This question isn't received often, but it's a good question on how to utilize Facebook and its various features as it relates to pages. First of all, anyone on Facebook can decide that they do not wish to like or even view a public page.
CMR is always attempting to be a source of community information – as one fan described it, “spite fire news”. When we are uncertain of the official details of an incident, we will be sure to inform our readers of that as well. Despite this, at no point should a person feel compelled to view our website or our social media pages. With over 200,000 views in the matter of a few months, we can assure Annikki Brown that acquiring more views isn't a necessity at this point, and her singular contribution would make little difference in the larger scheme of things.
If you do not select like for a public page, you will not get updates from it directly. However, if your friends like a page or it's very popular, it's possible you may see it in your timeline. It appears this is the case being complained of here.
You can actually block a Facebook business page by following these steps:
1. Connect your Facebook account, and click Settings:
2. Click Blocking:
3. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and type the name of the Page in the Block Pages field:
Some other useful information on Facebook
Types of Facebook Pages
Most people inaccurately refer to their personal Facebook profile as a Facebook page. There are several types of Facebook options that we will summarize for the benefits of this question:
Facebook Pages (they refer to them as “fan pages,” too) is for organizations, companies and businesses. Facebook’s official definition is:
Pages are for organizations, businesses, celebrities, and bands to broadcast great information to fans in an official, public manner. Like profiles, they can be enhanced with applications that help the entity communicate with and engage their fans, and capture new audiences virally through their fans’ recommendations to their friends.
Facebook Profile Pages – are for personal use. You are able to invite and decide who you will accept as friends.
The main differences between pages and profiles:
On a profile, someone is your “friend.” On a page, someone is your “fan.”
With a profile, you can send messages to one or more friends that go directly to their inbox on Facebook. As a page, you can’t do this–you can only send updates (which not as many people see).
Pages and Profiles can both post status updates, links, photos, etc., that appear in their fans’/friends’ news feeds.
Pages cannot “add” people as friends. However, your fans can suggest your page to their own friends to become a fan.
There are also Facebook Groups/Community Pages –
Groups allow for more interaction between members, sort of like a forum or message board (BBS) system. Here’s what Facebook has to say about Groups:
Groups and Pages serve different purposes on Facebook. Groups are meant to foster group discussion around a particular topic area while Pages allow entities such as public figures and organizations to broadcast information to their fans. Only the authorized representative of the entity can run a Page.
So one of your employees might set up a “group” for your organization, and that would be fine. But only an official representative of an organization can set up the official Page for that organization (or at least someone who is willing to say that they are an official rep!).
What Is a Facebook Community Page?
Facebook first announced Community Pages as a feature designed to address all the fan pages set up around generic, non-business topics. For example, “I Love Sleep,” or “I Need a Vacation.” They were introduced in 2010.
Facebook wanted to differentiate between bona fide Official Facebook Pages (fan pages for businesses) and what they now call Community Pages. In Facebook’s words:
Community Pages are a new type of Facebook Page dedicated to a topic or experience that is owned collectively by the community connected to it. Just like Official Pages for businesses, organizations and public figures, Community Pages let you connect with others who share similar interests and experiences.