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Questions tagged [facebook-groups]

Gathering of Facebook users around a topic, personality or event to share and discuss said topic

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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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Joining a group as a Facebook Page?

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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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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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. Is that possible? I'd prefer a solution which doesn't require me to find each post and delete it separately: it looks ...
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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 I couldn't find any relevant API, and the following question at Quora points to extensions which are outdated.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How do I change a Facebook Group name that I've set it up via a Facebook page

I have a Facebook page, and I set up a group, but want to rename it. When I Google how to change the name of it, all the answers are for changing a group name set up by a person, not a page (and thus ...
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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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Auto approve FB members using a web app that's connected to “passwords” DB? [closed]

What if I want to make a group only for specific students without manually accepting/refusing those who ask to join the group myself? Assuming I've a database that has a number of passwords, and I've ...
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Is it possible to set a Facebook group for people of only one country?

In Facebook pages you can set the audience for people of the countries you want IIRC. I have a Facebook buy-sell group and people from another continent with a different alphabet continuously send ...
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How to see deleted comments in a Facebook group

Is there a way for a Facebook group moderator/admin to see deleted comments or deleted posts?
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Why can't I no longer invite people to Facebook groups by e-mail?

I used to be able to enter an e-mail address in the box in the right column and invite people to my groups that way. That is no longer possible. (Answer: I will add this as a separate answer when the ...
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How to hide from my friends notifications about me joining some Facebook groups?

I know that friends can see in the new feeds bar when I join Facebook groups. How to hide from my friends notifications about me joining some Facebook groups?
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Automatic message when someone requests to join my group

I am a administrator of a group in Facebook and we have hundreds of requests to joing the group per month, and most of them don't follow the criteria to join. I would like to know if it's possible ...
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How to hide suggested groups in Facebook?

At the side there's a lot of suggested groups that I find annoying and offensive, for example ones involving religion. Is there anyway I can hide them? Can I use Ad block plus to hide them?
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Is this possible to create a list of groups and see only its posts on Facebook wall?

I am trying to figure out how to see a series of posts on a huge list of Facebook groups. I wish I could see them separately in a kind of friends' list style. Is there a way to do it on Facebook or ...
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How to make a post in multiple groups on Facebook in a single time

I daily make posts on my Facebook page. I participate in 10 groups on Facebook where I like to replicate this posts. I believe I do a very long and unproductive procedure: When I publish in my ...
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Is it possible to auto-follow posts on a Facebook group?

I know people more often ask how to stop following a group or post, but I mean what I say in the title. Say I'm a member of a group for a certain academic course, where people often ask for help ...
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Facebook Groups: Approve/Disapprove all pending posts

I own a 35000+ member group and I have around 1000 publications to approve/disapprove daily. I would like to know if there is any way that I can select multiple ones and then apply the same action for ...
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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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Generate most liked posts from community

I'd like to automatically generate the posts with the most likes (preferably a top 5) in a community/Facebook group I'm managing. The posts are not from me, but from members of the community showing ...
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Is it possible to backdate a Facebook post WITHOUT the little clock icon indicating that you've done so?

I have one set of people saying that a page did not pre-date a Facebook post, and another set of people saying that they did. As best as I understand it, it is not possible to pre-date a Facebook ...
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How can I download all poll data from Facebook messages?

I've been running polls daily with a number of friends in a group chat. I would like to download these and run some data analysis over them to surprise my friends with at the end of this year. Is ...
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All post by same user in a group, how to find them in one screen?

Sometimes in a group if I press the name of the user instead of taking me to their profile shows me all activity of that member in the group since joining but that’s not always the case, other times ...
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How to set groups “Recommended by the admins” in a Facebook group?

I found a Facebook group showing groups "Recommended by the admins". I would like to use it, but I do not understand how.
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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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How to send messages to people that applied to a Facebook group from a Facebook page?

As an admin of a Facebook group I can, in the list of new applications where you accept or deny new members, also send messages to people who have applied to become members of the group. Currently ...
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Can you post the same product in more than 21 groups in Facebook buy/sell groups with the post in several groups feature?

In Facebook groups which uses the buy/sell template, they added the feature to post the same product in several groups at the same time. But when I try to mark more than 21 groups, it raises a message ...