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How to eliminate a duplicate facebook account [duplicate]

I have accidently set up two facebook accounts under different email addresses, how do I delete one?
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Is there any way to set permanently the News Feed in the option “More Recent”?

There are 2 options, "More Recent" and "Featured Histories" (I don't know exactly the name in English since my Facebook is in Spanish). I set the option in "More Recent" but everytime I leave Facebook ...
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If the original Facebook page owner for a business page deletes their personal account, does the page disappear even with a new owner?

Does a Facebook Business page disappear if the original creator deletes their personal account after they gave ownership to an agency? We can't risk losing that page.
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Facebook - Photos not showing up on timeline or photos page

So recently I uploaded a couple of landscape photos to my timeline. However, I realized when I set the 'view' as public and as the 'specific friend' feature that the photos do not show up for anyone ...
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When I click on “24 comments” under a post, it no longer expands the comment section

It's been a week that my Facebook news feed acts weirdly. It stopped expanding the comment section under posts. Before, I would click on, for example, "24 comments" under a post and the comments ...
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In Facebook, Groups is missing from “more” menu. How can I return it?

It was the case that when I went to More, I saw Groups (see pic headed "first") I was trying to hide groups from public view.. I didn't and don't see Groups in "more....manage sections". (see pic ...
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What's the difference between fans of a Facebook page and followers of a Facebook page?

Some time ago Facebook introduced followers for a Facebook page. So now Facebook pages can have both followers and fans. They have separated statistics and everything. In one of my page, followers and ...
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In Facebook I can't see the option to hide groups from my profile, in “manage sections”

Suppose I am a member of some public groups. But I don't want people, be it friends or 'everyone', to see a list of all public groups that I am in. Only I should see a list of all public groups that ...
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Can someone please help me transfer Facebook business page ownership?

I am trying to transfer a business page ownership to one of the admin's on the page. I can no longer be the owner. It seems impossible to do. Can anyone help me? Or tell me how I can get in contact ...
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Non-friends interacting with Facebook account

Is there any way to see if non-friends are interacting with profile or Facebook account?
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How can I see concise list of all Facebook events that I attend or am “Interested in”?

Few weeks ago I've seen a Facebook event advertising exhibition that I'm interested in. I marked it "I'm interested". Later I wanted to find the event. I knew that it's coming in a few days. I went ...
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How can I stop Facebook “Alice commented on Bob's status” notifications?

I don't want to turn off Facebook notifications entirely because I find them useful for birthdays and event invites. But, I keep getting notifcations about friends commenting on other friends statuses....
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Prevent other party from reading past messages

A long time ago I sent some messages to a page which could be harmful to me now. I have already marked the conversation as spam in messenger as I've read that it could prevent the other party from ...
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How to print Facebook friends list

I need to print out my friends list on Facebook. However their instructions just bring me to a blank page. Something is wrong on my account since this happens on whatever PC, laptop I use. Is there a ...
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How to see deleted comments in a Facebook group

Is there a way for a Facebook group moderator/admin to see deleted comments or deleted posts?
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What will be the Instagram password when we login from Facebook [duplicate]

My account automatically unlinked with the Facebook and even I don't have that Gmail and that old number too how can I get my account and what will be the password of Instagram when I sign in from ...
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Will the messages sent from a deleted Facebook account be deleted from Messenger?

I recently deleted (not deactivated) my Facebook Account. I believe I have read that it takes 14 days for the account to be deleted providing it has not been accessed/re-opened. If I am incorrect, ...
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Can't login to Facebook

I'm having problems to enter my Facebook account, both from the website and the Android app. When I tried to enter, I was redirected to a page where I was told that I could not login and that I had ...
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Can I find particular someone's all reply or comment on any photo/video/posts?

Just like my title, I have tried someway to do this. All I can find is like https://www.stalkscan.com or Graph API Explorer. But still can't find some particular user's comment on all Facebook posts. ...
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How do I un-ignore a conversation in Facebook Messenger?

In Facebook Messenger, in a conversation with a friend I clicked on the info button (you know, the one that also has "View profile" and stuff) and I clicked "Ignore messages" thinking it just wouldn't ...
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Strange issue: deactivated Facebook friends accounts are still searchable

Several people in my Facebook friends list come up as having deactivated accounts when I try to click on them from the friends list. However, when searching for them by name, they come up with blank ...
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As page moderator, cannot embed review

What could cause a Moderator on a Facebook business page not to be able to embed reviews of the business? To sanity check, I created a business page, and left a review of it using another account. ...
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How can I search people on Facebook by name and by year?

I found out how to search by year range (https://www.facebook.com/search/25/30/users-age-2) - it shows people 25-30 years old. But how to add to this link full name (name / last-name)?
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How to sign up to collect donations through Facebook?

