Meta has announced the date for its Facebook Communities Summit 2022, with a virtual event scheduled for October 20th. Meta will bring together moderators from various Facebook groups to provide critical insights and tips while sharing previews of upcoming groups’ tools and features.
Previous Communities Summit events have seen the launch of various new tools and updates, so it could be worth tuning in if one is looking to stay up with the latest group moderation options that could help maximize one’s Facebook community.
Facebook Groups remain a vital element of the broader Facebook experience. Despite the app losing engagement, groups are a key interaction space for many people on various niche topics. With the main feed becoming so divisive and political, many users have switched to groups to avoid misinformation and engage with like-minded people in a more private, enclosed way.
Meta has repeatedly noted that Facebook users are not interested in the politically divisive content in the app, and groups offer some respite from this. And with almost 2 billion people still logging onto Facebook every day, it can be an important connective consideration and a good alternative for building community.
Meta has also been working on adding more monetization options for groups, which could provide new considerations in meeting one’s target audience where they are spending their time. As such, it could be worth tuning into the Communities Summit later this month to get the latest info on Facebook Groups and where things are headed.