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Go Away, Facebook

I'm not on Facebook and don't want to be. Nonetheless, everytime my Droid boots up, it informs me my Facebook login failed. How do I stop my Droid from trying to log me into Facebook and sending me irritating messages about it?
posted by bearwife on Sep 22, 2010 - 9 answers

Facebook's Blogger blog post preview is misbehaving.

I have a Blogger blog. People other than me have been semi-regularly sharing my blog posts on Facebook. Neat! But I don't like how Facebook previews the content of my blog post. It shows a photo of my face (from my Blogger profile) and the permanent text from my blog's banner. I wish it would preview the beginning of the blog post (and, ideally, not show my face). This issue seems to be Blogger-specific. [more inside]
posted by John Cohen on Sep 20, 2010 - 16 answers

How do I solicit money for a friend?

I want to solicit donations with a money raised bar and everything to buy a bike for a good friend who just had her bike stolen. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 20, 2010 - 23 answers

Blah blah blah web 2.0

Teaching English to a class of university-aged students. There will be one laptop and one projector in the classroom. I've never used technology in the classroom before. Help! [more inside]
posted by mammary16 on Sep 20, 2010 - 16 answers

Help me get my back back.

Facebook is showing a naked picture of my back (with a distinctive tattoo) on one of their banner ads. I did not authorize and do not like this. What can I do about it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 18, 2010 - 10 answers

How do you ask someone out on Facebook?

Is there any non-creepy way to make contact with a girl you only kind of knew 8 years ago in high school and you find out is single and in your town? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 12, 2010 - 34 answers

Too many "friends" on Facebook, want to move on without defriending.

Facebook Filter: I'm tired of the "digital baggage" of Facebook (friends). Suggestions for modifying or deleting my Facebook/internet use, given my particular likes/dislikes about Facebook? [more inside]
posted by Dukat on Sep 4, 2010 - 18 answers

Why am I muted on facebook?

I no longer seem to be able to comment on people who write on the wall of our business page on Facebook. Any thoughts? [more inside]
posted by UMDirector on Sep 3, 2010 - 3 answers

Facebook: getting posts from a group into my news feed

I belong to a Facebook group but messages being posted to it are not appearing on my news feed. What needs to be tweaked to enable this? I feel stupid even asking this question but there's something about the way FB works that is just not intuitive for me. The Help Center Faqs on Facebook aren't that helpful. [more inside]
posted by storybored on Sep 2, 2010 - 3 answers

I made this

Can I make someone stop using an image I created when the image in question is a parody of another work? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 31, 2010 - 9 answers

Facebook friend request? Or not?

Facebook filter: What's the difference between Confirm and Add As Friend? [more inside]
posted by LonnieK on Aug 29, 2010 - 10 answers

Who dumped me?

Is there any way to have Facebook tell me who dropped off my friends list?
posted by Yakuman on Aug 28, 2010 - 8 answers

Down with Facebook Message Boards

How can I delete the scrolling Facebook Message board from sites that aren't facebook sites? [more inside]
posted by Tavern on Aug 28, 2010 - 1 answer

Oh, so I'M the creepy one. Thanks, FB.

Yet another FaceBook friends question: Is FaceBook now spoofing friend requests? A few times now, I feel like I've been "tricked" into friending someone I only casually know. [more inside]
posted by ctmf on Aug 26, 2010 - 31 answers

Alternatives to "RSS Graffiti?"

Does anyone know of a more dependable alternative to RSS Graffiti? It does all the right things, but also does some squirrelly things it shouldn't... [more inside]
posted by Ignatius J. Reilly on Aug 26, 2010 - 4 answers

Is it wrong to follow/friend a job applicant?

I'm hiring, and in addition to interviewing, checking references (official and un-), etc., I'd like to see how candidates are using Twitter, Facebook, and/or Tumblr. Facility with this stuff isn't a primary requirement of the job, but it's helpful; I also think it's a good way to gauge a candidate's judgement and to see how they manage their public face. On the other hand, it feels like following or friending is weird, or possibly an invasion of privacy. Is it?
posted by janet lynn on Aug 20, 2010 - 41 answers

Which Of My Friends Has The Most Friends?

Is there a way to see which of my Facebook friends has the most friends? [more inside]
posted by moonroof on Aug 19, 2010 - 6 answers

How to Hug on Facebook

How can I hug my friend on Facebook? [more inside]
posted by taff on Aug 18, 2010 - 18 answers

FBML image maps will be the death of me!

