Share photos online

You can share images using websites like Flickr, Twitter, and Facebook, directly from Photoshop Elements Editor. You can view the photo sharing services available to you using the Sharing dropdown in Photoshop Elements.

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Share drop-down menu in Photoshop Elements

Photo sharing service providers

The following table lists the online service providers according to the geographical location:

Location Service providers
USA & Canada
  • Flickr
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
China
  • Flickr
Rest of the World
  • Flickr
  • Twitter
  • Facebook

Flickr

  1. In Editor, click the Share dropdown, and choose Flickr. If the photos currently open have not been saved, you will be prompted to automatically save files. Click OK to proceed.

  2. (First Use) If you have not shared with Flickr before, you must authorize Photoshop Elements to work with Flickr. Follow the on-screen instructions to authorize Photoshop Elements to post photos to your Flickr account.

  3. On the Flickr dialog, specify the options for the photo or set of photos you are uploading:

    • Add / Remove photos. Click the plus (+) or minus (-) symbol above the Items preview area, and add or remove photos to be uploaded to Flickr.
    • Sets. You can upload a batch of photos as a Set. This is better for slideshows in Flickr. Click the Upload as a Set checkbox, and then modify Set options. You can choose an existing Set, or create a new one. Provide a name and description for the Set.
    • Audience. Use the Who can see these photos? section to control or limit the visibility of the Set to external users.
    • Tags. Provide a set of keywords to tag the album with.
  4. When the photos have been uploaded, the Flickr dialog displays two buttons:

    • Visit Flickr. Click this button to open the view the uploaded photos in your web browser. You can copy the URL to your Flickr photos from the web browser.
    • Done. Click Done to close the dialog.

Twitter

Note:

Only one image must be selected when you choose to share a photo with Twitter. Also, ensure that the image is less than 3 MB (megabytes) in size.

  1. In Editor, click the Share dropdown, and choose Twitter. If the photos currently open have not been saved, you will be prompted to automatically save files. Click OK to proceed.

  2. (First Use) If you have not shared with Twitter before, you must authorize Photoshop Elements to post to Twitter on your behalf. Follow the on-screen instruction to sign in to your Twitter account, and authorize Photoshop Elements to post photos online.

  3. In Editor, type your message in the Twitter dialog, and then click Tweet.

  4. When your message has been successfully tweeted, the Twitter dialog displays two buttons:

    • Visit Twitter. Click this button to view your tweet in a web browser.
    • Done. Click Done to close the dialog.

Facebook

  1. In Editor, click the Share dropdown, and choose Facebook. If the photos currently open have not been saved, you will be prompted to automatically save files. Click OK to proceed.

  2. (First Use) If you have not shared with Facebook before, perform this step. Follow the on-screen instructions to authorize Photoshop Elements to upload to Facebook on your behalf.

  3. In the Facebook upload dialog, choose the following details to determine the where the photos will be uploaded and who can see them:

    • Album: Choose to upload the photos to an existing Album, or create a new Album in this dialog itself (provide a name, location, and description, to describe the photos in the new Album).
    • Audience. Use the Who can see these photos? dropdown to control the visibility of the Album.
    • Upload quality. For high quality photos (generally large in size), choose whether you want to upload at a high quality. If you choose Standard, the photos are compressed and the upload takes lesser time.
    • People: Tag people in the photo using this option.
    • Place: Tag the location of the photo.

    Click Share.

  4. When the photos have been uploaded, the Facebook dialog displays two buttons:

    • Visit Facebook. Click this button to open the view the uploaded photos in your web browser. You can copy the URL to your Facebook photos from the web browser.
    • Click Done to close the dialog.

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