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Upgrade to GSSNV Facebook Accounts

As was announced in a June 2 post to the private “Troop Services” group on Facebook, Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada is in the process of upgrading all of our Facebook accounts in an effort to provide better customer service, enhanced security, and improved communication to our members. We would love to take a moment and explain in a little more detail what will be changing, why it is being changed, and what it will mean for all of our valuable members. Why now? As was touched on in the June 2nd post, Facebook is sunsetting groups as they were originally designed; this is especially true for businesses. Groups were originally designed for individuals with a shared interest to share and communicate together in a single location. They were never intended for businesses to use them as a support channel. GSSNV has been receiving increasing pressure from Facebook to stop using the “Troop Services” group as a support channel, but we didn’t have a viable replacement until now. With the recent launch of new Facebook for Business platform, businesses can now create internal accounts for employees to monitor business related pages. They have also finally allowed for business pages to be members of “support” and “community” groups as long as they are a subsidiary of a business’ page. What does this mean for the members? Shortly before August 1, a new business friendly support group called “GSSNV Member Support” will be created as a subsidiary of the main Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Facebook Page (https://facebook.com/girlscoutsnv). This will be a private group only available to those with current Girl... read more

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