The most popular American social media and social networking service, Facebook (Meta), has officially announced that the product “Jobs” on Facebook will no longer be available on all platforms. The jobs on the Facebook product will no longer be available on February 22.
Facebook Business (Meta for Business) and its management made it clear to the public in their previous post sighted by TheGhanaTech.com saying that, its product “Jobs” will be removed from the system this year 2022. These updates changes will affect a lot of unemployed individuals from getting jobs through Facebook.
The following listed below are the changes made by Facebook Business concerning the removal of “Jobs”.
- Existing Facebook Groups with a “Jobs” group type will be changed to the “General” group type and the “Jobs” group type will no longer be available.
- The ability to distribute free jobs via a partner integration with the Jobs on Facebook API will no longer be available.
- Jobs on Facebook will no longer be available on the Facebook Lite app or Facebook mobile website (m.facebook.com/jobs) for both employers and seekers.
- The Jobs on Facebook browser will no longer be available.
- Jobs on Facebook is shutting down outside of the United States and Canada.
Moreover, the Facebook business also listed some features that are not going to be changed after the removal of “Jobs” from Facebook.
- Employers in the United States and Canada can continue to use Jobs on Facebook tools to create job postings from their Page for free on the Facebook app and Facebook desktop website (www.facebook.com). They can also choose to boost their posts as ads.
- Employers in the United States and Canada will continue to be able to manage their job applications and view details about all their job posts (boosted & non-boosted) through the Inbox and Manage Jobs sections of their Page.
- Job seekers in the United States and Canada can continue to apply to positions using Job on Facebook product features like clicking Apply now on the job post, which will bring them to the detail view and then to an application form.