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Questions tagged [facebook]

For questions about the web interface to Facebook. Questions for smartphone apps or Facebook development belong elsewhere.

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How can I download non public Facebook video?

I want to download a video uploaded by a friend on Facebook for offline access. How can I do that? I tried almost all Chrome extensions on Chrome store and none seems to work. Also, youtube-dl didn't ...
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Remove/mark the seen posts on the Facebook news feed

I follow three Facebook pages and check their posts every morning on my news feed. The problem is I don't know what was the last post I saw the day before. Is there any way to remove all the seen ...
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Logging into a deceased relative's Facebook account

How can I gain access to a Facebook account of a deceased family member? Is there a procedure or appropriate channels we must go through via Facebook in order to gain access to the account of a dead ...
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Facebook logs me into incorrect account when using mail that differs only in number

So my issue is, I have several emails, where all of them are in form: abc1@def.com abc2@def.com abc3@def.com ... When I log into Facebook with one of them, for example abc2@def.com, then log out and ...
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Why can't I see Facebook posts for one person?

I don't friend people on Facebook or really do much besides post in groups. When I go to an individual's Facebook page, I can usually see their latest post. For one individual that I know, I can only ...
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I am not able to react or comment on my Facebook friends' posts [on hold]

I do not understand my violations why is it I can no longer like, say wow, happy, love signs in my friends photos, stories and comments. It is important for me to express how I react on their posts. ...
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Trick Facebook into believing I'm in a different location

I'm trying to convince the Facebook website that I'm writing from a different place. Originally, because I'd like to fully understand the ways in which I'm being spied upon. But by now, after several ...
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Is there a way to send one message to each of my friends?

I'm planning to quit Facebook, and would like to send one single message to tell them how they can contact me in the future.
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Marketplace is no longer available

I am no longer able to see Marketplace. It says an error has occurred please try later. This is now happening for a month?
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How to open facebook.com/recover from the mobile app?

Someone forgot his facebook password, he got logged out but still logged in to Facebook messenger. He wants to login again. He has 2 methods of recovery: Send password to email, and he can't do that ...
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Facebook Messenger unspam conversation

I marked a conversation as spam by accident (wanting to press mark unread) from Facebook desktop messenger and it got removed without ANY warning from my conversation list. Any way to revert this mess?...
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Facebook live question [on hold]

How do we shutdown Facebook live from our paid event? We don't want broadcasting live? People are broadcasting live and we're losing paid customers.
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Facebook account that only redirects to Facebook for Business

I have a similar question to this one: Facebook opens "Ads Page" instead of regular homepage after login And I'm asking again because the solutions mentioned in that question no longer ...
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How can I see the posts that someone liked?

I want to see all the likes of a Facebook friend — he/she did like some of my posts but I don't remember which ones. How to see all likes of a friend on my posts/comments?
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Is it possible to redirect messages from a business Facebook page to my personal profile or email?

Specifically, the messages would not even appear in the page's inbox. I'm sure this is not possible but I'm just checking for some paranoid people!
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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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How to convert a fb://page/PAGE_ID link to a URL? [closed]

How to convert a fb://page/PAGE_ID link to a URL to use on my website linking to my facebook page? I want it to be opened in the app instead of the browser
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Where is the “See Pages Feed” on my Facebook pages?

A few days ago, the "See Pages Feed" on my Facebook pages simply disappeared. I have been searching frantically finding out what happened -- and how to access posts from Pages I've liked via my Page(s)...
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Change Facebook “Watching” activity to “Watched”

When adding a status update with the Watching activity, the status posts to my timeline as "Hashim is watching Kong". Is there a way to change this to something like: Hashim watched Kong ...or......
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Facebook delete [closed]

On my home page of Facebook I keep getting a lot of the same posts from other people which is okay but when I delete the post it goes away. When I refresh my screen the deleted post reappears. This ...
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How to make Facebook automatically redirect from a page to another?

If you access www.facebook.com/dell you'll be redirected to the Dell page of your country. Can I make the same thing with my page? Like, when you access www.facebook.com/RedPurpleSecondPage to be ...
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Incorrect birthday in Facebook

How can I change/correct my birthday on my Facebook profile after it was set incorrectly? It's showing- you can choose from one of the previous birthday you listed on your profile/timeline.
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My Facebook was disabled by mistake, how long does it take to get it back?

On November 20th I was first told you send a photo of me for security and it was being reviewed. Now on December 24th my account was disabled when I had to wait a whole month to wait so I sent a ...
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Changing the name of a Facebook app developer

Is it possible to change the name of an app developer (which is shown here: http://appdata.com/apps/facebook/124024574287414-instagram)? I have the name of the company in payment tab set to "A", name ...
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Facebook getting search history from Gmail, LinkedIn and Twitter

Recently, in my Facebook search bar I've noticed it shows "recent searches" that I didn't search on Facebook. For instance, I looked at Paul Graham and Scott Adams' Twitter feeds. This showed up in my ...
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How do I search a text keyword in a Facebook Page

I once liked one text post from one FB Page without clicking its like button (because basically I like every text post from this page). Now, I have to refer that text post in my writing, but the ...
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How can I view comments I have made to various posts from the one Facebook page?

