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Picking a Winner from Facebook Posts

A post promotion is one of the easiest offers to create, all you do is create a public post on Facebook and tell users to react or comment in order to win. Once you’re ready to pick a winner, log-in to Woobox and use our free tool to choose a winner from your post!

First, log in to the Woobox dashboard. Once you’re logged in, click on Posts in the top navigation bar, then select Facebook Comment Picker.

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New FB comment picker

Find your contest post and click “Select“.

In the Post Details section, you can sync comments and reactions separately if you’re trying to limit your participation usage.

Facebook post details section

On this screen, you can also see the Performance stats and all of the Comments and Reactions. You can download CSV files of the comments or reactions by clicking the buttons labeled as such.

To pick winners, click Pick Winners.

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Facebook post winner picker popup

On the popup, you can select the number of winners you would like to pick, the entry methods and you can also specify whether you’d like to limit entries to one per user with this option, by clicking the toggle switch under “Max one comment entry per user”.

Once you’ve selected at least one winner from the post’s comments, you’ll see them listed under the Picked table, where you can also Unpick individual winners if needed.

In the Picked section, you can also create a Prize Claim for winners to verify and submit data to claim their prize!

Updated on February 6, 2020

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