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Is there a way I can use my Facebook chat from within Gmail? [closed]

I like chatting with people through my Gmail account for a number of reasons, but mostly because these chats are archived and searchable. Is it possible to use my Facebook chat from within Fmail chat ...
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View All Web Analytics in a Single Application? [closed]

Is there a web service and/or application which will allow me to monitor the measurements from multiple analytics services? I'd like a single place to view the information from Google Analytics, Yahoo!...
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How can I print Event details in Google Calendar?

Is there a way to "pretty print" the event description? I want all the details Who, When, Where and Description for a particular event.
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How do I get rid of “On Behalf Of” from my sent Gmail messages?

I have a Google Apps account with 1 primary domain and a secondary alias domain (let's say example.co.uk and example.com). When I send emails from the alias domain, the receiving person sees the ...
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How do I delete my Gmail account?

I've got an old GMail account I hardly use and want to delete it. What do I need to do?
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How can I back up all emails stored in my Gmail account?

Can some or all labels be preserved?
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Search within library?

Is there a way to search only books available in nearby libraries in Google Books?
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How do you get Google to retrieve your hacked and deleted emails?

My Gmail account was hacked a while ago, and because the hacker setup a forward that deleted as it worked, I lost a month's worth of emails. Google help (oxymoron) said that I could never get the ...
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Is Google Voice available outside the United States?

I live in Germany now. I got an invitation for Google Voice, but was unable to make use of it since my location was outside the U.S. Any idea when Google Voice will start to become available in ...
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How can I be certain that a URL-shortened link I click isn't going to send me to a dangerous or unwanted site?

When I see a shortened URL, I'm always hesitant to click it because I don't know where the link is going to go. (In the worst case, it may lead to an XSS exploit against a site that I'm logged in to) ...
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Can I merge two conversation threads in Gmail?

I really like that gmail keeps related email messages in one "thread" for easy access. But sometimes an email message gets left out. (I suspect the senders email client is misbehaving.) Is there a ...
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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 do I get a 3D building added to Google Earth / Maps?

I noticed that there wasn't a 3D model available for a particular location on Google Earth. I know how this building looks, so how would I contribute by making a model of it?
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Is there a web application that allows you to set up a wiki in 10 minutes? [closed]

I've attempted to set up a wiki a couple times but left it go because the complexity overcame the time I had to do it. Is there a web application that allows you to easily set up a free wiki in 10 ...
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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 to forward multiple emails in Gmail

Is it possible to forward multiple emails in Gmail without doing each one individually?
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URL shortening web services/web sites

Does it matter which URL shortening web service you use when shortening URLs? Why will one choose, say TinyUrl over any other? And is their a lifespan for the shortened URL, will there be a guarantee ...
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Where can I find a paste service with (client side) encryption? [closed]

I want to: paste / edit a text snippet online encrypt that snippet in my browser store that snippet online tell some of my folks about the URL to the snippet AND the passphrase are there services ...
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How to remove the left tab on iGoogle [closed]

The iGoogle pages now have "tabs" on the left side. I only use one tab, ever, so I don't really have any use for them. Is there a way to minimize them so they don't take up a bunch of space?
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For a software development project, what is the best type of wiki? [closed]

I am trying to set up a wiki/management system for a software project and keep getting confused by the myriad of options available. I have seen TWiki and Plone before, which bill themselves as ...
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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 do I remove myself from somebody's Yahoo friends list?

In Yahoo, all the people who added me as a friend at some point of time (which may be back in 1999) can see me whenever I am online. Due to this issue I am always forced to go invisible in Yahoo, if I ...
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How do I re-activate my Twitter account using the same email address?

