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How do I set a friend of a friend tagged on a photo I posted?

I shared a photo with my friends only. I'd like a friend of a friend to see a photo or a photoset. (He is not my friend.) To do that, I set my photo with friends-only privacy and tag a friend of my ...
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How to tag friends via mobile web site, m.facebook.com?

On the Facebook website it is possible tag friends on your status update—just type @ followed by the first few letters of your friend’s name. The same holds good for any Facebook page you like. But ...
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How to delete my own message which was mistakenly posted on a friend's timeline

I mistakenly posted a message on a friend's timeline. I was typing the message and I accidentally hit Enter after the first letter. Now I cannot delete this post. When I hover on the message, ...
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How can I get a non-friend to view photos I've been tagged in?

I have a friend who cannot be my facebook friend, but I would like them to be able to view on my timeline any photos that I've been tagged in by others. Is this possible?
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Someone sent a message to a friend on Facebook. It wasn't me. Nobody else has access to my account. How?

Someone sent a message to 4 friends on Facebook. It wasn't me, and couldn't've been me, since I was driving at the time. Nobody else has access to my account. The only 2 devices that are logged into ...
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Why can't I reply to Facebook wall posts by email?

As mentioned in this answer, it is supposed to be possible to respond to Facebook wall posts via email, by replying to the notification message. This used to work for me, but now suddenly doesn't. ...
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Disabling Facebook event notifications on mobile phone [on hold]

There are 2 things that annoy me on Facebook: People asking me to play games. I have accepted there is no way to disable this. Fortunately this does not give a notification on the mobile phone. ...
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Getting non Facebook friends to like my page

Can my non Facebook friends like my page? Can I invite people to like my page that are not friends on my personal Facebook page? I don’t want some people to be my friend but I want them to like the ...
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Find the URL of an individual Facebook post

I am looking for the URL for a Facebook post. Can get the URL of the post by clicking on the timestamp, but this isn't what I am looking for. The URL I need is of the format ...
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Delay a wall post on Facebook

How can I schedule an update to be posted to my Facebook wall, at a certain time in the future? I presume there is no official feature for doing this, but it seems like it should be possible with an ...
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How to get email notifications when someone likes my Facebook post?

I get email notifications when someone comments on my Facebook post but not when someone likes it. I went through the notifications settings and couldn't find where to set the like notification ...
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How do you disconnect Facebook accounts from Instagram?

I signed up for Instagram and it said I already had an account with that email address. I didn't remember signing up but thought maybe I had done it a while ago. I reset my password and logged in. It ...
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How to save Facebook likes to Pocket?

For Twitter favorites, I am using IFTTT so that every time I favorite something on Twitter, a new entry is added to my Pocket queue. Could the same be achieved for Facebook likes somehow?
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How do I have friends time on Facebook not shown

Friends are listed to right of Facebook page. Next to their names is the amount of time they spent on Facebook. How do I not show that information?
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Facebook for Android app no longer displays og:image of website served via home computer's IP [migrated]

I've followed the advice given in this post. I have updated the Facebook cache, and shared a website on Facebook on my Facebook timeline (shared only with me for testing purposes) via a web browser. ...
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Changing a Facebook group setting from “secret” to “closed”

How can I change the privacy setting of a Facebook group (500+ members) from secret to closed? I can't see any option to do so in Edit Group Settings.
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Turn off ALL “invited you to play” notifications on Facebook

On Facebook, how can I get rid of ALL "User X has invited you to play Game Y" from showing up in my Facebook notifications, without having to block/unfriend each and every app/user? I have seen this ...
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Facebook versus Twitter: what are the main differences? [on hold]

I was once told that Twitter is more useful to famous people such as politicians, actors, and singers as these can gather followers in the tens of thousands if not in the millions without having to ...
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Facebook: posting versus linking versus sharing (and using Facebook for promoting one's image / self-advertising)? [on hold]

I would like to know what the exact differences are between posting versus linking versus sharing, in full detail. When someone posts to one's own or to a friend's timeline, say John Doe's timeline, ...
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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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Facebook Timeline: a post's share button versus a post's friends drop-down menu

In Facebook, when user JohnDoe views a post which has been added (by JohnDoe or by one of JohnDoes friends) on JoeDoe's Timeline, what is the point of JohnDoe's user interface displaying both: a ...
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How to change Facebook username to the previous one

I had changed my Facebook username (once) and Facebook doesn't allow me to change it twice. So I want to change it back to the old one. Is this possible? Or, are there any methods to change the ...
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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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Why can't I see who I'm following

Recently I realised that I was following lots of people and decided to remove them all, so I went to my list of friends and un-followed them and then went to my list of likes and un-followed most of ...
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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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How to block a game on Facebook?

