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What happens to your Facebook account when you die?

If a Facebook user dies, what happens to their Facebook account? Is it deleted after a certain period? Should their friends or relatives inform Facebook that they are dead?
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Better way to search the Facebook activity log / timeline?

I'm trying to find a post I made on my timeline (aka wall) several months (or even years) ago, but can't find a way to search for it. I see there's a way to download my entire content, but that's very ...
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Why can I not create an application on my Facebook page?

I have created a Facebook "page" for a client, for the purposes of promoting their business. Forgive me but I'm not totally clear on the myriad of options and account types on Facebook, so I am not ...
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2answers
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How to change Facebook username?

Do I have to re-register a new Facebook account to change my facebook.com/USERNAME? Or are there any ways to change it?
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2answers
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How to upload an mp3 to Facebook?

I know it's possible to upload videos to Facebook. Is it possible to upload an mp3 to Facebook using their user interface?
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4answers
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How do I delete my Facebook account?

I don't trust Facebook's new privacy settings and have decided to delete my account, but I can't find the kill switch. Does anyone know how I can delete my Facebook account?
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How do I hide events in Facebook?

Sometimes I will be invited to an event that I don't care about. In these cases, I would like to hide the event from my event list. In some older version of the site, I could do this. I just can't ...
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2answers
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Hiding New Friends Activity on Facebook

Is there a privacy setting on Facebook that will stop the posting that is made on your friend's wall when you make a new friend? I do not want this to appear on my friend's wall when I make a new ...
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Facebook Lookback Movie Second Chance?

I was able to successfully create and share the FB Lookback movie, but had to delete it when I saw a picture had been included that should not be shared (someone with their ex). After deleting the ...
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How to disable “Seen by” in Facebook chat

When two or more people chat together, Seen by appears when one of the participants views the last message. It is nice to know your message has been viewed, but it is also an invasion of privacy. ...
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1answer
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Collage of six photos, not Facebook Lookback movie

I didn't get a Facebook look back movie. I've been on Facebook since it was “thefacebook” in 2005 and I've shared my little heart out. Anybody know if the automated video is linked to security ...
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3answers
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Changing the name of a Facebook Page

I created a Facebook Page for a web site and had the page match the name of the site. Since then, the website has since changed its name and I need to update the Facebook Page to reflect this. Is it ...
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1answer
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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 control who can see my Friends List?

I don't want the entire world to see who I am friends with on Facebook. How do I control who can see my list of friends?
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I can't retrieve my Facebook password

I haven't been to my Facebook account in a while and I can't remember my password. When I try to have it reset, it goes to a security question, but I can't remember that either. Is there anything I ...
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2answers
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How to receive email notification on about new Facebook messages?

I would like to receive an email when someone sends me a message on Facebook. This used to happen by default. Is it still possible to set it up somehow? Update (Dec/12): Mehper C. Palavuzlar's ...
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2answers
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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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3answers
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How do I post animated GIFs on Facebook?

A friend posted an image that was animating directly in the messages feed on my Facebook start page. How is this possible? How can this be done? This is the URL used by Facebook: http://photos-c.ak....
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4answers
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Is it possible to stop people from associating things with me on Facebook without my permission?

On Facebook, it's possible by default for someone's friends to tag him in a photo without his permission. Is there any way for a user to stop his friends from doing that, or to at least require his ...
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1answer
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How do I stop someone from seeing me on Facebook Chat?

I like Facebook Chat, but I want to hide from specific people. Is there an easy way to do this?
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How to make Facebook group open for joining?

I have a Facebook group meant to be open for anyone to join. In the "edit group" screen, I set privacy to "open". There is a small lock icon besides the word "open", it that matters in any way. ...
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Changing vanity URL on Facebook?

As you may know, Facebook allows users to choose a "vanity URL," allowing easy linking to one's profile. However, once set, this URL cannot be changed and this was done for security reasons, ...
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2answers
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How do “like” Facebook pages “as a Facebook page” rather than as my personal account?

I created a Facebook page for a company, and my personal account is the "admin" of that page. What I want to do is "like" some other pages, but I want to "like" them as this company's page, not as my ...
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1answer
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How can I view Facebook chat history?

I wonder if Facebook stores its chat history anywhere or if there is a way to enable chat history. Do you know a way to get the chat history? I have tried with: javascript:buddyList.itemOnClick(_ID);...
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How do I export or back up my Facebook friend list?

