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Facebook minitip – Subscribe to notifications on a post

(Otherwise known as STOP TYPING “F” ON POSTS TO FOLLOW THEM!) As an admin of many groups, one of my biggest bugbears is the habit people have of typing ‘F’ or ‘Following’ or tagging themselves on posts. Talking to other admin and members, I know this is a pet hate for a lot of people. And the good news is, you don’t have to do it! All you need to do is subscribe to notifications on a post – you […]

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Facebook minitip – How to search in a group

You may see the same questions being posted again and again on a large group: a good way to be sure your post isn’t the 15th time that question has been posted today is to quickly search the group first. To do this on a laptop/PC, there is a search field on the left of the group:  To do this on the app, click the search icon (1st pic below) and ensure that you are ‘searching within the group (2nd […]

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Facebook minitip – searching a group

You may see the same questions being posted again and again on the Facebook group, a good way to be sure your post isn’t the 15th time that question has been posted today is to quickly search the group first. To do this on a laptop/PC, there is a search field on the left of the group (circled). To do this on the app, click the search icon: and ensure that you are ‘searching within the group: Type in a […]

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Facebook minitip – getting notifications of posts in groups

It seems that some people are missing out on notifications from the Facebook group – in order to be alerted every time a new post is put in the group, the best thing to do is edit your notification settings. On the Facebook website, this is under ‘notifications’ at the top – simply tick ‘all posts’. On the Facebook app you need to click where it says ‘joined’, then ‘edit notifications’ and tick ‘all posts’. This will ensure you get […]

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Etiquette for getting referrals from Facebook groups

Just a quick reminder people, I know we all want to get referrals and one of the ways we do it is by posting in Facebook groups. However please be aware of he following if you do this: 1) Make sure that the group allows referral links – if you’re not sure, ask an admin 2) Do not just ‘drive by’ spam your link in the group – if you’re going to get points from a referral make sure you’re […]

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