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Questions tagged [facebook]

Hooks and fishes of the social network service and how SE interacts and injects with it

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Unlink Facebook login for Stack Exchange profile [duplicate]

When I first started with Stack Exchange I created a profile through a Facebook link. I am about to delete that Facebook account and was wondering if there was a way to 'unlink' my current Facebook ...
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Notifications if I log in through Facebook

If I log in to Stack Exchange using Facebook, is there a way I can get notifications sent to my Facebook or email?
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Has the Facebook login mechanism changed?

I've update my browser to Chrome 65 and it logged me out from sites (maybe because I ran git-bomb from incognito mode before I restarted the browser). I can no longer login to Stack Overflow using ...
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Facebook avatars are broken

What happened to Stack Overflow profile pictures connected by Facebook? Did Facebook change their way of sharing public API / Data?
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Turn off Facebook login [duplicate]

At one point many years ago, Facebook login made sense to me. There have been enough changes that it doesn't anymore, at least to me. How do I switch to having a username/password while keeping the ...
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Stack Exchange Facebook login error [duplicate]

I'm trying to log in to Stack Exchange with Facebook, but I'm getting the following error: error: { message: "Can't Load URL: The domain of this URL isn't included in the app's domains. To be able ...
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If a user signs in with Facebook, their avatar comes from graph.facebook.com which may be blocked by privacy protection tools [duplicate]

It appears that some privacy protection tools (I use Privacy Badger in Chrome) block the domain on Stack Exchange sites. That means that the avatar doesn't load. It seems like this issue on the ...
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Unable to login to Stack Overflow app with Facebook login [closed]

I am solely registered via Facebook and I am trying to login to the Stack Overflow app but the option to login to Facebook does not appear: My problem is almost identical to that posted here: ...
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Stack Exchange App: Facebook Login Error

I've just downloaded the app from the Google Play store, I can't login with Facebook. If I click on the button it shows me the following error: Unable to login with Facebook:response from facebook ...
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Stack Exchange Android app doesn't allow login with Facebook account

When logging in with a Facebook account, I'm receiving this error: Unable to verify your Facebook account. Do you know if this is a known issue?
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Adding Facebook credentials won't stick

I have been changing devices recently, and I am finding fussing around with a long, unique password too much of a hassle when I am away from my password database. Time to add my Facebook account to ...
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Hats are placed in the top left screen corner if user icon (e.g. from facebook) is blocked from loading [duplicate]

I use Firefox with the "Disconnect" add-on which has the feature to block e.g. content from Facebook etc. Some of the SE users' icons are from Facebook so if we block that, these icons do not load ...
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Logging in with Facebook via the app is using a different account

When I tried to login using Facebook on my mobile browser I generated a new account as it used my Facebook photo, but on the app I chose login using Facebook and the app chose to use a different ...
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Problem with login

I'm trying to login with my email and password, but stackexchange.com automatically recognise that I once made a log in with fb and every time tries to log in from there without allowing me to enter ...
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SO contacts Facebook server, what consequences if I block it?

While loading this Stack Overflow question, I briefly saw this in my status bar: Downloading from graph.facebook.com The full request: GET /100001936071639/picture?type=large HTTP/1.1 Host: graph....
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Why is preview sometimes not shown when sharing a post on Facebook?

Why sometimes the preview part of Facebook post sharing a post from StackExchange site remains empty? (By preview part I mean the picture which usually contains site icon. IIRC if the question ...
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Mobile app Facebook sign-in is broken - links to an old guest account

Version: 1.0.77 On the sign-in screen it will show the Facebook button with my email address listed underneath it. I click sign-in and it logs me in just fine but years ago I had answered a question ...
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Not able to share question on Facebook

I am trying to share my question on Facebook via the share button, but Facebook gives an error like "You can't post this because it has a blocked link". Here is the screen shot of the exception ...
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Users named “facebook-1234567890”

There are apparently a lot of user accounts being created on Stack Exchange sites who are named facebook- followed by their numeric Facebook user ID. There are over a thousand such users on Stack ...
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Double Login - Facebook

When logging in via Facebook I was taken to the Facebook app. Then approved the stack exchange app and taken back to the chose a login method. Click Facebook again bounced me to Facebook and back to ...
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Is there a way to search for users based on the Facebook ID?

I'm a PhD student at CU-Boulder and am interested in using some data from the Stack Exchange Network to analyze how user Big 5 Personality traits influence network characteristics. The best way for me ...
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Move profiles images to imgur when linking Facebook/Twitter profiles [duplicate]

So I had a user today whose profile image wasn't loading. It turns the user's profile image was linked to Facebook since they'd signed up using Facebook auth, and the profile image had been pulled ...
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How to log in to Stack Overflow if I lose my Facebook account? [duplicate]

I'm logged in to Stack Overflow from my Facebook account. Unfortunately Facebook asked me some security questions, and it seems I'm going to lose my account. My problem is, if I lose it (at that ...
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Is there an offical Facebook page for SE?