I'm admin of several large political pages. Because of this, my profile chronically suffers report-attacks (i.e.; enough number of people falsely report my profile) and make it suspended. This happens ...
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1answer
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Facebook : Photos tab not visible in profile to 'Everyone'

For a personal account, I've set the privacy of all albums to 'Everyone', but still the Photos tab is not visible for people who are not 'Friends'. Direct links to the album are accessible, but the ...
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2answers
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How do I set the privacy for a single pic/photo in Facebook?

I want to restrict viewing of one of my single uploaded pic on Facebook. How do I do that?
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Turn off close Facebook friend notification

Many people added me as a close friend and they receive updates about my activities on Facebook. I do not want to show them via notification what I post or what I like. How to turn these ...
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2answers
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How can I see Facebook friend request message after accepting the request?

Is there any way to see the personalized message associated with a friend request, after the request has been accepted? I can't find the message anywhere. It's happened a few times that I accept a ...
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2answers
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Changing privacy settings of a Facebook Group from secret to public

How do I make the privacy of a Facebook Group that is currently set to "secret" as "public"? I first created this group but could not make it public due to the business nature. I want to make it ...
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Alternative to Facebook [closed]

I'm looking for an alternative social networking site to Facebook. Here's a list of preferred features: Friends list to connect with others Photo sharing integration with Flickr Video integration ...
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7answers
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How can I download all messages from Facebook?

How can I download all my private messages from Facebook? I don't really want to have to scroll through the actual messages, wait for older ones to load, and copy and paste since I have 7k+ messages ...
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3answers
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How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
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2answers
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How to synchronize comments between Wordpress and Facebook?

I import my Wordpress posts into my Facebook account as Notes. I end up having two separate sets of comments for the same blog post this way. Is there any way to do a two-way synchronize these ...
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How do you format Facebook Wall posts?

There doesn't appear to be any formatting links when I do a Facebook Wall post. Is there any way to do formatting like HTML, markup, etc?
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Facebook notifies others about my new added friend [duplicate]

Facebook is showing others my latest new added friends, saying something like "Aiwnas is now friends with X." Is it possible to stop Facebook from doing this? Or make it private for a customized list ...
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Find out who likes my website using the Facebook like button

Where can I find the details on who has liked and commented on my pages via the Facebook Like button that I've put on my website? I recently put the Facebook Like plugin on my site and now see that ...
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1answer
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How can I see Facebook notifications older than one week?

The page https://www.facebook.com/notifications only lists the notifications I have received over the last seven days. How can I see Facebook notifications older than that?
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How do you share a Facebook photo album with people that don't want to register for Facebook?

I recall seeing this option when I created my album, but I don't know how to get back to it. If you email the photo album to a friend, it makes them sign up before they can view it.
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How do I get the phone numbers of my Facebook Friends?

There was a time that somehow Facebook synced to my phone and that was great but I did not want all of them. How can I manually select the Facebook numbers and then export it to my phone via Contacts ...
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3answers
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How do I disable notifications in my personal profile for activity on pages I am an admin of?

I'm an admin of several pages on Facebook (for technical stuff like RSS imports, etc.), but neither do I contribute content nor do I care about their content. Still, as an admin, I get notifications (...
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Knowing who I sent a friend request to on Facebook

Today I received a notification that XYZ has accepted my friend request. I do not know the person and do not remember sending any request to him. Is there any way to check if I sent the request to ...
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Export Contacts from Facebook — The Painless Methods

Question Is there an relatively painless way to export contacts from Facebook? Background I'm helping my wife get contact info for her network. I've read the answer to this related question on ...
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1answer
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Is there any way to tag more than 50 people in Facebook photo?

My dear friend is stuck in a problem. He's tagged his wedding invitation to his friends but he have a lot of friends and now there become angryness between friends who want to know why they are not ...
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2answers
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Script or App to remove own Facebook status updates

I am totally aware of this question, however this isn't a very elegant solution that seems very buggy or even outdated, judging from the comments. I heard that there was a Greasemonkey/UserScript ...
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5answers
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Facebook chat only page

I don't remember exactly how I got to it, but I opened a page (external possibly) that only showed the chat interface of Facebook. It was quite similar to the gabtastik screenshot What I wanted was ...
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How to get Facebook tagged photos in Groups to appear in profile?

In a public group, photos can be tagged and the tags are shown within the group. Though, when viewed from a profile these tags do not appear. Is this the proper behaviour that photos within group are ...
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3answers
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How can I make my Facebook profile completely private?

How can I make my Facebook profile completely private? I don't want people to be able to see me.
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3answers
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How to remove yourself from an event on Facebook?

How do I remove an event from My Events? I can't find the old "Remove This Event" link anymore.
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Facebook Profile name with Fancy and Stylish Font

I have found some people are writing their profile name in fancy and stylish font. How do I write a name or add some stylish font to the profile?