social media roundup - new facebook features
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DESCRIPTIONIn May, Facebook announced a few new features that allow Facebook admins to have a little more control over their Facebook Pages. Facebook Page managers can now scheduled posts, control admin permissions and even make a movie that features highlights from their Page Timeline. This Social Media Roundup outlines the new Facebook features and explains how they apply to you as Facebook Page admins.
- 1.Social Media RoundupNew Facebook features
2. Social Media Roundup AgendaAt the end of May, Facebook went through another round of changes.This Social Media Roundup outlines the new Facebook features andexplains how they apply to you as Facebook Page admins. Introduction Scheduling Facebook posts Scheduling on Facebook vs. Hootsuite? Admin permissions Timeline Movie Maker 3. Social Media RoundupIntroduction In May, Facebook announced a few new features that allow Facebook admins tohave a little more control over their Facebook Pages. Facebook Page admins can now schedule posts. Page post scheduling allowsadmins to schedule Page posts up to 6 months in advance, and as frequently asevery 15 minutes. Facebook also introduced new admin permissions. Admin permissions allowsPage managers to designate different permission levels to other admins on yourPage. 4. Social Media RoundupScheduling Facebook posts Page post schedulingallows you to schedule yourPage posts up to 6 monthsin advance by clicking onthe clock icon in the lowerleft of the status box. Keep in mind, schedulingposts is convenient andhelps during nights andweekends, but dont forgetto review comments onscheduled posts once youreturn to the Page.Scheduling posts does notTo schedule a post, click on the clockreduce the importance oficon at the bottom left of your status box.engagement. 5. Social Media RoundupScheduling Facebook posts Once you scheduleyour posts, you canview them in youractivity log. To accessyour activity log, clickon the edit Pagedropdown menu atthe top of your Page,then select activitylog. While you cant editthe content of the postyet, you can changethe time posts appear. 6. Social Media RoundupScheduling on Facebook vs. Hootsuite You cant be on social media every secondof every day, so many organizations haveturned to services like TweetDeck andHootsuite to schedule posts, but nowFacebook allows you to do this on the site. Third party applications like Hootsuite andTweetDeck are still acceptable schedulingoptions, but unlike services like Hootsuiteand TweetDeck, scheduling on Facebookallows you to tag organizations in yourposts. Tagging other Pages is important andadds context to your Facebook posts. Also, its important to note that if otherorganizations share your content on aHootsuite post, it doesnt link back to yourPage. 7. Social Media RoundupAdmin permissions Facebooks new adminTo change admin permissions allows you topermissions, clickdesignate different permissionon edit Page, thenselect manage levels to other admins on yourpermissions. From Page.there, you canselect one of the There are five differentfive permissionlevels for an admin permission levels: Manager,Content Creator, Moderator,Advertiser, and Insights Analyst. Note that the default setting isthat all admins will have thehighest permission level ofManager. This new feature allows Pagemanagers to better control thecontent posted on theirorganizations Facebook Page. 8. Social Media RoundupTimeline Movie Maker Facebook also added a fun new feature to Facebook Pages. When Timeline wasintroduced for personal profiles, users could create a movie that featuredhighlights from their personal Timeline. Now Pages can do the same. To create a Timeline video for your organizations Page, visit this link:http://www.timelinemoviemaker.com Then Click "Make a movie for your FacebookPage.To view the U.S. Armys Timeline movie, click onthis link: http://tinyurl.com/cpe6qqh 9. Social Media Roundup Contact informationHave questions? Please feel free toreach out to us at the Online andSocial Media DivisionEmail:Ocpa.email@example.comTo review and download past editions of theSocial Media Roundup, visit our Slideshare siteat: http://www.slideshare.net/usarmysocialmedia.All Social Media Roundups are authorized to bedistributed to a broader audience.6/27/2012OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF PUBLIC AFFAIRSPENTAGON