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Facebook shows conversation as unread even though last message was posted by me

Often when I reply to a Facebook message, the message stays marked as "unread". For instance in the screenshot below (messenger.com) the first and third conversations are OK, but the conversation in ...
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How to limit old posts on Facebook to a custom friend list

I'd like to know how to automatically assign the visibility of all my Facebook posts to, at most, a custom friend list. I know about the "Limit Old Posts" feature, and this does not allow you to ...
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What does the associative location of “friends” in the Facebook Friends tab indicate?

I have seen some very interesting patterns on the Facebook friends tab. It seems as though there is some sort of pattern in terms of date added or perhaps friends with similar social connections. Does ...
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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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how to ‘like’ someone’s participation in (‘going to’) an event?

I want to like that someone is going to an event. IIRC, I can do it when I see it in the ‘Ticker’. It is also possible if someone already liked it; that shows up on the wall of the event. But when I ...
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Facebook Lookback Movie Second Chance?

I was able to successfully create and share the FB Lookback movie, but had to delete it when I saw a picture had been included that should not be shared (someone with their ex). After deleting the ...
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Why does my Facebook profile say I have photos and albums when I don't have any?

I have deleted all my photos and albums from my Facebook profile in order to do some "spring cleaning" and I have realised that even if I have 0 photos it still says: "3 Photos of you", "36 photos", "...
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Can “Watching now” be disabled?

I was watching a snooker game live stream on Facebook and noticed a FB friend being displayed as (also) Watching now: They also mention it in the comments next to the video (which scrolls out of view ...
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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 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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Why do Facebook notifications still make sounds even after I turn off “Play a sound when each new notification is received”?

So from https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=notifications&section=on_facebook&view, I have both "Play a sound when each new notification is received" and "Play a sound when a message is ...
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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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Can't see which friends liked a Facebook page

I manage two Facebook pages, and I have the following problem: on one, if someone goes to the page they can see who of their friends liked it, while it is not the case with the other. I cannot seem to ...
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Posts get displayed in 2 different tabs on a Facebook Page

I have a problem with one of my Facebook pages. It is a page where I regularly publish posts via WordPess (Jetpack). Automatically publishing posts via WordPress works. But when I visit my page, I ...
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Facebook Page for business without admin account, can't use old Shared Login

I was recently hired to act as social media advisor for a very small firm. The Facebook page was supposedly under control of a Facebook account that used shared login (both Facebook and Gmail) details....
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How to remove 'send a message' option from Birthdays on Facebook

Whenever a friend has birthday, it is visible on our timeline as "[friend's name]'s birthday is today." When you click on that, a popup window opens and if they have not set the privacy for timeline ...
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How can I create a clickable link to my website in my Facebook profile?

I would like to offer a link to my website in my Facebook profile (not page). I understand that there is the option to add a link under the "Info" tab, but I would like the link to appear in or near ...
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Unable to share Stack Exchange links on Facebook

Since 12 hours ago, I noticed that Facebook disabled the little box that gives a preview of the site for the sharing of any Stack Exchange links in status messages - anyone knows why? I have tried ...
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Get the Xth person/profile that liked a Facebook page

We have a Facebook page with a number of likes. Is there any way to get the name/Facebook profile of the 10.000th person that liked our page?
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Can I edit the title of a job in Facebook?

I have a job listing with several projects under it, but it is listed under the wrong name (apparently, this place is also a school in Illinois, whereas I work on the east coast). Is there any way to ...
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I am not able to view Last Login on Facebook in Active Session option

My Facebook ID has been hacked. I tried searching the location by visiting Active Session option but it shows only the current active session IP, which is used by me. All last 3 login are removed. Is ...
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Cancel Business Page Developer Account

I recently set up a business page for my company. I then registered as a developer from that id which was confirmed via my cell phone. I have since found out, (no thanks to any information on the ...
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Can I white list some users to post on my timeline?

On Facebook I've set "Who can post on your timeline? Friends" and "Review posts friends tag you in before they appear on your timeline? On". Can I white list some friends to have them require no ...
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Can my Timeline statuses be copied/transferred to my Facebook group?

I've been posting and sharing awesome posts on my Timeline and I have this group on Facebook which would be very interesting if all of the Timeline statuses got transfered (copied) to that group. Can ...
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Games on Facebook keep sending me to the sign in page

Games on Facebook (such as Bejewelled Blitz, Diamond Dash) that I have been playing for a long time (and played this morning) now won't load. Clicking on a name makes the page jump to the Facebook ...
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Who's friends list has to be visible to see FB mutual friends?

