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    Default How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    From iMore's Photo Help email:

    "Ive been searching without success, trying to find out how to upload pictures from the new Photos app that replaced iPhoto on my Mac with the latest upgrade. FB cant find any pictures that Ive saved since the upgrade. I can upload photos to" FB from the new Photos app but Im not able to change my cover picture or upload a picture in a comment on someones page unless I use a picture that Ive previously uploaded to FB from the Photos app.

    I feel like Im talking in circles! Bottom line, I just want to be able to add photo while on Facebook but so far havent figured out how to do it. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!"
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    In Safari, on FB - I click the obvious places to add a photo and get a Finder-like window where on the left, under 'Media' I can select 'Photos' - and everything appears to the right of the sidebar, and photos are selectable... As to albums, etc - on Safari/Facebook - that behaves for me like it always has to make an album, rearrange, pick key picture, etc...

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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    Is this a question or just an example?
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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    In Safari, on FB - I click the obvious places to add a photo and get a Finder-like window where on the left, under 'Media' I can select 'Photos' - and everything appears to the right of the sidebar, and photos are selectable... As to albums, etc - on Safari/Facebook - that behaves for me like it always has to make an album, rearrange, pick key picture, etc...
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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    I have the exact same problem trying to upload photos to Facebook. I have attempted everything I can think of without success. I can upload numerous photos, but it always puts them in the last album I uploaded, no matter what I try. Any ideas?
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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    I liked kch50428s answer and it led my in the right direction. One other thing I had to do was to scroll down to find Media because it didnt show up at first.
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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    Your answer solved the problem for me. I've been unable to upload pictures to Facebook using the new Photos app ever since it appeared. Thank you so much!
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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    Thanks, guys. Works in Chrome, too.
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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    I am trying to learn how to use the Mac OS X Photos app to upload photos to my Facebook page, that is, within the Photos app [v.1.5], not when logged into my FB account. I recall, probably from iPhotos daze, that I could do that, but no more.

    Not to cloud the primary issue, but I have an entire Photos album of 23 photos that I'd like to post.
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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    Go to your album, and at the top of the page is an icon that looks like a square with an arrow pointing up. Click on that icon for a list of options to use in sharing your photos. Facebook is one of the options.
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    Default Re: How do I upload photos to Facebook from the new Photos for Mac?

    My issue: I create an album in Photos. Then go Facebook to upload the album I just made. Note: I'm not trying to upload to my personal
    FB PAGE. I''m trying to upload to a FB group/business page (not sure if that matters). Anyway, I hit "Create Album" button which takes me to my files. I select PHOTOS under Media drop down and the album I just created is not listed so I can not access it. However... if I wait a few days, it sometimes will appear. It's crazy! I go to PHOTOS and it's there, but for some reason it won't let me access it when trying to upload. Is there an access setting I need to deselect? Thank you to anyone who understands what I just typed! LOL!

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