Posting on Facebook Groups
With SocialBee, you can also publish posts to your Facebook Groups as your Facebook Personal Profile if you are an Admin of that group. This can make it easier for you to schedule recurring posts by adding them to an evergreen category or scheduling different types of posts to groups you own.
Adding the SocialBee App to Your Group
In order to connect a group, you must first add the SocialBee app to your group's settings. To do so, go to your Facebook Group and scroll down from the left side menu until you see "Settings". After you have accessed the Settings menu, find the "Apps" section, and click on the crayon on the right side of this section.
Next, you'll have to look for the SocialBee App. To do so, just type in SocialBee in the search bar and our app will show up. Once you find our app, click on it to add it to your group. You'll have to confirm that you want to add this app to your group. Lastly, you'll get notified that the App has been added.
Briefly, here are the steps:
- Make sure you are an admin with your Facebook Personal Profile
- Go to your Group's Settings in Facebook
- Scroll all the way down to Apps and click on the edit crayon
- Click on "Add Apps"
- Search for SocialBee in the left side bar and then add the app.
Adding a Group to SocialBee
To connect a Facebook Group to your SocialBee Account, from your SocialBee Dashboard, scroll to the bottom and click on "Group" under the Facebook section.
You will be prompted to authorize SocialBee if this is the first group you connect to our platform. Make sure you're logged into a Personal Profile that is an admin of the group you want to connect to SocialBee.
If you cannot click on a group to add it (or see a red, warning sign), it means that the SocialBee app hasn't been added to your group. What you will have to do is follow the steps mentioned before and then click on the retry button right next to the warning to retry adding the group.
Insufficient Permission for this Operation
🛑 Currently, Facebook is having an ongoing problem that affects posting to groups. This may return empty posts or, very frequently, an "insufficient permissions" error. This is outside of SocialBee's control and no ETA has been provided as to when this issue will be solved. 🛑
Occasionally, you will notice that some posts will fail for the following reason: "Insufficient permission for this operation".
- Go to your group's settings and remove the SocialBee app.
- Refresh your page and add the SocialBee app to your group's settings again;
- Return to your SocialBee Dashboard and reconnect the Facebook Group.