June 19, 2012

How to schedule an update on your Facebook page

And 4 other big changes to Facebook pages that nonprofits will love

Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, anyone with a Facebook page.

John HaydonFacebook recently pushed out five big feature changes to Facebook pages that will help admins more easily manage their pages, plan content and get more airtime for updates in the news feed.

Page post scheduling

1Facebook rolled out a new feature to pages that allows administrators to schedule updates for a future date and time. You can schedule a post up to six months in advance in 10-minute intervals, from your page’s sharing tool by following the instructions in the video at top.

Facebook page administrator roles

2Facebook pages now offer five different flavors of admin roles. This is huge, especially for organizations that have various different people accessing administrative rights with in a single Facebook page. Some of these people might need access only to view Facebook Insights, while others need admin access to post content and respond to comments.

The five roles are described in the table below.

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