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How to turn off Facebook notifications on Mac OS X?

How to turn off Facebook notifications on Mac OS X Mountain Lion?
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Google Chrome displays boxes at the beginning of all words in unicode text

I have this issue with chrome on windows 7, and it seems to be happening only with unicode text within facebook. Screenshot: The boxes disappear when I increase the zoom level by one step. But they ...
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Tagged Facebook photos (Photos of you) in Windows 8 Photos app

Windows 8 Photos app seems to sync only the Albums that I own in my Facebook profile leaving the tagged photos aside. I have a lot of my photos being tagged by my facebook friends. The app doesn't ...
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Google chat on Windows 8 Release Preview Messaging app

I have connected my Windows live account(Microsoft account), Facebook account and Google account with Windows 8. On "People" Windows 8 app it shows as connected to Microsoft, Facebook, Google, ...
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Unable to get my chat list on Gmail and no pictures in Facebook

I'm not able to see any pictures in my Facebok account but when I'm trying to open one of my friend's account it was working fine and showing everything as usual. Also I'm not able to get my chat ...
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Local area network or internet connection problem

I'm not able to see any pictures in my facebook account but when I'm trying to open one of my friend's account it was working fine and showing everything as usual. Also I'm not able to get my chat ...
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How to open the restricted site if request is coming from the particular server

Is it possible to create some defination in firewall to open the restricted site (say facebook) if it is coming from the server where our application is hosted but restrict from anywhere else. ie.say ...
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Block Facebook, But allow Oauth

I would like to edit my Mac OSX hosts file to block facebook. The only problem with doing this is I need to use facebook connect to use some of my Spotify apps. I also use a program called self ...
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Facebook chatlist sidebar stopped displaying in Google Chrome

It just suddenly happened. Facebook sidebar with chat list doesn't show up. Other parts of the page show up well. I'm just going mad. Shows up well in other browsers too.
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NoScript ABE settings

From what I read, if I want to block facebook.com and other Facebook sites at all times--unless I am actually at facebook.com, I enter the following under the ABE tab of NoScript's options dialog (and ...
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Opera 12 crashes on clicking outgoing links on Facebook

My problem is as follows: Since my Update to Opera 12 (from Opera 11.6x) the browser crashes every time I click a link on Facebook that leads to another website. As I have about 80k mails in Opera ...
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Is there an application or way to sync address book, Facebook, LinkedIn, Gmail contacts?

I'm looking for a Mac application or an Web application to sync all my Facebook, LinkedIn, Gmail contacts and Mac OS X address book contacts in one place. At the same time, it would be great if it ...
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Facebook videos don't play with IE9 & Flash Player

After installing the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 9, videos on Facebook don't play. Whenever I try reverting to an older version of Flash Player, I am just forced to ...
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How can I block all email from Facebook? [closed]

I don't have a Facebook account, but I get announcements from it whenever a friend of mine adds a new "friend". He says his system was hacked and he cannot prevent Facebook from sending announcements ...
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Alerting about new post on particular Facebook profile?

Is there any way to get informed as soon as some Facebook profile makes a new post? Any extensions like Check4Change can't work since, checking for everything, they also catch if someone became a new ...
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CURL File with post parameter

How to make a request for uploading a file to facebook using graph api in curl I am making this request but getting Error: curl https://graph.facebook.com/<id>/photos -F "source=@me.jpg" -d ...
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Facebook doesn't work on computer, but work on mobile device, both use the same router

I have a very strange problem and I'm thinking that can be problem with dns or something similar, but not sure and don't know how to solve. My computer is connected to router and every site works ...
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Clean out external Facebook links when copying

When posting links on Facebook, it adds strange characters to these links. For example: This link on Facebook: ...
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Firefox hanging issue on Facebook

I have this problem with Firefox when using Facebook that when I want to close the tab containing facebook it doesn't let me. I mean no matter how many times I middle-click on the tab or use the close ...
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Removing all Facebook evidence from a PC

My wife currently accesses her Facebook account from two computers, her PC and my laptop. During the course of her Facebook activities she has gradually accumulated a number of 'link-ins' from various ...
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Where does Spotify Beta install?

I used both locate & whereis to locate post apt-get install proc specd by Facebook, but cant the locate the helper app for firefox to use.... natty narwhal 11.04
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How to bypass Facebook “Social Reader”-type apps, to view content without installing?

In Facebook, some links to articles or videos appear to be genuine links, but in fact there are leading to some "content viewing" Facebook apps, like "Dailymotion", "The Guardian", or "Yahoo!". Those ...
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What can I do to pin Facebook on Windows 8 as a live tile on the Start Screen?

In Windows Phone 7's menu, Facebook is pinned and it shows how many notifications or messages you have – without Facebook being opened. How can I do the same in Windows 8? I pinned it to the menu, ...
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cannot upload photos from picasa via facebook uploader

I have a problem with Facebook uploader in Picasa How can I solve this?
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Google Chrome doesn't want to access Facebook

I have been experiencing a bit of a problem with Chrome over the last couple of days where it doesn't want to access Facebook. When I open Chrome it works fine for a while and then if I were to ...
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Facebook on Jabber

I am using a XMPP client to connect to facebook (Apple Messages), and I find that not all messages make it to my client. Many get lost on the way. Am I the only one with this experience? Is there a ...
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Gmail and FB is not rendering properly in Firefox

I am unable read Gmail in my Firefox browser on my laptop. However, there are no problems when I try to access Gmail on my office desktop. In fact, Gmail renders fine on IE on both computers. Things ...
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Adblock-like plugin for hiding social sites' widgets, buttons, etc

I love Adblock plugins, and install them on a variety of browsers. They hide or remove ads, which take out a lot of clutter from sites. However, I was thinking, is there any Adblock-like plugin (the ...
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How to preferentially mark websites untrusted with Noscript?

