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How to disable irrelevant Facebook notifications?

I get too many irrelevant Facebook notifications from friends of the activities which do not involve me at all. This include status updates, posting pictures, sometime comment replies and what not. I ...
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Tweet with image: how to make it show up on Facebook

When I post a tweet with an image and I share it on Facebook, the image does not get shared, only the text. To see the image you have to click on the link and see it on Twitter. Is there a way to show ...
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How can I follow Facebook pages inputed as a list?

I am trying to change my news feed, and I would like to automate the process. The steps that I think should be taken: Get the news feed data from a friend with authorization Use some kind of API ...
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Create events on Facebook that are only visible from the Graph API

I am pulling public events from a Facebook page using the Graph API to display in an app. This works fine but we want to display another event in the app but not have it visible as a public event on ...
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If I delete Facebook activity log entries, how does that affect my available data?

I'm running a macro (iMacro for Chrome) that just goes through and kills comments (still building my like/react macro, having trouble with conditionals in the macro language.) My questions: What ...
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Facebook won't let me post in other languages

I am an admin on several Facebook pages, and have previously been able to post in different languages. However the last year or so, it is as if this function has frozen. When I click on the "write ...
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Facebook marks my website as spam

I can't share my website on Facebook anywhere. Facebook marks it as spam. The debugger tool also doesn't run and says that my website does not meet the community standards.I have tried reporting ...
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How can I regain access to my Facebook account?

I attempted to log into my Facebook account from my cell phone. I didn't know that my cell phone wasn't connected to my Facebook account. I am now blocked from my account because of this. I'm being ...
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If I turn off notifications in the Page settings, will it turn off notifications for all page admins or just me?

I am the Admin for a Facebook page. However, organizationally I am not directly responsible for that page. I sit on the board of the parent organization. My being an administrator of that page is ...
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See Cambodian translation in Facebook

I am Australian but through my son's marriage I now have family in Cambodia. It seems to be the only language without translation on Facebook. Can Cambodian interface be enabled on Facebook?
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Is it possible to search for and view a public Facebook page without a Facebook account?

There is a small charity that I'm interested in that has a public Facebook page. I don't know the exact URL of that page. The charity does not have a website, telephone number, or active email ...
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Facebook: fake and real account deletion

Can Facebook delete one's real account if it finds out they also have a fake one? For example, John Doe has two profiles: John Doe and Jane Smith. Facebook discovers Jane Smith is fake. Can account ...
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I just made a Facebook Account, already had a friend request awaiting?

I just made a Facebook account and I already have a friend request from some random person. How could they have added me as a friend before my account was even created?
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How to forward Facebook post to Reddit?

Are there existing Reddit bots or possible API that can create a Reddit post by either copying the text or permalink of: public facebook post (likely) private facebook post (less likely) private ...
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Why am I being asked to purchase $502/$25 Google Play gift cards by customer support to unlock my account?

Spoke with customer support yesterday, they told me in order to verifying was the actual owner of my Facebook account I would have to purchase 2 $25 google play gift cards to verify my location ...
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Facebook comments not appearing on blog freshly migrated to https

I recently enabled https on a Blogger blog and my problem now is all the Facebook comments are not showing on the blog. I've been searching for answers but all are pointing to WordPress blogs which ...
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How do I view a Facebook Page events' in Calendar Format?

Either how do I export just one Facebook Page's events' into ical format so I can view in my preferred format or how can I view it in Calendar format. I know you used to be able to do that for your ...
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Disable Facebook account but keep Messenger

I would like to disable my Facebook account, but keep using Facebook Messenger to keep in touch with some of my friends. There are even some tutorials (and not so old), which describe how to do it (e....
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After installing Instant Articles plugin in Wordpress, the section where you should complete the APP ID doesnt appear

I installed the Facebook Instant Articles plugin for Wordpress 4.9.4 and it doesnt appear the section where I should configure the App ID and the secret key for the plugin to connect with Facebook. ...
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Facebook “app” I don't remember adding to profile

Because of all the news about Facebook sharing info, I went to do some scrubbing of my profile. I found that one of the "apps" on my Facebook account was icims, a job candidate tracking and recruiting ...
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How did facebook know this?

So, two nights ago my wife is perusing the site of a business she is thinking of making a purchase from. She was using our home computer and she was not using facebook. Neither she nor I had ever ...
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How to send messages to people that applied to a Facebook group from a Facebook page?

As an admin of a Facebook group I can, in the list of new applications where you accept or deny new members, also send messages to people who have applied to become members of the group. Currently ...
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How to fix: Twitter cross posting to Facebook PAGE fails

I've set up a friend to have her twitter posts automatically mirrored to her Facebook Page per this site. But text-only posts seem to show up in FB. I reproduced the symptom using my personal ...
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How do I upload very large video files to Facebook? (more than 1GB)

I want to upload a multi-GB video file to Facebook. In the midst of uploading a 2GB file to Facebook using the browser, my Internet connection went down. Fortunately, once my Internet connection came ...
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Stop receiving Facebook status update notifications from non-close friends

I can't believe I'm here for help using Facebook, of all things, but I've tried everything and am at my wit's end. This problem has existed for years, but I recently installed the android app again ...
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My Facebook account receives no verification emails when I try to add new emails

For a long time I have had this ongoing problem where my old email account which is linked to my Facebook has been deleted by Google due to inactivity. Subsequently, I don't receive verification ...
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Is there a way to find all comments by yourself on a specific users posts on Facebook?

