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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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Does deleting your Facebook account delete your group posts?

If I delete my Facebook account, will it delete the posts that I've made in groups that I'm a member of? I am not an administrator, by the way. The reason why I'm asking this is because I've seen ...
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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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Facebook search features for finding foreign language “pen pals”?

OK, so I know this sounds like it should go in "Language Learners" or some other linguistics type stack, but I feel posting this question here will get some good answers from Facebook power users who ...
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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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What is the Facebook mail address of an account that only have an ID?

How to precisely find the Facebook email address of the person that only have a Facebook number ID, that is a profile, for instance https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=606247083
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How to get shared likes on the main page posts itself?

I am having about 70-80% likes on my shared posts but they don't have effect on my main page. I usually share my page on groups and share with friends and whenever I get likes on the shared posts ...
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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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Does tagging a group on your timeline put that post on the group page?

I would like to tag a group in a post on my personal timeline so that all group members see that post and any likes or comments subsequently attached to it. How do I do that?
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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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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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How to allow only select few to post on Facebook Group I am Admin of?

I want to allow selected people to post on Facebook Group and not all. Others can reply/comment to post, like and share etc. Currently I see "Only Admin" or "All" setting in posting permission. ...
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Turn off notifications for Facebook group name changes

I am wondering how I can stop getting notifications of name changes for groups that I am in. I have turned off notifications and even tried unfollowing groups to stop these name change notifications. ...
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Open Facebook group, but restrict user posting

We have a group that we have been using to basically run a D&D game. It's a closed group, and we want to open it so that the general public can follow the progress. However, since this is a ...
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Can you see all posts of a user posted in a particular group?

I can go to the group and scroll down and down to visually look for the user's post (but may require scrolling for 10 minutes). If I instead click on the user's profile, I don't see any of those ...
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How can I autoaccept events from a particular Facebook group?

There is a group that I am in that holds events that I always want to attend. However, there is a strict limit on how many can RSVP, and it always runs out of spots (if you aren't in the first N ...
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How can I find all archived posts in a Buy and Sell?

I'm an admin of a Facebook group that sells antiques. After 90 days, Facebook archives these posts. I'm okay with this, but most of the time I'd like to repost the item if it hasn't sold. But I can't ...
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Group request pre-approval questionnaire pop up

I have applied to groups that automatically generated a popup mini-questionnaire to verify the applicant meets the criteria for membership. I would like to know how to set that up for my group. ...
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If I turn Notifications of Group Activity to OFF, do I still see comments on my posts?

If I set Facebook Group Activity Notifications to OFF for a group (see screenshot below) and then set Notification Settings > Activity that Involves you to ON and someone in that Group comments on ...
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Turning off email notifications for individual group posts on Facebook

I am in a group and someone tagged me in a post and I got an email notification, this is fine and what I want. However, what I don't want is email notifications every time someone else replies to ...
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Can I receive Facebook group messages as email?

Is there a way I can interact with a Facebook group as a mailing list, without having to log into Facebook? That is, be emailed all of the messages, and reply to the group via email?
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File download stats for a public Facebook group

How can I determine who, or how many members download files from my public Facebook group? I am the admin.
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How to delete all of the posts made by one user to a Facebook group? [duplicate]

I am running a Facebook group and we do not accept spam posts. Sometimes, a spammer will post 100+ status updates in just 1 minute. It is very difficult to remove all (100+) posts one by one. Is ...
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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 to reply to an email to add a comment on Facebook?

Background Facebook sends me emails about new comments with the following footer: Problem If I reply to this email from my email associated with my Facebook account, I receive the following error: ...
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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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Facebook pin post option disappear

Two day ago has disappeared the pin and unpin post option from Facebook group I created a group of Facebook 5 years ago. I put another administrator too. I used to pin post that I consider important ...
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“Something went wrong”

I keep getting this error when I try to access the home page of a Facebook group. I'm a member and see the posts in my timeline. When I try to go to the group page, it shows this error. It's been ...
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Is there an activity log for Facebook group administrators?

I'm the creator of a public Facebook group of my university. I added another administrator to help me to control the posts. Some time ago a member said that a post of his was deleted from the group. I ...
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Search for posts by user in private Facebook Group

I would like to view all the posts (and maybe comments) made by a single user in a private Facebook group. Searching by their name does not work because their name is mentioned so often in other ...
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Is there a way to add a pop up message that I can show to members who just joined my group in Facebook?

I want to show a pop up message to every new user who joins my group. In popup message I want to show rules and regulations and a welcome note.
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How to stop tagging me in group on Facebook?

I know how to stop friends and strangers from tagging me in posts in my wall. But there seems to be no way that I can stop anyone in group when tagging me in posts in group. I don't find any personal ...
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Facebook group posts are now organized by 'top posts' rather than 'most recent', why?

I am a member of many yard sale groups in my area. It used to be that the posts were listed by recent activity. Now they are listed by 'top posts', which are often much older than the new posts. For ...
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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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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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How can I enable all possible Facebook notifications to be received by email?

I would like to first enable all possible email notifications by Facebook (including all my Groups and Pages) to then subsequently and selectively turn those off that I don't want.
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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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Delete a file from a Facebook group

I'm the administrator for a small private group on Facebook. There are some files that we've shared and they are conveniently listed under "Files" in our group. However, one of our members has ...
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Synching Facebook group events -> Google Calendar -> public RSS or similar

We have a Facebook group where various people create events. To make them more widely visible (not everyone has a Facebook login), we share them (read-only) via Wallflux to a Google calendar too. This ...
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Google Form from Facebook Group

I have a a google form that I would like to only make available to members of a closed facebook group. The form is anonymous and members are free to use it as often as they would like. The problem is ...
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How do I allow getting Facebook event invitations from the general public?

I don't see anything in the privacy settings that would prevent people from inviting me to events. Some people say they cannot invite me to events as my name is not populating, even though we are part ...
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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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Can I keep my own Facebook profile content hidden to members of a private Facebook Group of which I am the administrator?

I have put together a private Facebook Group for my camera club, and as the administrator, I have had to get its members to either open an account with Facebook in order for them to join the Group, ...
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How does Facebook determine who to suggest to add to a group?

I've recently created a group on Facebook. Subsequently when I insert my cursor to the search box to insert new people a dropdown comes in and proposes some people. Are those people proposed because ...
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Is a Reddit-like self-maintenance possible for a Facebook group?

When a group grows too big maintenance of quality content becomes a serious issue. It can be solved by man-power, but since we are programmers and the sole purpose of our existence is to replace that ...
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Is my timeline visible to the secret group that I have joined?

Can the members of a secret group that I have joined see my personal timeline posts?
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Posting content from a facebook page to a facebook group

Is it possible to get a facebook group to automatically show all posts from a facebook page? Even solutions with external apps, that only work when (the group owner/the page owner/sb else) logs on ...
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Send message to inbox of member of group who I'm not friends with

I need to reach members of my group whom I am not friends with and who may have turned off notifications (I don't want to friend them though). Is there a way to get a message to their inbox (not their ...
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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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How can I search for Comments made to Posts I have made in Facebook Groups

I find that comments to posts I have made (on my wall or to FB Groups) get buried among all the Likes and other notifications. While I'm as narcissistic as the next person, I'd rather ignore the Likes....
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Facebook Group Change from public to closed

I want to change the settings of my group on Facebook from public to closed, and cannot find anywhere on Facebook where I can do this.