Rebecca Dessonville
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Do your +1's affect your own Google results?
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There are two different types of Google Results now: Personalized Results Hide Personalized Results From Google's Help Page: You have to be signed in to a Google Account to get all of the ...

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Can I have Google search results always filtered?
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You can make the following your Google bookmark and/or homepage: https://www.google.com/webhp?tbs=qdr:y The reason for the link is that there's no way to default the search parameters for "Since"

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How can I find tweets that I've favorited that were written by a particular user?
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You can you this API call to get your own (assuming you aren't behind a protected account): https://api.twitter.com/1/favorites.json?id=<yourTwitterName>&page=<pageNumber> Only 200 ...

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Deactivated Facebook accounts used in court
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@dnbrv said it right that a court can subpoena the data that Facebook would have about the account. Especially the part about knowingly deleting the information if the subject knows he/she is under ...

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'Follow' or 'Mention' Twitter button to allow feedback?
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If you do a mention the tweet starts with @yourname which means that only people that are following both you and that account will see it in their timeline. If you do a hashtag you won't have the ...

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Queuing up (via API) Facebook page posts so that they are posted at a particular time?
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HootSuite Allows you to do this. There is both a free & paid version.

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batch download of pictures from picasaweb?
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Use this Ask Ubuntu answer to install Picasa on your Linux system. The Picasa program allows for bulk downloading.

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How to upload an mp3 to Facebook?
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It is not possible to upload an MP3 directly to Facebook. The only thing you can do is to host the mp3 somewhere else and provide the link to it via a status update/comment.

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Search posts by Facebook users within a specific location
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Here's the Graph API Explorer page that has API call you could use. This page auto-generates an access token for you so that you don't have to make the call separately. There isn't a way on the site ...

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How can I block app and game invitations once and for all in Facebook?
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You cannot block all Facebook game invitations. You can: Block game invites to a specific game Block game invites from a specific friend. Some background: Facebook derives a significant portion of ...

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Cannot upload photos from Picasa via Facebook uploader
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I would definitely check the Picasa App permissions on the Facebook side. I was able to duplicate your findings after manually mangling the permissions the app got. You might need to remove the ...

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How do I get my Amazon mp3 purchases prior to Cloud Player into Cloud Player?
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In order to get your mp3's that you previously purchased into your cloud player you'll have to upload them to the cloud player using Amazon's Uploader

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Is it possible to disable Google+ notifications of newly Instant Upload photos?
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You can disable the notifications on your phone (at least on Android) but you cannot on the website. I found this Google Group post where a Google Community Manager actually replied with: Hey Brian,...

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Transform a fan page into a Group
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It's not possible to convert a page into a group or the reverse. Below is the quote from the Group -> Page help on Facebook and gives good advice on how to do it manually. According to this Facebook ...

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How can I delete saved tags in Tumblr?
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For the tab suggestions you'll have to go back to previous posts and remove them manually. Once that's done you'll be able to get the autosuggestions to stop. One way to check is to go to yourtumblr....

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Can you block users from commenting on your Timeline posts?
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Facebook does not allow you to disallow comments on your Timeline. This article has a quote from a Facebook employee stating: We think these policy changes support consistency for the Facebook ...

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How can I register a username for YouTube?
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If it's possibly a registered trademark, has been banned, or the user closed it. The other possibility is that the username was registered & used before Youtube was purchased by Google. Google ...

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How long does Google keep deleted IDs
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I doubt you'll be able to use the username again. Google restricts this throughout their applications (I just gave an answer to a youtube username question). You do have a short amount of time to ...

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How to set default visibility of FB likes?
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The privacy of Like's is dependent on the default setting on your privacy settings page. Change it to something that isn't locked. I tested this and verified it's this setting by liking a page ...

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How can I protect my Gmail and Facebook account from a particular IP address?
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This is not possible since you don't control the server's that Gmail and Facebook are hosted on. HOWEVER... there is something you can do to prevent accessing your accounts from cookies, etc. BOTH ...

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How do I watch a YouTube playlist at the same quality for every video automatically?
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There aren't a lot of options for you on this one, but check out Youtube's Playback Setup page (you'll need to be logged in). This will allow you to unselect the option for always playing the highest ...

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How can I automatically (native) re-tweet everything another Twitter account tweets?
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This is actually skirting the line of allowed use of automation from Twitter Automation Rules and Best Practices. Automated Retweeting of Other Users Retweeting someone means you think your followers ...

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Tweeting to someone on NCIS without letting other people know my real name
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Create an anonymous account. Unless one of the actors or producers are following; in that case you could just DM one of them from your primary account.

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On Facebook, is there any way to restrict access to individual photos I'm tagged in?
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Yes, you can manually review each tag as it happens and approve/decline the tag. You can set this by going to your privacy settings. Select the Edit Settings link next to Timeline and Tagging and ...

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Allow an anonymous person to upload to my Dropbox folder
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You can allow anonymous people to upload to your dropbox by following the steps listed here For posterity: $uploader = new DropboxUploader('mysecret@domain.com', 'neverguesspswd'); $uploader->...

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Why an event cannot be dragged above 11:00 pm in Google Calendar?
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I do believe you've found a small bug related to how the drag extender works. However, this may be as designed to prevent display weirdness from happening since events longer than 24 hours ...

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Resolving Rdio not posting songs to Timeline activity on Facebook
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If you want to check what rights a Facebook Application has to post to your wall you should check it's settings on the Facebook App Settings page. Find the Rdio app line and click "Edit Settings". ...

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How to create a list (of Friends) in Facebook based on location (i.e., in my local town)?
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If you go to the Lists page you should see a list with an icon like this: This is an automatically created list by Facebook based on your address that you provide in your Contact Information that you ...

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Pinterest doesn't load properly when I use a mobile broadband dongle
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Use HTTPS instead of HTTP to load Pinterest. The certificate will throw warnings but that is because they aren't securing their images.

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Preventing comments being made on Facebook Pages
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Facebook's quest to make the world more open means that logged in Facebook users are allowed to comment and like everywhere. So, no, you aren't able to block this behavior. The only other option you ...

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