Facebook Rolls Out Admin Roles and Scheduled Posts Feature; Drops Chrome from 'unsupported web browsers' List

Facebook Pages today added new abilities to help Page administrators more efficiently manage and update their pages. The new features that were added today wer previously only available in third party apps, allowing them to assign administrator roles to other admins and schedule posts.The new roles are categorized into five different categories (from highest level […]

Facebook Pages today added new abilities to help Page administrators more efficiently manage and update their pages. The new features that were added today wer previously only available in third party apps, allowing them to assign administrator roles to other admins and schedule posts.

The new roles are categorized into five different categories (from highest level of authority to lowest level), include: Manager, Content Creator, Moderator, Advertiser and Insights Analyst.

"The Manager has the most permissions, including sending messages, creating posts, ads and viewing insights. The Manager is the only admin who can access admin roles. The 'Insight Analyst' has the least permissions, able only to view insights," reveals the Next Web.

Facebook Assign Administrator Roles Feature

Manager: Can manage admin roles, send messages and create posts as the Page, create ads, and view insights.

Content Creator: Can edit the Page, send messages and create posts as the Page, create ads, and view insights.

Moderator: Can respond to and delete comments on the Page, send messages as the Page, create ads, and view insights.

Advertiser: Can create ads and view insights.

Insights Analyst: Can view insights.

The table below outlines the 5 admin roles (across) and what they're able to do (down):

ManagerContent CreatorModeratorAdvertiserInsights Analyst
Manage Admin Roles?
Edit the Page and Add Apps??
Create Posts as the Page??
Respond to and Delete Comments???
Send Messages as the Page???
Create Ads????
View Insights?????

You can find more information on Admin roles over at Facebook's Help Center here.

The second new feature that brings much anticipated feature of "scheduling posts," will let Facebook administrators (with permission to create posts) to schedule posts up to 6 months in advance, with the ability to run posts at least 15 minutes apart.

All times will on these posts will correspond to your own timezone.

The feature, while still not available for most, will be accessible when creating a new post.

Facebook Schedule posts feature

Facebook is also gradually allowing Page administrators to promote their updates in exchange for a bit of extra cash. The posts will show up similar to a featured story in a fan's newsfeed. The feature can be applied to new posts or posts up to three days old. Promoted posts will last for a total of three days.

Facebook promoted posts

Also, Facebook today on its "unsupported web browsers" page has removed Google's Chrome web browser, and replaced it with Opera.

Facebook Supported Web Browsers notification