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Facebook starting behaving weirdly in Safari

For the past three or four days, Facebook will behave reasonably for a few seconds and then will start bouncing all around, maybe a dozen bounces in six or seven seconds. seconds. I hypothesized that ...
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Facebook no longer posts a panoramic photo as a 360 photo

In the past, I have posted panoramic photos on Facebook, and Facebook posted them as 360 photos. Recently I have been unable to get Facebook to post any panoramic photo as a 360 photo; instead ...
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The instagram app has stopped auto-logging me in on my new iPhone

On my old phone whenever I opened the instagram app it would automatically log me into whichever account I was last using. However since getting a new phone and restoring from back-up the instagram ...
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Facebook Messenger URI Scheme messenger://

I'm looking for any information out there about the URI scheme messenger:// for the Facebook messenger macOS desktop app. I would like a link that opens directly to messaging a certain person but I've ...
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The “Home” section of my Facebook page is empty on mobile only [closed]

My Facebook homepage is blank even though I have posts with photos and videos. I saw others post this problem as well. But I can't contact Facebook for help. How can I solve this problem?
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If I create a new Facebook account on safari will it automatically log me out of my current account that I’m logged into on the Facebook app?

I need to know if I create a new Facebook on safari will it log me out of my current Facebook that I’m logged into on the Facebook app?
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Sync only Facebook invitations (not responded) events into calendar

Years back Facebook calendar synced all events into my calendar. Not events I had declined but also events I had not responded to yet. Is there a way to sync these again? I used to use https://...
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Facebook / 8 Ball Pool

I got to a really high level in 8 ball pool on my iPad, I used to sign in using my Facebook account but my Facebook account recently got hacked and I’m now locked out of my Facebook account. I sign ...
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Can’t post photos in FB iOS. No setting for it

My wife’s iPhone XR has the FB app on it. It will not allow photos to be posted. When you try it says it needs to have access, and takes you to the Facebook settings panel. There is no setting there ...
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Where does Safari store material from "fbcdn.net"?

If I disconnect from internet, launch Safari, open Preferences→Privacy→Manage website data, and click Remove All, everything vanishes except a cache from fbcdn.net. Selecting that only and clicking ...
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Copy all events from one calendar to another calendar, but keeping the UID and NOT overwriting changes?

I want to copy all events from calendar A to calendar B once on hour or so, while keeping the UID of an event and also not overwrite changes made to an event in B. I have looked into Apple Scripting ...
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Is there a way to remove the header and footer that Facebook adds when I save a page as a PDF (from Chrome on a Mac)?

Is there a way to remove the header and footer that FB adds when I save a page as a PDF (from Chrome on a Mac)? When I ask Facebook to give me an archive of some of my previous posts, I gives me ...
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How to enable Messenger notifications on Mac 12.2.1?

I recently upgraded to MacOS 12.2.1 on an MacBook Air and now there seems to be a problem with messenger notifications. In the messenger app it says: "messenger notifications are turned off",...
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Prevent Facebook from hijacking GoodReads login on Safari desktop (Monterey)

When I visit https://www.goodreads.com (MacBook Pro 13" M1) and click on "Sign Up with Email", it takes me to the sign up page (https://www.goodreads.com/user/sign_up?email_signup=true)....
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How does one download raw pictures (images) as files from an iPhone, without using apple's photo app (to my macbook pro)? [duplicate]

It's annoying how apple tries to manage your photos automatically. Then it's hard to find the photos and do whatever I want with them - e.g. upload to facebook, have a normal file interface instead of ...
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Enhancing anti-tracking measures

Recently, Facebook introduced a “feature” that makes any link to a Wordpress blog fail. I found a way to reverse those effects for my own blog, but it would be cool to do the same if I were to click ...
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On iPhone 8 Plus I need To access and upload to Facebook or YouTube, video clips I made Several years ago

Trying to upload some of my old video clips from my camera roll a few years ago, but in YouTube I cant Scroll back far enough. I read Where I can Touch the video and get a sub menu to share to ...
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Remove Facebook apps sidebar in iPad browsers

Is there any way to remove or hide the sidebar on apps.facebook.com in an iPad browser? I found questions like this one: https://superuser.com/questions/783581/whats-an-easy-way-to-remove-the-facebook-...
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What causes the strange lines in Chrome on a Macbook Pro?

From time to time I get strange colorful lines on my screen in Chrome. It only effects certain websites. I tried disabling "Hardware acceleration" in the settings but that didn't seem to ...
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Facebook Messenger notifications no longer showing up

I'm not sure what caused it, but notifications for Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 8 are no longer showing up anywhere (no badges, app icons, or notifications of any kind). However, when I open the ...
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Facebook messenger calls, show only short name

When someone calls me on my FB messenger I can only see their short name. I noticed this change after I updated my iPhone to iOS14. Does anyone know how can I change it back? I have multiple people ...
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Should Safari be doing stuff during Power Nap?

When I'm not using it, my 2014 MBP sits plugged in, on my desk, where I use my Mini. Recently, I've noticed that when FaceBook makes a 'ping' notification in Safari on my Mini, I also get a ping ...
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How can I exclude Facebook Messenger app usage from ScreenTime counting it as Facebook use on Mac?

I have set a time limit with ScreenTime for the usage of Facebook. My phone is properly counting time for the Facebook app and website together and it doesn't disable Messenger when I reach the limit. ...
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Facebook lost my account that I used for an iOS game, is there any way to hack the login to retrieve my account back?

