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How can I bulk remove all Facebook friends?

I'm tired of Facebook and the only reason I'm keeping it is that I use the login in quite a few places. I also have some facebook business pages that I manage that I need access to. I have already set ...
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How to require moderator approval of newly added group member?

I'm a moderator on a private Facebook group. It's not uncommon to see requests to join the group that I consider suspicious, most commonly situations where I suspect they may be spam accounts with ...
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Filter in Facebook

Can certain FB posts be hidden based on certain terms? For example, I don't want to see any post that contains the word "new" in my newsfeed.
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Facebook Messenger message notification sound even when tab is closed

I recently realised that while using my computerm although my facebook website was closed and without using the Messenger app, when I receive messages I can hear the sound of the notification. How is ...
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i am trying to reset my messenger password without having a Facebook account i am doing all the step with success but the process still failed?

Ok here is the steps that I follow. First of all, i click on forgot password field. In a box will pop up with the original phone number or email address you used to sign up initially, it asks me to ...
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Are Facebook Quick Experiments An Exploit?

I logged in today and found this in the corner of the screen: I used inspect element and did a quick search on the one of the class or components names (DuckDuckGo query for "fbQuickExperiments&...
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What are Facebook “Quick Experiments”?

Today, a mysterious new nub popped up next to my facebook chat panels. It is called "Quick Experiments". When I click on it, a chat-sized view opens up: . Google tells me something about ...
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Facebook Pixel - how to see the statistics for a specific website?

Fb allows to create only 1 pixel per account. I am using this pixel on multiple websites. Here I see the list of websites: However how/where do I check specific websites if the pixel is working? All ...
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How can I sort the posts of a facebook group in chronological order on mobile?

To sort a facebook group in chronological order on the desktop site, this works: https://www.facebook.com/groups/python?sorting_setting=CHRONOLOGICAL However, this does not work for the mobile site: ...
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Visibility of Instagram posts shared via the app to Facebook are defaulting to Only Me

I've spent hours looking into this. All info out there is outdated and no longer applies. Facebook claims I need to go to my "Apps and website" section and find Instagram and edit the ...
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How do crop a picture on the new Facebook (2020)?

When I upload pictures to the new Facebook (2020 complete redesign) on a desktop browser, I see the options to crop and rotate then, but no way to save the changes. Going back to the previous page ...
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How to open Facebook page in native app?

I am currently trying to find a solution to open a Facebook page in the native app instead of browser without using any Deeplinks (I am not sure if Deeplinks might even help). I have a page https://...
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Unable to Initaite Facebook Ads for an App

Right now, I'm working with my second customer, however, this time I'm working on a Fitness app. The ads and ad sets have been made, but I'm continuously getting this error that the app is not linked ...
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Transfer Facebook App to Different User

I have some apps that are integrated with Facebook for OAuth and some for a bit more. I was attempting to take a break from the platform but was halted in my tracks when it reminded me that I first ...
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I can’t post on a group I created and admin! Fb is limiting my posts! What do I do?

I can’t post on a group I created and admin! Fb is limiting my posts! I post couple times daily to keep my time line light and now I can’t anymore.this is strange! I tried going as myself then as the ...
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Why my post doesn't appear on Facebook page timeline?

I posted an image on Instagram and enabled an option "Post on Facebook" too. When I checked on Facebook, the post didn't appear on the timeline. I looked into the activity log, I didn't ...
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How does Facebook know I am the same person/computer trying to make separate accounts using different browsers?

Question: The essential question here is how does Facebook know I am the same unit that is trying to create a new account, even after I have deleted all cookies/history/cache from my browser, and even ...
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Scrolling on Facebook

Can someone explain why I cannot scroll forever on Facebook on the HOME page? It does not matter what browser I use, Chrome or the new Microsoft. At first, I thought it was my computer and cleared ...
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Facebook - Share All Saved items?

People like me have dozens or hundreds of saved posts in dozens of categories. I want to share all posts from some categories to ... somewhere: my WordPress blog, my Facebook group, my Facebook "...
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How can I get back my Facebook account?

Today, my account was disabled. I asked folks online for help. Someone reached out and was able to get me a security code which fb sent to my email. It says: “To help us confirm your identity on ...
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How do I change from mobile view to a pc view on a facebook selling page?

I use Firefox and after an update, I think?, my selling page on facebook marketplace started showing the mobile view of facebook. I have researched and it is a known bug on facebook. Tried it on Edge. ...
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Facebook group search “Most recent” not working anymore?

A week or two ago, a very useful Facebook feature seemed to disappear: Searching within a Facebook group and ordering the results by time posted ("Sort by: Most recent"). Before, the shown ...
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ID Verification for under age

I was mistakenly minimized my age, after that Facebook where asking me t verify my ID i also given a verification back to them was my passport really i am 26 year old, it date i dint receive any ...
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Facebook groups admin

As an administrator I would like to create a photo album in a public Facebook group that only other administrators or moderators have access to, but I can't work out if this is possible, never mind ...
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Can Facebook's Custom privacy setting ever include the public?

On Facebook, I occasionally see certain friends with their privacy settings set to Custom. When I comment on their posts, I don't want my comments to show up publicly, but I can't know whether they ...
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Where do I use the unique code to get back in to Facebook?