Trying to create image map in Facebook and used image-maps.com now my image is HUGE and distorted. What's wrong? [more inside]
posted by UMDirector on Aug 18, 2010 - 14 answers

A "Facebook-like" secure site that a non-programmer could build?

Is there an easy file-sharing/discussion tool or Dreamweaver template that I can use instead of allowing my company to use Facebook for the more simple purposes of Facebook? [more inside]
posted by xingcat on Aug 14, 2010 - 9 answers

Where can i see list of non-fb pages i've 'liked'?

I've been clicking the 'like' button all over the interwebs -on pages and articles and slideshows and whatnot. Now i want to view a list of all things i've "liked", so that i can revisit them. (To a certain extent, i've been liking things as a way of bookmarking them.) Problem: on facebook, i can see a list of the pages within facebook that i've liked, and i can see recent non-fb-pages that i've liked in my profile's recent activity. So: where can a see a list of all the non-fb pages i've liked? [more inside]
posted by Kololo on Aug 11, 2010 - 11 answers

The Great Livejournal Migration of 2010

A friend is thinking of doing away with her Livejournal and writing Facebook notes instead so she asked for comments and thoughts to help with her decision. What sorts of comments and thoughts should she be most aware of?
posted by Green With You on Aug 10, 2010 - 36 answers

She's mine

Advice needed regarding a "don't ask out my ex-girlfriend" communication from an ex-boyfriend. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 8, 2010 - 54 answers

Colleges and Facebook

What are things i can do to prevent colleges from getting into my personal life? [more inside]
posted by NotSoSiniSter on Aug 4, 2010 - 12 answers

How to add wiki to facebook

How do I add a Wikipedia tab to Facebook? [more inside]
posted by Thrillhouse on Aug 3, 2010 - 3 answers

How do I attach the social network to the personal contact?

AndroidFilter: How do I link certain contacts in my contactbook to their Facebook profiles or Twitter pages... when the names don't match? [more inside]
posted by smitt on Aug 3, 2010 - 2 answers

Help integrate website with facebook open graph

I've added a plugin to my wordpress site that allows people to "like" posts. I also tend to promote the posts on facebook by adding links, which also generates "likes" in facebook. These like counts differ and are not integrated whatsoever. Whats the proper to integrate my organization's facebook page and our website so as to better cross promote content and integrate the social functions (like, comments etc) so that a "like" or comment on one also shows up on the other? [more inside]
posted by jlowen on Jul 30, 2010 - 3 answers

Help Me Automatically Shorten Status Updates for Facebook/Twitter Updates ...

I'm seeking to write a shell script (probably using sed) that will be given some text and will abbreviate it for me. I've no need to reinvent the wheel, if such a shell script already exists. More inside. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Jul 26, 2010 - 6 answers

Hey, Facebook, I think you goofed on these new thumbs…

I'm really hating the new thumbnails layout for Facebook albums and want to do something about it. But what? And… [more inside]
posted by dpcoffin on Jul 24, 2010 - 2 answers

Please help me tidy up my internet

What's the best way to manage multiple social media streams? [more inside]
posted by A Terrible Llama on Jul 21, 2010 - 5 answers

The only living boy not on Facebook

It's reached that point. I'm the last person in Britain who isn't on Facebook. I'm v. reluctant to digitise my social life but... I can't hold it off any more... [more inside]
posted by driftingclouds on Jul 18, 2010 - 19 answers

Facebook and twitter a one way street

Why can't I tweet from my facebook statuses? Is there a way to do that? [more inside]
posted by Michael Pemulis on Jul 16, 2010 - 19 answers

What to do with all these web apps?

What should I do with Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, Livejournal, Flickr, Tumblr and my own website? [more inside]
posted by Saturn XXIII on Jul 14, 2010 - 12 answers

Please Help Me

Do hackers go into people's Skype accounts and break up with the account owner's SO? Also, if there's anyone in Melbourne, Australia, preferably Carnegie, who could give me some help, I could definitely use it. [more inside]
posted by smorange on Jul 5, 2010 - 61 answers

How can I help an autistic guy navigate "Facebook friends"?

