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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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Can I access other days for On This Day?

No. Per this post in the Facebook Help community from a verified Facebook Help Team member, this feature is not available. Is there a "on this day" archives you can search for previous ...
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How can I share a Facebook post on my timeline, but not the link object of that Facebook post?

Facebook has added the function "Include Original Post" now.
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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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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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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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How to import/view Facebook feed in diaspora*?

Diaspora will need read_stream permission as a third party application which they will not be approved, This permission is granted to apps building a Facebook-branded client on platforms where ...
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How do I hide likes and posts from specific friends on my timeline?

Go to the person's profile and click "Following" to remove the checkmark. You'll remain friends with the person, but their updates etc. will not find their way to your feed. Facebook Help: Follow
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Reversed order of Facebook Timeline

No, this isn't possible with Facebook natively. You will need to use the API to build this (which is outside the scope of this site)
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Do posts you're tagged in that you hide from your timeline still show up in your friend's news feeds?

If you look at the setting to control tagging it has the explanation that you're looking for. It says "Note: This only controls what's allowed on your timeline Posts you're tagged in still appear in ...
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Is it possible to find a recent ad in Facebook?

No, it's not possible. Ads are targeted with real time bidding meaning that ads that are most likely to generate the most revenue to Facebook are displayed to you. That means that there are "...
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How to see pages I have hidden from appearing in my Facebook newsfeed?

There doesn't seem to be a way currently to check this. The only list that is shown is a list of apps hidden.
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Is my timeline visible to the secret group that I have joined?

Unless you've posted to your timeline as Public, your membership to a group doesn't influence who sees your timeline posts(unless you've added them as a friend).
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Facebook - let another page (or app) post to timeline of a page instead of to "Visitor posts"

The only way to do this currently is: 1. Navigate to the Page on which you would like to post. 2. Choose to post as your page from the drop down menu at the top right of the 'Status' section (see ...
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Disable/Enable Images in Comments on Facebook (Profile Posts, not Pages)

Personal posts work differently to facebook pages, this answer refers to automatically hiding all comments but won't work for photos alone. On a personal profile you are just restricting who can ...
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On Facebook, when I share a post to a friend's timeline, it appears, but it is locked to "only me," so it is not seen by the public

This is something that can only be solved by a Facebook employee. It sounds like a bug in the system. You will need to file a bug at https://www.facebook.com/help Other methods temporarily you can ...
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How to set that people on one list will not be able to see posts on my timeline from people of a different list

There isn't a way to do that. One can only choose who can see what ANY other people post on your timeline. If your family members post personal things or things you don't want there, you may want to ...
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How to prevent my post showing on the Newsfeed?

I don't think that would be possible. But try uploading the video to your album with the privacy setting of view only to me. After uploading wait for 1-2 days and change the privacy as view only to ...
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In Facebook, is it possible to delete multiple friends?

There is no way to do this via Facebook desktop. Additionally using browser extensions might trigger Facebook to think something is suspiciously happening to your account. In theory, you will need to ...
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Is 'liking' a web page on the actual page different than 'liking' FB post that shares a page?

I have often wondered the same thing. Looking at the respective pages for the Like and Share buttons, the answer is not 100% clear if the Likes of a Share are added to the Likes of a page but this ...
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Can non-friends in a closed Facebook group, see each other's individual Facebook pages/timelines?

What you can see on a person's Facebook profile all depends on that person's privacy settings. If you are not friends with them, then you won't see anything that has a privacy setting of "Friends", ...
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How can I share a Facebook post on my timeline, but not the link object of that Facebook post?

To share another user's post that contains external links: Paste the post link into your "Update Status" field (like you've done in the second screenshot). Wait for Facebook to populate it with the ...
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