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Facebook seems to be censored on windows 10 with usb network adapter

A friend of mine has a dell notebook with Windows 10 home student edition lacking a built in LAN network adapter. So he tried to connect to LAN via USB 3.0 network adapter. Up to end of last year he ...
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Private browsing allows local storage on Safari

Private browsing isn't completely private because websites are allowed to leave data in local storage. I'm not really sure what it does, but it's awfully hard to get rid of. I delete it from the ...
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Why my laptop mic is working and I can record it with Audacity but it doesn't work on Messenger?

I have a very noisy mic and it works on Audacity, I can even hear my voice. But there is absolutely no sound for other people on a video call. In Chrome, the default mic is set and if I plug in my ...
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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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How to link Facebook Messenger to the Mac OS built-in Messages App in 2016?

Before last year, we can receive Facebook Messenger messages in the Messages app via Jabber, which is super convenient. However Facebook does not provide Jabber API anymore. I am wondering whether ...
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add parmanently code to remote site

As I am using facebook (for example) I'd love to create my own custom extensions to make chat black, or change text color (mostly css and js changes). Is it possible to make my chrome, or firefox do ...
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uBlock - Remove Mark Zuckerberg from my Facebook display

Facebook decided that "Mark Zuckerberg" is lonely and suggests that I befriend him on Facebook all the time. To get rid of that, I would like to remove the useless right column. I am using Firefox ...
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Blank favicon for redirecting bookmark on Google Chrome

I've bookmarked the Messenger website on chrome. When visiting this website, users are redirected to their most recent conversation. As a result, my bookmark's favicon is left blank. Is there a way to ...
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using a web browser, how to lie to a website that we are in fullscreen?

Many websites change the way they display content according to whether the browser has entered full screen or is a regular window. for example Facebook shows an image one way in a regular window and ...
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How to add Facebook Events and Birthdays to Outlook 2016

Since sunrise is going down soon, I'm starting to look into outlook as an alternative, as they suggest. I added my gmail accounts, but can't find a way to link my Facebook calendar with it. I've ...
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How can I archive someone's Facebook profile page?

I thought about using archive.is or archive.org. I tried to view the page in a private browser, but it asks to log in, so that site will see the same thing. I tried to open the developer console and ...
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Hyperlink in e-mail signature malfunctioning

I'm trying to include a link in my email signature that is directed to our company Facebook page. I know the link works, yet when I try to access it from the signature, I am sent to the Facebook login ...

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