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Communication Channel Unifier/Manager

These days organisations have alot of different communication channels at there disposal. I counted up, our student computer club has a: Multiple mailing lists Facebook Group Website Wiki Twitter IRC ...
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All in one chat client for Windows

I’m looking for an all in one chat client that supports the following protocols: Facebook IRC Skype WhatsApp If one or two of them is missing it is okay. It must be compatible with Windows 7 SP1 ...
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Is there any Facebook friends network/graph downloader program that still works?

I'd like to download my network of Facebook friends as a graph/network for a university project. Nodes are my friends and the edges represent friendships between my friends. I used the following ...
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Program to export Facebook chat to other format(s)

Background: As many users of Facebook have probably found (assuming they're like me) the chat history is ridiculously lame, annoying and inneffective for long conversations. I have one convo in ...
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Open source chat app for Facebook

I am looking for an open-source Facebook chat app. Absolute requirements: Open source Ability to disable GPS permanently (or no GPS feature) Show notifications for new messages Ability to search ...
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Program to set up an auto-responder for Facebook messages

Since Facebook is now forcing all users to download messenger by ripping chat out of its main apps, I am looking for a program having the following feature: allowing to set an automated reply in ...
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Social media management tool

I am currently looking for a social media management tool where I have at least the following functionalities. I have already looked around for a few days, but there are so many with so many different ...
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Multiple posting software for social media

I've looked at a raft of web apps such as Hootsuite. They have this in common: Expensive to use. Designed for people who are posting to hundreds or thousands of sites/groups/pages. Detailed analytics....
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Program / browser extension that sends me an email when someone unfriends me on Facebook

I am looking for a browser extension (ideally Chrome) or program (ideally supporting Windows 7) to send me an email when someone unfriends me on Facebook
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Mac chat client for Facebook

I’m looking for a Mac chat client that supports Facebook. Features: Ability to view all Facebook messages previously exchanged with a contact (this is where Adium and iMessage fall short) Must be a ...
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Tool to search Facebook status'

I'm looking for a tool to search for Facebook status' that I have previously posted. Vital Features: Should be able to search an account that has posts going years back Should be able to search for ...
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Minimalist Facebook chat client for Android

Ever since chat stopped working on Facebook's website, I have been looking for an alternative to the bloaty spyware-laden Messenger app. There are many alternatives, many of which even share the same ...
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Photo Downloader for Facebook/Instagram

I'm looking for software/web tools that can download all the photos on a web page, and particularly ones that work well with Facebook and Instagram (Twitter is a plus, too - if you can point me to ...
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Viewing an archive of Facebook Posts

I want to be able to view the entire archive for a Facebook page. Unfortunately, Facebook doesn't allow pagination, so it is very difficult to view the archive for a page given how easy it is to lose ...
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Platform to organize a giveaway on Facebook?

I would like to give away 5 copies of my ebook to 5 random people who like my product's Facebook page before June (or already liked my page and just enter the giveaway? or all fans? I am open to any ...
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RSVP to Facebook events without using Facebook

Every time I log into Facebook I end up wasting time checking my notifications and/or browsing the newsfeed. Is there a Windows application or webapp that allows you to view the events you have been ...
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How to take screenshot of a Facebook post + All children and grandchildren comments?

Is there a tool or way to automatically take screenshot of entire expanded comment chain of a Facebook post? Currently I need to manually scroll and expand all children comments one by one.
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Firefox extension to make news item selectable in Facebook

When a friend posts a link on Facebook, a clickable item shows up. Its text is not selectable. Is there a Firefox extension to make the text selectable? For instance "Howling [...] slightly" in this ...
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Export/analyze Facebook messages

I'm looking for a way to export my Facebook/Messenger messages in a clean way, like a PDF, and that would be able to do some statistics on it, like counting number of messages etc. I am aware of the ...
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What Is The Best Software to Measure Influence on Social Media?

Now that klout.com is no more, I'm curious what the professionals are recommending as an influence measurement web app for social media accounts. By influence I am referring to the ability of a social ...
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Firefox extension that warns me when I "like" a Facebook post which is not "friends-only"

I want a Firefox extension that warns me every time I try to "like" a post which is not "friends-only". Context In Facebook, people can make their posts: Public Visible to friends-of-friends ...
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Firefox plugin that remembers upload source directory with a finer grain than per website

When I upload a file from Flickr, I choose the file from a directory (let's call it DirectoryFlicker) of my local computer. The second time I will want to upload a file to Flickr, Firefox will have ...
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Program / browser extension that sends me an email or save somewhere my weekly Facebook activity

I am looking for a browser extension (ideally Chrome) or program (ideally supporting Windows 7) to send me an email or save somewhere my Facebook activity log every week (since the Facebook activity ...
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Google Chrome extension / userscript to ask for confirmation when sending a friend request on Facebook

I'm looking for a Google Chrome extension / userscript that can ask for confirmation when sending a friend request on Facebook.
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Sync messages between Facebook and Windows 7