I am friends with both Jack & Jill and they are friends with each other. I have my Friends list set to "only me". When I view my timeline as "View As-Jack", I see mutual friends, including Jill. ...
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Facebook Album sorting

I'm uploading dropbox photos to facebook via IFTTT but the problem is the photos are not sorted. Normally I have filenames as date-taken so it should be sorted bu I think IFTTT ignores that. And I ...
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Is Facebook actively blocking emojis?

When I post all emojis that are available in OSX Mountain Lion on Google+, I get this (Safari screenshot): When I do exactly the same on Facebook I get this (Safari screenshot): Is it possible that ...
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Invite email contacts - No one received the invitation

I have a Facebook business page. Recently, I attempted to take advantage of the "build audience" tool. It allows you to upload a .cvs, .txt, or .xml file of email addresses to send an invitation to "...
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Friends can't find me after reactivate account

I deactivated account in Thursday night, in the next morning, I reactivated account, but when I logged on facebook, the menu Find Friends on header bar is gone, otherwise, I tried posting a status, ...
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How to edit Facebook 'about' information display?

Can you rotate Facebook "about" information shown under your picture? At the moment it shows my job, school, and hometown under my profile picture. I would like to have it display my relationship ...
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Can't get past Facebook checkpoint after entering real name

Facebook wanted me to enter my real name, but when I did it didn't accept it. Now I get a blank page (checkpoint) after signing in and can't get to my page. I could and did change my password, but ...
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Social Instagram activity on Facebook is split between the timeline post and the expanded picture

My friend and I both use Instagram for iOS. When we post a picture, there is an option to share it on Facebook. We both have the Facebook timeline enabled. When she posts a picture, she and her ...
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After uploading photos to Facebook from Aperture, all I see is “There are no photos in this album.”

I'm using Apple's Aperture to manage photos on my laptop. It has a built-in "share to Facebook" feature, which allows me to create a Facebook album and upload photos into it. The procedure When I ...
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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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Disable seeing when OTHER people are last active

When you chat to someone it shows you at the top if they are currently active, or how long ago they were last active. Is there a way to stop seeing this? I've already disabled my own active status, ...
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Generate most liked posts from community

I'd like to automatically generate the posts with the most likes (preferably a top 5) in a community/Facebook group I'm managing. The posts are not from me, but from members of the community showing ...
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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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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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How to merge several Facebook pages of the same celebrity in to two main ones

We have recently undertaken work for a celebrity who has several pages under his name, they are all owned by him and he has given us administrator rights to all of them. In order to make all those ...
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Sending invitations from a Facebook page

I run the Facebook page for a local high school sports team, and every time I've ever gone to send out invitations to one of our events, the invitation comes through as "[My Name] invited you to [Team]...
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Facebook keeps moving my tag to another face

I'm trying to tag myself in this picture: https://www.facebook.com/meetjspl/photos/ms.c.eJxFzcsNgDAMA9CNkFMHO91~;MUQK7fXJn5BIFmWYzHlFg2vQCRgH3kSCH9Sortz~_IRZoQ2KN3jshJOSzQfVLaL~_wQfMBMoMevQ~-~-.bps.a....
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How to be notified when a user with no mutual friends likes your post

By default, it seems that when a user isn't friends with you on Facebook and you don't have any mutual friends with them, you won't be notified when they like one of your posts. I learnt this after ...
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How to search for posts/videos commented on by someone via graph search?

It seems like the comments search is limited to "photos" for now since queries such as "posts commented on by {name}" or "videos commented on by {name}" simply don't work. Is there an alternative way ...
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Estimated website clicks via Facebook Ad Manager

I'm setting up a Facebook ad for website clicks. The campaign shows me estimated reach for Facebook and Instagram, but it doesn't show me the estimated website clicks. Is it possible to get a ...
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Why can't I post to a band's Facebook page?

This question is about how to interact with formal Facebook pages for someone who has never used that site before. I apologize if this question has been answered previously somewhere, but I could not ...
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Can I block all Facebook Messenger conversations?

I'm only a moderate user of Facebook, and I don't use Facebook Messenger at all. However, if a friend messages me on FB Messenger, I get an alert on my phone that I can't clear without going to the ...
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Facebook group posts are now organized by 'top posts' rather than 'most recent', why?

I am a member of many yard sale groups in my area. It used to be that the posts were listed by recent activity. Now they are listed by 'top posts', which are often much older than the new posts. For ...
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Filtering “Events Popular In Your Network” for a particular date

Is it possible to only show events from the Events Popular In Your Network list on Facebook that happen at a particular date?
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Facebook showing several images when sharing URL as my page but not as myself. Why?

When I share a URL from my “page” on Facebook, it attaches several images to the Facebook post. All the ones in the blog post, the site logo, etc. And it doesn't show a summary of the blog post either ...