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2answers
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Can Facebook Messenger spy on me to the degree many sites are claiming?

Its going around now that Facebook is attempting to shift its Messaging users from using the main Facebook app to the Facebook Messenger app. Many sites have posted stories (though admittedly dated) ...
0
votes
1answer
563 views

Facebook is forcing use of its new messenger app, which is only supported on iOS7? [closed]

I'm running iOS 6.* on an IPhone 3Gs. I noticed that Facebook was talking about redacting support for messaging inside the Facebook app... This slightly bothered me, considering I am Quite happy ...
0
votes
2answers
66 views

App Downloading at a Different Size than App Store says

I have a problem with my Facebook app where the App Store says it's supposed to be 59.6 MB but when it downloads (and I haven't open it yet), it's 167 MB. Ironically, I wrote a blog post about how ...
0
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1answer
66 views

Does Facebook keep track of me?

I wonder, since Facebook tracks all activity you do online when you're logged in using their like button and share buttons for example. Because Facebook is integrated in iOS, does Apple allow ...
0
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1answer
220 views

Facebook app on IOS won't update some threads

Many threads that I visit frequently at some point stop updating. I get the notifications that someone has commented on the subject but when I click the link I can't see the latest changes. Even if I ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Facebook messenger online status

I'm using Facebook Messenger on my iPhone and it happens very often that I appear online to people even though my app is not running and even my network connection is off. I think it's some sort of a ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Why are my FaceBook events not showing up in iOS Calendar?

My FaceBook events are not showing up in my Calendar on my iPhone 4 running iOS 7. Sometimes I can get them to show up by going into Settings -> FaceBook and turning Calendar integration off and on. ...
7
votes
4answers
5k views

Why does iOS insist on using my Facebook email address?

I fill out webforms on my iphone fairly often. I use autocomplete to speed this process along, and it works pretty well for the most part. However, for some reason, it always insists on using an ...
3
votes
1answer
519 views

Facebook birthday sync only working for some contacts

I recently noticed that only a couple of my contacts' birthdays show up on my calendar on OS X. For instance, I have four friends with birthdays today, but only one is on my calendar. I tried ...
3
votes
1answer
744 views

Facebook Contacts disappearing from contacts

I am using the iOS Facebook Integration, which adds my Facebook friends to my contacts in the phone app. Yesterday I noticed that some of these Facebook contacts have been disappeared, despite being ...
0
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0answers
124 views

Why are notifications on MacBook Pro slower than on an iPhone?

I have an iPhone 4 on iOS 6.1.3 and a MBP 13' 2012 i5 on OSX 10.8.3 connected to the same WiFi network. Now whenever a notification comes, be it Facebook or Messages (exceptions: Reminder and ...
1
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0answers
132 views

Facebook alert tones for iPhone 4S iOS 6

I have a brand new iPhone 4S with iOS 6 update pre-installed. I have my sound settings turned on for Facebook posts and I can receive push notifications for Facebook. But, I don't receive any audible ...
1
vote
1answer
8k views

What can we do now that Facebook iPad app crashes on launch after update?

A family member today updated the Facebook app on a 3rd generation iPad (retina display) running iOS 5 and now the app crashes every time one tries to launch it. We've tried rebooting the device, ...
2
votes
1answer
365 views

iOS6 on iPod: Facebook Messenger doesn't show notifications

I have both Facebook and Facebook Messenger installed on my 4th generation iPod Touch, and Facebook messenger doesn't seem to receive push notifications. The setting is on in the iOS settings, but it ...
0
votes
1answer
371 views

In iOS Safari, why aren't the Facebook social plugin cookies blocked, in spite of the “from visited” option?

In my iPad, the cookie setting for Safari is set to "from visited", which should block all third party cookies. But if I am not logged out of Facebook, then from any third party webpage that uses the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Open Facebook URL in Facebook App

I know using the fb://URL scheme I can open certain links in the Native Facebook App, e.g. fb://page/137947732957611 will open the Apple Facebook page. Is there anyway I can open pages without ...
10
votes
2answers
439 views

How does the Facebook Camera App know who I am the first time I go into it?

If you have the Facebook App on your iOS device, and you download the Facebook Camera App, the first time you go into Facebook Camera, you get: Continue as David W. (or whatever you're name is) In ...
1
vote
1answer
200 views

Whenever an app tries to authenticate with Facebook, the dialog is in a foreign language

As you can see whenever an iOS app tries to authenticate me with Facebook the dialog is in Indonesian (I think). I've never set anything to that language, and in iOS and on Facebook my language is set ...
0
votes
3answers
7k views

How to disable iPhone notifications from Facebook Places?

I've got this long-running annoyance about the Facebook iPhone app. Now, I do want notifications from Facebook e.g. when someone posts on my wall/timeline or mentions me in a comment. However, ...
4
votes
1answer
23k views

Facebook app shuts down itself on iPhone 4

I have an iPhone 4. The Facebook application was working fine until this morning. When I start the Facebook app, it shuts down immediately. I tried restarting the phone but it's the same. No ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How to disable Facebook push notifications in iPad 2

I have an iPad 2 with iOS 4 and the Facebook for iPad app installed. Even after disabling all the Push Notifications from Settings > Facebook > Push Notifications, I still get push ...
2
votes
1answer
758 views

Does an iOS app have the ability to set iOS Safari cookies?

My specific interest is in the context of the Facebook for iOS app, but it can be asked of an iOS app really. Given all the recent changes to Facebook and the way that Facebook cookies are not ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How to select which iOS device receives push notifications (for Facebook)

I've got an iPad 2 and an iPhone 3GS, both of which have the official Facebook app. Since I set up Facebook on my iPad, only my iPad has been receiving notifications from Facebook. (I think this might ...