How to Add a Fan Page to TweetDeck

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How to Add a Fan Page to TweetDeck
Facebook and TweetDeck together can make social media tracking easy and fun. (Darrin Klimek/Stockbyte/Getty Images)

TweetDeck is a program that makes keeping track of your social networks, such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, much easier, whether you have a few friends, or a great many friends. TweetDeck also allows you to add in fan pages you have created, making it easy to keep tabs on your Facebook fame . Adding your Facebook fan page to either the downloaded version or the Chrome version can be done quickly and easily.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • Downloaded TweetDeck version or,
  • Chrome webapp TweetDeck version

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Instructions

    Downloaded TweetDeck version

  1. 1

    Open TweetDeck, and look to the top right corner of the update window for the wrench icon. Click it to open the TweetDeck Settings window.

  2. 2

    Click on "Accounts" on the left side menu of the Update Settings window. This is where the list of all the social networks you have linked TweetDeck to will be shown.

  3. 3

    Click on "Add New Account."

  4. 4

    Select Facebook from the list of available social networks, and follow the instructions to authorise TweetDeck to link to your main Facebook profile.

  5. 5

    Click on the newly added Facebook entry in the "Accounts" list. This will open all the pages currently associated with your main Facebook profile, including any fan pages you've created.

  6. 6

    Check mark the box next to your fan page in the list. This will make sure the page shows up in the TweetDeck update window.

  7. 7

    Click on "Save settings." Your Facebook fan page should now have its icon listed alongside your main Facebook and Twitter icons on the top left of the update window.

    Chrome TweetDeck version

  1. 1

    Open the TweetDeck for Chrome web application, and click on the main TweetDeck button on the top left. This will slide open the Add column window.

  2. 2

    Click on "Add New Account" at the bottom of the window.

  3. 3

    Click on the "Add Facebook" option, and follow the instructions to authorise TweetDeck access to your main Facebook profile.

  4. 4

    Look to the "Add Columns" window where your main Facebook profile should now be. Click on that icon to expand a list of all the pages currently associated with your main Facebook profile, including any fan pages you've created.

  5. 5

    Click on your fan page you want added to TweetDeck. This will slide open another Add Column window.

  6. 6

    Click on "Add Column" at the top of the new window to add the fan page to TweetDeck.

Tips and warnings

  • The download version of TweetDeck has more optimising options compared to the Chrome web application version, but it also takes up space on your hard drive.

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