This question is similar to this SE question which asks about how to "block all app & game invitations (once and for all)". My question is different: it asks about how to "block a particular, ...
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Export content and titles from Facebook business page

Does anyone know how to export the titles and content off a personal fan page on Facebook? I have added over 120 photo albums and stories and would like to keep them organized so I don't ever put the ...
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Email and password on Facebook account

I opened a Facebook account for my husband using the same email as mine for my Facebook account. I have since purchased a new computer and when I enter my email address and password it says the ...
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Why doesn't Facebook show my likes and recommendations to my friends?

Within the past 2 days I have "liked" a page on Facebook and also used the Facebook widget on a news site to "recommend" an article. When I go to my Activity Log, it shows me both the page like and ...
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What information does the web able to access a computer? [on hold]

I am wondering how much information does Google/Facebook could get from a computer. For sure, they will know the ip address of the computer. Do they know the mac address of the computer LAN card/wifi? ...
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Why can't my friend see a photo on my timeline that is supposed to viewable by friends of anyone tagged?

I was recently tagged in a photo. The person that took it is not my friend (a mutual friend of ours, who also appears in the photo, tagged me). I approved it to appear on my timeline. If I look at ...
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Facebook sharer.php not updating shared information after page update

I am using the URL https://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http://example.com/" to allow users to share my website by sending users browsing my site to the aforementioned link. However, after ...
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Facebook fan page - search keywords

Apparently Facebook doesn't allow you to change the name of a fan page with more than 100 fans This is causing problems for one of my clients, as they've recently gone through this whole rebranding ...
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reply to particular comments on facebook

A post was made by popular non-profit organization. Many comments were made on it. Some how replies to certain comments were made. When and how does Facebook allow for replies to particular comments, ...
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Impossible to set exact location on a Facebook Page

I am trying the last days to set exact location on a Facebook Page I administrate. The address is located in the mountains and there are no address on city near it. I tried several addresses but ...
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Searching Facebook for a combination of hashtags

I can search public Facebook posts using a single hashtag with a search such as https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/foo or https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/bar. But how can I search posts that include ...
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How can I block app and game invitations once and for all in Facebook?

I want to block app and game invitations once and for all in Facebook. How can I do it so they cannot disturb me anymore?
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Block my activity on Friends' News Feeds like Photo Likes or Post Likes

(I am not asking how to block my posts on my timeline.) I am asking how I can block my activity, such as posting in open groups, making comments on people's posts, adding a friend, liking a photo, ...
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Region-specific user submitted content on a facebook page

I am in a process of setting up a page for a band which would have geographically-diverse fan base. What I am after is following: Have each language-specific community see only the comments made in ...
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Make Facebook Likes on a Page (Private)?

In constant urge to keep myself updated on what's going on in other universities, I would like to like the official facebook pages of these universities; but I also want to keep this activity private ...
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How long does it take for a freed Facebook username to become available again

I want to change my personal profile's username so I can use the existing username for my business page instead, is that a safe move and how long will it take for the freed username to become ...
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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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Similar posts shared in Facebook

My two friends, who are not friends with each other, shared the same cartoon. They appeared in sequence on my Home page. Is there a way to combine them and combine the likes and comments in one shared ...
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When you change your Facebook's username, what happens to the old one?

When you change your Facebook's username, what happens to the old one? I'd like to change it, but I don't want the old one to be squatted: does the old one become available, or it stays locked ...
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Why can't I paste into comments in Facebook in Firefox?

For more than 3 months Ctrl+V doesn't work when I want to paste something into Facebook comments. I can only drag and drop into the comment box. But my friends say they don't have problems with it... ...
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How to post the data from the app which in facebook to other webpage [closed]

I have a app which is in facebook. And I have created a form in the app using html script. but when I am using these script it is not working .How do we post the form data which is in the app to a ...
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Seeing non-friends status updates

If a friend has their status update privacy set to 'Friends of Friends' ... does that mean that everyone on MY friends list see all their status updates, regardless of whether I 'like' or comment on ...
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How can real time comments be turned on?

A few months ago comments were loading automatically, now I have to refresh to see new ones. How do I turn auto-load back on?
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How long does it take to restore a disabled Facebook account?

How long will it take to get back my Facebook account? I have submitted my PAN card as I didn’t have my ID card. So when will Facebook reply about the verification process? It’s been three days and I ...
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How to claim an automatic facebook page (That I have the rights for)

I have the rights for a certain video game brand (won't disclose it here). I searched facebook and found an automatic page for this brand, that was generated off Wikipedia, and has around 4,800 likes. ...