Users Can Bypass EdgeRank, Opt-In To See All Facebook Page Posts

By Justin Lafferty 

The biggest recent gripe by brands on Facebook (as well as George Takei and Mark Cuban) has been the fact that fans don’t see all of their posts. Now, it appears that users can fix this. A reader tipped off sister site Inside Facebook, showing that some users can select to see notifications on desktop and mobile each time a page posts.

By mousing over the “liked” button for a page, users can then select “get notifications.” According to tipster Moayed Mohammedthis is a way that users can see all of the posts from pages they care about — something people have been complaining about since EdgeRank’s inception. EdgeRank is the algorithm Facebook uses to ensure that users see the most engaging posts from users and pages with which they’ve interacted. Several page administrators feel that EdgeRank has been detrimental to Facebook marketing, and fans have been unhappy, as they want to see all of a page’s posts.

Facebook confirmed this to Inside Facebook, but it does not appear that all users have this capability yet:

We are currently rolling out the ability for people to receive notifications from specific pages, friends, or public figures that they are connected to. This feature will help people keep up with the people and things that they care about most.

Check it out here, and try it out on any page where you want to see all notifications:

By opting in to receive notifications whenever a page posts something, users can then see every post — answering a major problem for users and pages alike. Fans will receive a desktop notification on the top left corner of the screen, as well as a mobile notification that the page has something new to see:

Readers: Do you have this capability yet?