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With chatter Feed we can share the post to the created group. In my criteria, I need the same kind of procedure ( Options same as Chatter feed : To my Followers , A Group) that should be available in the Lead, Opportunity and Other custom Objects Post options.

So by sharing the post or feeds with a group, all the group members should be able to view the feed. I can't find any solution for this even after a long search.

Please Guide me with the Possible solutions and links if any.

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You can either set a Group or Record as the Parent of a FeedItem, hence why you don't get an option to share it to a Group on an OpportunityFeed. If you're okay to share the post with a link to the related Opportunity, I can think of a couple of ways to do this.

In its simplest form, you can add a custom field to the objects you want to enable this on, a ShareTo field, the user fills in the Id of the User/Group whose Chatter Feed they would like to share this record to. In an AfterTrigger on the FeedItem, you can then share the post to the user/group Id filled out in your custom field. (Referencing the Opportunity / Lead as a link) This would duplicate the post on both the Opportunity as well as Group.

The other option would be to write a custom VF Section which mimics the behaviour of the standard chatter post publisher where it lets you pick Followers or Groups to share the post with. (Again as a link to the related entity)

Also with the new Chatter Publisher action what you can do is write a Custom Action implemented via a VF Page which lets you pick the Lead / Opportunity record that you want to reference and post it as a link attached to your post. Here you can restrict to just one post that will appear only in the User / Group feed with a link to the entity.

Here's a previous answer to a similar question which might get you started Sharing Feed Item with Chatter Group

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