So I have a situation where I am trying to find a particular image another user posted on facebook and I know I commented on this post/image a few times. It was quite awhile ago and hence going ...
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Facebook wants my phone number to let me in

All of a sudden I'm unable to access my Facebook profile, I'm asked to provide my phone number to be sent a verification code. I don't want to give Facebook my phone number, but I can't find another ...
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Facebook Cover Picture Comment Disabling

How do I disable comment on my Facebook cover picture
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What happens to pictures, videos and audio messages in recipients inbox when facebook account is deleted?

If you delete a Facebook account, messages will still be visible in recipient's inbox, showing their own name. But: What happens to pictures, videos and audio messages in recipients inbox when ...
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Getting event updates from a Facebook page to an external destination

I'd like to get updates about new events / events updates from some Facebook pages, but I don't want to get those updates as Facebook notifications. Is there a way to send those updates to an ...
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Log in /connection problems Facebook to Instagram

When I try to log into my Instagram account via Facebook (on a laptop) I keep getting "sorry an unknown error occurred, please try again". I've reset passwords, tried different browsers, cleared ...
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Can't email a link copied from Facebook

When I paste a very long URL to a Facebook group, it is no longer displayed in full. For example, https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/abskal271_N782HsnaksLK (link is made up) becomes https://drive....
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Friends Missing From Facebook List

I currently have 370 friends. However, when I go to my friends list and count by hand, there are only 365. I assume this is because five friends have "blocked" me. How do I determine who these five ...
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Instagram Post Likes - Invite to Like FB Page

I have a Facebook Page that I am trying to promote. Yesterday, before I boosted a Page Post, I also signed up for Instagram. Facebook then also posted / boosted my Post on Instagram, in addition to ...
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My Facebook page has been redirected to another account

I have a facebook page at the following URL: https://www.facebook.com/111trio Unfortunately since today, when someone try to access my facebook page from the URL, it is automatically redirected to ...
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On my timeline, how can I immediately jump to an old post from several years ago and edit it?

I would like to edit the privacy of several (perhaps all) of my timeline posts from before ~September 2013. When viewing my own timeline, is there a way to somehow directly jump to those posts? Or do ...
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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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Facebook Ads reporting: is ts possible to analyse the clients data besides age and gender?

We have the Facebook pixel installed, so we can know how many customers have bought our product and ratios of age and gender. However we have not found any way or tool to analyse any other data like ...
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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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Hiding a specific contact from the Active now chat of Facebook Messenger

I'm looking for a way to hide a specific contact from popping up in the active now chat from messenger, without turning off chat for that person or the chat altogether. If this is not possible, then ...
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Facebook - friend disappeared from chat box

Yesterday I noticed that my friend disappeared from chat list (that list on right side) - I see him only when he is online, if he is offline I dont see him at all - no info about last active time, and ...
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Posts immediately deleted from Facebook Home

I noticed that right after I post an article on Facebook Home, in about thirty seconds, somebody deleted it. My question, how to avoid that and is there a way for me to identify the culprit?
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Will I get a Facebook Login notifications about a device that has logged into my account a few times?

I've recently turned on the setting to be notified when an unrecognised device logs into my Facebook account. However, I think that someone has used my account on another device BEFORE I turned this ...
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How do the Activity Log » Added Friends » 'Friend activity can show up in' settings work?

In Facebook Activity Log » Added Friends » 'Friend activity can show up in', I see the following togglable settings: Highlights and Other Stories, Recent Activity, New Friend Reports, Friend Lists (...
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Not getting notifications when my wife posts

My wife and I do not get notifications when the other one posts. We are set as close friends and 'see notifications'. Apart from my wife, there are many other friends I do not get notifications from.
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Reset Facebook password

My wife forgot her Facebook password and we thought that we will set new password using reset password. So she logged out from her Android Facebook app and now we are not able to reset the password. ...
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Is this possible to create a list of groups and see only its posts on Facebook wall?

I am trying to figure out how to see a series of posts on a huge list of Facebook groups. I wish I could see them separately in a kind of friends' list style. Is there a way to do it on Facebook or ...
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How to navigate on Facebook using shortcut keys?

I'm trying to use shortcut keys to navigate on Facebook. I'm more specifically interested in joining a list of groups. So, I'd like to go to search tool bar, look up for the group, join it and then ...
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Does poking a Facebook user lift their ban?

If someone was reported by other users on Facebook, Facebook will issue a temporary warning/ban. Many users, when faced with this problem, ask their friends to comment/poke/share etc their posts to ...