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How do I receive automatic updates from a Facebook group by email?

My answer to How do I receive automatic updates from a Facebook group by email? on Ask MetaFilter

Facebook’s API does provide a feed of recent posts to a group: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api/reference/v2.8/group/feed

It doesn’t look like IFTTT knows how to pull that at the moment—you could send them a feature request. But there are tools out there that can convert a Facebook group feed into RSS which IFTTT should be able to consume. A quick search turned up this option: https://www.wallflux.com

This is How do I receive automatic updates from a Facebook group by email? by Simon Willison, posted on 5th March 2017.

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