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Why is my cover photo being duplicated without retaining its likes and comments on Facebook mobile?

I tried to change my cover photo using Facebook mobile app and wanted to revert one of my old cover photos that I used years ago. I went through the cover photos that subsequently appear above the ...
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Facebook "URL signature expired"

I posted links to Facebook images elsewhere and now I can not see the image. Example: https://scontent.flis5-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/48374097_10156822229099932_7902434783177736192_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&...
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Share your Facebook photo album with non-Facebook users

In the 2000s (before 2010) Facebook would allow you to get a direct URL to one's own Facebook album that could be emailed and shared with non-Facebook users. People have asked this question before ...
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If I change the privacy of a photo on Facebook from "Only Me" to "Friends", will my friends get notified about it?

If I change the privacy of a photo on Facebook from "Only Me" to "Friends", will my friends get notified about it? What can I do if I don't want them to be notified?
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Facebook Photo Verification

When Facebook asks for a photo to verify account and shuts you out of your account until that verification is complete, how long does that take? And what happens if they reject your picture? Is there ...
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"High quality" option not working when uploading photos to a Facebook page

Since 2018, the photos that I post on my Facebook page do not show in high resolution (~2048px) but are limited to low resolution (~1680px). My photos aren't technically different from those I ...
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How can I copy pictures I posted in other groups to my own album

I belong to several photography groups. I've posted pix to various ones. Rather than re-upload them, is there a way to collect them all into an album on my profile?
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Does Facebook notify a user when their picture is removed per privacy-violation request?

I found a few pictures of my kids on Facebook that I would like to file a child privacy take-down request. What happens when Facebook actually removes the pictures... is the picture-poster notified? ...
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When sharing an album on Facebook, why is the number of photos different for me?

On another Facebook account that I see in my timeline, there was posted a photo album. It's displaying in their timeline as the first 4 photos, and "+10" over the 5th photo. When I click any of the ...
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Friends can't see my tagged "Photos of You," only my boyfriend and sister can

I noticed that when I "view as" and type in a friend's name, they can't see the photos that I am tagged in. the "photos of you" is blank. I thought it was because it is the setting of the person who ...
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Facebook photo shows on timeline but not in Photos

There is a photo on Facebook timeline posted in 2012 (person not in my friend list). However the photo does not appear in Photos nor in the Album it is tagged in (earlier it use to appear in the album)...
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Facebook not showing photos on timeline

We have recently held an event and upload the photos to the event page. People can tag themselves in them but the photos are not showing up on the individual's timeline. The event and photos are both ...
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Blocking names in Likes on photos

Is there a way to block your friends from seeing who liked your photos on Facebook, but still see the number of likes? I mean "1000 people like X's photo" but not showing who.
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Photo isn't sharp while uploading in Facebook

Even after selecting the "High Resolution" image option in Facebook, the photo is losing its detail and clarity is very bad. I tried exporting the image to PNG 24 using Photoshop for web usage. Still ...
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How to delete photos from Facebook timeline

I wish to delete a photo from my timeline/profile. The directions say "click on options under the photo" and then click delete. There is no delete app and the delete button on my computer does not do ...
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How to create a public album in Facebook without alerting everyone?

I was at this nice event with hundreds of people which are not my Facebook friends. Besides posting photos to Google Photos I made a smaller selection for Facebook so everybody can tag themselves and ...
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Add a new album to Facebook, along with an update/description

Does anyone know the correct way to create a new album, add photos and post, all at the same time and have a status update that describes this album? It can be done with several photos added as a non-...
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Is there a way to have Facebook parse jpg tags when uploading photos?

I work for an institution where we take a lot of photos for archival purposes, and tag them with the photographer's name (using the Author tag), the subjects of the photo (using the Description tag), ...
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When sharing photos on Facebook, how does Facebook prioritize sharing methods? Certain methods don't show up in friends' feeds as often

What I mean is, if I add photos to an album via an external source such as iPhoto, Flickr, or IFTTT, it is rare that I'll receive any likes or comments. When I share a photo directly to Facebook from ...
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Any way to jump to a much older point in a Facebook photo stream?

When you go to the Photos section of a Facebook page, the URL will be https://www.facebook.com/PAGENAME/photos_stream, and then as you keep scrolling down, more photos will appear. This one Facebook ...
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Automatically save Facebook photos where I have been tagged

I would like to automatically capture any photos post on Facebook in which I am tagged. For instance, a friend posts some photos from a get-together and I'm tagged in some. I'd like to be able to grab ...
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Can I add non-friends contributors on Facebook Shared Album?

Is there any chance to add a contributor on my Facebook Shared Album if he is not on my friends list?
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Is there a way to restore deleted photos from a Facebook page?

