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About facebook's privacy

A friend of mine posts updates on his timeline and sets their privacy to be only shared with his friends. I am on his friend's list, so I can see his posts. But, if I were to comment on his posts, who ...
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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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My Facebook Insights is blank

My Facebook Insights is empty: https://www.facebook.com/insights/ I use to have a couple of websites, pages and apps. The service is still linked from my Facebook home page in the "Developer" module....
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Can I consolidate my Facebook mailboxes labelled “Recent” and “Message Requests?”

Facebook splits incoming messages into two sections: "Recent" and "Message Requests." Is there a way to have all messages delivered to the same place (preferably the "Recent" section), so I don't ...
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How Can I convert My Facebook Account to a Page?

I heard that it is possible to convert my Facebook account to become a Facebook page. I created my Facebook account, and now I want to move the account to become a page so as to make it my official ...
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Keep receiving an error when trying to block someone on Facebook

A person on Facebook is continuously posting inappropriate materials for days at a time. When I open my account these posts are quite annoying to me and, to be honest, I no longer wish to tolerate it. ...
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How to post on Facebook group, and make it visible only to group admins? [on hold]

Im a member of an open group can i post in it, and make visible to the member only and the admins wont able to see the posts? is it possible?
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How can I share a Facebook post on my timeline, but not the link object of that Facebook post?

Example post that I want to share: https://www.facebook.com/FacebookDevelopers/posts/10151471074398553 I expect sharing something like this: So my friends could see the message "Be the first to ...
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Why nearby friends specific location sharing map not available on Facebook?

I was using nearby friends with a friend a while ago, maybe a month, and it was working just fine. Now neither one of us seems to be able to find the function where the little arrow appears next to a ...
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Automatic message when someone requests to join my group

I am a administrator of a group in Facebook and we have hundreds of requests to joing the group per month, and most of them don't follow the criteria to join. I would like to know if it's possible ...
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Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
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Let Facebook user create posts on page, subject to moderation prior to going public

I'm the PAO (Public Affairs Officer) for our organization, and that means that I take the pictures and write the posts that go online. However, the page owner wants to review my posts before making ...
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Horizontal scroll bar in Facebook news feed (homepage)

See this screen shot before reading further... I am having this annoying horizontal scroll bar in my Facebook news feed (home page) from last 3-4 days. This is happening only in the news feed (...
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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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How to create a Facebook account

I am not able to create a Facebook account. Whenever I try to create an account, my wife’s Facebook account is opening. In other words, if I type my e-mail address into Facebook, my wife’s Facebook ...
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Delete messages from a group chat

A member of a group chat in FB messenger has deactivated his profile for a while. Will he be able to see the messages in the chat exchanged while his profile was inactive if I delete those messages?
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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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Facebook getting search history from Gmail, Linkedin and Twitter

Recently, in my Facebook search bar I've noticed it shows "recent searches" that I didn't search on Facebook. For instance, I looked at Paul Graham and Scott Adams' twitter feeds. This showed up in my ...
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Avoid Facebook notifications for photo likes

I don't want to see notifications in (desktop) Facebook when friends like one of my photos. Is there a way to do this? There are lots of really similar questions here, but I don't think there's an ...
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Filter Facebook News Feed

I have my friends properly organized in lists, I currently only care about news feed from one list and companies that I have liked. The other lists are just useless for me, it would be pain to hide ...
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Will deactivating my Facebook account break the developer apps I have created?

I'm wanting to deactivate my Facebook account but I have a number of developer applications I've created which cannot be deleted. I've added a number of users as Admins of the Apps, but as I am the ...
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Facebook to tell that a friend that also works in same workplace?

When adding a workplace, we have the popup window that allow to add friends who also work there as attached snapshot. I want to add more friends but it seems to be nowhere for us to do so i.e. the ...
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subscribe (via feed) to Facebook page without Facebook account

Can You Read Facebook Without an Account? At any given time, you can read anything on a Facebook page without your own Facebook account, since all Facebook pages are designed as public ...
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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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Searching for someone who may have deactivated their account

When you search a name on Facebook, and that person's name appears on their friends' posts (and you click on the name of the person you are searching for on those posts), it takes you to their (former)...
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Public cannot like posts on Facebook

How should I change my settings to allow public to 'like' my posts? They can 'share' but not comment or like. My setting is public on my wall. And in my Followers' settings 'Everybody' is seleted. ...
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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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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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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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Nearby Friends on Facebook not updating?

