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Facebook Group administrators can use new innovative tools to manage their bustling communities, moderate conversations, and learn a little bit more about their online members. Globally, Facebook says there are over 70 million active administrators and moderators.
Admins can now get more done with Facebook’s new suite of tools. Admins now have an easier way to access all the tools, settings, and features they need to manage Facebook Groups.
Administrators can now access one-stop shopping for all their administrative needs at the Admin Home.
Review the comments, posts, and members that need attention, Find key tools with a clearer, reorganized layout that shows what’s available for each category, and get access to upcoming features.
Admin assist feature:
Admin Assist is a new tool that can help moderate conversations and potential conflicts. Posts and comments can be moderated automatically using the criteria set by admins.
Admins can make the following changes with these new settings:
Group participation can be restricted based on several factors, such as how long a user has had a Facebook account or how long they have been a group member, By declining posts and comments with specific links, and by providing feedback to the author, reduce promotional content and make use of Facebook’s suggestions to help defend your group against spam, maintain positive conversations, and resolve conflicts.
To meet the needs of their group, admins can browse, add, and edit criteria in Admin Assist. Admin Assist allows admins to undo specific actions or to change and refine criteria over time.
The social network is testing new moderation alerts based on artificial intelligence that detect contentious and unhealthy conversations within groups.
Administrators can respond to conflict alerts as soon as possible by receiving notifications.
Administrators can set temporary restrictions in cases where slowing down a conversation might be better than removing posts or comments.
For example, administrators can control how often certain posts can be commented on, and how often all comments can be made on certain posts.
Other features of facebook
Facebook has rolled out a new feature for admins called member summary, which allows them to see a consolidated summary of each member’s activity in the group.
Member summaries can include information such as the number of times a member posted and commented, or
when posts were removed or muted.
Administrators of Facebook Groups can now appeal violations for content they or other admins posted, or content they approved from members, as well as content from members. Facebook will review appeals to ensure the correct decision has been made.
Administrators and moderators can now tag group rules in comments and posts, making it easier to share and enforce rules.
When admins receive posts and comments, members can also tag specific group rules.