Private Facebook Group Keyword Alert Monitoring

Get notified when someone mentions one of your keywords on a public or private Facebook group. We're keeping an eye on things 24/7, so you don't have to.

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Can Syften monitor private Facebook groups?

Yes, we can monitor both public and private Facebook groups.

Yes, we can monitor keywords in both public and private groups.

With Syften you can track posts, comments and links and have a good overview of the group's activity.

What steps should I take to make this work?

Simply send us links to the groups you want to monitor. We'll set them up and let you know once it's done.

There's no need to install browser extensions or keep your computer online, as we handle all the heavy lifting.

The key here is first to find one or more relevant groups. Once you've identified them, join them and perform a few searches to see if the types of discussions you're interested in happen on a regular basis. If they do, it's time to automate it with Syften.

Is this time-consuming? Is there a risk of getting banned?

You won't be banned as long as you're honest and offer genuine value.

And it won't take much time if you already have relevant content on your blog.

Please have a look at my comment here for example, which I end with a link to my blog:

How nice.

What can Facebook group monitoring be used for?

Engaging personally with someone who mentions your company can make a significant impact. In this era of large corporations and anonymity, users will feel supported by a caring individual and are more likely to recommend your product to other group members.

You can also set up keyword alerts to track your competitors' mentions. Whenever someone mentions your competition, it's an opportunity for you to mention your product.

Not only will it help you build exposure to the person who asked the question, but also will show up in the group search results to your target audience for years to come.

How can Syften save you time and effort?

Syften streamlines your social media monitoring process by automatically tracking keywords and notifying you when there's a relevant mention. This saves you from manually scanning through numerous posts and comments.

By automating your monitoring efforts, you can focus on providing valuable responses and engaging with your audience, rather than spending time searching for opportunities.

Syften's easy-to-use interface and customizable keyword alerts ensure that you stay on top of the conversations that matter most to your brand, helping you to build a stronger online presence.

Moreover, Syften helps you to identify trends and popular topics within your target groups, allowing you to create content that resonates with your audience. By staying up-to-date on the latest discussions, you can ensure your brand stays relevant and continues to grow its online presence.

Delivered however you want

With Syften, you can receive your Facebook group alerts in a variety of convenient ways, tailored to your preferences.

Choose to receive notifications through Slack, email, API, or even by integrating with Zapier.

By offering multiple notification channels, Syften ensures you'll never miss an important mention or conversation.

Stay informed and engaged with your audience, no matter which platform you prefer to use for managing your brand's online presence.

Other than Facebook, we monitor these communities:

Reddit Twitter Hacker News Product Hunt Indie Hackers Slack Quora Stack Overflow Server Fault Facebook Upwork Spiceworks Stack Exchange etc

How can I use keyword monitoring to find customers online?

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Check out what our customers have to say

At Rewardful, we're huge believers in word-of-mouth marketing. I've used most of the social monitoring tools on the market and most have a lot of noise in the results or miss important conversations happening online. Syften returns the most relevant social mentions with the least amount of noise out of all the tools I've tested so far. Their community listening is the best on the market and I love how you can fine tune by source.

I love that Syften monitors all the communities I am part of but don't have enough time to check all day. Now, I can check my email and see conversations happening on Twitter, Reddit, Indie Hackers, and many more places. It's incredibly useful. Worth every dollar.

We use Syften to react to people saying things about us on the internet every single day. It's a set once and forget tool that just helps your team keep your pulse on whatever it is you care about.

Syften is awesome. I use it for my business so I can monitor the brand, and participate in online discussions which can help us attract new customers. I also use it personally to keep track of niche subjects that I'm interested in like emerging tech and products.

I've written a couple books and like to keep an eye on how and where folks are talking about them. Syften has helped me catch several key conversations that I otherwise wouldn't have seen. Even on the days without any notable alerts, I'm still happy to know that I haven't missed anything. A very useful tool.

We love Syften at PostHog and find it incredibly useful for listening to our open-source community. The Slack integration enables our entire team to find ways to connect with our users, whether it's the Marketing team sharing new content or the Engineering team answering technical questions. The filtering system is especially powerful and helps us separate the signal from the noise.

Syften has become integral to our business. It allows us to monitor *and* respond in real-time using their super simple webhooks. For example, when people mention our competitors being expensive on Twitter, Syften finds it and enables us to respond instantly with Zapier. It's paid for itself many times over. It even helped us secure $5M in funding for one of our community members. Michael has been overwhelmingly supportive over the past 18+ months we've been a customer and we couldn't be more grateful.

I use Syften every day and have been for a year. I looked at various other social listening tools but they were mostly aimed at big brands and enterprise customers and carried a hefty price tag. Syften tracks all of the major networks that I'm interested (even ones the big tools don't) and it's affordable for businesses of every size. Every day I get an email digest of people talking about my product for me to take immediate action on.

I gather the mentions I get from Syften and add them to our customer sales and partner presentations to show how our product is gaining mindshare amongst users on Reddit and forums. These slides are very impactful.

Syften has been a great tool to understand in which communities my website is being mentioned, or topics relevant to my business. It allowed me to engage in meaningful discussions and to identify some important actors in my niche.

Syften has enabled us to keep an eye on the topics related to our product. We can easily track posts about discount codes, email marketing, and e-commerce. We can then suggest using our service, or just be helpful answering questions on subjects that we are familiar with.

That could be you! So let's get started!

Spike from one comment

Watch your organic traffic grow overnight

Regularly engaging in online discussions will drive large amounts of organic traffic to your business, free.

We alert you

Monitor up to 100 keywords, generating thousands of weekly opportunities to promote your business.

Drive traffic

See an uplift in landing page visits from referral, the lead source of acquisition for early-stage startups.

Delivered however you want, live

Slack E-Mail RSS API

Pricing Plans

Save by paying annually


$19.95 /month
$16.62 /month
  • 3 filters


$39.95 /month
$33.29 /month
  • 20 filters
  • Slack notifications
  • Twitter monitoring


$99.95 /month
$83.29 /month
  • 100 filters
  • Slack notifications
  • Twitter monitoring
  • Quora monitoring

It pays for itself if we find just one customer for you (easy)

Facebook Group Alerts

Facebook group monitoring is available to all Syften customers. Setting up a new group requires some manual work, please contact us with a link to your group, and let us do the rest. Once it's set up you'll receive a notification.

We can track keywords on both private groups and public groups. You can receive your keyword notifications as Slack messages, emails, or retrieve them through the API.

Sample syntax below.

New posts

Get notified when a new post is created

Any post or comment from a group with your keyword

Get notified everytime someone mentions one of your keywords

Someone you're interested in posted

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