How to Add Links and Text to Facebook Pictures

Research shows that pictures with text and a link have much higher click rates. Let people know who took the picture and be able to click a link for more information. PicVidShare Free Camera App makes it so easy right from your phone.

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How to add text and a link

  • PicVidShare Automatic Camera App uses templates to add text and links Automatically to Facebook pictures. First visit Google Play Store and Install PicVidShare.
  • Use the camera or select one of your pictures from the Gallery.
  • Select Add Text and enter what you want on your pic. You touch the text to get a box around it and drag it to where you want it or edit it. Crop using the picture editor to assure it will be the correct size and ratio for Facebook. Landscape works best but you can edit a portrait to fit.
  • Touch the share button in the top right corner to post image to Facebook. Leave the default or type in the URL you want it to link to. The first time you will be asked to log into your Facebook account. Save as a Template so next time you don’t need to enter it again.

Here is what it looks like when posted to Facebook.


The picture with your text on is saved separately to be used in other social media such as Instagram, Pinterest and Google+ or you can even text it to a friend. Tell people who took that picture and what it is; right-click on the picture, then link to more information. Spend less time looking at your phone and more enjoying what’s going on. Be in the moment not in the App!

You can edit previous templates or enter all new text. Sharing to Facebook is now so much quicker and easier and the user is in control.

Watch the one minute YouTube video on how to add text and a link to your Facebook pictures.

An Adobe and Software Advice survey found visual content to be the highest performing and most successful material on social media. Putting a Universal Resource Locator (URL) link with it will make it even more powerful. On their Smartphones, people use the browser 20% of the time and Apps 80% of the time, with Facebook the most at 18% of the time. Now it is so quick and easy to share pictures on Facebook you will want to do it all the time.

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