Fb has announced the date of its 2021 Communities Summit, with the digital occasion set to be held on November 4th, the place Fb will deliver collectively moderators from varied Fb teams, so as to present insights and suggestions, and share previews of upcoming instruments and options.
As defined by Facebook:
“The Fb Communities Summit is a chance to deliver collectively group builders from world wide to allow them to join with each other, hear from our executives concerning the newest product options and be taught from one another’s experiences. This yr, FCS can be hosted nearly and we are going to showcase our newest merchandise that may empower group members and admins to construct significant and impactful communities and spotlight these making a distinction the world over.”
Earlier Communities Summit occasions have seen the launch of various groups features, together with moderation instruments, group ad choices, new group varieties, and extra.
These might get focus on the November occasion, whereas Fb might additionally look to announce much more teams choices to help in efficient administration, and maintain constructing utilization of 1 the platform’s key engagement choices.
Along with this, Fb’s additionally launching a brand new ‘Group Awards’ program, which can additional spotlight the work that moderators do to construct and preserve their communities.
“The primary-ever Fb Group Awards function 22 nominees throughout seven classes, who’re doing significant work by inspiring others, making an impression and bringing folks collectively throughout varied pursuits and matters.”
Seven winners will every obtain $50k, in addition to help from Fb to additional develop their communities.
“To assist choose the winners, we wish to give folks an opportunity to listen to their tales and vote for his or her favorites. Vote for who you discover essentially the most inspiring here. Voting is obtainable on cellular gadgets and is open from October 7 – October 22. Restricted to at least one vote per class per particular person. Award winners can be introduced on the Fb Communities Summit.”
As famous, teams, at 1.8 billion active users, stays considered one of Fb’s key components, and as such, Fb must do all that it will possibly to keep up group exercise, and maintain folks coming again extra usually.
Actually, in current instances, teams have grow to be much more essential, with folks shifting away from public sharing, and the backlash that may include such, and in the direction of extra non-public dialogue amongst extra sympathetic, like-minded communities.
The COVID scenario has made group exercise much more resonant, and whereas that does additionally result in considerations round filter bubbles, and even radicalization for some, for a lot of others, Fb teams are a key social connector, on many essential features.
You may be taught extra concerning the Fb Communities Summit, and RSVP to the occasion here, when you’ll additionally be capable to tune in to all of the Summit occasions on the Facebook App Facebook Page.