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Why is my account restricted after I try to post information from Local Government public information webpage? [closed]

Today I experienced a 2 day account restriction after I tried to post a question about "account restrictions" for posting information published on a local government public information ...
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Merging facebook groups? [migrated]

I had created a facebook group ("Arvada High School Class of 1982") that has 49 members and a bunch of posts; unbeknownst to me, somebody else created a facebook group with the same ...
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My Facebook Group is missing Cover image and the menu row please advice? [migrated]

The most peculiar but suddenly my Facebook group where I am a moderator has missing Cover image and this menu row; This is the missing menu row: This is what it looks like;
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Facebook Code Generator disappeared from Facebook app / More / Setting & Privacy [migrated]

Today is 2022-04-22 and when I login to facebook on another laptop, Facebook tell me to open More/Setting and Privacy, then tap Code Generator in iphone/facebook/More/setting & privacy there is no ...
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Unable to make or answer calls on any browser on messenger on Linux

I am using MX-Linux as my main OS. Unfortunately, I cannot make or answer a call over Facebook Messenger web on any browser. I tried doing that on google chrome, firefox and Opera. However, I got the ...
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Facebook scam - how to clean ProfileVisitorsApp(v3.4) [duplicate]

My friend has installed a virus/scam while thinking she has isntalled an app showing who is visiting her profile. She has seen this on her friends news feed, clicked and isntalled ProfileVisitorsApp(...
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Error starting Facebook Live with ffmpeg

I need some help trying to stream an IPCAM to Facebook using ffmpeg. I am using this command: ffmpeg -rtsp_transport tcp -thread_queue_size 1024 -i rtsp://admin:inv243019@131.72.4.61:24300/cam/...
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Why can't the devices in my WLAN access Facebook servers but my smartphone can?

This is the most bizarre thing I've ever seen in over a decade of networking. I was using my computer normally this afternoon and then all of Facebook services stopped working (Whatsapp web, Facebook, ...
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How to turn off Facebook tab notification on Chrome?

Facebook tab on Google Chrome shows a number, which usually corresponds to the number of unread notifications. Here is an example: Is there any way that this can be turned off so it only displays the ...
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Blocking Facebook Android app from router?

What are the domain names that I should block to stop accessing users to the Facebook applications through android phones with my router?
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How do I remove Facebook notifications in the Chrome Browser

As you see the image below, how to stop them from showing? I have tried all I can to stop them but nothing works. In Facebook settings all notefictions are "off" but I still get this popup. ...
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Need to retrieve Facebook page info from browser cache

I'm trying to retrieve content from a Facebook page that's no longer available that I viewed and posted on earlier this week. On my Mac, I've found the folder Library > Caches > Google > ...
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How to make Facebook’s Messenger desktop app start with Windows?

The offical desktop app works well on Windows, but apparently it doesn't show notification for new messages if the app is not started. Is there an option to start it with Windows automatically? Such ...
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Safari - How do I stop Facebook showing the 'Leaving Facebook' message every time I click an external link?

I recently switched back to using Safari after using Chrome as my main browser on Mac for a few weeks. Safari was slow to adopt the new Facebook layout, but it finally has. However, every time I click ...
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FFplay can't play facebook livestream

I try to play facebook livestream dash url I got from facebook with ffplay. However, I cannot play this stream. Here is a sample playlist I got from facebook. <?xml version="1.0"?> <MPD ...
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Deleting (intrusive?) files safely

Platform(s): MacOS Catalina (10.15.2) and an iPad (13.3). Disclaimer: I'm in no way experienced or knowledgeable in anything relating to computers. Background: I'm keen to cut ties with Facebook ...
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Facebook always changes Dutch word 'heeft' to 'heft'

Within FaceBook, on Windows 10, Microsoft Edge, inside a chat with another FaceBook user, it keeps changing the Dutch word 'heeft' (meaning 'has' from 'to have') into 'heft', which is also a Dutch ...
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Messenger's Nicknames are changing simultaneously in one side .What's Wrong?

Me and my friend are connected to Facebook messenger . We have changed our nicknames . but continuously at one side the nicknames are getting changed but another side its same as always . and also ...
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Setting up a nginx RTMP server. I have everything working minus Facebook Live

Hi all I am trying to set up a new RTMP server, using the directions found at https://obsproject.com/forum/resources/how-to-set-up-your-own-private-rtmp-server-using-nginx.50/ and am running into an ...
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How to download files from Facebook group? [closed]

I'd like to download Files hosted on Facebook group which I'm part of. I couldn't find any relevant API, and the following question at Quora points to extensions which are outdated. The first ...
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Facebook Sandbox Browser

How can I make firefox operate as a site-specific browser? The goal is security through compartmentalization. Specifically, to thwart facebook's attempts to track & store all of my internet ...
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How do I stop a Facebook account from writing spam posts? [closed]

This week I've been trying to help a friend of a friend with her computer. The problem is that from time to time, her Facebook account starts posting posts, from her, that tells people how they can ...
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Why does cleaning my browser cache not sign me out of Facebook?

Every now and then I clean my system using CCleaner. It's a routine thing that also clears my browser cache. I notice after doing this, I'm logged out of most websites (StackExchange is one of them). ...
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Filter out Sponsored feed on FB using uBlockOrigin

How to block or filter this tricky "Sponsored" feed: Html is as follows: Previously I have used has-text filter: ##[id^=hyperfeed_story]:has-text(/Page Stories You May Like/) But in this case this ...
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Facebook on Mac Opera - blank pages, errors in Developer's Console

Since few days I encounter issues with Facebook... I am unable to see Notifications, Messenger... I even don't have the 'publish' widget present on my fanpage. Opera Developer's console contains ...
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How can I save a Facebook thread with all posts and images in a mobile friendly format?

