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You must have a new-style group. Only old-style open groups (which cannot be created any more) can be joined without approval. Previously, open Groups were similar to Pages and anyone could join. They were so similar that a lot of people were confused as to which they should use, and they would often complain because they created the wrong kind and would ...


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Facebook does not provide a way to have groups that anyone can join instantly. Someone already in the group must add them, or they can request approval from a group admin. The likely reason for not providing this is that it would attract spammers. Old-style open groups had spam problems and they did not even have the new group notification or chat ...


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The group you are posting in must be a Closed Group. Closed: For Closed groups, everyone on Facebook can see the group name and members, but only group members can see posts in the group. Unless you're added to the group by another member, you'll need to ask to join. You'll become a member when your request is approved.   Stories from ...


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I use the same type of group for my Fraternity's page on Facebook. We need to let members know information that is going on, and some of which can't be seen by others (especially uninitiated members :D). The following is a screenshot a setting under "Edit Group" (you can get to this by going to the group page, then clicking on the button at the top right of ...


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If you join a secret Facebook group your presence on the group is unknown and posts on the group are only visible to others in the group. A closed group however only limits who can see the posts. Who is a member is public. Either ask the group to switch to Secret or don't join.


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Use the Group to RSS app on Facebook http://apps.facebook.com/groups_to_rss/#_=_


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You can't prevent people from adding you to groups - you can only leave a group once added. See this Facebook article Can I prevent people from adding me to a new group? The functionality of approving a group membership is not available. Similar to being tagged in a photo, you can only be added to a group by one of your friends. When a ...


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Go to the group home page. and click "edit group settings" then choose the first option at the bottom


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Instructions from Facebook on how to send messages to entire group. How do I send a message to everyone in my group? Any group member or admin can make posts in a group using the options at the top of the group. When a post is made, members are notified on Facebook and by email, and they can respond with comments. Members can change their ...


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Currently there is no way to disable this feature - a lot of people are in the same boat as you and want the ability to turn on and off the 'seen by' feature however I dont believe Facebook will ever do so.


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Check out the Groups directory which lists all public groups in alphabetical order. Starts off on a high level grouping for each letter and keeps breaking down the levels. You may need to go through something like three levels of hierarchy before you find a group. Don't know if there's a category version of this.


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It looks like this is currently somewhat broken. If you go to an existing group (Aleph-One Strong for the Generalized Continuum Hypothesis!), then click on the category in the information, it takes you to a link which appears to be a search link (Outlandish Statements from the above group), but it gives you the message "Please enter a query." If you then ...


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You can access using Graph API. However you will need some access token with enough privileges to read the group stream. e.g.: https://graph.facebook.com/<group_id>/feed?access_token=<access_token> Sample output { "data": [ { "id": "2204300302_10150259728120303", "from": { "name": "Tiana Ellis", ...


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In your notes on a Page you can go to Notes. When you get there click create. Write what you wish to. you can also Copy And Paste in the Note you are making. This also works the same way on a Group Page only you will click on files at the top of the page instead of Notes.


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Sorry, you cannot change the privacy setting to open if the group already has 250 members or more. https://www.facebook.com/help/?faq=220336891328465 Unless all members agree it's generally disrespectful to make a group open that was previously secret, since some of the members may have never joined or posted content if they knew it would be visible to ...


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Go to the Group page Click on Edit Group from the right From the Privacy drop list, select Open Click Save at the bottom of the page


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Facebook Help Center says: Our system automatically deletes groups once they're empty (no members). If you created the group, you can delete the group by removing all members and then yourself. Note that if you were not the first admin and creator of this group, you will not be able to delete the group unless the group creator has left it ...


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My friend left my group. How can I send a second invitation? Unfortunately, you will not be able to send a second group invitation to the same friend. The person will have to request to join the group again. That's from Facebook Help, so my best suggestion is to make it open (or even closed, since one can ask to join a closed group) and let this take ...


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Can also confirm that a direct link to the secret group does work! A re-request is submitted and an admin is required to approve the request to re-join. But it is NOT necessary to change the status of the group from secret to closed or open. To obtain a working link go to group's home page and copy the URL from the address bar—will look something like ...


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The group needs to be private (closed or secret), otherwise they publish updates. Something you can do, which I know isn't ideal, is to delete from your time-line the publication of the group update. Of course, if one of your friends just refreshed his stream before you got a chance to delete it, they might see it but it's better than nothing.


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You cannot turn on or turn off this feature yet. It seems come with the newest groups and is working it's way to older groups. Many people have been talking and annoying about that like this


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No. No one is notified when a user leaves a group in Facebook. Not even the admin. They will know only if someone looks to make sure you are still there.


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Unfortunately, no. From the Facebook Help pages: I have a Facebook Group. Can it be converted into a Page? It is currently not possible to convert Facebook groups into Pages. We recommend that you create a Page and notify your group members about it. Even though there is no limit to the number of people your group can have, you will not be able ...


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You can just access http://www.facebook.com/directory/ to browse for users, groups and so on.


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You are only able to post photos to a Facebook group if the group admin allows it. If photo uploads are allowed you can upload a maximum of five photos at a time. There is no limit on moving photos between albums. From the Facebook FAQ Article How do I post photos to a group? Group admins can select whether photos can be posted to a group from ...


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You'll have to ask the friend to request an invite back into the group. Once they leave, they burn the invitation from the first attempt and you can no longer add the same person. My friend left my group. How can I send a second invitation? Unfortunately, you will not be able to send a second group invitation to the same friend. The person will have ...


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You can use a wallflux of your group: http://www.wallflux.com Wall Flux, the tool which helps you to export Facebook Page and Group Walls to RSS 2.0 feeds. Due to privacy settings, Wall Flux does not work out of the box for closed Facebook Groups. But with a small action from your side (adding us to your closed group) you can access the Wall ...


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You should report the situation to Facebook as soon as possible. See this page, which recommends Report Abusive or Offensive Content Tell us about any content that violates the Facebook Terms. The most efficient way to report abuse is to do it right where it occurs on Facebook, using the “Report” link near the post, profile or Page. In most ...


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Depends on the setup. Whether old Facebook group or new Facebook group. With old it is pretty unlimited (there maybe some saturation that can be reached) With the new since the default groups are closed then it is limited by the creator/moderator of the group. I know for at least one of the new groups I have joined, chat is broken after ~250 members.


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No, sorry, this is not possible. There is no current way to do this.



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