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How to update Facebook Profile without announcing it to everyone?

Click the update info button of whatever information you wish to update and hit edit. Click the privacy setting button next to the specific item you will change, and then change the setting to “Only ...
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Untag myself from a Facebook comment

There is no option to untag yourself from a comment. So many people have raised this issue but Facebook still has not included this feature. See Arie L 's answer (from Facebook Help Team) on the same ...
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I think Facebook blacklisted my son

He has to submit his ID proof to get back real account. He can provide any ID proof which is having his real name, date of birth and a color photograph. Other sensitive data can be blurred. If they ...
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What will happen if I change the privacy of a photo from "Friends" to "Public"?

New notifications will not be sent to your friends about the changes you make in privacy settings.
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How do you stop your friends from being notified of what you post on others' walls?

If you are frequent poster (means if you keep updating status, sharing etc), they will not get any notification but if you are posting something after a long time (3 weeks or more), they will get ...
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3 votes
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Hide public posts on Facebook profile

Yes Make a post set to public then: Click the Activity Log button near the top of your timeline Click the pencil button next to whatever update you just made and select "Hidden from Timeline"
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Public "in a relationship" Facebook status without news feeding?

When you change any activity, and don't want it to appear in friends News Feed, keep the audience "Only Me", After sometime (around 24-hrs) change the audience to "Public" or "Friends" or any custom. ...
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Someone registered me on Facebook and I am spammed with friends requests

While the problem is solved, this answer might help to understand how the problem might arise. Go to facebook.com . identify the form "Create an account". Fill the form and as an email address try ...
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How to appear offline on Facebook, to all but one person?

Turn off chat for all contacts except that person. Here you go: Login to Facebook Click on Options (gear icon) in the chat section, on the bottom right side Select Turn Off Chat Select Turn off chat ...
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Are some profiles on Facebook un-blockable?

Sometimes this happens. I don't know what is the exact reason behind this. But if you are unable to block/report someone from their timeline. You can block anyone by using block tab from your settings....
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Why does Facebook show last login of some friends and doesn't show that in others?

I believe it is because there is a time frame set automatically. From what I have noticed is that if someone has been off chat after the 24 hour mark, the time automatically stops accumulating. The ...
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How can I see my Restricted friends list on Facebook?

Had this problem with my girlfriend, we couldn't figure this out. For us - in July 2017 - this is how I solved it. (FB changes their UI so often, it's difficult to post a lasting fix, but here goes) ...
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Untag myself from a Facebook comment

There is now a way to untag yourself: 1) Go to your Activity Log 2) Find this line: 3) Press the "pen" icon with a "Edit" tooltip 4) Click "Report/Remove tag". 5) This dialog appears: 6) If a ...
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Is there a way to control whose news feeds my likes, comments, and photos I'm tagged in, appear on?

I don't think there is any this kind of settings available as of now. If your friends are following you then they will get notify on their news feed about your activity (Likes, comments) which is not ...
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How to prevent users from finding you by your email address in Facebook?

If you already have the strictest privacy settings, then your options are to quit Facebook, or create a new email address that you use only for Facebook, and don't tell anyone else that new address. ...
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When I comment on a post it does not display on my timeline or newsfeed

When I comment on a post it does not display on my timeline or News Feed Regardless of this, I thought all posts to public pages would show up on one of my pages. There are two aspects here: posts ...
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How do I lock my Facebook profile?

Locked profiles is likely a new feature being rolled out, you can read more about it on this Facebook support page: How do locked profiles work. In particular note the top: Locked profiles aren't ...
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1 vote
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Deleting other people's comments on Facebook

Post owner can delete any comment, or if you are replying to anyone, that person can delete your comment. You will not get any notification. Deleting comment will not notify to the commenter. Similar ...
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"Unrecognized browser or device" email received from Facebook

This is likely a phishing attempt. DO NOT CLICK ANY LINKS WITHIN THE EMAIL!! First, look at the return address of the email. I just received an email like yours, but the return address was: Facebook ...
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"Unrecognized browser or device" email received from Facebook

You got this email that means you have set Get alerts about unrecognized logins in Security and Login Settings section and have chosen to receive your alerts with your email account. So when you or ...
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Identity theft. Accessing my Facebook page

Please, do follow the "secure your account" procedures outlined in Facebook's security settings. The section where you terminate other active sessions is of particular importance. Also, be sure to ...
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Suspicious behaviour of Facebook account

This kind of situation comes when you clicked on a rogue app link. A lot of times things that are designed to make you want to click them end up installing an app on your Facebook account that will ...
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Does Facebook notify a user when their picture is removed per privacy-violation request?

If you have reported through Report Photo (over the photo or video and click Options in the bottom-right corner), then picture poster will get notified. If you have reported it under Intellectual ...
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Does Facebook notify a user when their picture is removed per privacy-violation request?

Yes, the user will be notified. Also user's account will not work like normal (he will be able to navigate a limited number of Facebook pages) for 12-24 hrs. But he will not get to know who marked the ...
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Does Facebook respect your "except" list if those people are in "friends of tagged"?

No, post would be invisible for Bill. Because you have post this and you have exclude him for seeing this post. Basically, when you put someone in 'except' list, they can only see your public posts. ...
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Prevent my own message from being received if I report it as spam

After marking spam or abusive, your messages will not be readable to that person. When you report a message as spam, that person will not be able to read your messages in his/her inbox, but what that ...
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If I like a post that is shared with friends but the original post was public, who can see that I liked the shared post?

Your friends (who are following you) and your friend's (Anna's) friends will be able to see the 'like' to the shared post as she has set the audience as Friends. If you like the original post (which ...
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Who sees my comments on my friend's posts?

As your friend has set privacy as "Friends", so all his friends would be able to see all the activity on that post. So your comment would be visible for his friends. And your comment would be visible ...
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