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Facebook doesn’t provide an easy way to upload documents, just photos and video. Here are some ways to to add this functionality – great for sending out event flyers and other printable documents! These instructions are written on Mac, adapt as needed for a PC.
Option A: Low Tech – Make your document into an image and upload as a photo
Since photos are easy to add via any Status Update, you can convert your document to a .jpg and upload it as an image. This does require software that allows you to make the jpg out of your Word or other document.
Option B: Hijack the Message feature
While the Status Update doesn’t have a document attachment icon, the Message box does…
Option C: Use Google Docs - fast and easy if you have a Google or Gmail account.
Option D: Use Docs.com or Scribd.com
If you’re not a Googler, here’s an alternative using Docs.com. Scribd.com works great too:
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