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Facebook Profile Post Scheduling Problem

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by ravikiran, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. ravikiran

    ravikiran Newbie

    Mar 2, 2014
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    Internet Marketing
    hyderabad, India
    I can schedule posts in Facebook pages. But it difference with profile posts.
    When I trying to schedule on Facebook profile, it shows year, and month, and date it's not a problem.
    But in the date section, it shows only current date.
    and in the time(hours) it only shows the past time. example. If i creating post at 5pm, it showed me only until 4:50 pm only.
    I tried to post in past date, and i've done. if try to post at 5pm on the day, i could post at 4pm on that current date with schedule option.
    does this work for past time only? not for future schedule?
    appreciated for useful advice. thanks
  2. markm32172

    markm32172 BANNED BANNED

    Oct 18, 2010
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    I kind of realized these issues today when I was looking for something on Facebook scheduling. They have a number of problems associated with it...

    1. It's not very easy to find. It shows up as a very small icon when you post something on your pages.
    2. It schedules things in the interval of 10 minutes only. You can not schedule anything till upto 9 minutes from now.
    3. It does not let you edit your posts once you have scheduled them.
    4. Finding the scheduled posts is not very easy either.
    5. I don't think Facebook will ever allow bulk scheduling from within their platform.

    I am surprised that Facebook has made these design mistakes in their scheduler. Just as a suggestion, you can try using the scheduler at http://www.sociota.net/Help/PostManagement/SocialmediaPostManagement ... It not only addresses all of these points but also has a number of other goodies.