On the Stack Overflow Facebook minisite tools page, flags are shown without tag restrictions, meaning that flags from the main Stack Overflow site on non-Facebook questions are shown.

screenshot http://phpcode.eu/images/1314216098.png

As Bill notes below, this makes sense for moderators, but it doesn't make sense for 10k and 20k users who only use the Facebook sub-site.

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    Why do 2 people think this is wrong?
    – genesis
    Aug 24 '11 at 20:50
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    I can confirm that I'm seeing the same list of flags as well. That's definitely how it should be for diamond moderators, but I don't know about 10k and 20k mods. I wouldn't want high-rep Facebook.SO users to just start ignoring flags because there were so many non-FB flags displayed. Aug 24 '11 at 21:04
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    yeah I did not add the filtering there ... will have a think
    – waffles
    Aug 25 '11 at 0:30
  • @waff and will it be added?
    – genesis
    Aug 25 '11 at 9:59
  • @Popular facebook is capitalised in this case
    – genesis
    Oct 5 '11 at 21:40
  • @genesis-φ, why? I've never been clear on the official rule for that, so I would really appreciate it if you could point me to a definitive source. I hate it when organization wordmarks don't match the proper spellings....
    – Pops
    Oct 5 '11 at 22:27
  • @PopularDemand company names are almost always capitalized in English. For example Facebook's title tag: "Welcome to Facebook - Log In, Sign Up or Learn More"
    – bkaid
    Oct 6 '11 at 0:30
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    @OffBySome - Except for tags, where nothing is capitalized. Oct 6 '11 at 2:37

Facebook.Stackoverflow needs all the help it can get for closing and flagging the onslaught of bad/dupe/off-topic questions it can get, so these tools should be updated. It would help to see a focused view on the bad Facebook questions. It would also benefit any additional future mini-sites that get launched. This seems like a over sight when this was built and I really hope this gets implemented. I started a bounty for it to get more attention.

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    Gratz! For your 10k
    – genesis
    Oct 1 '11 at 21:13

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