Difference Between Facebook Profile, Page, and Group

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Profiles

A Facebook profile is your individual’s personal account where you can share information about yourself, such as your interests, photos, videos, current city, and hometown. To get access to Facebook for the first time, you must create a profile. To see your profile, click or tap your name or profile picture at the top of Facebook.

A Facebook Profile

Pages

You must have a profile to create a Page or help manage one. Pages are places on Facebook where artists, public figures, businesses, brands, organizations, and nonprofits can connect with their fans or customers. When someone likes or follows a Page on Facebook, they can start seeing updates from that Page in their News Feed. With a Facebook page, you can promote your products/business using Facebook advertising features. To see an example of a Page, see the screenshot below.

A Facebook Page

Groups

You must have a profile to create a group or help manage one. Groups are a place to communicate about shared interests with certain people. You can create a group for anything — your family reunion, your after-work sports team, your book club — and customize the group’s privacy settings depending on who you want to be able to join and see the group. When you join a group on Facebook, you starting seeing content from that group in your News Feed.

A Facebook Group

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