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How To Share To Facebook?

More Than A Link

By on April 25, 2013 1:22:57 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

RedneckDude

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Ok, I see everyone's work on Facebook, including a preview.

 

How do I share a skin to Facebook like that?

 

 

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April 25, 2013 7:31:18 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

This what you mean, Jim?

If you click on the "f" should open your fb sign in.

The other way would be to copy the url and and add it to a reply/post.

If you take a screen shot or copy the preview pic, then you just upload as a "picture or video".

Hope this helps.

 

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April 25, 2013 12:17:42 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

OK, it must work best sharing someone else's work?

 

I hit that button, it makes a link and a description. No way that I see to add a pic.

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April 25, 2013 12:26:21 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Crap! Facebook strikes again!

Can't get a preview except by saving the preview, and uploading that pic along with a link to the skin.

Good catch.

 

You should be able to see my post of Ventura now on fb using the above method.

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April 25, 2013 1:12:09 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Facebook will only display a small thumbnail when you share a link.  As said, you have to upload the preview image and just include a link for the best looking result.

 

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April 25, 2013 1:30:23 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Spencer, when I click the FB button, it shares text. No thumbnail.

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April 25, 2013 1:45:15 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting RedneckDude,
Spencer, when I click the FB button, it shares text. No thumbnail.

 

Quoting Island Dog,
As said, you have to upload the preview image and just include a link for the best looking result.

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April 25, 2013 4:50:20 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Quoting Island Dog,
Facebook will only display a small thumbnail when you share a link.

 

 

Not.  

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April 25, 2013 5:00:37 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

I should have said usually.  Facebook does not do a good job at pulling content from links, that's why I typically upload the photos as mentioned above.

 

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April 25, 2013 6:52:59 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Thanks guys.

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