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How to post embedded YouTube video on Facebook?

In the past, when I shared a YouTube link, it was showing as embedded content. Which allowed the user to watch the video from within Facebook. Now, when I share a YouTube link it doesn't embed it ...
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Blocking a person from tagging you in photos

Out of my 600+ contacts on Facebook, there is a single one who's constantly tagging me on photos I'm not present. I don't want to block or unfriend him. I know it is possible to block app/game invites/...
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Access to Facebook groups without Facebook account?

Is there a way to access the content of Facebook groups without having a Facebook account? I seem to remember this was possible in the past, but now all I see is a login screen. I thought it was ...
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How can I disable these annoyances on Facebook? Disable Like Page Invites, Hide Seen, Disable Video Calls

I'd like to: Disable invite for liked pages Disable Facebook video calls on Android Hide seen Facebook I spend a lot of time travelling and interacting with people. Sometimes I get 40-50 incoming ...
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Exclude specific Facebook people from the friend suggestion feature

I have a few Facebook friends whom I don't want the automatic friend suggester ("People You May Know") to base the suggestions on. Is it possible to stop Facebook from suggesting friends based on a ...
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Quickly delete all messages and comments by a given user in a Facebook group

I'm an admin for a group on Facebook. A user has recently requested that all his content be removed from the group (he is no longer welcome to post to the group so I can't tell him to just remove the ...
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Hiding a friend completely on Facebook

I would like to hide a friend completely on Facebook without blocking. This means that I don't want to see any updates about the person, the person's name won't show up in autocompletion, and I cannot ...
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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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Prevent 'reply all' in Facebook group message

I'm the admin for a Facebook group of approximately 50 members, and I want to send a single message to everyone in the group. I need to use a message because most members of the group do not receive ...
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What is the full list of emoticons on Facebook Chat?

I know of a few simple emoticons that translate to images like :) turns into a smile; :putnam: turns into a Facebook engineer named Putnam. But what is the extent of emoticons available in chat? ...
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How do I cancel a friend request on Facebook?

If I send a friend request to someone, and after quite some time they haven't accepted, how do I cancel the friend request?
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Find Date I registered to Facebook?

I want to find when exactly I registered on Facebook. How can I do it? p.s., I must tell you that I deleted my Facebook confirmation mail!
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How do I contact Facebook after being falsely reported by fake accounts, and harassed?

I don't know what to do, my friends and I are being harassed. Also false mass reports from this person's fake accounts are also being directed to us. I have tried reporting her for harassment and then ...
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Is there any way to tag more than 50 people in Facebook photo?

My dear friend is stuck with a problem. He's tagged his wedding invitation to his friends but he has a lot of friends and those not tagged are upset. Please tell me is there any way to tag more than ...
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Is there a way to create an RSS feed for a Facebook group

Can we create a RSS feed for a Facebook group? Basically, I want to display the latest happenings of a Facebook group on a web page with some other RSS feeds like a blog, etc.
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How to remove Facebook username and return to profile ID?

I want to remove (not change) my Facebook username, so that my profile page should be accessible from my ID number. Is this even possible?
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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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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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Can I Share/Sync My Picasa Web Albums Automatically to My Facebook Account? [closed]

I use Picasa/Picasa Web to manage my photos. I would like photos I upload into Picasa web to show up automatically in my Facebook Photos section. Requirements: Fully Automatic: When I upload photos ...
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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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How can I logout from Facebook when the UI fails to respond?

OS: Win 7 x64 Pro Browser: IE11 There're times when Facebook simply stops responding. The logout URL on Facebook apparently links to https://www.facebook.com/log.out#; I discovered this doing a "...
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Reusing a phone number in two (or more) Facebook accounts - Is it allowed?

I have two Facebook accounts for some personal reasons. I have my phone number registered to one of them. I want to register my phone number to also the other one for security reason, but I'm worried ...
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Make Facebook use 24h format instead of AM/PM

Facebook always shows me hours as AM and PM (12-hour clock). When creating Facebook events it is cumbersome, and on several occasions I have scheduled a lunch for 12AM. How to make Facebook use the ...
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How can I delete Facebook messages sent to other users?

How can I delete Facebook messages I've sent to other Facebook users from their inbox? I have had a conversation with my friend but now I want to delete my messages from that conversation. Can I have ...
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How to re-promote a Facebook post?

I had a Facebook post that I promoted, and the promotion has run out. It was actually very successful and I want to promote the same post again. However, I see no such option anywhere on the post ...
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Facebook friend status update notification

Since Facebook allowed users to "subscribe" to other users, I receive a notification when certain friends update his or her status. I've checked the subscription settings of these friends, and I don't ...
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Email address through which I can update my Facebook status

There used to be an option to upload photos or post a status on Facebook by sending a mail to a specific address. What's the process of finding this email address associated with my account? (I'm ...
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How can I tag friends in a YouTube video on Facebook?

