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Determine who unfriended me on Facebook

Is there a way to find out who "unfriended" me on Facebook?
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How do I delete friends on Facebook?

How can I permanently delete friends from my Facebook account?
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How Can I Really Turn Off "Close Friends" Notifications?

Recently Facebook has begun notifying me of random things. It started when it would tell me about everybody's check-ins. That wasn't so bad, because it doesn't happen very often and I can appreciate ...
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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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How can I hide my friends list in Facebook?

I don't want people to see my friend list when they look at my Facebook account. How can I hide my friends list from people looking at my Facebook account? When I google for this, I see about 100 ...
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How can I stop friends from posting my location on Facebook?

This Lifehacker post seems to be out of date. How can I stop friends from posting my location when they tag me and a location in their status?
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How to jump to friend's comment on video or photo

On Facebook, in the news feed you can see when friends place a comment on a video or photo. However, what that friend has written is not shown directly, which is annoying when the video or photo has ...
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List of recently added Facebook friends?

Is there a way to see what friends I recently added? It used to be possible using "Edit friends" but this part has changed it seems. "Became friends with" stories are set to not appear on my wall. ...
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How do I cancel a friend request on Facebook?

If I send a friend request to someone, and after quite some time they haven't accepted, how do I cancel the friend request?
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Prevent "Friendversary" notifications in Facebook Messenger

I rarely use Facebook Messenger. But I am often given red Messenger badge "unread message" notifications for friendship anniversaries. The notification causes a red Messenger badge, which ...
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Printing friends list off Facebook with just their names

Is there a way to print your Facebook Friends List? Not their information, just the names on your list. It would make it much easier to see who you lost when your amount of friends changes if you ...
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Limit of friend requests by day in Facebook?

I've signed in Facebook, what's the limit of friend requests I can do? This limit is renewed on a daily basis?
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Using a Facebook Page as a social plugin to get friend requests from website visitors

Can I use my personal Facebook Page as a social plugin on my website, in order to get friend requests from visitors of that website? I want to generate friend requests through the website, is there a ...
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How can you get Facebook to allow you more than 5000 friends?

Facebook maxes out your friends at 5000. Is there some way to get around this without just creating a second page? Note: I'm not even close, but I have friends who have maxed out and have to kluge ...
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Why have some of my friends have gone missing from Facebook?

I was looking through my friends list and spotted this: Some of my friends (well more like acquaintances, but you get the picture) are displayed in the list, but don't have a "Friends" button and the ...
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In Facebook is there a way to add someone to a friend list before they accept your friend request?

If you go to someone's profile page and add them as a friend, while it's still pending, is there a way to add them to a list? Or do you have to wait for them to actually accept your friend request so ...
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On Facebook can I control which friends appear in my news feed with Friend Lists?

Facebook's News Feed has always seemed rather arbitrary / random to me. I'd like to control which friends appear in the news feed. Is there a way I can do that using my various friend lists? ...
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How to ignore a friend on Facebook?

I want to "delete" some friends from Facebook without them noticing. Is that possible? Is possible at least to hide them from Facebook chat?
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Select All Friends in Facebook

How does one select all friends when trying to invite them into groups, etc.?
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How to delete all friends in a facebook list?

There's a great tool to manipulate friends into list as raised here. Though we cannot quickly/batch delete all friends in a list. If you know how to do this, please share.
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How can I filter all my friends that are not grouped in any list, yet

I want all my friends to be nicely grouped in lists like "Family", "Work" etc. Is there a way to display only those friends not yet listed so that I can put them into lists as well?
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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 allow someone who isn't my Facebook friend to like my photo?

I want people to like my album/photo since I'm joining a quiz. Unfortunately, even though I set my album as public, a non-friend can't like it. How do I change the setting?
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How do you unhide a friend on your Facebook wall?

On Facebook I was trying to hide notifications from an application but I accidentally hit the person's name. How can I undo the hiding of a friend?
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How to find out if a friend of mine is friend with a mutual friend of mine

The name of the friend of mine is A and I can see only the mutual friends that we have, not all his friends. The name of the person that I'm not friend with on Facebook but has 3 other mutual friends ...
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Why does Facebook say that my friend searched his email contacts but he didn't?

Facebook Friend Finder suggests me to search for friends and asks for my email password saying "N found 2 friends by searching his email contacts. Give it a try". But my friend never did this, I asked....
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Hiding mutual friends when I am friends with both people

I have two friends we will name them F1 and F2 on Facebook that were really close. I had a falling out with F2 but I am still friends with them on Facebook. So, I went to F1's mutual friend list ...
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Is there a way to set my Facebook "Friends" list to always "Show All"?

