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Why did the appearance change on my Blog's posting to Facebook?

  1. I share my blog via my Facebook page but recently it started posting differently. Previously a tiny copy of my "featured image" appeared on the left and to the immediate right there was a small box with text for my post. Now there is just one really large picture and it if difficult to find the link to my post. My friend, who also uses WordPress and publicizes to Facebook, has the old appearance and hers did not change like mine did. I would like to restore the old appearance if possible, thanks!

    The blog I need help with is brusselssproutsblog.wordpress.com.

  2. I'm sorry but we cannot help with this. We have no control over the images that Facebook chooses to display or when they choose to flush their image caches. We really only send them the URL of the post, and they hunt through that for the excerpt and images to include.

    Please see http://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug
    and http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/fb-link-has-no-thumbnails?replies=4#post-936861

    See here too http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/pachyderm-theme-image-size-on-reader?replies=9#post-1349306

    See this thread for more tips please > http://en.forums.wordpress.com/topic/wp-post-wont-publish-images-to-fb-but-was-previously?replies=8

  3. Oh, I am disappointed to read this - I just made my first post to Facebook in a while, and yes, it doesn't link obviously to the original WordPress post at all any more, it looks exactly as if you added a photo directly to Facebook. I guess they don't like people be encouraged to leave their site . . .

    The simple "fix" is just to stop automatically posting, and just manually create a link on Facebook. Annoying to have to do so though!

  4. karmatosed please tell me how to become a happiness engineer.

  5. @alittleart
    I'm sorry that the situation is what it is.

    @galvanrealestate
    Please do not post off topic stuff into forum threads. See here > http://automattic.com/work-with-us/

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