I need a program that syncs Facebook messages to my PC. In Windows 8(.1) you have the Mail app with which you can easily read your emails. It also notifies you when new emails come in and it ...
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Receive photos from customers who call our business phone, for verification purposes

We run a business in New Zealand which provides services to the New Zealand legal system. As a result, we need to verify the drivers license of any new clients we take on. These new clients call in (...
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Facebook - Weekly summary

I spend too much time on Facebook. Are there any tools that would allow me to get a Weekly Summary of the posts in my newsfeed that got the most activity?
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Instant Messenger for Windows in which facebook chat list is available

I am looking for a instant messenger that runs on Windows platform. I will tell its specifications : Facebook chat list(list of online friends) should be available on it. It should support all ...
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Google Chrome extension to filter posts on Facebook

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can hide all posts in my newsfeed containing some specific URLs. I would provide the list of URLs to ban. I am especially interested in hiding posts ...
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Android Facebook app that does not use GPS

The official Android app sometimes activates the GPS with no apparent reason. This is unacceptable. It does not have a setting to disable GPS checks either. Is there an alternative app that: Has a ...
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Software to manage facebook posts

I am looking for a software which would help me manage facebook posts and schedule comments every 24 hours. I can't find anything free at all. Any free software, selenium or python script or alike ...
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Facebook app that gives you the list of IDs of your Facebook friends

Each person on Facebook has an ID like "92385284" or "100329233247". How do I get a list containing the IDs of all my friends? The "Download a copy of your Facebook data" button generates a friends....
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Chat application for Ubuntu

I need a chat application other than Empathy and Pidgin for my Ubuntu 14.04. I used both and don't like them at all. So I need a new IM and its specifications are - It should support facebook It ...
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Online tool to receive email notifications matching a Facebook Marketplace search criteria

I would like a free online service where I can login, and then specify a search criteria to search the Facebook Marketplace. When new entries in the marketplace are found matching my search criteria, ...
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Wordpress plugin to authenticate Facebook users after approval

Wordpress site which you can use with Facebook account after approval. What plugins do I need?
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Changing the preview image when sharing a news article on Facebook?

I want to share an external link (news article) to my company's Facebook page, but the thumbnail is just a generic image showing the name of the news site, so it looks like I'm advertising the ...
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Monitoring Facebook groups for keywords

I want to monitor (24/7) two Facebook groups I am a member of. Any time there will be a new post containing the key word I am after I will be notified (via email preferably). I want to be able to use ...
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Receiving an email upon receiving a message on Facebook

Since I haven't found yet a way to set up an auto-responder for Facebook messages , and there seems to be no way to turn on notifications on Facebook for messages only I am looking for a browser ...
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A free Facebook sentiment analysis tool?

Wondering if there's a lightweight sentiment analysis tool out there that's free and works with Facebook. I know there are a few decent free tools that do this for Twitter (Sentiment140 comes to ...
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Is there a reliable approach to block Facebook's new stealth ads?

Facebook has recently started inserting advertisements into my feed, where they are disguised as posts from friends and organizations I follow. My ad blocker seems unable to recognize these as ...
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PHP Multiple Logins project (facebook/twitter/Google)

What I am looking for is a library that will help me manage social logins. I was hoping one of you know about a such tool or git project. I know where to find the individual APIs. It would be great ...
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Web event App with API (since Facebook Event by API unavailable)

I have an app that used to create events on Facebook through the API when users organised them. create event was removed from the API in v2.0 Can anyone suggest a good, free, web-based (OS ...
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Alternative to Facebook app which can sync contacts with photos in Android device

I have Asus Zenfone 2 and I need to sync my contacts with facebook friends. I tried Facebook app. It does the job, but there are many things I don't like about it. It needs much more memory. It has ...
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Is there a tool (preferably CLI) to archive online accounts data?

I'm imagining something that could download your life data from supported services. For example... download the data for my personal account for all of: E-mail (probably plenty of CLI tools I could ...
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TV with relevant information

I've got a 32" LG Smart TV and I was wondering if there exists some software for either the TV or something I can run on a computer and then connect the computer to the TV for displaying daily ...
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Software to automatically sync my Facebook events to Google Calendar

I'm using Google Calendar for my time planning. I need to see all Facebook events I declared I'll attend, I'm interested in, or was invited. Manually copying events is tedious and prone to errors. Is ...
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Aggregating content from Facebook and WordPress website to a weekly newsletter

I am looking for software that will help me to aggregate posts from my Facebook fanpage and WordPress-based website to a weekly newsletter. The usual drill is to write a newsletter (old school) to a ...
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Search friends by location on Facebook

I'm looking for a browser extension, a user script, a desktop program or anything else that would allow me to search friends by location on Facebook (e.g. looking for which of my friends live in or ...
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Is there a Twitter version of the Facebook Comments social plugin?

My aim is to add commenting functionality to my website. The Facebook Comments social plugin does exactly what I need except I need a Twitter version which lets users comment with their Twitter ID ...
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How to create a custom button for Facebook places?

Is there a 3rd party software program for developing features around Facebook places? I would like to develop something specifically for like the highlighted button in the included picture: We ...
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