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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Facebook® by Joe Kraynak, Mikal E. Belicove

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Getting Involved in a Group

To get involved in a group and share with its members, you must first join the group. As you’ll see in the following sections, joining and leaving a group are two of the easiest things you can do on Facebook.

Joining a Group

All you need to do to join an open group on Facebook is click the Join Group link and then click the Join button when prompted to confirm, and you gain instant access. To join a closed group, click the Request to Join link. You then have to wait for the administrator to confirm your request. You don’t have to keep checking; when you’re allowed in, you receive a notification letting you know. If your request is denied or ignored, you don’t receive notification.
To keep your membership status ...

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