I've shared a video from YouTube to Facebook, and this has shown up ok on my wall. Now I want to tag friends that are in the video, and can't see any option to do that. All the guides I see in places ...
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Facebook: how to selectively make status updates visible only to certain groups?

My friends list has people from work and my real friends. By default, I want my status updates to be visible only to my friends. And sometimes I want may want my updates to be visible to everyone. ...
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How do you block someone's “shared” and “Likes” from your newsfeed?

I have friends who have a tendency to ABUSE the share button. I don't want to see the stuff they share, but I want to see everything else. How can I do this, or is this something I can't change?
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How to auto-expand all “older posts” on Facebook wall

Is there a way to automatically expand all "older posts" on a Facebook wall at once? I'm using Firefox if it matters.
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How to disable in-page Facebook chat for good?

I know you can go in Options > Go Offline. But since I use Pidgin to connect to Facebook Chat, it keeps coming online again. I only want to use it in pidgin. How to remove it from the Facebook web ...
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How can I view Facebook chat history?

I wonder if Facebook stores its chat history anywhere or if there is a way to enable chat history. Do you know a way to get the chat history? I have tried with: javascript:buddyList.itemOnClick(_ID);...
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Facebook opens “Ads Page” instead of regular homepage after login

My cousin who is a regular Facebook user has a problem with his Facebook account. I think he made something wrong which he does not remember and now he can't log in to his Facebook account properly. ...
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How can I “unsubscribe” from a message thread on Facebook?

Sometimes, for some private get together or a heated conversation I end up being on the end of a long Facebook message thread with up to 10 Facebook users. And these users, instead of replying to the ...
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See all Facebook comments I have made on blogs, articles, etc

I recently noticed when posting Facebook comments on articles or blogs, that I am labelled as a Top Commenter. After the initial surge of pride and feelings of adequacy, I got to wonder what useful ...
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Can I merge two of my Facebook accounts into one?

I have two accounts on Facebook, can I merge them? My Facebook account was locked due some explicit content (somebody hacked my account). So, I created a new account, but most of my friends are ...
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How to manage Facebook pages for multiple languages?

Say I have a Facebook page about dogs. I share information and links about dogs, so the pagename is "Dogs". Say also, I share mainly information in Chinese, English and French. Say, some people do ...
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Deleted Facebook account still shows up in search results?

I deleted my Facebook account and after 14 days, I got an e-mail that confirmed my Facebook account was deleted. However, my profile still shows up in Facebook's search results, albeit the account is ...
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Unable to change birthdate on Facebook account

How can I change/correct my birthday on my Facebook profile after it was set incorrectly? My roommate and a friend of hers went on my computer where my Facebook was open and changed my birthday. ...
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Access Facebook without HTTPS

Is there a way to access Facebook without HTTPS? My proxy blocks HTTPS pages, so what can I do?
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How can I filter out Facebook notification emails?

I'm trying to create a filter on my Facebook email so that notifications are labeled as one category, while other account-related messages are labeled something else. The problem is that they both ...
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Facebook messages cannot be read on email anymore

I used to read my Facebook messages just from my email, where I usually receive notifications from Facebook. But, since March 21st, I haven't been able to read the messages that way anymore. I do ...
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How to invite the members of a “friends list” to my event?

I am administrator of an event and would like to invite the members of one "friend list" to this event. In the "Invite Friends" dialog I selected the list (using the dropdown menu), so that it only ...
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Stop Facebook from recording chat?

For about 2 weeks now, Facebook has started recording chat messages to my messages inbox. Is there a way to stop this? I'm constantly getting notifications when I'm chatting that I've got a new ...
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Mute Facebook comment threads after clicking Like

When I Like or comment on a Facebook entry, I get notified on every single comment for the rest of the thread. Sometimes I want that, and sometimes I don't. I know I can opt out of these ...
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Get notified of Facebook Page activity?

Is it possible to get notified by email or RSS of new activity in your Facebook Page?
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Send Gmail emails from Facebook address

Is it somehow possible to link Facebook address each username is given to Gmail? Obviously, there is the "Accounts, Send mail as" feature, but that used to return an error ... Final-Recipient: ...
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Accessing a Facebook page as an administrator after account cancelation

This is a purely theoretical question but what happens if a Facebook page has only one admin and his or her account gets cancelled, for example due to terms of use violation? Is the page removed from ...
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How to disable “Send a birthday message!” in Facebook Messenger?

In Facebook comes always the notification "Send a birthday message!" in the messenger everytime when Facebook friends have their birthday. There is no push message, but the icon gets the red ...

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