How to Create a New Facebook Network for Your Business
Facebook networks are one of the major ways that it allows people to connect to each other. Networks come in a few different types including:
- Regions (geographic)
- High School
If you are part of a small business, chances are you don't have a workplace Network setup on Facebook - but you can create one! Workplace networks allow you to setup a place for your co-workers or employees to connect to each other without needing setup a Group.
To setup your own Facebook network simply fill out the suggestion form here:
[as of 3/31/11 this link no longer works, this thread here states that a request needs to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. We've emailed this address to confirm the process of creating a network on Facebook and will post our results when we know more]
The form asks for the following fields:
- Name of your employer
- Email address supplied to you by your employer
- Work's website
and looks like this:
The process takes about a week, but it's pretty straightforward. The same process also works for setting up other types of networks.