My brother, who is a young adult with autism and other mental disabilities, got himself banned from Facebook because he was bugging "friends" of his friends. I need help explaining the unwritten rules of social networking, and creating some basic guidelines for him to follow when he tries Facebook again. (Much more inside.) [more inside]
posted by me3dia on Jul 2, 2010 - 21 answers

I do not like weird Facebook link spam.

I sometimes see sketchy links that automatically post that you "like" them on Facebook when you click on them. How harmful are they, exactly? What can I do to prevent them from showing up? [more inside]
posted by Metroid Baby on Jun 29, 2010 - 3 answers

How much money do I need to spend to learn more about my Facebook Page fans?

My Facebook page recently exceeded 10,000 "likes." I'd like to know more about these folks, beyond what Facebook provides via their Insights Tool, so I'm asking them to complete a brief survey that automatically enters them in a drawing. What is an appropriate incentive? [more inside]
posted by Short Attention Sp on Jun 15, 2010 - 13 answers

Need Facebook Map App for Animal Rescue

Where can I find a Facebook Map App to help locate my animal rescuer friends? [more inside]
posted by watercarrier on Jun 13, 2010 - 0 answers

Packing my facebook bags prior to an extended absence

Is there a relatively painless way to export or scrape my Facebook data? [more inside]
posted by mecran01 on Jun 10, 2010 - 16 answers

Hey, slightly famous person - wanna go out?

Adventures in online dating. Found someone on a personals site. She is sorta famous here in Seattle, and I know who exactly who she is. Should I contact her via the dating site (last login 3 months ago) or go straight to Facebook? Yes, I'm probably bean-plating this... [more inside]
posted by O9scar on Jun 7, 2010 - 15 answers

I want you for social media

Social media? Great! But what do you charge and deliver? [more inside]
posted by fijiwriter on Jun 7, 2010 - 3 answers

No really, Sarah Palin?

I'm not a huge facebook user, but am freaked out by the sudden "People Who Want To Plug The Oil Spill With Sarah Palin" movement I'm seeing - amongst what I thought were people very much opposed to Sarah Palin.. [more inside]
posted by marimeko on Jun 5, 2010 - 12 answers

Should our chain company shut down unofficial employee pages on Facebook?

Should our chain company shut down unofficial employee pages on Facebook? Any case studies or examples of others actions? [more inside]
posted by IzzeYum on Jun 2, 2010 - 8 answers

How do my facebook friends see the events I'm attending?

How do I set my privacy settings on facebook so my friends can see the events I'm going to? [more inside]
posted by garlic on Jun 2, 2010 - 7 answers

Screwy behavior from Facebook like buttons

I'm trying to put Facebook "like" buttons on my blog posts. Some of them work. Some of them don't. I can't discern any pattern. [more inside]
posted by veggieboy on May 31, 2010 - 10 answers

I'm aware the real best answer is to just ignore them

Is it possible to hide someone's comments from my facebook feed? [more inside]
posted by Chrysostom on May 25, 2010 - 9 answers

Can I have a fun summer without becoming a Facebook developer?

I need to figure out the best format/logistics for a “summer fun challenge” for my friends. What's the best way to do this, probably on Facebook? [more inside]
posted by thebazilist on May 25, 2010 - 3 answers

What is the quickest, surest, safest way to delete my Facebook account?

What is the quickest, easiest, but especially most thorough way to delete my Facebook account? [more inside]
posted by Mrs. Pterodactyl on May 22, 2010 - 3 answers

Why is my picture staring back at me from this webpage?

Facebook privacy question. Today I visited a site I'd never been to before and to my consternation found, at the bottom of the page, a comment field with my FB name and my picture. I was at the time logged into FB in another tab (I was playing Lexulous). What just happened? And how did the site get my info? [more inside]
posted by jokeefe on May 21, 2010 - 22 answers

Dear Facebook Pop-up: Never darken my doorstep again.

Occasionally when opening pages that have the Facebook "Like" sidebar box thing (usually Wired or ThereIFixedIt), I get a pop-up that looks like the sidebar (like this--pictures and names blurred to protect random strangers). The address for this pop-up is usually in the form http://www.connect.facebook.com/widgets/fan.php?api_key=... I'm using Firefox with about a million extensions, none of which specifically apply to Facebook, Wired, etc. I have pop-ups disabled and neither Facebook nor any of the sites I'm getting the pop-up from have any exceptions in my pop-up preferences. I want to never see that pop-up again, what do I need to do to make this happen?
posted by anaelith on May 18, 2010 - 4 answers

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