I'm trying to sign up my charity to use the new Facebook donations tool, recently made available in the UK. All roads lead to this page, which to me looks like this: The crucial words are "To start ...
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How can I download all poll data from Facebook messages?

I've been running polls daily with a number of friends in a group chat. I would like to download these and run some data analysis over them to surprise my friends with at the end of this year. Is ...
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Disassociate my phone number from Facebook

The person who had my phone number before me had it associated with Facebook. I am constantly getting SMS notifications from Facebook about his account. I don't have access to his account to remove ...
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Lost account info

My email account was deleted. Now I can't access my Facebook because the username was Gmail. I don't have the same phone number to get code and don't know the answer to the security question. What do ...
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Search on all possible comments on the Facebook site

I'm looking for Facebook any kind of comment about a certain word. Is there any efficient way to do a specific word search on all possible comments on the Facebook site?
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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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Mobile Facebook website does not load page preview

I wonder if it's just me or everyone. And if everyone then why isn't there much more outrage regarding this. I am using m.facebook.com instead of an app on my phone and it seems that whenever I post ...
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If I tag someone on Facebook, it goes to their Messenger, how do I fix that?

I can type in the comments someone's name and instead of them seeing the post on Facebook, it goes to their Messenger.
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Will 'going to' on public event in closed group show in news feed?

I'm in a 'closed group' which has a 'public event'. I want to press 'going' on this event. I don't want it to appear on news feed/timeline (or whatever it's called) of my Facebook friends. Will my ...
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How to block Facebook friends suggestions?

I need to block Facebook friends suggestions. I keep seeing friends suggestions on the main page and on profiles of friends, and I don't want to be shown people I don't know. Any way to block these ...
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Ticker gone from Facebook

Has anyone yet figured out or found an answer to how to get the ticker back? Mine has been gone for weeks and all I do is keep checking forums for a solution.
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“<someone> is waiting for you to respond to his friend request”

I'm rather new to Facebook and recently I've received a notification that I can't fully understand: <someone> is waiting for you to respond to his friend request What does it mean? I have ...
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Facebook posts in groups - background option not appearing

I can normally add background to my posts. However, I cannot do so in any group. I tried to do it with another account on the same computer and it works fine. Is there something wrong with the account ...
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Is there a way to turn off Facebook’s spammy page notifications?

I manage several low-volume Pages on Facebook. Every month, they put a notification on each Page that says: Posting new content on Page Name is a great way to connect with people who are interested ...
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How to analyse in detail who clicked the advertisement?

Using Facebook Ads we can segment things like "parents with kids from 6-8 who live in Antarctica and like beaches". However, let's say we don't segment our potential clients (because we don't know who ...
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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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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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Are sent Facebook message requests deleted if sender account is deactivated?

This situation involves two accounts NOT connected (not yet "friends"), as obviously the message sent is just a "Message Request". Say a message request was "Sent" but not "Delivered" and sender ...
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Why can't I use speech to text on Facebook?

I just added an extension to Chrome which would convert speech to text. I got it from this website: https://speechnotes.co. The extension works well on Google, Amazon and various other famous websites ...
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Does your Facebook posting frequency determine how your content is shown to others?

This is purely anecdotal, but I used to post and engage with Facebook a lot more earlier in the year, both with my own posts and liking others, commenting, etc. Whenever I posted an event or something ...
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How can I search for keywords on tons of Facebook comments?

I'm the owner of a store and usually I hold a game each week for everyone. The rule is everyone has only one comment which contains a number (000-999) and after some days I will randomly choose the ...
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How to avoid/prevent Facebook temporarily locking my account?

It has become frequent for Facebook to lock me out of my account when I try to log in from my PC. They ask me to verify my recent login, the exact message is: Please confirm your identity ...
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Privacy on a Business Page

I am an administrator of a Facebook Business (Organization) page. It is connected to my personal account so I can manage it. I noticed under the About tab that it shares my personal FB page icon. I ...
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Facebook, when I refresh it, shows, then removes/hides/moves articles/posts, is it ad settings? Similar?

A lot of the time when I move over to the tab containing Facebook and hit F5, I see a stream of articles, then before it has stopped rendering, some of the articles disappear, never to be seen or ...
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After rejecting a friend request, cannot get it back

Someone sent me a friend request. I didn't know who they were because their Facebook profile was obfuscated, so I rejected it. Later, they told me they were the one who sent it. So, I asked her to ...
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Adding a new workplace

I'm trying to add a new workplace on Facebook. My current employer has a Facebook page (/insironinformatika), but I can't add it as my employer (in the work and education panel). I tried so far: ...
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Changing the preview image when sharing a news article on Facebook?

I want to share an external link (news article) to my company's Facebook page, but the thumbnail is just a generic image showing the name of the news site, so it looks like I'm advertising the ...