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Can you post to a Facebook group with a Facebook page which is not admin of that Facebook group?

So now you can post to a Facebook group with a Facebook page which has been set as administrator of that Facebook group. But can you do the same with a Facebook page which is not administrator of that ...
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Facebook followers insights

I need to obtain number of new followers and those, who've unfollowed the page, for given period via API. So far, I've found this method, but it seems, that "page fans" refers to page likes and it's ...
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Activity notifications of groups my page joins are turned off, but why do I still get them?

I join several groups as page, and make sure that the notifications of group activities are turned off, but I still get them. Why is that?
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Criteria set by Facebook to block a person - resulting in group admin's work obstructed

I am group admin of various environmental groups. I post hundreds of links to scientific reports, press releases, recycling technology, reports of dumping of waste/illegal waste shipments etc. Since 1 ...
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How to update a file in a Facebook Group

I've uploaded a PDF document to a Facebook Group that I am a member of. I want to upload a newer version of the file without having the old one there. Can I do it without deleting the old one and ...
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Can editors of a Facebook Page request to join a group?

I've recently learnt that you can join a Facebook group as a page yourself, which is great for me as that means I can interact as the page rather from my personal account. However, when joining a page ...
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Keyboard navigation in a Facebook group

I use the J and K keys in Facebook to navigate posts (next and previous, respectively). When I'm in a group with a pinned "Announcement" post, the scrolling focus gets locked on the announcement, and ...
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How to see all the groups my page join?

The URL https://www.facebook.com/pg/mypagename/groups/ can show a portion of the groups my page join, but how can I see all of them? This Facebook Help Center's article How do I see a list of my ...
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Is it possible to quickly invite people to join a group rather than just adding them?

I recently created a Facebook group. I'd like to invite a bunch of people to join the group instead of adding them without their permission. Is this possible?
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Adding people to my group in Facebook

I have over 5k people who like my page. The group I created within the page only lets me invite one person at a time. When I click "invite people who like my page" the screen comes up but I'm not able ...
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Hidden Members on FB groups

A member I want to delete from a Facebook Group is not showing up on the members list. And he keeps taunting and abusing the group asking us Admins to remove him, which we can't because he is not ...
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How do I search for posts in a Facebook group?

How do I search for posts in a group? tells me to click Search this group in the top right. But that option is gone. There was a magnifying glass (from https://webapps.stackexchange.com/a/58082/...
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How to invite into secret Facebook group?

I run a secret Facebook group. When I need to add a new member, I paste an email address into the Invite Members box on the right panel: Sometimes it works as expected. However, 90% of the time I ...
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Why is one of my Facebook pages not able to join groups but all of the other ones are?

When I go to join a group on Facebook it gives the option of which profile or page I want to join as. I can either select my personal profile or 3 out of 4 of my pages. The 1 page I want to join the ...
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Why can only some of my Facebook Pages interact with Groups?

Facebook has recently added the ability for pages to join groups. When I enter a group as myself, I'm presented with the choice join the group as one of my pages. However, the choice is just for a few ...
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Facebook is not showing online members in a Group's Chat

Earlier, Facebook used to show online members at the top in group chat box but recently I have noticed that it no longer does. Chat option is still available but the list of online members has just ...
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I'm sure a Facebook group accept join requests as page, but I cannot do that. What can I do?

Requesting to join a Facebook group will prompt a box to select whether you want to join as your profile or as a page. But sometimes there seems to be a bug making that panel not showing. I try ...
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How do I stop event invites from a particular group without leaving it?

I'm a member of a group on Facebook. I want to unsubscribe from event invites without leaving the group. Is this possible?
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Why don't shares of photos from my page to a group show when the group post is re-shared?

When I post to a photo (normally via Cinch Share) to a Facebook page I manage, I normally manually share that to another Facebook group I admin. It shows up fine in the group. However, if someone ...
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Can I invite people to like page who liked the post when I shared into a Facebook group?

I usually reach people by sharing into groups. But the likes there have no effect on my page. In my previous question I asked if we can get the likes there on my posts in the page. But that was not ...
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Move existing photos in facebook group to a new album withing the group

Like the title says. I've added some pictures that are posted in a group to be added to an album. however I do not see an option to do so, am I missing something?
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Reporting toxic facebook groupchats

I got put in a group chat full of leaking of strangers nudes and full of bullying, from bigoted insults in the guise of "dark humor" to encouraging suicide ("kys"). I want this group chat taken down ...
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How to get notified of new group posts posted by a page?

There's a Facebook group I like in which there's a Facebook page which often posts there, and I want to be notified of their new posts. If it was a person, I could just add them and set the group ...
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In a Facebook group, how to show all “Announcements” by default without clicking “see all”?