Luckily I can still get in on my phone, but it's suddenly using an old, discontinued, company email. I went through all the steps with Facebook and they have "mailed" me a 6 digit code, but ...
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How to receive email notification of new Facebook messages in 2020?

I would like to receive email notifications for facebook messages if I don't read them. Previously I was getting email for unread chats/messages However I accidentally clicked on unsubscribe link in ...
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How do I see my most liked posts on Facebook

I would like to know if there is a way to see which of my personal facebook posts (photos, text, links, etc. shared by me) obtained the most likes. Ideally, I'd like to do it from within the facebook ...
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I noticed a local Facebook Group that I am a member of, does not have any admins or moderators

As the title says, there are no admins or moderators. Facebook Community says, in this case any member should be able to appoint another member of themselves as an admin. The field should be in the ...
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Facebook Security Code - Which Browser?

I REALLY need help! I forgot my password to FB, so I went through the recovery process. The only valid contact information was my cell number as my email contacts are no longer valid. I did set up ...
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Disputing Facebook fact-checking

Facebook marked a status as "false". I can prove that the statement in the status is actually true; it's mentioned in a Wikipedia article and many other objective sources. Is it possible to ...
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How Facebook decides who gets the 'care' reactions and when?

I always been wondering how Facebook engineers update the web interface for different users. I always found the changes in the web interface very inconsistent: why do some users get some reactions (, ,...
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I do not have the ability to edit the content of my Facebook Page

After logging out and logging in, I don't have the opportunity to add posts to my site because I'm not an administrator. How can I become an administrator again? Why can't I manage my site? I can't ...
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Find the total number of items listed on facebook marketplace

Is there anyway I can find the total number of ads/listings on Facebook Marketplace for a specific country? E.g.: I want to find the total number of cars listed on Facebook Marketplace in NZ. Does ...
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On Facebook, is there a way to not display the exact time of posting?

Short question is: if I post on Facebook, can I omit the part about posting at 2:30am, but just "Posted June 3, 2020"? Details: Sometimes I am too tired after work, so I may sleep around ...
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How to share nested Facebook public posts?

On Facebook, I'm trying to share a friend's public post of a public post. I want to post my friend's post text and the post they posted. In both the app and the desktop site, when I go to share my ...
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URL of a Facebook live stream for sharing

When I try to plan a live stream on Facebook on my personal profile, after creating a post about the scheduled live stream, the live stream URL which I can share never appears (server's URL and ...
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Facebook comment error

I posted a comment too long on Facebook, and it said: Your request couldn't be processed. There was a problem with this request. We're working on getting it fixed as soon as we can. If it won't post ...
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How to delete old Facebook chats from both end?

I know Facebook doesn't allow users to delete chats from both side after 10 minutes. But is there any way or workaround to delete or vanish my sent messages from my friends' side?
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How can I share activity (Reading a book) Facebook cannot find?

I like to share review/recommendations on books I read and other activities via "Feeling/Activity" post option. Problem is sometimes there is no entry for the book I read (or other ...
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Deactivated Facebook, can't continue games on Messenger

I deactivated my Facebook account. Every time I go to Messenger to continue playing a game, it wants me to log back into Facebook. Then I receive emails thanking me for coming back to Facebook. How ...
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Does the person whose Facebook comment is hidden see that it is hidden?

Many times, I have used "Hide comment" when a friend puts an inappropriate comment on one of my posts. Ideally, I and the person commenting are the only people who can see that comment. If the person ...
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Adding users to a Facebook Messenger group after the sole admin leaves

This question is very similar to this one: Deleted myself from Facebook group and cannot regain access but specifically for a Facebook Messenger chat. I was the sole admin of a Facebook Messenger ...
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Is facebook in violation of CCPA if they don't delete all messenger messages when you delete your account?

It seems like Facebook won't delete your messages from the recipient's inbox when you delete your account. People send a lot of personal information in messages including their address, phone number, ...
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I have accepted new members to my Facebook group but they are not showing in member list?

I am the admin of a Facebook group. Today I received 80ish new member requests to join my page. I accepted members one by one. Then I noticed that the number of my group members had not gone up ...
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How to recover a long comment in Facebook after it has errored out

I typed a very long comment. Then I clicked post. I got a pop up message and it said only 8000 characters allowed. That pop up box had the message and a OK button that is it. So I click Ok and I came ...
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Why does Facebook increase the number of friends I have

Facebook says my friends are 693 in number but when I count,its only 423. I have sent a complaint to them yet nothing has been done. Does anyone know why this is so?
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I deleted a friend request and now I need to retrieve it again

I did not except a friend request by mistake. Now when I go to his page, it does not all me to add him as a friend. When he goes to my page, he can no longer add me as a friend either. Both of our ...
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Facebook page ownership got claimed by someone that is not the owner

I am a small business owner and a couple of years ago I created a Facebook page for my business. Over the years I started working together with an artist. He posts some work related content on his ...
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Consequences of replacing a YouTube video on a Facebook post for the uploaded file

I have posted a YouTube video link on a Facebook post that by now has a large number of "likes" and "shares". I want to edit the post to remove the YouTube video link and instead upload the actual ...

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