Once you have created a Facebook group, you will be the admin of the group by default. Now you can add multiple admins and moderators from the members you have added to your group.
The roles of admins and moderators are different. Surely, admins can perform more tasks than moderators.
Reading this article, you will come to know the simple steps to follow to add admins and moderators to a Facebook group.
How to add admins and moderators in a Facebook group from a desktop
Step 1: Go to the ‘Members’ option of your Facebook group.
Step 2: Now find the member whom you want to make admin or moderator and click on the three dots(...). Now click on add as admin/ add as moderator.
Step 3: Here, I want to add the member as an admin. So, I need to send the invitation to the member.
The invitee will get a notification of the invitation. Once the member accepts the invitation, s/he will be added as an admin of the group.
You can now brief the new admin or moderator about their tasks in managing the Facebook group efficiently.
How to add admins and moderators in Facebook groups from mobile
It is almost the same process as described above for desktop.
Let’s see the steps to follow to add a member as an admin or moderator of a Facebook group from a mobile app. 1: Click on the Name of the Facebook group.
2: Now, go to the member list of your Facebook group.
3: Find the member by searching name and then click on the three dots beside the name. You will find the option to invite as admin or invite as moderator. Choose the one you prefer and send the invitation.
4: Now see, what the invitee can do in the group. Once you are confirmed, click on Send Invitation. Your part is done. Once the invitee accepts the invitation, s/he will be the admin or moderator of the group.
Benefits of having multiple admins and moderators
- Workload Distribution: Multiple admins and moderators help distribute the workload of managing the group effectively. If the group is for global members, it is better to have an admin or moderator from different time zones.
- Prompt Response: Having multiple admins and moderators ensures that there are always active members available to handle member requests, moderate posts, and enforce group rules. It is important if you are managing a Facebook group for customer support.
- Diverse Perspectives: Multiple admins and moderators bring diverse experiences and insights, leading to more informed decisions for the benefit of the group.
- Enhanced Security: With more people monitoring the group, there is an added layer of security against inappropriate or spammy content.