I want to look back at comments I have made to a specific Facebook page for the past 3 years. It is a business's page, not a group. None of the efforts I have made searching the Activity Log have ...
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How to use Facebook pages shortcuts?

I have just created an user name for my page (AcridBlogsEN), so it is now accessibe under: https://www.facebook.com/AcridBlogsEN In a confirmation message Facebook told me that I can use: fb.me/...
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Unable to see Add WhatsApp account in my Facebook business manager

I had tried to add a WhatsApp account in business manager settings. The guidelines in their helpcenter documentation stated that I could add a WhatsApp account from business manager settings. But in ...
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Tagging photo album in Facebook [closed]

I used to be able to tag all the photos in an album in Facebook, but now it has to be done individually for every single photo. Can this be changed?
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How can I transfer ownership of Facebook business page without the original page owner/personal account?

I recently joined a company and we need to transfer ownership of our Facebook business page but the former employee will not cooperate. What are my options?
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Facebook Marketplace: Deleting messages from people no longer interested in item

I have items with many replies (what are they called? messages, threads, ???) most of which are dead ends (people not interested, too far away, changed mind, etc.) How do I "cull the dead wood" ...
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Could not retrieve data from URL on Facebook

I have a problem with my website, I post on my Facebook pages, and suddenly there is problem. When I post my website on Facebook, it is not working, it show error "Could not retrieve data from URL", ...
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Facebook - ask three friends to confirm your account

I'm in a very stupid situation. I'm not much into social networks and I have tried to created and account on Facebook three times over these years. Every time I end up blocked without a way to recover ...
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Facebook: default news feed to just pages

Is there a way I can set my news feed to show only pages by default rather than friends' profiles? I've seen there is a way to 'prioritize' specific pages but that's not really what I'm looking for. ...
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Facebook video play in HD even with slow connection

My Facebook video setting is "HD if available" already but it still loads HD videos with poor quality by default. I suppose this has to do with my internet connection speed. I always have to manually ...
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Is it possible to make Facebook stories available for everyone after 24 hours just like in Instagram?

In Instagram you can feature a story and it will remain visible for anyone after 24 hours. In Facebook you can't do this, but you archive them, and they will remain visible, but only for you, ...
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Facebook shows me events that are nowhere near me

I live in Silver Spring, Maryland. Facebook has the idea that I am living in California. Events keep coming up on my timeline happening in California. How can I change Facebook to indicate that I live ...
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My Facebook account got blocked

My account is not deleted, but disabled instead. I've tried to contact Facebook, but all I get in the reply is that my FB account was blocked because I've breached Facebook TOS. The last letter said "...
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Facebook message seen while person is inactive

I sent somebody a message on Facebook, and their active timestamp now reads "active 1 hour ago", but the message says that it has been seen, even though I sent it less than an hour ago. It didn't say '...
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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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Is it possible to quickly invite people to join a group rather than just adding them?

I recently created a Facebook group. I'd like to invite a bunch of people to join the group instead of adding them without their permission. Is this possible?
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How can I activate 'Group Insights' on Facebook?

I manage more than one Facebook Group and I noticed that not all of them show the feature "Group Insights". Group 1 Group 2 Question: How can I activate this feature?
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Facebook: Unable to set privacy for album

Even if I click Edit album, the drop-down to choose privacy is not shown. It's not clear what needs to be done to make the album private.
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Is it possible to login to Facebook From Facebook messenger?

Someone is logged out of Facebook and can't access it, long story, but he's still logged in to messenger. Is it possible to log in to Facebook mobile app, by using Facebook's messenger session, ...
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See my post's new likes (or see likes in chronological order)

Day 1 morning: I post something on my personal Facebook wall. Day 1 evening: 200 likes, I check them quickly because I am interested in seeing who among my friends have liked my post. Day 2 morning: ...
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Facebook is not showing online members in a Group's Chat

Earlier, Facebook used to show online members at the top in group chat box but recently I have noticed that it no longer does. Chat option is still available but the list of online members has just ...
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How to forward Facebook Messenger message to SMS

Is there a way to forward your Facebook messages to your phone via SMS? Maybe using like Twilio?
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Tagged photo in Group not showing up in Timelines

I have uploaded several photos directly to a Group page. I have set the photos on "public" and the group is a public group. I have tagged the photos of my friends and myself, but the photos do not ...
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In Facebook's Facial Recognition Data, what are “Threshold” and “Example Count”

When you download your Facebook data, you get this photos/facedata.htm page: MyReal RealName Facial Recognition Data Threshold 1 3.2382398572935 Threshold 2 3.0234235928592 Threshold 3 1....