For example, if I want to disable Facebook when I enter website X, I can mark Facebook untrusted there. However, the effect is universal; that is when I visit Facebook or website Y, I have to mark it ...
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Unable to connect to Facebook Chat Via Python, using xmpppy library

I am trying to write a script in python to connect to facebook chat. I am just not able to. Here is the code: import xmpp FACEBOOK_ID = "firesofmay@chat.facebook.com" PASS = "password" ...
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Removing scroll bar on videos on Facebook

I have a problem on my laptop when I try to view videos on Facebook. Whenever I click on a video to start it, iframe expands but not enough to cater the video and scroll bars appear. There is a way ...
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facebook keeps freezing Chrome and Windows

Hı, everyone. I am a Windows 7 and Chrome user. Lately (since past few months) my Chrome has been freezing, taking down whole operating system with it, leaving resetting the computer the only ...
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How can I be totally invisible to Facebook?

I don't trust Facebook. I deleted my account, but I don't want them getting information from me from other sites, either; for instance, those with "Like" buttons cause my browser to request assets ...
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All my sons's browsers freeze on Facebook when doing status update

When my son tries to update his status on Facebook the browsers (Safari and Chrome) freeze (spinning beachball of death). He has been doing a hard restart to stop it. As this is not a good practice on ...
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Facebook photos: batch renaming to useful filenames [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I do a mass file rename in Windows? Scenario: I work with a journalist friend who writes and photographs for travel and art subjects. He uses his Facebook ...
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Why do I keep receiving Google Chrome Errors?

For a very long time now I have had various problems when using Google Chrome and other browsers when trying to reach Social Networking sites. I get various messages such as: Besides this error ...
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Facebook chat client for mac with block friends option

IS there any desktop Facebook chat client for OS X Lion where one can block certain users? This can probably done through the web but I want to block everybody by default and then unblock only ...
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Firefox keeps opening Facebook and home page on startup

I just installed firefox 8 for the first time on a freshly formatted computer. I noticed that for some reason it opens up facebook and my home page everytime it starts up. I don't want it to load ...
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Why does Facebook Chat through XMPP protocol on Pidgin Portable not authorize?

I heard you can use facebook chat on desktops now. Thats awsome! What i didn't hear is that it is a pain in the butt! Not awsome! I've followed six nearly identical sets of instructions from six ...
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Is it possible to maintain two concurrent Facebook sessions in the same browser?

I'm doing a lot of development with the Facebook API and it would be useful if I could be logged-in to the site with two separate accounts at the same time. Currently I use two browsers to do this, ...
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How to kill a certain website with batch files

How could I make my webbrowser (chrome.exe) to shut down whenever I visited Facebook.com? Is this possible? I'm not too good with batches but I try my best ;) edit: I may need to clairify, I cant do ...
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AdBlock rule for blocking facebook.com outside the facebook.com domain

from: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3035418 So I wrote some filter rules in my filter file, than I uploaded it to my domain, it looks like this: [Adblock Plus 1.1] ...
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When clicking the 'like' button in Facebook, Firefox prompts to download like.php [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Some websites prompt to download PHP script after some time, but only in Firefox A friend of mine uses OS X Lion with Firefox 7.0.1. Sometimes, when he clicks on the ...
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On Spotify's new Facebook integration settings section, what does the “unhide people” dropdown do?

I'm using Spotify's Windows client software. The 'Unhide People' setting is explained nowhere. Spotify's general explanation about Facebook sharing can be found on their blog. From the screenshot ...
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Point an URL to a local html-page via hosts file

I want to surprise myself with a picture of an evil looking monkey every time I access Facebook by habit or rather by addiction. Therefore I added the following lines to /private/etc/hosts: # Block ...
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Hosts file, facebook and SettingsModifier: Win32/PossibleHostsFileHijack

I'm one of those people that needs a bit of protection from their selves at work, so I wanted to add facebook.com to my hosts file. But something strange happens. The moment I add it Microsoft ...
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How do I upload hundreds of digital camera photos to Facebook from Windows?

I have hundreds of 5+ megapixel photos. I would like a software which would batch-lower the resolution first to Facebook's dimension limits before upload, as well as "reject" images whose dimensions ...
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Is there a way to automatically add photos to Address Book contacts?

I'm looking for a way to automatically add photos to my Address Book contacts, from sources such as Google (as auto-fetched to e.g. Adium contacts), Gravatars, Facebook photos, etc. Especially ...
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Log into facebook from a prism app

I'm trying to open Turntable.fm in a prism app, but it says I need to log in to Facebook, and every time I click on the button Google Chrome opens to authorize Turntable. I tried making Turntable ...
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Opera 11.50 won't play sounds or animate page title on Facebook

I have the version 11.50 and when I am on facebook chat, it won't play any sound when a new chat message is arrived neither animate the page title. I have checked the "play sound" on the chat box. I ...