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Upload your own thumbnail image for Facebook Links if the link images are broken

Sometimes you try to share a link in your Facebook Page and the thumbnail Hootsuite will get you from the link is not working with you.

So you upload your own image to use it as a thumbnail for that link.

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    Abdullah Abdullah shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Add the ability to add my own image to be used in a link preview.  ·   · 
    BillyBilly shared a merged idea: Custom Share Image for Facebook Links  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Make it possible to upload link image previews for FB posts  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Ability to upload Facebook link image preview in Hoosuite  ·   · 
    Piyush KhoslaPiyush Khosla shared a merged idea: Please let us upload custom thumbnails on Facebook and LinkedIn  ·   · 
    Jethro HigginsJethro Higgins shared a merged idea: Upload Custom Facebook Link Preview Thumbnails  ·   · 

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      • AnonAnon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This feature is a must. Would consider using other software just to get it.

      • GeorgeGeorge commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This seems like a pretty basic piece of functionality. Social Studio allows this...

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Who's the competitor that allows a custom link so I can switch over...I'm wasting time with hootsuite! Without my own thumbnail my social media posts look amateur!!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree that this is important!!! I need my own thumbnail for my website when I post through hootsuite! I'm going to cancel my subscription to hootsuite if this can't be implemented! It looks too unprofessional the way it is now.

      • Julia BlestJulia Blest commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Our team is frustrated with the inability to do this as well. Allowing custom link imaging is vital to allowing your customers to post professional looking content. Hootsuite, please add this feature ASAP!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Not sure if these comments are read, but I would suggest giving the same capability for LinkedIn as well.

      • Nathan SmithNathan Smith commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It is ridiculous that this functionality hasn't been implemented. Yes, their API allows for this. Why the 3 year delay?

      • JCJC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Wow, this has been suggested as a feature since 2012 and still hasn't been implemented. If this isn't done soon the decision will be easy on my end because one of your competitors offers this feature.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add the ability to upload your own thumbnail for linked Facebook posts. Adding a custom image leads to higher CTR.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Since FB add this capability (in the US), it has become a must have for us. Many of our link shares require perfectly sized images (or different images altogether). Please try to get this one thru your product team.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Must be possible b/c it could be done fairly easily with one of your competitor's software. Honestly pretty disappointed that HS doesn't have this feature yet. Assumed it had to be in an upgrade, but still don't see it.

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