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Post as yourself on a Facebook page when you're an admin

Change the settings so you can post as yourself

We explain how you can post as yourself on a Facebook page of which you're an admin.

Facebook Groups and Pages function differently in this regard. If you're a group admin, your posts should appear under your own name.

However, as the owner of a Facebook page, the default settings are such that any posts you make on the page's wall are made under the name of the page even though you're signed in under your own account.

Facebook allows you to change this default behaviour by taking the following steps. Go to your page, click the ‘Edit page' button at the top right, then select ‘Your settings' from the menu on the left.

Next, clear the box marked ‘Always comment and post on your page as [page name] even when using Facebook as [your name]' under Posting preferences.

Now, when you're logged into Facebook as yourself, your page posts will be entered under your own name. To post as the page owner, switch to using Facebook as the page by clicking the small down arrow next to the Home menu at the top right and then select ‘Use Facebook as Page'.

Choose the Page you want to use from the list. Alternatively, click the ‘Use Facebook as [page]' link under Admins when viewing that page.

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