I deleted my Twitter account, and now I can't create a new one with the same email address! How do I get a new Twitter account with the same email address?
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Alternatives to plus-addressing? [closed]

Many email services, including gmail, allow you to create throwaway email addresses by appending a tag of the form +anything after the username component of your email - but many sites reject such ...
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Be notified of @-messages on Twitter

On Twitter, how can I receive an automatic notification through email if somebody writes an @-message to me?
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Browse people by location on Dailymile

I moved away from my hometown to a new state and city and would like to browse a certain location on Dailymile to see if I can find anyone from my hometown or anyone I know. Is there a way to do this ...
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Remove the Chat box from the left pane on Gmail

I don't ever use the chat feature of Gmail. Is there a way to get rid of the chat box on the left side? I can minimize it, but it still shows my name and the "Search, add, or invite" textbox. I can ...
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How can I make my Gmail searches faster?

When I first signed up with Gmail, I was impressed by how fast I could search through my email. Now even simple single-keyword searches can take 5-10 seconds. Perhaps this is related to having over 70,...
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7answers
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Can I change my Gmail email address?

I have a stupidly long email address on Gmail and would like to get it changed, or even just get a new one, but I can't see how. As soon as I log in on Google it knows who I am and signing up for a ...
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Many of my accounts on Mint.com often fail to update

I have a Mint.com account and some of my accounts that used to work no longer work properly. I am confident that I'm putting in the proper information that it asks for but I'm still not having luck. ...
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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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I want to receive the tweets of everyone I follow as emails. How do I configure that?

I suspect this might require a 3rd party application. There is no way that I would want SMS notifications to my phone (which is almost what I'm looking for). And if I could get emails just for ...
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4answers
987 views

Can I access Gmail through SSL?

Is there a way to access Gmail securely over SSL?
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3answers
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How do I transfer my photos from Flickr to Picasa? [closed]

I have been using a Flickr Pro account for a few years, but find it really annoying that I don't maintain a local offline record of my albums and metadata with this. So I've decided to move to Picasa -...
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How hard is it to manage a TypePad blog? Should I host it myself or get hosted service? [closed]

I have had difficulties in the past using Wordpress and have been thinking about moving to Typepad. How difficult is it to manage a Typepad installation? Should I just install it myself on a shared ...
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How to retrieve a forgotten Yahoo! Mail password

I have forgotten my Yahoo! Mail account password. What is the procedure to retrieve my password? Note that I'm not asking where the link is. I want to learn about the procedure (i.e. if they ask me ...
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YouTube is often slow for me. Is there a solution?

I've heard of many people complaining about the speed that YouTube streams videos lately. Even low quality videos go extremely slow on my system sometimes whereas they seem to be fast in other systems....
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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 get rid of advertisements on the right side on Gmail?

Not only am I inundated with ads in Gmail, but they seem to be reading my mind. Is there any way to turn this off or otherwise change this "tracking"?
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What limitations does Google Sheets have in relation to Microsoft Excel? [closed]

Office licenses are expensive. What features of Microsoft Office are missing from Google Sheets that would be of value in ordinary personal or business use?
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9answers
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How to use GPG with Gmail?

I would like to read and write GPG encrypted mails within Gmail. I found FireGPG, but the support for Gmail has been discontinued (and I am using Google Chrome as a browser). What is the most ...
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6answers
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How can I delete my Twitter account?

I've decided I don't want to use Twitter any more - how can I delete my account?
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2answers
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Is there any way to use Gmail storage in other Google services?

It's unlikely that I'll ever have more than 1GB of email. However, I do have more than 1GB of photos (Picasa) and more than 1GB of files (Google Docs). Is there any way to use the storage from Gmail ...
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3answers
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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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Is there any way to script a Google Docs spreadsheet?

I have a really complex spreadsheet in Google Docs, and while it works, having the ability to script it a bit (à la VBA in Microsoft Office) would make it a lot cleaner. I heard that this is doable in ...
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What is the bandwidth limit for Google Drive file uploads?

The Google Drive help states that one's storage quota "includes plenty of bandwidth for ordinary use". In practice, about how much does this amount to? Is Google Drive suitable for hosting for ...
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1answer
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How do I let other people view my photos I’ve uploaded to Photobucket?

I've created an album and uploaded a load of photos to Photobucket, but when I send the link to my friends all they see is a login screen. I've searched but I can't find the option to make the album ...
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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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