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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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 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 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 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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How do I find out which groups I requested membership to?

I have asked to join a Facebook group but it's been days and I got no reply. I'd like to contact the admins, or someone else who appears to be active in the place, to ask them if they can let me in (...
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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 group's sole administrator deleted her account

I am a member of a fairly active Facebook group. We had one administrator, but she deleted her account or something and now there are no admins. However, Facebook still thinks there is one admin. ...
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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 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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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 massively approve reported posts in a Facebook group?

Suddenly from one day to the other almost 2,000 reported posts appeared in my Facebook group. They are shown as if they were reported by common people and not by Facebook, but the names of the ones ...
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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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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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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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Friends who are “invited” vs. “added” on a FB closed group page

I started a closed group page on FB. As I did, I thought I invited friends from my own FB page to be a part of this group as the prompts allowed me to do. As the page evolved, I noticed that many of ...
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How do I search for posts by date in Facebook Groups?

I'm trying to find the oldest post in a FB group. Is there a way to do this short of scrolling down to the very first post? It's rather impractical in my case, the group has thousands of post as of ...
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In Facebook Groups, is there any way to delete multiple photos?

I am an admin on a couple of Facebook group pages. Deleting the photos on these groups is a fulltime and tedious job. Is there a way to delete multiple photos at once? Is there a way to change the ...
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In my Facebook group, how can I move single photos into an album?

Is it possible, within my Facebook group, to move individual photos into albums? And can the comments be retained?
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How do I stop Facebook from suggesting my friends join my closed Facebook groups?

How to make my closed Facebook groups not show in "proposed"? My friend can see closed groups where I am a member.
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there any way to make more than one announcement visible at once?

Facebook groups changed the "pinned posts" for "announcements" where you can have more than one "announcement" that's what replaced "pinned posts", formerly you could only have one pinned post, but, ...
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How can I copy pictures I posted in other groups to my own album

I belong to several photography groups. I've posted pix to various ones. Rather than re-upload them, is there a way to collect them all into an album on my profile?
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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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Place not found when setting group place

I want to set this location/page: https://www.facebook.com/HHU.de/ as a group location for a new group, I've created. I cannot find it in the list when setting it, however. I can set that location in ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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How to share videos publicly from private groups

I just shared a video on my Facebook wall, from a private group, and only people from the group can see it, although I shared it publicly. Can I change the setting of the video or something so ...
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How to stop multiple notification/duplicate posts on my wall when posting in several groups

I have joined many groups related to my line of work. When I make a post on any of these groups, Facebook automatically publishes a copy of that post to my wall which says “gurung posted in some group”...
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Leaving a Facebook group

If I leave a Facebook group, will I still have access to my comments on said group? I mean via the activity log.
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Changing group settings from secret to closed

I have trouble reverting group settings from secret to closed. One of the group admin reverted to secret from closed and since then, we have failed to revert back to closed. Kindly help as the same ...
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Member of admin group cannot access page

I admin a Facebook group for the admins on my page, but it won't let one of my admins get to the page. I've added her to the group and re-added her to the group, but nothing I do works. Everyone ...
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Changing the status of a Facebook group

I set up a Facebook group as an open group which now has 1500 members. Now I find that it has changed to secret. How did that happen and how can I change it back?
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Convert individual profile to group

There is a small neighborhood page that is set up as an individual page on Facebook when it should really be a group so it can benefit everyone in the group. Can this easily be converted?
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Deleting activity in a Facebook Group

Some of the admin activity is appearing in the timeline for our Facebook Group and when I click on the down-arrow, it only gives me the option to "pin" the post, not delete it from the timeline. Is ...
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How to remove comments/likes from a group that you left

I have written comments in 2010 on photos that are in a Facebook album which belongs to a group. Then, in 2011 I left the group. Now I want to delete/remove all my comments and likes there. How can I ...
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How do I change Security settings on a group made secret by a hacker?

Our group was recently hacked and the hacker made the group a secret group. When we try to change it we cannot as there is no other option to pick, what should we do...how can we make it an open or ...
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Facebook Mobile - Photo Sharing To Multiple Lists

Can someone please explain to me how I can share photos on Facebook mobile with multiple lists or groups? It seems that I am only able to choose one list to share with. From a computer you can set it ...
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Photos uploaded to my Facebook group only appear about 90% of the time

I have used Facebook groups before but this problem comfounds me. I have in a week uploaded about 60 photos over the 7 days. At different times the photos appear and disappear - even my friends ...