his name) but if I log in with another Facebook account I can find this user.
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Facebook posts by others don't appear on timeline

I want posts by others as well as posts by page to appear on the page's timeline. I have enabled it in manage permissions but it will not work. Notably, at the top of the page's timeline ...
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Is a Reddit-like self-maintenance possible for a Facebook group?

When a group grows too big maintenance of quality content becomes a serious issue. It can be solved by man-power, but since we are programmers and the sole purpose of our existence is to replace that ...
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How to view a cached Facebook page

I need to save a topic on Facebook. The page contains a very offensive topic, which the author has deleted, when he realized he could be prosecuted. I tried: to save the tab, but I can't save it. ...
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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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When I make any comments or post status in Facebook group, my other friends who are not the member of that groups also notified

Whenever I make any comments in a Facebook group or do any activity in a particular group, all my friends get notifications for that update, even if they are not part of that group. How can I stop my ...
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can't log into yahoo email and facebook accounts [closed]

my sweetheart had his yahoo e-mail (& FB too, i believe) accounts hacked awhile ago. i'm not big into computers, logged into my yahoo e-mail on his computer, then a link within my yahoo e-mail ...
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Disable/Enable Images in Comments on Facebook (Profile Posts, not Pages)

I know Facebook pages have the ability for admins to disable photos in comments which says to do so by disabling photo/video posts to a page's timeline (which seems counter-intuitive, but I digress). ...
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Is it possible to quickly invite people to join a group rather than just adding them?

I recently created a Facebook group. I'd like to invite a bunch of people to join the group instead of adding them without their permission. Is this possible?
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In Facebook, how can I remove a tag of a friend in my photo?

I accidentally tagged the wrong person in one of my photos that I posted. How can I go into the post and remove that person from being tagged?
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Facebook login IP list

Is it possible on Facebook to obtain a list of recent login IP addresses? If not, is it possible to get information about recent login attempts? When somebody tries to login (but fails the photo ...
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In Facebook, is there any way to update an existing photo post?

I uploaded a picture and posted it on my wall but I realized that I uploaded the wrong copy of the picture. Is there anyway I can "update" the picture in that post without actually have it show up as ...
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Don't want to see whether contacts are 'active now' in messenger

Is there a way to turn this off? I don't want to see whether my contacts are 'active now.'
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Twitter and Facebook time difference by one hour for post before 13 Mar

This is simple enough question. I know daylight saving time but I am living in non-DST place and still confused. I have a few posts, posted before 13 Mar via TweetDeck which post to Twitter and ...
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Facebook login from untrusted device - nothing happens

I have only one trusted device - an Android phone. I tried to login to Facebook using different user agents and proxies but nothing happened. What is the purpose of a trusted device? Why am I able to ...
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Show only posts of my friends on Facebook

I've liked many pages on Facebook and now my news feed is dominated by their posts. I like going through it, but sometimes I just want to see friends' posts. Is there a way to filter all posts except ...
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Who can see Facebook tags before I have approved them?

I was recently tagged in a Facebook status update, and thankfully I have my "tagging review" enabled. So essentially, my question is, if I was tagged in something, and I haven't approved it yet, ...
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Who can see posts and photos I've been tagged in on my timeline

Is it possible to allow in my timeline to be tagged in posts but to hide from my timeline every photo where I am tagged? In other words, is it possible to separate confidentiality parameters between ...
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Facebook events in news feed

I can keep pictures that I have been tagged in from showing up in my own timeline and on other people's news feed by simply requiring that those tags get reviewed by me—and not approving them. How do ...
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Block event invites from non-friends in Facebook (2014)

How do I block/ignore event invites from non-friends, sent to me through a group? I don't want to leave the group, and turning off all notifications of the group didn't help ignoring the event ...
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Add a new album to Facebook, along with an update/description

Does anyone know the correct way to create a new album, add photos and post, all at the same time and have a status update that describes this album? It can be done with several photos added as a ...
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Notification of posts including your business place on Facebook

As per title, I'd like to know if there is a way to get proper notifications about posts that include my local business on facebook, more specifically I'd like to be notified when people tag my page ...
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Facebook Advanced Search Page

Twitter has two search pages https://twitter.com/#!/search-home https://twitter.com/#!/search-advanced Does Facebook allow advanced search operators when using their engine? For example "This ...
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Where would I look at if I want to know all comment activities of my facebook friends?

I see what my friends comment/like something here in the #1 box as below snapshoot. But I cannot see it my my list (some friends are added into list) Some of their comments (on other photos) are ...