Facebook Adds Several New Features for Group Admins, Discovery of Public Groups

Discussions can be stimulated with chats, prompts, Q&As

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Facebook used its Facebook Communities Summit virtual event Thursday to introduce several new features related to groups on both the administrator and user side.

Fidji Simo, head of the Facebook application, said in a Newsroom post Thursday, “As we approach the 10-year anniversary of Facebook groups, we’re reminded how online communities can be a lifeline when people can’t be physically close. More than 1.8 billion people use groups every month, and there are tens of millions of active communities on Facebook where people come together to talk about their interests, learn new things, be entertained and make connections.

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