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Facebook login hacked; how to regain access to my account

I think my Facebook has been hacked as I can no longer log in. I no longer have the email associated with the Facebook . I have tried to reset password by sending messages to friends and getting codes....
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How to download 360 photos from Facebook and view them on Windows 10?

Searched the web for few hours but barely found any information. How to download 360 photos from Facebook? Could they be viewed via Windows 10 photo viewer?
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How to delete Facebook conversation on both sides?

I know a lot of people answer this with "well, you should have thought about that before pressing send" and I agree. But the person was at a time a very close friend whom I thought I can ...
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Facebook notification: "X and Y mentioned you in their comments about an hour ago", is there a way to go to the relevant comments?

So I commented something on Facebook that turned out to be a hot potato. Yes, I know, it was wrong of me, but I still did it. I do stupid stuff sometimes. Now I see a notification when I visit ...
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Is it possible not to show to public your real name on Facebook?

I have to sign up with my real first, last names but do I have to show them to public on Facebook? Is there way to not let people see your real identity, may be separate public page or something? And ...
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How to become an admin on a Facebook page without any admins

My account was hacked and I was removed as the only admin on my Facebook business page. I now have no access to the page and no one is an admin on it. How do I get access back?
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Facebook - Relationship Status showing on my timeline but not viewable to all friends

I updated my relationship status to in a relationship the evening of 12/7. I made sure to update who could view the status change from “only me” to “my friends” and clicked save. I was able to then ...
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Unable to tag business page

I'm unable to tag a new business page (one week old) I made for my client. I already tried few things that I found on the internet: adding page's about section unpublish and publish again no age and ...
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How do I maximize my report weight on Facebook?

I try to help out as best I can by reporting racist, homophobic, and other bigotted posts on Facebook. Unfortunately, none of my reports are triggering anything. Does reporting too many things reduce ...
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How to make the other Facebook Messagers not beeping when one Facebook Messenger has answered the call?

I could be getting a call in Facebook Messenger (heard the beeping), and accept the call on the computer, and start talking, only that now the iPad in the study room, and the iPhone in my jacket or ...
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Why isn't Facebook Ads Manager able to use my Instagram videos to create a custom audience?

I have a business Instagram account linked to an Ad Account in Facebook Ads Manager. While I can successfully use the videos posted with this Instagram account to create ads, I cannot use them to ...
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Instagram notification: "X, who you may know, is on Instagram. Would you like to follow them?"

For the last month or so, Instagram has been frequently sending me the following push notifications: USER, who you may know, is on Instagram. Would you like to follow them? USER, who you might know, ...
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Unable to access Facebook account

Can't use Facebook anymore. When I login it says: "Review recent posts and likes Hi Name, it looks like your account was sending out spam. We would like to help you secure your account. Please ...
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Facebook -> It looks like your account was sending out spam. We would like to help you secure your account. -> Leads to HTTP 500 page

Update: Three new users have posted answers that simply says they have the same problem and no solution. If you are new to the site and think this question is useful click the up arrow to the left on ...
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Facebook password reset history

Is there any way to find out my Facebook password reset (or change) history? That is, when did I reset my Facebook password last time or when did I reset my Facebook password for last several times? ...
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Hide non-local "Ships to you" listings in Facebook Marketplace?

I use Facebook Marketplace alongside Craigslist as a source for buying LOCAL items in person. The Today's Picks for You feature is sometimes good for surfacing items I might be interested it. However,...
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Recover Facebook username

I had a Facebook account with an username, I changed it but I want to get it back. But Facebook argues that this user is not available. How long does it take for that username to be available?
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Really lost FaceBook password

Help, please, a friend, and client of mine cannot afford to lose her FB account. The password she created does not work, she has no "Trusted Contacts" to use to regain access and repeated ...
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Sending messenger message to all members of a facebook group which I am admin of?

I am administrating a facebook group. I want to send all the members a messenger message (doesn't matter now if it's one group message or a single message to each person; though having both options ...
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Remove the "Your Games" menu on the side of Facebook Desktop Version

Yesterday I played some games on Facebook instant apps, and now a menu has been added to the side which has a title "Your Games". I want to remove this menu, but there is no option at all. ...
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Editing a Facebook comment that was too long to post

I wrote a comment on FB that exceeded the 8000 character limit per error message, which said to shorten the comment. A red box appears around comment, but won't let me edit. Is there a way to ...
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Can't see all the photos in messenger shared media

I have a messenger chat of about 1 year and there's a lot of shared media. I am able to see all the photos in chat(even the 1 year old ones) but when checking the shared media in messenger, I can't ...
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i am trying to reset my messenger password without having a Facebook account i am doing all the step with success but the process still failed?

Ok here is the steps that I follow. First of all, I click on forgot password field. In a box will pop up with the original phone number or email address you used to sign up initially, it asks me to ...
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Are Facebook Quick Experiments An Exploit?

I logged in today and found this in the corner of the screen: I used inspect element and did a quick search on the one of the class or components names (DuckDuckGo query for "fbQuickExperiments&...
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What are Facebook "Quick Experiments"?

Today, a mysterious new nub popped up next to my facebook chat panels. It is called "Quick Experiments". When I click on it, a chat-sized view opens up: . Google tells me something about ...
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How do crop a picture on the new Facebook (2020)?

