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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Facebook® by Joe Kraynak, Mikal E. Belicove

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Managing Your Photos with Third-Party Applications

Facebook is actually ill-equipped to handle photos. Sure, you can upload photos and share them with your friends, but Facebook lacks the file-management and photo-editing tools present in dedicated photo-management services like Flickr and Picasa. As a result, you tend to see a lot of bad photos on Facebook—photos that are too dark, too light, have red-eye issues, and so on.
Because Facebook lacks the essential tools for managing photos, consider using a full-featured program or service and linking it to your Facebook account. Facebook includes applications for the most popular photo-sharing services, including Flickr and Picasa, which enable you to upload photos directly to Facebook. The following ...

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