Create a group on facebook

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"In the world of today, most people have a Facebook account, a Twitter account, a Myspace account and/or use other networking sites. But the most popular is Facebook. If you want to create your own group to manage and have more friends online, keep reading. This article will help you learn how to create your own group."

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What you need to do first

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    Make sure you have an original idea to make a group.
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    Try to think of a name for your group
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    Make it unique and simple, but relevant to the group's purpose. If you like gaming consoles, for example, you could name your group something like Xstatic Game Console Gamers XGCG.
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Creating a group

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    Log in to Facebook with your login email or username and password
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    If you don't have a login or account, follow the directions on the site to create one first.
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    Once you have logged in to your Facebook account, in the News Feed section, type in the search box the name that you want for your group
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    If there is already a group by the same name, then you will need to think of another one.
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    Click on your name at the top left hand side of your screen to get to your profile, then click on "Update Info".
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    Scroll down toward the bottom until you get to the Groups section, then click on the "Create Group" button.
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    Type the name that you decided to call your group
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    It should be a distinct name, that your friends will not mistake for a joke.
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    Invite the friends you want to be included
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    You can simply type their names in the box provided.
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    Now, describe the group you have created in the description box that has been provided
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    Be specific in all aspects.
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    Fill in all the necessary information, and only fill in optional information like street address, phone number, etc
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    if you want the group to have it.
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    You may now select your privacy settings in creating the group
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    Posts and announcements for an open group will be public, while in a closed group, only members can see posts, announcements, etc. In addition, only open groups can be searched by users outside the group.
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    Select the membership approval and posting, then click the "Save" button.
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    You can select a photo for the group
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    To do this, click "Upload".
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How to gain people to join the group

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    It is best to let your friends join the group first
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    Remember that friends of your friends can see his or her activities.
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    Look through the names on your email list of contacts
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    You can also send them a group invitation.
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    Include as much information as needed, and be concise.
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    Allow any group member to post pictures, videos and more in order for your page to function as a community page.
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    Try to comment or reply to all the posts made in the group, including videos, photos and links
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    You can control what posts are seen on the page, and who can or cannot post, through settings.
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Categories : Social Network

Recent edits by: Rebecca M., Ephraim, Reema

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