What’s New with Facebook Groups

Ignite Social Media

Facebook Groups bring together people with shared likes and interests, allowing them to engage in a smaller, more private space. This isn’t a new feature – it’s actually been around for a while – but new updates announced during the F8 conference look to put Facebook Groups front-and-center on the social platform. A new Facebook layout is among the updates. announced during the conference and helps bring Groups into the spotlight with a redesigned tab.

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Change: Pages Can Join Facebook Groups

Jon Loomer

In a change that could have a signficant impact, Pages can now join Facebook groups. If you are a group moderator, you should think about whether you want this to be the new normal. Note that Pages have been able to create and link groups for a while now. Did you miss it?

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Facebook Groups Targeted by Spammers in New Wave of Misuse

Social Media Today

Facebook groups have been subject by a new attack from sabotage gangs who join, post offensive content, then report the group

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Facebook Groups for Business in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

Facebook Groups provide a unique opportunity for brands of all sizes to build community, increase brand awareness, generate leads and even increase sales of products or services. You may be a member of a neighborhood or personal Facebook Group.

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[Answered] Moving Facebook Photos In A Group Into Different Albums

SocMed Sean

One of the most common questions that I get via direct message, comments, or tweets is related to a post a published a while back about moving and organizing Facebook photos into different albums. Facebook just hasn’t extended this feature to Groups at this time.

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How to Strategically Post to Facebook Groups with Agorapulse

agora pulse

You can now post to Facebook Groups with Agorapulse. This is a big deal for any Facebook group manager who wants to be more strategic and effective in the way that they use their group. Post to Facebook Groups with Agorapulse. A lively, engaged group.

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The New Facebook Groups Explained

Mindjumpers

Tweet When it comes to Facebook’s different functions and products, the confusion is many times never ending for the general users. New changes are constantly being made, so I’m going to try and sort out the confusion a bit by explaining how to use the new groups.

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Facebook Adds New Groups Features, Including Expansion of Mentorships

Social Media Today

As part of its latest Communities Summit, Facebook has unveiled a new list of updates for groups

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Facebook Will Now Allow Pages to Join Facebook Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook will now allow Pages to contribute within Groups as Pages, a small but relevant update for marketers

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Facebook Will Shutdown its Group Video Chat App Bonfire

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced that its group video chat app Bonfire, which it launched in selected regions, will be shuttered

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15 Facebook Marketing Groups to Join in 2019

Social Media Today

These Facebook groups can help keep you up to date with the latest news and shifts within the digital marketing sector

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Facebook Adds Page and Business Recommendations to Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook has added a new recommendations tab to Groups to help facilitate discovery through trusted groups

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LinkedIn Groups Vs. Facebook Groups: The Ultimate B2B Marketing Showdown

Social Media Today

Groups can be a great way to facilitate connection with your audience - but which groups option is better for B2B marketers

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How to Use Facebook Groups for Your Brand or Business

Social Media Today

Facebook has been putting increased emphasis on groups, which could present new opportunities for businesses

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Facebook Rolls Out Group Stories to All Regions

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced that collaborative Stories for Groups are now being rolled out to all users

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Facebook Takes Action Against Instagram 'Pod' Groups

Social Media Today

Instagram 'pods' could come under more scrutiny after Facebook suspended various pod organization groups

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Facebook F8 2019: Facebook Announces New Updates for Groups, Dating and an App Redesign

Social Media Today

Facebook has announced a heap of new updates for its main platform at F8 - here's a summary of all the key news

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Facebook Groups for Pages: Cut Through the Clutter

Jon Loomer

Facebook has announced the launch of Groups for Pages, allowing brands, businesses, and artists to create groups around their super-fans. Let’s take a closer look at how these groups change things and how you can link a group to your page today.

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Facebook Announces New Mentorship Program for Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook has added a new mentorship program for groups, which will enable group admins to connect interested users

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Facebook's Testing New 'Keyword Alerts' for Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook looks to be testing a new option to provide alerts for keyword mentions within Facebook groups

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Facebook Group Updates: Insights, Scheduled Posts and More

Jon Loomer

Facebook is rolling out new features for Group admins that will aid in the management of members and content. Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect, and how you might take advantage of these updates… Group Insights. Facebook has provided few details.

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How to Delete a Facebook Group

agora pulse

Is it time to delete your Facebook group? Groups can be a valuable asset to your business marketing but they don’t always work out the way you planned. In this post, we’ll look at how to delete a Facebook group as well as some alternatives to pulling the plug.

