Frequent question: Does Facebook notify friends when you join a group?

Will my friends be notified if I join a public group?

Everything is public including membership and posts. No, they will not receive a notification. Although there is no list of groups on someones profile, historically this information has not been private as group recommendations would be made in side panels of your Facebook feed showing which groups your friend were in.

Can Facebook friends see what groups you join?

Quick Facts About Facebook Groups

When joining a Group, whether private or public, your Facebook friends might see that you’ve joined it. Some Groups are secret and can’t be searched for, in which case a qualifying Group member has to invite you.

What happens when you join a public group on Facebook?

Public groups are just what they sound like: public. Anyone can see the group’s name, location, member list, and posts, and the group can show up in anyone’s searches or News Feed. Anyone can add themselves as a member without any invite or approval.

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Can someone tell if I look at their Facebook page a lot?

No, Facebook doesn’t tell people that you’ve seen their profile. Third-party apps also can’t provide this functionality. If you come across an app that claims to offer this ability, please report the app.

Are Facebook private groups really private?

There are 2 privacy settings for Facebook groups: Public: anyone on or off Facebook can see who’s in the group and what they post. Private: only members can see who’s in the group and what they post.

Can friends see what I post in private groups?

No. Your friends will NOT be able to see a post you post in a private Facebook group unless they are members too. Of course they may be able to see what groups you are a member of, join, and then search for your post later.

How do I hide my groups on Facebook 2020?

To change your group to visible or hidden:

  1. From your News Feed, click Groups in the left menu and select your group. If you don’t see Groups, click See More.
  2. Click Settings in the left menu.
  3. Click next to Hide Group.
  4. Click Visible or Hidden and then click Save.

How do I hide my groups on Facebook?

2 Answers

  1. Login to Facebook.
  2. Click on “More” and select “Groups” from the drop-down.
  3. Click on pencil icon button near “+ Create Group” button.
  4. Click on “Hide Section” from the drop-down.

Why can’t I see who has seen my post in my Facebook group?

Facebook Help Team

Hi Margaret, Facebook messages and posts in groups with fewer than 250 people are marked as “seen” after your group members have seen them. If your group reaches 250 members or more, you’ll no longer see who’s seen messages and posts.

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Why is nobody seeing my Facebook group posts?

But unless they’re interacting (liking, reacting to, commenting, or sharing) immediately with your content, there’s a chance Facebook’s algorithm will hide your post so no one will see it. They do this because they want you, as a public Page and presumably a business, to pay for visibility through Facebook Ads.

Can friends see my comments on other people’s posts?

Your Facebook Wall

For example, if you comment on a friend’s photo, only mutual friends will see the comment on your wall, but if you comment on a photo on a public page or a friend’s profile that is open to the public, everyone will see the comment on your wall.

Where do group invites show up on Facebook?

On the new Facebook layout, there are two places to see group invites. The first is similar to the old place where there’s a side menu with the groups option in it. You’ll probably need to click the arrow to open it up far enough to see it. The other place is along the top menu.

Can you change a Facebook group from public to private?

Open your Facebook Group and click the three little dots just below the cover photo. From the dropdown, select Edit Group Settings. Scroll down until you see Privacy then click Change Privacy Settings. Select the new Privacy setting you want and click Confirm.

Can someone see if you decline them on Facebook Group?

No, they are not notified if you decline their invitation to like their page. However, they will obviously be able to notice that you aren’t among the people that liked the page, especially if it’s a small page with an oversee-able amount of followers.

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