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How To Upload Photos to Facebook

I don’t use Facebook to show my pictures, they are either on my website or on Flickr however I am aware lots of people do. I am always disappointed by how images look of Facebook and that has nothing to do with all those awful Instagram filters just how flat and dull pictures look. Well this article by  on Fstoppers explains why and how you can improve how your pictures look. As this is posting to the web much of what is explained applies to many web environments you may populate with your images. It makes sense to me and has some nifty graphics

Assuming Facebook doesn’t change these anytime soon, here are the full details on what I do (at least) to make my images on my Facebook Page look clear, sharp, and with minimal or no data compression, as of December 13, 2014. Let’s start with some history, because thorough knowledge is better than hasty knowledge.  READ MORE HERE  This image shows some of what is explained, if you are reading this on Facebook who knows what it will look like

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