Questions tagged [facebook]

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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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Is there a way to allow Facebook friends to view, but not to comment on Facebook wall posts by the profile owner?

I've searched Facebook's privacy settings but I can't find a way to disallow friends from commenting on my Wall Posts (that I posted). Is there a way to allow friends to view, but not to comment on ...
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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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Facebook group's sole administrator deleted her account

I am a member of a fairly active Facebook group. We had one administrator, but she deleted her account or something and now there are no admins. However, Facebook still thinks there is one admin. ...
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Can I remove the “videos” tab from my Facebook page?

I don't have any videos on my page and I don't plan to change this anytime soon. Is there any way to remove the link? In Manage Tabs » Add or remove tabs I can only add apps but not remove or disable ...
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How do I stop posts from friends of friends on Facebook?

How do I stop receiving posts in the newsfeed on Facebook when one of my friends likes or comments on a photo of somebody who is not one of my friends? I really don't want my newsfeed filled with ...
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Can I keep my own Facebook profile content hidden to members of a private Facebook Group of which I am the administrator?

I have put together a private Facebook Group for my camera club, and as the administrator, I have had to get its members to either open an account with Facebook in order for them to join the Group, ...
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Accented URL in Facebook page information

I'm trying to setting up a page in Facebook, but when inserting the website URL (www.associazionecreattività.it) Facebook tells me that it is not valid; same thing for the email address. I think that ...
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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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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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How could I make a Facebook post more visible?

I need to share, on my personal profile, the fact that I am not reachable via telephone and since it is important for my peers I would like to make the post more visible. There used to be this option ...
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Facebook/ Messenger

So recently something has happened and I want to reach out to someone I can view their profile and see they’re profile pics, and their most recent one but when I try to message them it says that the ...
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How to download Facebook archive completely?

My account got blocked, and I'm trying to download my data. The problem is my network, it's 12Mb/s, Facebook logs me out automatically after about 30-40 minutes, and the download stops. The download ...
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Can't change anything under 'More Info' for page

I am trying to change things like Current Location and Genre under the section More Info. This section is last in the About tab. My page has the category Musician/Band (not sure if that makes a ...
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Facebook Manager Request to claim a page not showing up

When I request to access a Facebook Page it states: "Your Business Manager Already has an active request on this Page. You'll see a notification if the request is accepted." But then when I go to my ...
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Facebook Business Manager Active Request not showing up

When I request to access a Facebook Page it states: "Your Business Manager Already has an active request on this Page. You'll see a notification if the request is accepted." But then when I go to my ...
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How to search for an exact match in Facebook Marketplace

I want to search Facebook Marketplace and only see listings that contain the search term. This seems like it should be the default behavior, but it's not. Currently if I search for "lego", my first ...
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Do people who have rejected your friend requests still show up in “People you may know” on Facebook?

I don't remember whether I sent a particular person on Facebook a friend request. The option to add them as a friend is open which either means I did and they rejected it, or I didn't. I don't want to ...
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How to enable message button Facebook public profile view?

When I view my own Facebook profile as seen by public, I noticed Message button is disabled as shown in picture below. This means public who are not my friends will not be able to message me or send ...
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IFTTT pointing to wrong Facebook page

I'm trying to get automatic messages in my Discord server using web hooks and IFTTT, but it's automatically pointing to the wrong fan-page and I don't know how to change it. I tried this: Services -> ...
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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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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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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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Facebook locks down my account when I try to connect to it using Pidgin

I use Pidgin with a plug-in called "Purple Facebook" to chat on Facebook. This way, I do not have to have a browser window open all the time only for chat. It's been working great, until recently when ...
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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 did friend's likes disappear from my posts on Facebook?

One of my friends deactivated his account. So his likes disappeared from my posts but a strange thing happened. One of my other friend's likes also disappeared from my post although his account is 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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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 ...
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Get source of a shared Facebook post into IFTTT?

I am trying to figure out a way of getting the source that shared something to Facebook along with content of the post. Ideally I want to export it via RSS, JSON or some other way that will allow me ...
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How can I get an alert when a specific post appears in Facebook?

When The Hungarian Opera House has a new promo, a post appears on its page https://www.facebook.com/Operahaz/?ref=ts&fref=ts and the first 10-50 people who click and answer a simple question get ...
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When tagging unrecognized faces on Facebook, tag gets re-assigned to nearest recognized face

I'm tagging people on photos on Facebook, but some faces are not recognized. I click on the photo and tag the person, it seems to put the square around the right face and tag it, but when the tag is ...
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Facebook notification exploit?

I recently got a notification for being tagged in a comment on facebook by a friend (on the actual facebook UI - I have not seen any emails pertaining to this). The notification seemed, and probably ...
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Name changes to bold in messenger chat window

What does it mean when a name turn to bold in a chat window? Even though there is no conversation.
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Facebook like button exploit

I was disappointed to see my name as a facebook like on a kind of sexual site.The thing is the sexual website owner has put another popular facebook page's like button under his sexual post.Isn't this ...
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How to hyperlink an image that you upload on your timeline to an external website on Facebook?

I have a business Facebook page. I would like to upload images to my timeline post and hyperlink them to external website or webpage. So, when people click on the image, it will take them to a website ...
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How can I allow anyone to like my stuff on Facebook?

When I view my account as a public, I can only share my stuff, not like it. So people have to become my friends in order to like my photos and posts. How do I allow anyone to like my stuff?
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Suddenly stopped getting Facebook notifications in Gmail account. Notifications setting is on, and there are no Gmail blocks or filters

The only weird thing in my Facebook settings is under 'Notifications'. The 'Activity that Involves You' box is greyed out (but appears to be set to 'on'). It's annoying to have to click on the little ...
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How can I undo “hide all from <web site>”? (NOT hide all from person, page, group, or app)

I used this option to hide all Facebook posts that link to a specific external web site: How can I undo this? Note that I hid all content from an external web site — not from a Facebook person, page,...
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Trying to set interests on campaign details to boost a post on Facebook

I just started boosting posts on my Facebook page. When I created the boost I set several interests to target efficiently my prospects. Nevertheless I think a bug happened and the interests were not ...

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