When I upload pictures to the new Facebook (2020 complete redesign) on a desktop browser, I see the options to crop and rotate then, but no way to save the changes. Going back to the previous page ...
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Why my post doesn't appear on Facebook page timeline?

I posted an image on Instagram and enabled an option "Post on Facebook" too. When I checked on Facebook, the post didn't appear on the timeline. I looked into the activity log, I didn't ...
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How does Facebook know I am the same person/computer trying to make separate accounts using different browsers?

Question: The essential question here is how does Facebook know I am the same unit that is trying to create a new account, even after I have deleted all cookies/history/cache from my browser, and even ...
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Can Facebook's Custom privacy setting ever include the public?

On Facebook, I occasionally see certain friends with their privacy settings set to Custom. When I comment on their posts, I don't want my comments to show up publicly, but I can't know whether they ...
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Where do I use the unique code to get back in to Facebook?

Luckily I can still get in on my phone, but it's suddenly using an old, discontinued, company email. I went through all the steps with Facebook and they have "mailed" me a 6 digit code, but ...
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How to receive email notification of new Facebook messages in 2020?

I would like to receive email notifications for facebook messages if I don't read them. Previously I was getting email for unread chats/messages However I accidentally clicked on unsubscribe link in ...
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How do I see my most liked posts on Facebook

I would like to know if there is a way to see which of my personal facebook posts (photos, text, links, etc. shared by me) obtained the most likes. Ideally, I'd like to do it from within the facebook ...
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I noticed a local Facebook Group that I am a member of, does not have any admins or moderators

As the title says, there are no admins or moderators. Facebook Community says, in this case any member should be able to appoint another member of themselves as an admin. The field should be in the ...
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Find the total number of items listed on facebook marketplace

Is there anyway I can find the total number of ads/listings on Facebook Marketplace for a specific country? E.g.: I want to find the total number of cars listed on Facebook Marketplace in NZ. Does ...
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On Facebook, is there a way to not display the exact time of posting?

Short question is: if I post on Facebook, can I omit the part about posting at 2:30am, but just "Posted June 3, 2020"? Details: Sometimes I am too tired after work, so I may sleep around ...
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URL of a Facebook live stream for sharing

When I try to plan a live stream on Facebook on my personal profile, after creating a post about the scheduled live stream, the live stream URL which I can share never appears (server's URL and ...
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How to delete old Facebook chats from both end?

I know Facebook doesn't allow users to delete chats from both side after 10 minutes. But is there any way or workaround to delete or vanish my sent messages from my friends' side?
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How can I share activity (Reading a book) Facebook cannot find?

I like to share review/recommendations on books I read and other activities via "Feeling/Activity" post option. Problem is sometimes there is no entry for the book I read (or other ...
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Deactivated Facebook, can't continue games on Messenger

I deactivated my Facebook account. Every time I go to Messenger to continue playing a game, it wants me to log back into Facebook. Then I receive emails thanking me for coming back to Facebook. How ...
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Does the person whose Facebook comment is hidden see that it is hidden?

Many times, I have used "Hide comment" when a friend puts an inappropriate comment on one of my posts. Ideally, I and the person commenting are the only people who can see that comment. If the person ...
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Adding users to a Facebook Messenger group after the sole admin leaves

This question is very similar to this one: Deleted myself from Facebook group and cannot regain access but specifically for a Facebook Messenger chat. I was the sole admin of a Facebook Messenger ...
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How to recover a long comment in Facebook after it has errored out

I typed a very long comment. Then I clicked post. I got a pop up message and it said only 8000 characters allowed. That pop up box had the message and a OK button that is it. So I click Ok and I came ...
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Facebook page ownership got claimed by someone that is not the owner

I am a small business owner and a couple of years ago I created a Facebook page for my business. Over the years I started working together with an artist. He posts some work related content on his ...
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Consequences of replacing a YouTube video on a Facebook post for the uploaded file

I have posted a YouTube video link on a Facebook post that by now has a large number of "likes" and "shares". I want to edit the post to remove the YouTube video link and instead upload the actual ...
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Can't find my own comments on a huge string under a Facebook Live video

I made a few comments on a White House live video on Facebook and then received notifications of two answers to one of my comments. When I click the notification it just takes me back to the video, ...
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One Facebook Group is most of my wall, can I tweak this?

I joined a group a few weeks ago now. It is quite active and ever since, the majority of content on my feed/wall is posts from this group. Often multiple posts in a row. I like the group but not ...
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How can I create a poll on Facebook?

I have seen polls on Facebook. I even remember creating them. However, I can no-longer find how to do it. What do I need to press? What I tried: Click home Click to edit new post Click ... to select ...
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How long does it take for Facebook to verify a new account?

I made a Facebook account for mom on April 24th and on the same day it got disabled. I used the same name, surname and birthday that is in her ID. The next day (25th of April) I saw that they were ...
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Can Facebook group admins see the location of people who contact them to join their group?

I messaged a group admin requesting to join their private group and the admin was able to see my location (albeit it wasn't my actual location because I was using company server). I was using my ...
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Why can’t I see a full list of people who liked my Facebook post?

I have a post with 6.9 thousand likes and I'm trying to invite them all to like my page, but it stops showing the rest of the list once I get about 700 people down. I can't scroll down any further, ...

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