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

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How to disable “Seen by” in Facebook groups?

Since recently, Facebook Groups add a "Seen by" feature that show to everyone on that group who have seen that post. It can be convenient, but it is also a form of privacy invasion. is there a way ...
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How to prevent friends adding me to their Facebook groups without my consent

A friend of mine on Facebook has added me to her Facebook group without my consent. I had to visit the group page and click on "Leave group" to leave it. I don't want my friends to add me to their ...
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How can I delete my Facebook posts from an open group where I'm no longer a member?

Background Long time ago I have, unfortunately, created an embarrassing Facebook group and later decided to remove it. According to Facebook's instructions, that can be done by removing all members ...
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How to make Facebook group open for joining?

I have a Facebook group meant to be open for anyone to join. In the "edit group" screen, I set privacy to "open". There is a small lock icon besides the word "open", it that matters in any way. ...
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How can you download all the data from a Facebook Group?

I have a private group in Facebook for a group of classmates. I know with the tools Facebook provides you are able to download your own data. However, I want to download all the status updates, images,...
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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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Any way to auto-approve requests to join new-style Facebook group?

Re-posting this since my previous post got closed as a duplicate, and the question they said it was a duplicate of does not fix my problem. I have a new-style group. Back when the new Facebook groups ...
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Is there a way to create an RSS feed for a Facebook group

Can we create a RSS feed for a Facebook group? Basically, I want to display the latest happenings of a Facebook group on a web page with some other RSS feeds like a blog, etc.
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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 get Facebook tagged photos in Groups to appear in profile?

In a public group, photos can be tagged and the tags are shown within the group. Though, when viewed from a profile these tags do not appear. Is this the proper behaviour that photos within group are ...
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How do I hide my Groups on Facebook?

How do I hide my Groups on Facebook? The options seemed to have changed and now my groups are visible to my friends. I don't like losing friendships over Group memberships.
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Quickly delete all messages and comments by a given user in a Facebook group

I'm an admin for a group on Facebook. A user has recently requested that all his content be removed from the group (he is no longer welcome to post to the group so I can't tell him to just remove the ...
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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 to create a “restricted” group in Facebook that is NOT public?

Is there any way to create a group of people who can't see any posts in my profile except for what I explicitly share with them, without being forced to make those posts public to the entire world?
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Facebook posting issues

I have a "community" page on Facebook, which I have used to post comments on other community pages, but they don't show up properly—the only people who can see them are people who already "like" my ...
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How can I share photos with friends of one certain friend?

I want to share some photos with friends of one friend or just a few friends. One example why I'm asking this: there are some kind of party photos, I want to share them with certain friends and only ...
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How do you add a photo album to a Facebook group?

How do you add a photo album to a Facebook group? If the option doesn't exist, is there a viable option?
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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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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 can a user re-join a secret Facebook group?

I created a secret group in Facebook where all of my friends can talk and chat about anything. If someone leaves the group and wants to join the group, what can they do? I am the admin of that group, ...
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Changing a Facebook group setting from “secret” to “closed”

How can I change the privacy setting of a Facebook group (500+ members) from secret to closed? I can't see any option to do so in Edit Group Settings.
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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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Is it possible to delete all contents from a Facebook group?

I’m the administrator of a private group on Facebook and I need to delete all posts and pictures from this year, to start new contents. Is it possible to do it all at once or do I have to do it one by ...
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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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Keyword Search for a comment in group wall

How do I search for a comment I made on a Facebook group wall post a long time ago?
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How to post on Facebook group, and make it visible only to group members?

I want to post on a group and don't want anyone who checks my profile to see this post/comment except if he/she is in the same group. Is that possible? And if yes, how?
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How do you post a Facebook Note in a group or on a page?

To make formatted posts on Facebook you have to use Notes. This is fine for posting on your wall, but how do I post a Note to a group or page, or is it impossible to post a formatted post using those ...
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Changing privacy settings of a Facebook Group from secret to public

How do I make the privacy of a Facebook Group that is currently set to "secret" as "public"? I first created this group but could not make it public due to the business nature. I want to make it ...
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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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Block event invites from non-friends in Facebook (2014)

How do I block/ignore event invites from non-friends, sent to me through a group? I don't want to leave the group, and turning off all notifications of the group didn't help ignoring the event ...
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How can I delete messages from group chat in Facebook?

My friend and I chatted some personal information between us in a group chat being absent minded. So now we are stuck. We need to delete those messages permanently. So is it possible to delete the ...
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What is the largest size a Facebook group can become?

What is the largest number of people who can be members of a Facebook group?
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How to get email notifications from ONLY 1 Facebook group

I have a Facebook account, but I don't really want to use Facebook. I only use Facebook for one group that only sends notifications through Facebook. How would one get email notifications only from ...
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Is there a Facebook post character limit difference between group and individual pages?

I am a member of several open groups on Facebook, and I notice that in the group people are posting quite large posts. The suggestion from the group owner was that maybe the limit is different for ...
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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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Is there a directory of groups on Facebook?

How to list the Facebook groups available? My groups page lists groups where I'm a member and the button to create a new group but no option to list other groups. I can search for groups but I can ...
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How can I post a video to Facebook and let members of a group view it?

I have a video I filmed for a group that should ideally only be viewable to those people. How can I post a video to Facebook and let members of a group view it? If my friends can view it, that's ...
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Message upon leaving a Facebook group

If I leave a Facebook group, does a notification appear in the group? (I'd like to leave a group, but don't want the other members to know)
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How to set restriction list to hide everything including comments and activities?

If you put someone to restriction list, this user doesn't see your comments on your wall. That's one of the expected behaviors. But if you comment an entry in a page or write into the wall of a friend,...
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Transform a fan page into a Group

I have a fan page and would like to change it into a group without losing my fans and retaining my videos and pictures. Is it possible to transform a Facebook fan page into a group?
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Delete a Facebook group

How do I delete a group in Facebook? I am the owner of a Facebook group and there are no other users except me (I removed them all).
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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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See who leaves my Facebook group

As an admin of a Facebook group, can I see who leaves the group?
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Blocking 'friends' from seeing group posts

I am in a group for Buying and Selling on Facebook. A few of my friends are too but I do not want them to see my posts. These friends are 'restricted' on my account so they do not see statuses, etc. ...
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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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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 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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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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How can I find the most active time for a particular Facebook Group (best time to post)?

I want to post on a Facebook group when that group is most active. Is there anyway to get those sorts of stats for a particular Facebook Group?