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With the advent of, are Facebook-related programming questions that are on the standard Stack Overflow site now "off topic"? Am I justified in flagging them as off topic?

If they aren't off topic, how will we discourage users from posting the questions to the main site?

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You've greatly misunderstood what is. It is not a separate site. All it is is a filter. Anything that appears on exists on proper. Take any question you see on and remove facebook from the url. You'll see the exact same question on SO proper.

A question entered on is visible to anyone on, not just the subsite.

So yes, if it is a valid programming question then it is perfectly fine on and flagging these as off-topic is inappropriate.

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Gotcha! I suspected that the sites were interrelated but since the URLs for questions on the site seemed be distinct (had facebook. in the URL), I thought they were separate. Thanks! – Devin Burke Aug 31 '11 at 6:23
OH, look! Its the "I Hate facebook.SO" robot!: – Won't Aug 31 '11 at 14:01

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