Another admin on a Facebook page deleted some photos by mistake. Is there a way to restore them? the actions do not even appear on the page's activity log.. I know that you can restore photos and ...
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Tagging people who aren't on Facebook

I uploaded a collection of photos with a person I wasn't able to find on Facebook. Is there a way to enter his/her name? It's not a tag in the photo itself, but in the part where you specify "who you ...
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Facebook photo privacy problem

My photo album is limited to friends only, but still photos can be viewed in section "abc's photo" but not in album section. Photos are not shared by anyone but friends of friends can view it.
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One album managed to have different privacy per photo in a Facebook album - how do I replicate this?

I've always understood that the privacy settings for photos in an album are set on the album not on the individual photo (as is covered here). However, I notice that I have one folder (created by ...
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Limiting Exposure on Facebook

I want to know if there is any way to modify my Facebook profile so that no other user can click on my photos tab and see other photos. Within the condition I'm outlining however, I could still see ...
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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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What ordering is shown of friends who liked a photo?

I have a photo that received more than 3 likes. It says, "Adam, Bill, Charles, and x others like this". Based on my notifications, I know that Adam, Bill, and Charles are the friends who most ...
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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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Automatically not allow tag for certain friend

I have an overzealous friend on Facebook who always takes random pictures and tags me in them. Is there an automatic way to prevent having him tag me? If I am actually in a picture, is there a way ...
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"Photos of Jonathan" missing while 'viewing as public'

When I look at my Facebook photos via "View as Public" I notice I don't have the Photos of Jonathan tab. I only have the Jonathan's Photos and the Albums tab. I browsed some profiles and noticed some ...
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Create link to a Facebook photo album starting with newest photos

We use frequently updated Facebook albums to sort images of multiple projects. We would like to create links to the new photos, but have only been able to link either a) to the entire album, starting ...
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How can I hide photo "likes" on Facebook? [duplicate]

I want to like a picture of someone else on Facebook, but I do not want friends to see that on the news feed. Is is possible to change the settings in "who can see your future posts"? Does that also ...
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How do I go back to original post after a clicking photo comment?

When you click on a photo post on Facebook, it pops up the modal window. You can see the comments on the right. When people leave photo comments, and you click on them, how do you go back to the ...
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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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How to edit a photo after being uploaded

Is it possible to visually edit a photo on Facebook after being uploaded? I don't want to have to retag the people again. I accidentally forgot to remove something on the photo. And by edit I mean ...
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Setting to turn off viewing of Facebook photos from those tagged as "Public"?

Currently, to someone that views my timeline as Public, they are able to see all my photos. I've been looking at my Account and Privacy settings, but no where is there a change that allows me to turn ...
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Can my location be found from a Facebook picture?

This old ABC News clip dramatically announces a "new and freightening threat [...] unknown to many Internet crime experts", which exposes a child's location via pictures posted to Twitter, Facebook, ...
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Trouble accessing a long-forgotton Facebook Photo Album

I have a couple of Facebook photo albums saved on my bookmarks, from many years ago. I'd like to access the photos within, but I have several problems: I don't know which person the album belongs to....
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How to create a new album and move photos into it?

I've uploaded a bunch of photos to the following Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Datsville/photos/ However, most of them are not inside any album. How do I create a brand new album ...
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How to cancel an erroneous tag request on Facebook?

I was browsing a photo album on Facebook and did some tag request. In hindsight, I noticed that I mistook the last name, so now I have issued a bunch of false tag request. I do not see an obvious way ...
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Why doesn't my new gallery show up on my facebook page?

I've uploaded a bunch of photos to a new gallery on my Facebook page. However, this gallery does not show up in the timeline - I need to share the link manually which results in me not being able to ...
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Stop my photos from getting onto Facebook?

How can I stop photos of me from getting onto Facebook or Google Plus? I am not a user of social networks and do not want my photo on these networks. I am very concerned I may be added by friends or ...
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Set photo dates based on EXIF data when adding additional images to an existing album

The new Facebook photo upload tool can read timestamps from the EXIF data when creating a new album. That is awesome, especially for large albums. However, when adding more photos to an existing ...
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Facebook album sharing & privacy question

I posted an album on my profile that has custom settings/restricting people. I would like to share this album on my friends page, but one of our mutual friends I restricted. Can that restricted person ...
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How do I reorder photos in a shared album on Facebook?

I used to be able to just edit an album and drag photos about to reorder them. Now, whenever I click on a photo, it just wants to tag it rather than let me drag it. How can I reorder the photos in a ...
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Untag someone from my photos in Facebook

Someone wants me to untag them from certain pictures on my Facebook account. How do I search for them? I have thousands of pictures so I can't go through them manually.
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Tagging somebody you are not friends with

I have a photo from a guy I want to tag, but we are not friends and I don’t want us to become friends on Facebook only so I can tag him. We have a friend in common, so we are related. But when I ...
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How to download a Facebook cover photo in full resolution?

I got tagged in a picture, and would like to download it in full resolution (to print it because it is a nice picture of the whole soccer team). PROBLEM: The picture has been uploaded as a Cover ...
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