When you join a group on Facebook does it show?

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. Leaving a group will not notify the other members.

Does joining a Facebook group show up on news feed?

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. Closed groups are more confusing.

Can people see what Facebook groups I’m in?

Anyone on Facebook can see who belongs to public groups and content that is shared in those groups. For private groups, only members can see who belongs and what they have posted. By default, groups that had been secret will now be private and hidden, and groups that were closed will now be private and visible.

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What happens when you join a private group on Facebook?

Similar to the previous privacy settings for closed and secret groups, only the members of the private groups have access to what’s happening inside the group. That is, only they can post in the group and view other posts.

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

When you join a Close or Secret group, your friends who have already joined that group will be notified to approve your joining. Read more What are the privacy settings for groups?

Can friends see what I post in private groups?

In other words, your Facebook friends who aren’t also members of that group (and members of the public at large) won’t be able to see the posts you make in a closed group. As with private groups, posts made within a secret group are only viewable by the members of that group.

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.

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.

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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 closed groups on Facebook?

Everyone can find and view the group without needing approval to join. Closed groups are more exclusive. Like public groups, everyone can search for and view the name, description and member list of a closed group. But users can’t view the group’s content until they become a member.

How can you tell if someone has a secret Facebook account?

To find a hidden profile, check the friends list of possible mutual friends. Facebook’s privacy settings can be a handy tool for keeping your information visible to the right people. For example, you can hide your profile from appearing under the results of a general name search.

Can your friends see what you post in a public Facebook group?

Unfortunately, on public groups, anyone on your friends lists can see what you’re doing in a group and it will likely get pushed to someone’s feed.