I am the admin of a Facebook group. There are two polls that were pinned to the top of the page. By default, one of them shows but the other you need to click "see all" to view. The one that is shown ...
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Show all posts and comments in a Facebook group that I am a member of, not an admin

I am a member of a group and I would like to see all the posts and comments from the beginning of the group (approx 8 months ago). Is there a way that I can do this without spending hours simply ...
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Facebook Business Page not showing me who has liked my posts in groups

When my business page posts in a group, I can see that a set amount of people have liked that post. However, when I click to see who has liked the post (and invite them to my business page), on mobile ...
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Member of a closed group can comment but CANNOT post

Members of a closed group can comment on others' posts but CANNOT post their own, despite the fact that (being the administrator) I went to https://www.facebook.com/groups/1631900363551085/edit/ and ...
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Prevent 'reply all' in Facebook group message

I'm the admin for a Facebook group of approximately 50 members, and I want to send a single message to everyone in the group. I need to use a message because most members of the group do not receive ...
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Does Facebook Group Social Learning really support up to 5 units only?

I've been creating a new Facebook Group with Social Learning Group Type after reading about it here. It's great for study group and discussion, however, it only supports up to 5 units only. You still ...
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How to disable “ [member] asked to join [group]” Facebook notifications?

When you are admin of a Facebook group, you have to approve each member that wants to enter the group. In addition, you are notified every time someone asks for approval. If you are admin of a large ...
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Unhide event in private group

I am a member of a private group. Another member created an event for the group. I inadvertently clicked "Hide Event" in the events tab. Back on the main group page, I can scroll down to the ...
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loosing admin right of a popular facebook group while facebook account being disabled due to be reported to pretend another person

Currently, my personal account is disabled because somebody reported to facebook that I pretend to be another person. While my account is under disabled mode, some other accounts grant my admin right ...
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Pending posts on group requiring admin approval are not showing up

I have a group with 33 000 members and pending posts on group requiring admin approval are not showing up for me. Is there a way to fix this issue? Or maybe another way to approve those posts?
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In Facebook I can't see the option to hide groups from my profile, in “manage sections”

Suppose I am a member of some public groups. But I don't want people, be it friends or 'everyone', to see a list of all public groups that I am in. Only I should see a list of all public groups that ...
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How to delete all my posts at once from a closed Facebook group

I want to unsubscribe a closed group but I want to delete all my posts before I do. Is that possible? I'd prefer a solution which doesn't require me to find each post and delete it separately: It ...
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How to download files from Facebook group?

I'd like to download Files hosted on Facebook group which I'm part of. I couldn't find any relevant API, and the following question at Quora points to extensions which are outdated. The first ...
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Can the creator of a Facebook group be removed?

Is there a way for all the references to the creator of a Facebook group to be removed? Or for the group to be taken away from the creator without their permission? A friend of mine is an Admin for a ...
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Access to Facebook groups without Facebook account?

Is there a way to access the content of Facebook groups without having a Facebook account? I seem to remember this was possible in the past, but now all I see is a login screen. I thought it was ...
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What is the correct privacy setting for a Facebook group if I want it to be searchable but hide the member list?

I want to create a Facebook group for an LGBT employee network at my company. I want it to show up when people search its name. At the same time I want the list of members to be hidden because of the ...
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Can a Facebook group be divided into different sections?

I have created a university based group on Facebook which enables me and my colleagues to help each other in university. To make the group efficient and easy to use (by me and my colleagues) I want ...
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Do all members of a Facebook Group get notifications of ALL posts?

If a Facebook Group has, say, 1000 members, do they all get notifications of all posts to that group? (Assuming they have simply joined/favorited, not selected anything special, like "see all".)
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How can I activate 'Group Insights' on Facebook?

I manage more than one Facebook Group and I noticed that not all of them show the feature "Group Insights". Group 1 Group 2 Question: How can I activate this feature?
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How can I purge members of a competitor's Facebook group from my own?

I help to run a parenting advice group on Facebook, where information is posted that can be taken out of context and abused. Unfortunately, that is exactly what is happening. In the group, parents are ...
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I am the only Admin in a closed group- I now cannot approve member request to join

I am the only admin in a closed group that I created. Members must have approval to join the group. I am now unable to approve anyone to join because it says you must be an admin or moderator to ...
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Does Facebook automatically archive older posts in a group? How can I access these archived posts?

I've just finished teaching an undergraduate literature class which ran for the last few months. Every week, my students would meet up outside of class and discuss the text they were reading, and ...
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Is it possible to add two or more Facebook pages as administrator of a group?

Recently Facebook added the feature of "associated group" for a Facebook page, and this allows you to set a Facebook page as admin of a Facebook group. But is there any way to add two or more ...
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How do I change the linked page which appears at the right of a Facebook group when I have two linked pages in the group?

I have two linked Facebook pages in a Facebook group. Both of them appear as linked pages in the top banner, but only one appears in the right side of the group. I want to change the one which is ...
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How do I join a Facebook group with my Facebook page?

Recently Facebook showed me a message in one of the Facebook groups I'm admin of which said "Now pages can join groups" or something like that, and there was one page among regular Facebook people ...
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How can I forbid non admins from posting stories to my Facebook groups?

Apparently Facebook added a new feature to Facebook groups, Facebook groups stories, and somehow regular users are featuring stories to the groups I'm admin of without my permission. How can I forbid ...
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Does using the Facebook post in more buy/sell groups integrated feature with many groups trigger spam warnings from Facebook?

I was using the "post in more (buy/sell) groups" integrated Facebook feature (I'm translated the feature name from Spanish so I don't know how exactly it's called in English). I didn't have problems ...