The average Facebook user belongs to over 100 groups. By the way, did you know that you can belong to up to 6,000 groups? Some of these groups are hidden, while others are public. When you post something on a group, all the group members can see what you posted. But if you don’t want them to see your account details and reveal your identity, you can post as an anonymous user.
How to Create an Anonymous Post on Facebook
- Go to the group you want to post on.
- Select the Discussion tab.
- Then select Anonymous Post.
- Click or tap the Create Anonymous Post button.
- Create your anonymous post and hit the Submit button.
As the “Create Anonymous Post” pop-up explains, your account details aren’t entirely anonymous. Your name will still be visible to group admins and moderators. Facebook will also be able to see your name to enforce Community Standards. Additionally, certain features such as going live or tagging other users are not available when posting anonymously.
Keep in mind that your post won’t be visible instantly on the group. All anonymous posts must first be approved by admins to avoid spamming. If you’re an admin, go to Groups and select Pending Posts. Then select Approve to make the post visible to all the group members.
What to Do If Anonymous Post Is Not Working
If you can’t post anonymously on a Facebook group, this means admins have disabled this option. You can contact them and ask them to enable this feature.
If you’re a group admin and want to enable anonymous posts, go to Group Settings, and locate the Features section. Then enable Anonymous posting, and save the changes.
If you want to add an anonymous post to a Facebook group, go to the Discussion tab, select Anonymous Post, and then Create Anonymous Post. Suppose you can’t find the “Anonymous Post” button. In that case, this means the group admins have disabled the option and you can’t post anonymously.
Is there anything you’d improve about the anonymous post feature? Share your thoughts in the comments below.