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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 ...
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Suggest a good IM client which supports Gtalk, MSN and Facebook chat [closed]

Suggest a good IM client which supports Gtalk, MSN and Facebook chat. PS: I am using RHEL 6, I have kopete but it doesn't support facebook.
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Change the HTTP request before sending

I want to change an HTTP request before sending the data. I tried WebScarab for the purpose, but it looks like it doesn't work with Facebook properly. (And I dealing with Facebook (https if possible, ...
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Browser Add-ons for blocking facebook.com outside facebook.com domain

Are there any Add-ons for Firefox OR Google Chrome that prevents links loading when not on facebook.com? Why? - tracking - security So if someone clicks on a link that points to facebook.com then ...
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Facebook album dowloader for Firefox 3.6.17

I want some addon or software to download facebook albums at one go in Firefox 3.6.17. Previously i was using PhotoJacker but it is not working with Firefox 3.6.17. And most software donot work with ...
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Pidgin and Facebook two-factor authentication

Since I enabled two-factor authentication on Facebook: Login Approvals When an unrecognized computer or device tries to access my account: Require me to enter a security code sent to my ...
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Gmail, Facebook, Evolution syncronization

I want to import some data from Facebook to Gmail: Birthdays Photos I prefer if I can "attach" a Facebook account to a Gmail contact (as HTC Hero do). Then I want to import all this data from ...
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Webcam not working?

My webcam was working fine but now on programs such as Skype and Facebook it does not work. There is no error, but it doesn't find the webcam. Any help would be much appreciated
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Facebook Connect only timeouts on Ubuntu

I recently switched ISPs. One site I visit regularly includes the Facebook Connect JS on it's site - http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1 However, the browser is not downloading the ...
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Iframe pages on Facebook does not show in Internet Explorer 9 - Windows 7 64-bit

Have this very irritating problem with Internet Explorer 9 and Facebook. If I go to Facebook and watch a page with iframes (like IFBML pages) it will not show up in Internet Explorer 9. It shows up ...
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Notifier for Gmail, Yahoo, and Facebook

Is there any notifier that supports Gmail, Yahoo, and Facebook? I want it to notify me about new emails on Yahoo and Gmail, and new Facebook notifications. System: Windows 7 (64 bit)
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Do Google and Facebook keep track of the sites I browse outside of their own sites?

I've noticed that on a lot of news sites and stuff, there is that icon that says "Share with Facebook" and sometimes even information about friends that have commented on the particular news article. ...
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How to telnet into facebook chat

I was able to use facebook chat with an external application using the following information: First, find your Facebook username by going to http://www.facebook.com/your_user/. Next, Open ...
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Opera: Filter facebook from the web

I'm a massive fan of the Opera browser, and dislike Facebook with a passion. Are there any tools for Opera which can get rid of Facebook from my web browsing experience? This includes any pages, ...
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Can't reach facebook site, ping works [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I diagnose not being able to reach a specific website as an end user? Hi All My country has filtered Facebook. When I use ping www.facebook.com, all packets are ...
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How do I avoid my picture gets too blurry when compressed?

I have tried everything I can think of to avoid my page profile picture getting blurry , but no matter how small I resize it (resized it to width of 180px - still blurred), it still gets blurry. ...
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How can I block all Facebook elements/content

I have no Facebook account. How to block all Facebook elements (not only like-button, but everything Facebook) on the rest of the Internet. I worry being tracked by Facebook. I am using Firefox on Mac ...
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Why does Outlook crash when trying to copy over calendar events from Facebook?

Sometimes I have events in Facebook that I choose to export. I save the .ics file and then open it which launches Outlook. The event shows up as a lone event in a new calendar. When I open the event ...
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ubuntu 10.10 broadcast manual?

i don't understand what to do with ubuntu 10.10 facebook broadcast? I added my facebook account and it does not work(not show people connected). Only empty fields. What to do?
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Why can't I see my existing albums in the Facebook Exporter for iPhoto plugin?

So I've installed the Facebook Exporter for iPhoto plugin. In iPhoto, when I select some pictures and click on "Export..." in the "Share" menu, I have a new tab "Facebook" now. After I click the "Log ...
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Facebook Winlogon.exe MSN Gaming Zone virus

My daughter clicked on a baitFacebook posting and now we believe that our PC is infected with a Virus that is sending out similar bait postings to her friends. I narrowed it down to a folder ...
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Strange credential behavior across all browsers. Help!

From Chrome, if I log into Gmail I get a message before gmail ever starts loading: "This webpage has a redirect loop". If I try to log into facebook it says that my password is incorrect (although I ...
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How to get Facebook-Feeds in Trillian without connecting to Facebook-Chat?

I installed the trial of Trillian 5.0 Build 22 (I don't know if the version 4 Astra is any different). I successfully added my Facebook account so I can see my facebook news on Trillian and works ...
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Blocking facebook's Like button in firefox [closed]

Many sites today use widgets from facebook such as the Like button, list of friends who are fans of that site and so on. While it may be a nice feature, I perceive it to be a serious privacy ...
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Method to control multiple sites using same cookie?

Is it possible for two different web pages to use the same cookie? For example, some news sites now have buttons on the bottom, where if you are logged into facebook, you can just click the button to ...
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How can I connect Pidgin with Facebook chat(XMPP)?

I read this article at Lifehacker, and tried it. But there is a problem, it says that it requires encryption, but it isn't available on this server. Has anyone here done this before? What should I ...
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Pidgin: suppress notifications for account or protocol

I'm excited that Facebook Chat now easily plugs into Pidgin, but don't like getting all these notifications. Is there a way to suppress notifications for a single account or protocol? Well, if it's a ...
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Facebook with Ruby on Rails

I'm trying to follow the Facebooker tutorial (for Ruby on Rails) but I can't get the ssh tunnel running: Bring up your terminal again. You need to start your local development server, and then ...
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Using facebook chat with out the web interface or Pidgin?

Is there a way to use facebook chat with out facebook's web interface or Pidgin? I'm not a pidgin user so the Pidgin plugin isn't an option.
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How does FaceBook build servers with 12+ hard drives

From The FB Blog: ... is deployed on top of commodity storage blades. The typical hardware configuration of a 2U storage blade is – 2 x quad-core CPUs 16GB – 32GB memory hardware raid ...