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How to Delete a Facebook Group

agora pulse

Is it time to delete your Facebook group? Groups can be a valuable asset to your business marketing but they don’t always work out the way you planned. In this post, we’ll look at how to delete a Facebook group as well as some alternatives to pulling the plug.

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How to Leverage the Value of Other People's Facebook Groups

Social Media Today

There are many articles about creating Facebook Groups for your business - but have you considered how you can leverage other people’s groups

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Facebook Group Admins Can Now Pin Comments to Focus Discussion

Social Media Today

Facebook will now let group admins pin comments, enabling them to spark further discussion based on specific threads

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New Facebook Group Tools, Mission Statement, Catfishing Defences

Devumi

Facebook has just announced a range of new tools and features that will improve the Group functionality, along with a brand new mission statement for Facebook Inc. The introduction of the new tools provides Group Admins ways to assess their group strategy to increase engagement.

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Facebook Announces Groups Tab, Coming Soon to the Main App

Social Media Today

Facebook will launch a new groups tab in their main app, further promoting group engagement

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How Facebook Groups Can Benefit Your Social Strategy

Ignite Social Media

One billion monthly users are now using Facebook Groups for many different reasons. Below are a few key strategies and quick steps you can implement to take advantage of Facebook Groups that will ultimately strengthen your social media marketing strategy.

[ANSWERED] How Do I Leave A Facebook Group And Will The Other Members Be Notified When I Do?

SocMed Sean

Hi Sean – Is there an easy way to leave a Facebook group without letting everyone in the group know that I left? Facebook makes joining a Facebook group pretty easy. Just find the group and then click the “Join” button. If the group is an open group, you’ll be joined automatically. If the group requires approval, then you will be added as soon as the group admin reviews your request and allows it.

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UPDATE – How to connect your Facebook Group

Postcron

In order to connect a Facebook Group to your Postcron account, we’ll need to authenticate through your personal Facebook Profile that has “Admin” role on the Group you’re looking to connect. How to connect your Facebook Group.

Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Managing a bustling Facebook group isn’t always easy. Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. Let the group have fun with it!

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Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Managing a bustling Facebook group isn’t always easy. Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. Let the group have fun with it!

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5 Ways That Facebook Groups Can Help Marketers Thrive

Social Media Today

Facebook groups offer brands an alternative method to offset traffic losses associated with News Feed reach declines - here are some tips on how to use them

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Strategy Note: Facebook F8 2019

Ignite Social Media

This week, Facebook held its annual developers conference to announce the road map for their suite of products and platforms. The focus of the F8 announcements supported this statement and how Facebook is building a more privacy-focused social platform. New Tools for Groups.

Facebook Launches New Tools for Groups, Improving Functionality and Potential

Social Media Today

Facebook continues to add more tools to groups, boosting the functionality, and potential, of the option

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How Do I Keep My Facebook Group Alive?

agora pulse

An active Facebook group will help you build a band of advocates who will talk about you not just in the group but elsewhere, both online and offline. We’ll look at the three top stages of creating an active group. Setting up a group. Brand your group.

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Facebook Adds Reactions to Facebook Stories, New Group Sharing

Social Media Today

Facebook is adding Reactions to Stories, which could be a new way for the platform to broaden Stories reach

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Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

Almost Savvy

There was a little get-together for tech reporters at Facebook headquarters today. Whenever Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, summons an audience because he’s got something to announce about Facebook, life as we know it grinds to a halt. New Groups.

8 Ways to a Better Facebook Group

Janet Fouts

If you’ve decided to create one of the new Facebook groups and add your friends here are some tips to make it worthwhile for everyone. Creating the group is easy. What’s the focus of the group? Is there already a group started? Groups are not about you.

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Facebook's secret groups | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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Facebook Criticized for Failing to Address the Rise in Controversial Private Groups

Social Media Today

Facebook's groups push may have an underlying motivation - to shift controversial opinions out of the public eye

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How To Leverage Facebook Groups To Grow Your Business

The Social Media Hat

Wouldn't it be nice to have a community of fans that loved your brand and engaged with you on Facebook? Bella Vasta tells us how to do it using Facebook Groups

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How to Find and Ban Members in Facebook Groups

Almost Savvy

Seemingly stealth group members. Today’s post is written specifically for those responsible for managing a Group on Facebook. Facebook Groups don’t get as much buzz as Facebook Profiles (soon to be known as Timelines) and Facebook Pages.

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