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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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Is it possible to backdate a Facebook post WITHOUT the little clock icon indicating that you've done so?

No, it is not possible to backdate a Facebook post without the little clock icon indicating that you've done so. That shows the edit history. That is Facebook feature which tell the audience what was ...
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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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How can I delete multiple Facebook Posts on my timeline?

No. There is no option to delete multiple post simultaneously. The only option is one post at a time either using the dropdown menu for a post on your Timeline (click the 'V' in the upper right ...
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Is there a way to "clean" your Facebook profile/timeline?

This should be possible to implement using the API. But keep in mind that Facebook will keep all data within their archives, as far as I know.
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Is there a way to "clean" your Facebook profile/timeline?

No, as of now this kind of function is not available. The only option to delete is one post at a time either using the dropdown menu for a post on your Timeline (click the 'V' in the upper right ...
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How can I delete multiple Facebook Posts on my timeline?

This Chrome extension does exactly what you want: Facebook Post Manager
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How to display my timeline of only a particular month in the past?

Mouse and click method Go to your timeline Scroll down a bit The menu below appears, just select a year and a month: URL method Replace your id and the year/month then paste it in your browser: ...
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Is your wall the same as your timeline on Facebook?

Your wall is your timeline, it was renamed awhile back when they changed some stuff. The area where you see other people's activity is the newsfeed.
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No caption of followers below my Facebook cover pic

First thing - If you're under 18, you won't be able to allow people to follow you because minors can't share public posts, and you won't see the Followers option in your account settings. Second ...
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What does "hide comment" mean? What happens if I choose that?

From Facebook's Help Center: When you hide a comment from a post on your Page, the comment will only be visible to the person who wrote it and their friends. So if your friends are also friends ...
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Is there any way to set permanently the News Feed in the option "More Recent"?

There are following options (in English) for News Feed: Top Stories Most Recent When you login to Facebook using official link (https://www.facebook.com/), it shows Top Stories based on your ...
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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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Changing profile picture privately

You will see an option called Update Profile Picture. If you do not want to show this update publicly or you want to change Facebook profile picture without notifying friends, you need to make this ...
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Is it possible to delete all Facebook app posts without removing the app?

Questions like these, deleting activity without deleting all posts one by one, are being asked regularly, and Facebook does not offer an automated solution for it. (I suppose they have their reasons ...
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Is there a way to find all comments by yourself on a specific users posts on Facebook?

You can use a Facebook search https://www.facebook.com/search/str/USER_1_ID/stories-commented/USER_2_ID/stories/intersect /USER_1_ID/stories-commented/ Retrieve posts you commented /USER_2_ID/...
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On my timeline, how can I immediately jump to an old post from several years ago and edit it?

I never figured out how to jump directly to a particular post. This outside post described how I could jump to a particular month and year. But those instructions did not work for me. As a ...
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Changing the preview image when sharing a news article on Facebook?

You would need to change the meta tags of the page you're sharing. If you can't do this (because you don't have access to the site's HTML code or you're sharing an external page), you could try ...
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Facebook Timeline doesn't show up in profile section

Facebook Timeline means News Feed. Whatever you are seeing in your News Feed that is called Timeline.
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Removing life event from Facebook wall but keeping information under profile picture

Events are listed in Life Events when you enter a date on the event in the About section. Remove the date info and it will no longer appear in Life Events. To remove the date info, go to the item's ...
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What is the Facebook mail address of an account that only have an ID?

You can't find the real email address of the profile, until or unless profile owner haven't kept the profile visibility open to friends or you.
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How do I stop Facebook from deleting a link in my post?

The preview is an actual link itself. The links are actually not removed when you post, it would be great if you can attach some screenshots. To double check, I tried creating one post and checked ...
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How can I show my videos section in my Facebook timeline, so other people can see my video section?

Unfortunately you can not add a Videos section to the left column of your Facebook profile - the defaults are Intro, Photos, and Friends, and you cannot add any more. One (very minor) thing you can ...
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How can I list multiple schools under education on the timeline in Facebook

See this How to update the work and education section of my About page. It says: If you're seeing an issue when you try to update the work and education section of your profile, you may want to try ...
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Facebook not showing photos on timeline

As far as I am aware, photos tagged in groups and events do not surface in the user's timeline. (I've tested it) The user should however get a notification that he/she was tagged.
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Find a years-old comment in Facebook (given certain details)

Here is a way you can see your old post. Click on View Activity Log on your profile. Click on Your Posts on left hand side. Click on Year from right hand side (for you its 5 years ago). Scroll down ...
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How to display my timeline of only a particular month in the past?

Go to your timeline. Click on View Activity Log. Scroll down a little bit. Now you will see years in right hand side. Click on a particular year and it will show you all your activity month wise for ...
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Facebook: How to hide 'Work and Education' from specific people?

If you want hide any section from your few friends from your timeline, just set audience as Custom. Go to your timeline. Click on About. Click on the section you want to edit from left hand side ...
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Can I access other days for On This Day?

If you know what day it was you can just search back on that day/the day either side of it, and check every year until you find it. I forgot to save something from yesterdays memories so I went on ...
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How do I unhide that Timeline event that says when I joined Facebook?

This is what was advised by the Facebook Community for How do I unhide something previously hidden? at close to the time the above was posted: Go to your activity log on your profile and there ...
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