If you’re very active on Facebook and use the platform for your business, or to manage a large and engaged group, chances are you have ended up in Facebook jail at some point. Facebook jail is a colloquial term used to refer to the platform’s policing efforts and restrictions put in place to reprimand its … Read more
One of the first things you have to do when creating a Facebook Group is to choose your group’s privacy. And one option you’ll have is to create a Secret Facebook Group; one which doesn’t show up in search results, where only members can find it, and where joining requires being invited by another member.
There are two privacy options for Facebook Groups: public and private (formerly public and closed groups). If you’re creating a private group, you can then adjust the settings to then have it visible or hidden from Facebook search (formerly called secret groups).
But what are the implications of creating a Secret Facebook Group? What are the pros and cons? How do members join a Secret Facebook Group? And how do you actually create one?