Is there a way to set my Facebook "Home> Friends> Edit Friends" list to always "Show All"?
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Why can I not see a mutual friend on one facebook users profile, but I can on another?

Me and my bf have about 16 mutual friends. I am aware he has his account settings to hide his friends list. Now, there are a few users that I know whom are not on my friends list, but they are on my ...
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"Can't send request" Facebook Problem

When I want to add people outside my country, 9/10 times I get the Pop-Up saying: "Can't send request It looks like you may not know this person. Send requests to people who you know personally ...
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How to remove notification for suggested friend on Facebook?

How to remove notification for suggested friend on Facebook? Example: do you know John? You can add him as your friend. It's giving me notification on the person that I do not know.
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Friends who are "invited" vs. "added" on a FB closed group page

I started a closed group page on FB. As I did, I thought I invited friends from my own FB page to be a part of this group as the prompts allowed me to do. As the page evolved, I noticed that many of ...
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How to see who viewed my Facebook profile which is not in my friend list?

I have someone not added in my friends list that randomly visits my profile page. How can I know who visited my Facebook profile page besides the persons i’m already friends with? I know that right ...
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How can I reconnect to my friend whom I previously blocked?

I have block the one of my friend from my facebook profile, but now we want to reconnect again.... a strange truth of life. Perhaps, Facebook doesn't want that and me & my friend both are not ...
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Removing suggest this group to a specific friend

I broke up with my ex but we're still friends on Facebook. Is there a way to stop getting pop ups to "invite" them to do stuff? Like "invite friends to like this page" or when Instagram suggests ...
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How to prevent my friends from seeing my friends’ list on Facebook [duplicate]

I am wondering, is there a way that enables me to customize how my friends in my friend list see each other on Facebook? There are some cases that make this feature so useful and necessary, for ...
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If someone doesn't show his/her friends in Facebook, will that person appear in another friend's list?

If someone doesn't show his/her friends in Facebook, would that person appear in another friend's list? I mean, I want to hide my friend list. I don't want to be related in terms of Facebook ...
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How can I get the IDs of a Facebook user's friends?

How can I get the IDs (or links) of a Facebook user's friends? Any app for that? His/her friends are visible to everyone. I can get his/her friends IDs manually but it takes long time.
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How to disable commenting on 'became friends with' posts?

Because my friends are having fun on 'became friends with' posts (writing stupid things and such), I want to block commenting but I don't want to hide the post. I googled and I couldn't find ...
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Facebook Restriction and Friends of Friends

If I have my stuff like pictures and statuses as friends of friends, can the people whom I have put in my restricted list view them?
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How can I adjust my Facebook settings so I see when friends make new friends?

In the past, my Facebook wall showed me when a friend had made a new FB friend, and also told me who that friend was. Now, my wall does not show when any of my friends make a new friend. This only ...
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List of people who have not yet accepted my friend request [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Knowing who I sent a friend request to on Facebook How can I list people to whom I've sent a Facebook friend request that they have not yet accepted?
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Blocking people on Facebook without flagging them as spammers

I want to block a [former] friend from seeing me on Facebook, but not flag them as a spammer. How do I do that? Note - How can I know if one of my friends on Facebook is blocking me? is not related.
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Can't see my friend's likes, but another friend can

My husband and I have the same Facebook friend. When that friend likes a post, my husband sees the liked post but I do not. Why is this? Can't I see the same friend's liked post?
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Search shows mutual Facebook friend, but mutual friend's profile doesn't show anywhere

I was searching for a person on Facebook, e.g. John Doe. When I type in the Facebook search bar, it displays "John Doe" as the first result and indicates "1 Mutual Friend". When I click on John Doe, I ...
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How to keep my friends (100%) private on Facebook

I'm considering setting up a Facebook account but have some concerns about privacy. Specifically, I don't want Facebook to provide the name of Friend A (say) to Friend B if I haven't agreed to this ...
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Where does Facebook store friendship information?

If I am friends with someone, I can see when we became friends on the activity timeline, if I unfriend him, I can no longer see when we first became friends, if I add him again, I can see both the ...
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Hide friending activity from Timeline by default

Whenever I get a new friend on Facebook, a new entry appears in Activity Log with a pencil icon. Clicking this pencil icon reveals that it is "Allowed on Timeline". I would like to make it "Hidden ...
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How do I export Facebook friends list that includes disabled accounts?

I just need a list of names, and no other info such as contact details. Other answers to this question, such as https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/45743/how-do-i-export-or-back-up-my-facebook-...