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Amazon Links on Facebook Image-Only Posts
Amazon Links on Facebook Image-Only Posts

In this article, we will explain why an Amazon link appears under image-only posts shared to Facebook and how to work around this.

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Written by Lauren
Updated over a week ago

When sharing an image-only post (post that does not contain a link/URL, only a photo) to a personal Facebook page from your computer, an Amazon AWS link appears below the image. The shared post looks like this:

This occurs because of Facebook's internal processes which only allow URLs to be shared to personal pages from web. Due to this restriction, when sharing an image-only post, Facebook will pull the URL of the image. Clicking on the link under the image will take you to a page that includes only the image.

How Can You Work Around This?

If you would like to share images to Facebook without this link appearing, there is a work around! If you share from your phone rather than your computer, or share to a Facebook business page rather than a personal page, the image will appear without the link. Either sharing from your phone or sharing to a business page will result in your post looking like this:

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