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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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Can I change my Facebook login email?

My wife and I have been "sharing" a facebook account under my name, and we're finally going to get her her own account. The problem is that the facebook "login" email is really her email account. Is ...
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Does posting pictures on Facebook mean that I lose rights over them?

I am not certain what the status of uploaded pictures is.
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What are the recommended privacy settings for Facebook?

I hear a lot about the default privacy settings on Facebook being too open and that third parties can get hold of my private information. What can I do to lock down my account so that only the people ...
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How do you 'dislike' an update on Facebook?

Facebook offers 'Like'/'Unlike', 'Comment', 'Share' options. Is there a way to 'Dislike'?
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How can I know if one of my friends on Facebook is blocking me?

As a parent with a minor child who has a Facebook account, I'd like to know if there is any way, short of having her show me her privacy settings, that I can detect if my child (friend on Facebook) is ...
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How much data do Facebook applications have access to?

When I allow an application to access my data, what information can it actually access?
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Preventing apps from posting on my wall on Facebook

On Facebook, whenever a friend of mine does something with a Facebook application he/she uses, a post appears on my wall related to that. I can click on that post and select "Hide xxxxx application" ...
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Is there a way to hide status updates from a friend on Facebook? (Boss Mode)

I have friends on Facebook that I like to see their status updates, but I don't necessarily want them to see my status updates. People like my boss, or my mum. Is there any way I can still be ...
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My account on Facebook has been hacked - how do I recover it?

Someone is sending spam messages from my account in Facebook. How do I get back control of it?
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How do I sync Facebook, Twitter, & Foursquare?

I have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, & FourSquare (to name a few.) I'm trying to work out the best way to sync all of these sites so that I can post once and update all. Here's the problem: ...
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Is there an RSS feed available for photos/albums posted by Facebook friends?

There are RSS feeds for friends' Posts, Notes, and Statuses, but there doesn't appear to be one available for Photos/Albums. Does Facebook provide one, or is there another way to get an RSS feed for ...
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Facebook “share link” feature feature for Blogger, Google Buzz, or other Blogs?

Facebook has a nice share feature to share links. When I share a link on Facebook, I paste a URL into the status box (The box which says "What's on your mind?"). Facebook will automatically populate ...
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How can I follow my Facebook Friends on Twitter?

When I log into Facebook in the News Feed it shows some of my friends posting via Twitter. Is there a way I can automatically follow them on my Twitter account or get all their twitter ids to follow ? ...
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How to get Facebook vanity or custom URL for fan page, in lieu of ugly numbered id URL?

When creating a Facebook fan page, it is assigned a long URL containing a unique ID number. What prerequisites and steps are required to get a Facebook fan page vanity / custom URL?
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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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Advantages of Facebook groups vs. Facebook pages?

I would like to get a good comparison of current features of Facebook groups vs. Facebook pages. To the best of my knowledge, the only advantage of using a Facebook group is that until you reach 5000 ...
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Is it possible to exclude or only follow certain friends in your Facebook wall feed?

I'd like to limit my wall feed in Facebook to only show the statuses or activity of certain friends and groups. How can I do that?
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Does Facebook provide an SSL/TLS interface?

Does Facebook only support HTTP or does it have HTTPS also?
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Get a list of ALL facebook friends and their details [duplicate]

I have used a number of different applications to get what they claim to be a list of all my facebook friends into a .csv file or a similar format. For some reason, these applications never export ...
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How to only send Facebook Updates to friends who play a game?

I've gotten really into this one Facebook Game, some of my friends play it but most of them don't. Before they kill me, is there a way to ONLY publish updates for my friends who play the game? EDIT: ...
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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 do I tag someone in a status in Facebook?

How do I tag friends in a status update on Facebook?
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How do I get the e-mail addresses of my Facebook friends?

I want to send one of my Facebook friends an e-mail, but I don't have his email-address. It's rather personal, so I don't want to send it via Facebook if possible. How can I get his e-mail address ...
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How can I use Facebook as an OpenID provider?

I'd like to use my Facebook account for my OpenID accounts. How can I do this?
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How can I export my social graph out of Facebook?

Before I contemplate deleting my Facebook account, I'd like to export my social graph (a.k.a. contacts). What are the steps and/or recommended tools for this?
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How do I ensure that what I post on Facebook stays private?

On Facebook, how should I adjust my privacy settings so that my posts stay private?
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How does the Facebook friend finder operate?

Facebook friend finder is really creepy. It has suggested to me: The father of a friend of mine—whose existence in Facebook was unknown to the said friend of mine himself. The twin brother of a ...
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How do I get the phone numbers of my Facebook Friends?

There was a time that somehow Facebook synced to my phone and that was great but I did not want all of them. How can I manually select the Facebook numbers and then export it to my phone via Contacts ...
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How do I make Facebook block a friend’s Mafia Wars updates?

I like Facebook to connect with friends, but I don't like the way their favorite games spam me. They just keep giving me Mafia Wars updates! Is there any way to block a friend's Mafia Wars update? ...
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How do I delete my Facebook account?

I don't trust Facebook's new privacy settings and have decided to delete my account, but I can't find the kill switch. Does anyone know how I can delete my Facebook account?