I want to save some specific Facebook post to later offline browsing. Requirements: Maintain question/answer structure. Save images at full resolution, not only thumbnails. The final format must be ...
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Facebook connection to IRC client

It is possible to connect facebook messenger to pidgin irc client, but is there a method to connect it with hex chat client?
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Facebook connection as soon as I start typing an URL

This issue may be related to Strange entries in Netstat output, however, I haven't found any explanation or fix and nobody has even touched the base of the issue. As soon as I open my chrome browser ...
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How do I use an image URL with no clear file path?

Why do so many image URL's have no clear file path these days? When I use sites like Facebook on my PC, I often want to post an image from the Internet. Instead of downloading the image, it's much ...
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Get real URL of Facebook Story video

On the desktop when I watch a video posted to Facebook Days/Stories using Safari, I can right click the video and press "Copy video address" and I will get the real URL. But in Chrome, it gives me a ...
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data-lynx-uri links on facebook

I've noticed a long time ago that links that are posted on facebook are somehow handled in a twisted way. If I hover with my mouse over the link or page preview, my browser (in this case, Safari for ...
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How to handle Unicode (Hindi) characters in URLs while sharing on Twitter or Facebook?

I have a website in Hindi language. When i try to share a post or page on twitter using social share button it shows strange on twitter something like this: Is there any way to fix it permanently?
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Does Chrome share cookies between different profiles?

I used to open Facebook in one Chrome profile and do shopping from another one. that was good until I recently noticed that Facebook suggests ads for things I was looking for in another profile. Is it ...
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backup personal facebook post, photo, etc (recall: friendster) [closed]

I need to backup my facebook account. Let me give you my background as it will give you more understanding. I lost my friendster account because the company ceased to operate. It's not about lost ...
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How can I automatically save a photo when a Facebook Page posts a photo?

My brother is in a band and his band's page posts photos of the gigs. I want to save all these photos automatically since I love my brother and want to catalog all his gigs. Any way I can ...
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Why running Facebook on Google Chrome uses so much memory?

When I log into Facebook on Google Chrome, my machine heats up, exhaust fans begin to run at super high speed and these are some technical results- Running a single website, facebook specifically (no ...
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Is a Reverse proxy works the same as like a CDN

I heard Facebook uses Content Delivery Network(cdn) for loading things faster. Think if I want to load an image, this time it loads from CDN. And it doesn't show the actual address of CDN. A reverse ...
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Force Facebook to play videos in background tab

Recently Facebook added a feature that if I play a video and switch to another tab or a different program from chrome, the video stops playing. Is there a way to force it to keep playing? I use ...
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Disable Facebook messenger link redirect cruft

Copying a link on Facebook messenger is a pain because Facebook adds redirect garbage to it. For example: https://l.messenger.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fpastebin.com%2Fz3au8T2R&h=...
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Can I block the autoplay GIFs on "Giphy", "Tenor GIF Keyboard", etc, on Facebook Messenger?

Facebook Messenger allows people to link in with sites like Tenor and Giphy to add GIFs to a conversation that play on a loop without user input. Facebook have shown no interest in allowing users to ...
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Facebook app on both iOS and Android doesn't work on WiFi

I have an Asus RT66AC-router at home. I also have two iOS-devices (iPhone SE and iPad Mini 3, both with iOS 10) and two Android phones (HTC M9+ and an Xperia, both with Android 6). When using the ...
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Facebook video freezes when I change time position

I am having a strange issue with Facebook's videos. I can start videos perfectly fine, but if I skip from, say 0.10 to 0.30, the video would freeze: it just won't continue playing. I have not ...
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How do I remove Facebook's tyrranical "Facebook Comments Plugin"? [closed]

Some websites I go to using Chrome, there is a comment section in which you can post with your facebook account. Under it, it says "Facebook Comments Plugin". For some bizarre reason, this comments ...
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Valid FFmpeg parameters for Facebook Messenger video upload [duplicate]

I'm trying to stitch together a bunch of images to form a video with FFmpeg (Latest static release by Zeranoe, 3.2.4). My current command is: -i "%d.png" -mbd rd -c:v libx264 -flags +mv4+aic -...
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waiting for 6-edge-chat.facebook.com forever on Chrome

For about a couple of days now, I cannot browse facebook.com properly anymore on Chrome. The main page is displayed, then it stalls while waiting for 6-edge-chat.facebook.com forever. It seems ...
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Removing facebook account from my desktop

How can I remove all trace of my ex-boyfriend's facebook account from my desktop. I do not use facebook myself but am constantly being asked to sign in to other sites via facebook. It's really ...
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Weird Chrome font rendering issue on Ubuntu, numbers only?

after a fresh re-install of Lubuntu 16.04 (over my old 14.04 Xubuntu install), I'm seeing a strange issue with rendering numbers in Chrome on some sites (attached). Specifically, the numbers appear ...
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Bulk download facebook videos

I have a .txt with direct links to 154 facebook video's in it, which i'd love to download in .mp4 or some such format. Format is like this: https://www.facebook.com/LesnarUFC/videos/677753912371587/ ...
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Trying to load a 6-month old FB group but get 'out of memory'

For research purposes (qualitative), I would like to load (see) all the posts of a 6-month Facebook group but after a few days of posts are loaded I get an 'out of memory' error and the web page or ...
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Facebook reboots computer after several minutes

Running Windows 7 Ultimate - 64 bit, any browser (I have several), 3.60 GHz, 16 GB RAM. Whenever I access Facebook after several minutes it crashes the computer with a memory dump and reboots. I have ...
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