Wednesday, 11 September 2019

How to Create A Facebook Group | Facebook Group Settings

Developing a Facebook group is a great idea when you want everyone to contribute their ideas and interact endlessly. Many people prefer creating a Group to Facebook pages because groups have more settings to set your business, brand or promotion on fire.  

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How to Create A Facebook Group

When you decide to create a Facebook group, you should consider what the privacy of the new group will be. For example, should the group be an open, closed or secret group?

Each of these privacy settings will greatly determine the impact a group will make... so depending on how you want to use the group, consider what privacy to opt-in for.

How to Create A Group On Facebook

To create a Facebook group, follow the steps below.

  1. Tap on the top right of Facebook and select Create Group
  2. Select your group preferences, enter your group name, add group members and then select the privacy setting for your group
  3. Kindly Click Create

Immediately you create your group, you can personalize it by uploading a great cover photo and adding a cool description to it. These description will help new members understand what your Facebook group is all about.

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How to Join a Facebook Group as myself or my Page

Joining a Group with your Profile:
  • From your News Feed, Tap Groups in the left menu.
  • In the search bar by the top corner, enter some keywords for the group you might be looking for.
  • Kindly select the group, then tap + Join Group below the cover photo.
  • Choose whether you would like to join as your profile or your Page and click on Join Group.
  • Relying on the group's settings, you might have to wait for a group admin to approve your request. 

Secret groups do not appear in search results, and only a current member will need to invite you. Immediately you join a group other people may be able to see that you are a member depending on the group's privacy option.

Joining a Group as a Page, keep in mind:

  • Admins group settings may not allow Pages to join their groups.
  • Pages only request to join groups and can not be invited to join groups.
  • If you have already joined a group with your profile and now want to join the group as Page, you can easily change who you are interacting as.
  • And only Page admins can request to join a group.

How to Leave/Exit a Facebook Group
To leave a group:

  • From your News Feed, Tap Groups in the left menu and select the group you want to leave.
  • Select joined below the cover photo and then select Leave Group.

When you leave a group:

  • Members will not be notified if you leave.
  • You are then removed from the group's member list and the group will be removed from your list of groups.
  • You will no longer receive group notifications or see group posts in News Feed.
  • People will not know when you have seen a group post, even if you saw it before you left the group.

How many Facebook Groups can You Join?

Nice Question... Well, you can join up to 6,000 groups. Once you reach this limit, you will need to exit some groups before you can join new ones.

How to Change the Privacy for a Facebook Group 

To change the privacy for a group you admin:
  • From your News Feed, tap Groups in the left menu and select your group.
  • Tap  More then select Edit Group Settings.
  • Move down to Privacy and click Change Privacy Settings and then select a new privacy setting.
  • Tap Confirm and then click Save.

For all groups:
  • Facebook Groups are limited to one privacy setting change every 28 days.
  • Once the group privacy setting is changed, admins have 24 hours to change it back if they would like to.
  • Groups can always change their privacy to a more restrictive setting.

For groups with 5,000 members or more:

  • Closed groups cannot change their privacy setting to public.
  • Secret groups can change their privacy setting to closed, but not to public.

For groups with fewer than 5,000 members:

The privacy setting of the group can be changed to any setting (public, closed or secret).

Note: All the members of your group will receive a notification message when you change the privacy.

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1 comment:

  1. How to Create A Facebook Group

    Creating a Facebook group is a good idea when you want everyone to bring their ideas and interact endlessly. Some prefer creating a Group.


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