A better way to share

iPhone 8, 8Plus, and X coversWhen I learned that Facebook When I learned that Facebook shrinks any photo larger than 100K, I realized that a better way to preserve and share my photos is to upload directly to dotphoto, and then share a few photos to Facebook.

That way, I preserve the full size of the original photo, and can crop or add text to it on dotphoto before sharing the smaller, edited image on Facebook.

dotphoto on your phone
dotphoto runs beautifully on a phone from your browser. Here is a screen shot showing a photo of a frozen fountain that I took last week in Atlanta. On phones, your albums and images appears under the main command bar, and can scroll up and down. To see a larger photo of the fountain, you would tap the thumbnail.

Add a dotphoto icon to your Android phone

Add a dotphoto icon to your iPhone

Three ways to share to Facebook from dotphoto

1. Most phones share dotphoto images directly to Facebook. Hold your finger on the photo (“long-tap”) to reveal sharing options including Facebook.

2. Use dotphoto‘s Share feature. In the image on the right, you can tap the share button at the bottom of the list to reveal green buttons that copy either a link to the album thumbnails or a link to the dotphoto slideshow. Copy the link of your choice, and paste the link into your Facebook post.

3. Copy and paste an image. On your computer, copy the dotphoto image and simply paste it into your Facebook post. Facebook will downsize the image on Facebook for sharing, but you will still have the full-size version on dotphoto.

Author: dotphoto

Glenn Paul is President and Co-Founder of dotPhoto, which began life in 2000 as a photo printing service and now also distributes user-generated media in Flash, video and on cell phones.

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