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Sunday, February 09, 2014

You're Better Off Manually Posting Stories to Facebook

UPDATE BELOW: Facebook is confusing.

I liked this story, What happened when Boloco founder John Pepper became an Uber driver, on

I clicked the Facebook button to share the post to my timeline.

It looked like this.

This is dumb.

They made the image small AND included another story, about Avery Bradley, that I didn't want.

I deleted it.

Then I reposted it myself by copying the story title and link over to Facebook.

Now it looks better, and I had the opportunity to give Scott Kirsner a link.


I just saw another image on my Facebook newsfeed and it looks like this:

Now I'm confused.

This might have something to do with viewing my own timeline vs. the newsfeed.

I'd love to hear from some Facebook experts on this.

I'm getting some coffee.

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