In connection with a discussion on one of per-site-metas I wondered whether there is an official FB page for Stack Exchange. I have found this: https://www.facebook.com/stackexchange/ I was not able ...
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Login to Stack Exchange app with Facebook [duplicate]

I have just downloaded the SE app for Android. When I try to login there are basically 3 options: Google account, Stack Exchange account or logging in with an OpenID. When logging in or creating any ...
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Avoid sharing bad questions at Facebook

Related: Avoid tweeting bad questions Sharing questions by Stack Exchange FB account is possibly automated, but shouldn't it avoid sharing questions with close votes? For example this had (I ...
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Not able to login via StackExchange iOS App [Facebook]

I can't login with my Facebook account to StackExchange via the iOS App. I've tried about 10 times before posting this. Also tried to delete and re-download the app but nothing changes. Of course I'...
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How will someone be able to log in if they removed their Facebook account and …?

How will someone be able to log in if they removed their Facebook account and he originally created an Stack Exchange account using it? This is just a scenario that I conceived and was curious to ...
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Unable to login to iOS beta using Facebook

When trying to login to the iOS beta app (1.0.1.80) I get the following error message: This happens before being offered the opportunity to enter my Facebook credentials (although I'm logged into ...
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Login with Facebook creates different user

I downloaded the Stack Exchange app and decided to log in with Facebook. When I logged in, I realised the app had created a different user account than the one I normally log on to the site with (also ...
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Login with Facebook using Stack Exchange Android App

I just downloaded the Stack Exchange app from Play Store and when I tried to login there was no option to login with Facebook, am I missing something? Is it connected with OpenID?
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How can I change my Facebook account associated with my Stack Overflow account? [duplicate]

I want to deactivate my Facebook account and create a new one. How can I associate this new account with my current Stack Overflow account?
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I'm logged in without a password. How?

I'm new to Meta, and have registered with my Facebook account, which I use to sign in. I notice, however, that I am automatically logged in to Meta without entering my password. How does that even ...
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When sharing a careers ad in a Facebook message, wrong preview icon is pulled

A super minor thing (and perhaps a Facebook bug), but... When sharing a SO Careers job post on Facebook, it uses the intended OpenGraph image thingy, which is the careers logo: But when I share it ...
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Have there been any attempts to get the tag algorithm from Facebook's Kaggle competition?

Facebook held a competition on Kaggle for data scientists to bag a job with them. The challenge was to use the Stack Exchange data dump and find a way to predict the tags given the title and body of ...
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Cannot upvote discussions on Area51 [duplicate]

Whenever I am trying to upvote a discussion on Area 51, for example this one it tells me: Thanks for the feedback! This site is free and open to everyone, but our registered users get extra ...
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How come this question is being closed as off-topic?

Regarding Stack Overflow question Facebook - 'Misconfigured app. Sorry, the details for cannot be displayed because': How is this question off-topic? Facebook is redirecting us to Stack Overflow for ...
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Deactivating Facebook but keeping my SO account [duplicate]

The two are linked, i.e. I sign into SO using my Facebook credentials. If I were to deactive my Facebook account, what options do I have available to me for still signing in to my original SO account ...
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Cancelling from Facebook permission authorization results in Android app force close

I have Facebook attached to my Stack Exchange account as well as Google. When I select to login via Facebook from the login screen, then cancel out of the "Stack Exchange Android App will receive the ...
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No search terms can be added on facebook.stackoverflow.com [duplicate]

When landing on https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/facebook* (http://facebook.stackoverflow.com/ redirects to this URL) the search bar at the top is pre populated with [facebook] or [...
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Can I invite my Facebook friends to Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

How can I invite my Facebook friends to Stack Overflow? Is it possible?
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Why does Stack Exchange want to access my Facebook friends list? [closed]

I just signed in to Stack Overflow via Facebook today, like I always do and got the OAuth window that asked me if I would allow Stack Exchange to access my friends list. Why would SO want my Facebook ...
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Why between my logins I get also Facebook?

When I look at my logins, the dialog box shows that I am using two of them: Stack Exchange and Facebook. I am just using Stack Exchange. Why Facebook is also shown as login? I have tried removing ...
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Can I associate my SE account to Facebook to get notifications?

I tried using the "my logins" button in the user page but it didn't do anything. Is this feature available?
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Create official Facebook and Google+ pages for each community

Currently, all sites have a official Twitter account run by a SE bot. I suggest that, to best harness social media for the benefit of the SE Network, each site should have official Facebook and Google+...
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The merge feature does not kick in - Stack Overflow thinks that the users are two separate users

I have apparently recently created a user using Facebook login, and this will not merge into my main account (which uses OpenID and Google). When using the "merge procedure", a screen just shows up ...
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Cannot use my old account

I have been using Stack Overflow with my Facebook account. However I deleted my account. By chance my current computer still had the account on. So registered into Facebook again with different e-mail ...
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Add Stack Exchange badge on Facebook Timeline [closed]

Is there a way to create a Stack Exchange badge which, I can link it to my Facebook timeline to show my Stack Exchange account details?
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How to pull a “conversation” from Facebook to StackOverflow?

A friend of mine posted on Facebook a question for duck-type programmers, and it started a conversation around the topic (comments after comment), that I think is more suitable for a StackOverflow ...
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Incorrect icon used by Facebook when pasting links [duplicate]

Note: This is a misfeature of Facebook, but consideration might be given by StackExchange to working around it. If someone discusses a topic on Facebook that is covered by a Stackexchange question, I ...