My main question is why some friends that show up on my Nearby Friends frequently have their locations updated but others show a timestamp of 1+ hours since it was last updated? I'm asking this ...
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How can I search for Comments made to Posts I have made in Facebook Groups

I find that comments to posts I have made (on my wall or to FB Groups) get buried among all the Likes and other notifications. While I'm as narcissistic as the next person, I'd rather ignore the Likes....
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How do I find a list of people so I can request them as a friend?

I recently got a new phone and want to request all my friends to accept a friend request. I need a list of Facebook users so I can ask.
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How do you unhide an event on Facebook?

I selected 'hide' for a Facebook event that I did not want to be reminded of, and now I can not even view the even when explicitly trying (it is not listed on the creators page and the page is listed ...
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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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Why are some of my own Facebook comments not deletable?

Have a look at the following screenshot: It seems I cannot delete some of my own comments. If simply displays a None option, does anyone know how to delete it anyway?
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Finding all picture uploads by a certain user, to a Facebook group

There's a lot of promising young artists posting in Facebook groups who don't have proper portfolios yet. And I need to hire an artist or three. But first I need to do my homework! I have to check ...
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Facebook won't allow me to have my real name on my account

When I first opened my Facebook account I wasn't really sure if I would like being a Facebook user so I opened my account with my maiden name which was Carol Baker, not thinking I would still be on 3 ...
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Facebook iOS app won't connect unless wi-fi enabled [migrated]

I recently download the Facebook app for iOS. It doesn't connect to the internet unless wi-fi is enabled. All other apps are able to connect to the internet with wi-fi disabled, just not Facebook. I ...
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Does Facebook automatically archive older posts in a group? How can I access these archived posts?

I've just finished teaching an undergraduate literature class which ran for the last few months. Every week, my students would meet up outside of class and discuss the text they were reading, and ...
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How to set Facebook post to read only?

Is there a way on Facebook to block all commenting on a post, while still allow it to be read? I have a post, whose active commenting has gotten out of control. The post and the initial comments are ...
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How to remove 'send a message' option from Birthdays on Facebook

Whenever a friend has birthday, it visible on our timeline as [friend's name]'s birthday is today. When you click on that a popup window open and if they have not set privacy for timeline as 'Only me',...
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Can I list my IMDB watchlist on movies section of my Facebook profile?

Can I make movies section of my Facebook profile show my IMDB watchlist?
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How can I reset all public posts to be friends-only?

I recently found that despite my default posting privacy level being "friends" all of my recent posts are "public". Is there some way I can quickly move these posts back to "friends" or otherwise ...
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Is there a way to “clean” your Facebook profile/timeline? [duplicate]

Does Facebook have a function to "clean" the profile, meaning delete for example all posts (or all older than 5 years), but keep the friendlist? Something like "delete your profile", but only for ...
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How can I delete multiple Facebook Posts on my timeline?

I'm trying to clean my Facebook profile's Timeline, but I don't like the idea of going through them all posts and delete one by one. Is there any tool, option or something that I'm missing, that ...
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Can I remove the “videos” tab from my Facebook page?

I don't have any videos on my page and I don't plan to change this anytime soon. Is there any way to remove the link? In Manage Tabs » Add or remove tabs I can only add apps but not remove or disable ...
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I forgot the birthday I used for my Facebook account: is my account lost?

I forgot the birthday I used for my Facebook account, and Facebook asks me for it to be able to have access to my account: Is there any other way I can access my Facebook account?
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Facebook account

I have a account with aol but when I changed my email account because I no longer use aol and did not remember my password Facebook would not low me access to my account and now it is setting up a ...
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Why can't I comment on Facebook?

How to know a reason, why I can't comment some users on Facebook? Sometimes, I am absolutely sure, that I am not banned (because user is not known to me) and his page is not friends-only (because I ...