5 votes

How to tag all Facebook group members?

Yes, it is possible to tag a Facebook group in a post. Below are instructions: Step 1 Log into your Facebook account and then navigate to the item you'd like to update with a tag. Click on the "...
4 votes

Changing a Facebook group setting from "secret" to "closed"

As of January 2016: It seems that at some point recently, the Facebook article quoted by AlvaroFG was edited ("about a month ago") and now reports that the cut-off number is 5,000. If you still are ...
4 votes
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Facebook group/page forces me to join automatically?

It's because that's how Facebook have designed Facebook Groups. See: https://www.facebook.com/help/147058305366686 It should only happen in Groups; people can't force you to "like" a page. (If you ...
3 votes

How to update a file in a Facebook Group

This seems a little counter-intuitive, but you can add a revision to the original post. Find the post where you added the file Click the Upload Revision button You'll get information on the file, ...
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3 votes
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Is it possible to backdate a Facebook post WITHOUT the little clock icon indicating that you've done so?

No, it is not possible to backdate a Facebook post without the little clock icon indicating that you've done so. That shows the edit history. That is Facebook feature which tell the audience what was ...
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3 votes

Removing suggest this group to a specific friend

I don't see any direct way to remove a friend from suggestion list, But you can unfollow a friend (remain friends) to not get notification and to not see their name in suggestion list at top. Note ...
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2 votes

Block event invites from non-friends in Facebook (2014)

Just figured this out! First option... you can always just simply block the person, but then you will not be able to access the pages for any event they organize at all, even if you have the link for ...
2 votes

Quickly delete all messages and comments by a given user in a Facebook group

https://developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer/ Often asked but little known tricks (and thanks to facebook's API you can do a lot more than you think automatically) to delete a spammers comments from ...
2 votes

See who leaves my Facebook group

I'm not aware of a built-in tracking feature for that (I'm a group admin too). As an admin of a closed group, the member tools seem limited to accepting, removing and blocking members. Looking at ...
2 votes

How can I search for Comments made to Posts I have made in Facebook Groups

Log in your account. Go to your Profile. There you can see an "View Activity Log" click on that. There you can see your comments, likes, new added friends, pages liked, updated profile. There you can ...
2 votes

Facebook Group Change from public to closed

To change your group's privacy as an admin: Click in the top right of the group > Edit Group Settings Choose a new group privacy option under the Privacy section Click Save Google is your ...
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2 votes

Is a Reddit-like self-maintenance possible for a Facebook group?

There are no workarounds. a. Using a bot will be violation of the TOS b. Browser extensions will reach rate limits Whatever tools Facebook provides to you as a group admin are what you get. ...
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2 votes

Is my timeline visible to the secret group that I have joined?

Unless you've posted to your timeline as Public, your membership to a group doesn't influence who sees your timeline posts(unless you've added them as a friend).
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2 votes

Posting content from a Facebook page to a Facebook group

You would need to do the following: Authorize a group user with user_managed_groups (keep in mind that he must be a group admin) and publish_actions. Create a cron job to read the Page feed or (...
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Send message to inbox of member of group who I'm not friends with

The only way to do this is to click on "See more" option & tick a mark which offers to send the message directly to the inbox. This, however, is not free & you'll be charged. There's no other ...
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2 votes

Synching Facebook group events -> Google Calendar -> public RSS or similar

I don't know that you need anything beyond Google Calendar. To test, I created a calendar and added some events. Then I made it public. Then I went to Calendar settings and chose the URL for the ...
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2 votes

Automatic message when someone requests to join my group

The closest you have is the Ask Pending Member Questions feature in groups It allows you to set questions that people who request to join need to answer: If you're an admin, you can require people ...
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2 votes
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Search for posts by user in private Facebook Group

Use Facebook Graph Search "Posts in GroupName by FirstNameLastName" https://www.facebook.com/search/str/GROUP_ID/stories-in/USER_ID/stories-by/intersect Replace GROUP_ID for the private group ID ...
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2 votes

How to hide from my friends notifications about me joining some Facebook groups?

Change the privacy setting of your Activity Log to Only Me. It will hide your activities from your friends. When you join a Close or Secret group, your friends who have already joined that group will ...
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2 votes
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How to reply to an email to add a comment on Facebook?

Facebook has removed email functionality back in mid of 2014. Might be they have forget to remove this Reply to this email to add a comment. from email notification. You can Report a Problem to ...
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2 votes

Do all members of a Facebook Group get notifications of ALL posts?

Yes. By default a group member get notifications for all the post. A group member can change this setting anytime. How do I edit my notification settings for a group?
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Turning off email notifications for individual group posts on Facebook

Unsubscribe directly from your email for which you don't want to be notify. Suppose someone else replies to the post, you will get an email, unsubscribe that one.
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2 votes

Can you see all posts of a user posted in a particular group?

Did you try this? How do I search for posts in a group?: To search for posts in a group: Go to a group and click Search this group in the top right Enter names or keywords that ...
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2 votes

How to allow only select few to post on Facebook Group I am Admin of?

From this thread on Facebook support page: When you have post approval turned on, there is an option when somebody posts to always allow them to post (with out approval). Note once you give them that ...
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How to get shared likes on the main page posts itself?

No, there is no way to do so. When you share a post from any account, or into any group, it is considered as a new post. So all the Likes, Comments are associated only to the shared posts. You cannot ...
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2 votes
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How can I activate 'Group Insights' on Facebook?

The Facebook automatically enables "Group Insight" feature as soon as you have 250 members on your community. For further information check out this post on Facebook's documentation.
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How can I purge members of a competitor's Facebook group from my own?

What you can do is at least match the members in each group. https://www.facebook.com/search/str/GROUP_ID_1/members/GROUP_ID_2/members/intersect That should give who is in both groups https://www....
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1 vote
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Is there an activity log for Facebook group administrators?

If you tap 'more' (this has 3 dots above it) & then tap 'View Group info' & then tap 'Admin activity', a list of all activity including deletions & approvals should show up.
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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?

There is no option to show popup message to a user who joins the group. For any new feature you can request to Facebook. Alternate option is (you may already know about this), you can post rules and ...
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Does Facebook automatically archive older posts in a group? How can I access these archived posts?

No, Facebook does not archive the posts but for your purposes they may as well be archived. Facebook uses infinite paging. In order to see older posts you have to page down and down and down until ...

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