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QUESTION: Hi Brett
I understand that facebook does not allow a user to have 2 personal accounts. Can I have one activated account and another one that is de-activated?
thanks
Hashem

ANSWER: Hi Hashem,

First off may I ask why would you want to have to personal accounts ? My best advice is to have one personal account & then a page or multiple pages (no limitation on pages or people following your page)Here you can showcase different elements about yourself or interests.

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QUESTION: I don't want to have a facebook account because it consumes a lot of time. however, sometimes I need to contact some people and I can't find any way to contact them except thru facebook (thought they are not friends on fb). so if I have one activated account which has no friends at all, I can use it to contact those people and the de-activated one would be the one I previously used and have my friends  there.
alternatively, I can just unblock all my friends on the old account and just use it to contact anybody I need to contact without people seeing my wall or without me being able to see their walls. would that work?

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Hi Hashem,

I personally think the best way to handle this is from a personal perspective is to have a dedicated page that you share only with your friends. They can message you directly . And because you are the admin of the page only your friends will know who admin the page. You then still stay within Facebook's guidelines which says your may only have one personal or business profile. But an unlimited amount of pages.

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Brett Dovey

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I can answer any social media related question, having expert knowledge using various social media platforms

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I have been involved in online communities/social networks for over 8 years, being involved in many diverse industries, from hospitality to entertainment, to fashion, automotive,travel,online media,retail etc.

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Diploma in Multimedia Development Adobe Photoshop Adobe Flash CS3 Diploma in Web Design WordPress - Blogging on the Web Mind Mapping Tool - Bubbl.us Using Twitter Diploma in Project Management Diploma in Social Media Marketing Diploma in Web Business Development and Marketing Customer Service Training

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