Getting a group organised on Facebook is easy nowadays. Especially when you can share links, photos and videos for your next houseboat holiday.
If you’ve set up a group before, head over to your Facebook page and get started…if not here’s some instructions on how to set one up and get your houseboat holiday started.
Groups are a close circle of people who share and keep connected on Facebook.
People tend to create them for:
From your Facebook “homepage” go to the list on the left at the bottom and see “Groups”.
The number of things you have in your Favorites will determine how far down you have to scroll to see this.
You’ll see a pop up window that displays the option to create a group.
You will now see this pop up window:
The first thing you need to do is give your group a name such as “Murray River Houseboat Holiday“.
This name can be whatever you want and you can change it later. But try to make the group name memorable and searchable — so people can find it.
You’re actually required to add at least 1 friend to the group before you can create it.
So in order to create your group, you’ll need to add at least 1 friend to the group.
Choose Privacy Setting
You’ll now need to decide what privacy setting you want your group to have.
There can be confusion about what privacy setting a group should have — Open, Closed or Secret.
After you choose your privacy setting, click the “Create” button as you’ve seen in previous images:
Facebook will now give you the option to choose from a wide array of creative graphics for your icon/avatar.
This is completely up to you and bears no significance as far as Facebook is concerned.
But if you’ve created many groups or have multiple groups in your favorites, you’ll want to choose an icon you can easily identify.
Your group is now officially created!
There are, however, a few more items you can customize.
Your about section is important for 2 reasons:
So fill it out as you see fit.
You’re given the 2 options here:
Next you’ll want to edit the group settings.
You do this by clicking on the … icon and then clicking “Edit Group Settings”
Once on the edit page, you’ll have many options to change:
Items you can change:
When you’re done you’ll see this:
Once you’re done and happy with the settings, click “Save”.
You’ve now successfully created a Facebook Group! Congrats!
Now you can post updates inside the groups — and so can members (if you’ve allowed it).
A Few Group Features to Point Out
Now that you’ve read this page, hopefully you can now successfully create a group on your own for you Murray River Houseboat Holiday.