I used to play an iOS game called Battle Camp that was linked though Facebook, and I had an FB account only for that game. I stopped playing for about 3 years and went to start playing again, but ...
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Cover photo duplication issue via Facebook app on iPhone

When I try to update/change my cover photos via Facebook mobile app (iOS) a copy is being created as a cover photo without retaining likes and comments. These are previously set cover photos in cover ...
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Add facebook event to MacOS Catalina calendar

On older MacOS version I used to have a Facebook account so all the events I participated or was interested into appeared in the Calendar application. What is the best way to achieve this now that ...
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“Memory Trace Upload was successful” message randomly appeared on iPhone

While in the Facebook app, a grey box with light grey text appeared randomly at the top of the screen, saying “Memory Trace Upload was successful”. I don’t have a jail broken iPhone and did not do ...
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macOS Safari not playing Facebook videos in HD

I have uploaded a few videos to my personal Facebook page. They are all 2720 x 1530, H.264, AAC After the upload, if I try to play them in Safari the HD icon is disabled and I can't switch the HD on,...
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Deleting (intrusive?) Facebook files ok?

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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Cannot sync iPhone contacts with Facebook [iOS 12]

The title is self-explanatory. All recent online tutorials (like this one) tell me to go to Settings -> Facebook -> Update All Contacts, but this option simply doesn't show up for me. Actually ...
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Not receiving notifications from Facebook Messenger

I have installed both the Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app. When I am connected to the internet (either through wifi or data), I receive one notification per message. When I am not ...
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How can I import facebook contacts to my Macbook?

This has been a classic question but the answers have been outdated. I'm currently using Mojave. Adding facebook account to internet account group doesn't seem possible now. Does any one know how I ...
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Is there still integrated login on the iPhone for Google, Facebook, and Twitter?

It seems that since iOS 11, integrated login for Facebook and Twitter was removed (which was introduced in iOS 6). What about for Google?
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I think my Mac swallowed Facebook and Twitter - How to get them back?

I upgraded today from Sierra to Mojave and now my share menu seems to be broken. Previously I could share content directly to sites like Facebook and Twitter. For instance I could right-click on a ...
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Facebook video calling problem in Safari

I have a little issue with Safari. I can't make video calls with Facebook Messenger in Safari. I know that with Google Chrome or Firefox we can avoid this problem, but as you know Safari is optimized ...
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iOS mail app opens links in safari, not Facebook

I am trying to figure something out for my mom. She receives emails whenever someone posts something on Facebook, and her only computing device is an iPad mini. She has no computer. She wants to be ...
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How do we mute the <censored> Facebook app?

IOS 12.1.4 (16D57) on iPhone MG5D2LL/A With Facebook not allowed to give any notifications except badges, … the sound turned off for Facebook in notification settings, … notifications turned off in ...
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How can I create shortcut for Facebook Messenger's contact?

An elder complain to me that she finds it hard to make calls in Facebook Messenger app (hard to find contact, I guess). Unfortunately, she's using iPhone. In Android I can easily make a shortcut for ...
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How can I see what permissions an enterprise app certificate has?

I live in Iran, and here most Iranian apps are banned from the App Store, and are distributed using enterprise certificates. There are even Iranian app stores that use a single such certificate to ...
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Disable Facebook/Hangouts notification sounds within MacOS

Recently, I have been receiving persistent audio notifications for Facebook Messenger without having any Facebook-affiliated website open. (Note: this is also occurring periodically for Google ...
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iPhone - How to add people to on-going video chat in Facebook messenger?

I'm using an iPhone 7 running iOS 12. When I'm in an on-going video chat, I can't find the "add people" button to add more people to the on-going video chat. In Android I can see that button just ...
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How to prevent iOS from styling an emoji?

Look at these characters: 💬💬︎🌄🌄︎ Depending on your device, they'll look like this (a Windows screenshot of a Facebook comment): Notice how the 2nd and 4th emojis are flat rather than ...
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Facebook problem

My iPad, which I've been using daily for the past 3 years, all of a sudden is asking for my Facebook password constantly. I first noticed that one of my games would not connect to Facebook. It ...
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Reload Facebook app after offloading

I had several apps on my iPhone 5s. When memory got full, I offloaded several of them - Facebook included. When I went to reload Facebook app, it started but did not finish. The logo is stuck in ...
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Facebook is not working on Safari

I am using Safari as Internet browser, and I noticed that Facebook does not autonomously load its contents when scrolling down. There are also other quirks, e.g., the notification tab does not show ...
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Stopping iPhone app from using Facebook login info

I was playing Hearts Of Vegas on Facebook and once logged into the iPhone app using my Facebook login information. Recently, the game developer blocked me from the game because I was complaining (...
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iPhone 6s Plus - video chat problem

Friend called me using Facebook Messenger. She could see me, but I was not able to see her (Everything else was perfect). There was a large, grey square area with a camera icon with a line through it. ...
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Install older compatible version of apps on iPhone 4 having iOS7

I have iPhone 4 with iOS 7. Want to install apps as Facebook and Viber. Current version of those apps not supporting iOS7. But is there a way to get older version of those apps? Or is it possible ...
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Unable to link FaceBook account to High Sierra

I'm using a late 2009 MacBook (A1342) running a clean install of High Sierra. When I add my FaceBook account in system preferences, it seems to be successful but macOS continues to prompt me for the ...
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Internet Accounts keeps asking me to log into Facebook, now wont sync calendars [duplicate]

Only a few days ago i noticed my mac calendar wast syncing up with my facebook one but didn't think anything of it. Then next thing i know a notification pops up with 'cant connect to the account ...

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