This morning we saw a new feature in Facebook that raised our eyebrows a bit.  You can now attach a photo to a comment in Facebook.

But not all comments…..

From what we can tell – a comment on a brand page can not include a photo.  Comments on individual’s profiles can include a photo.  From a reputation management perspective, I can see this as a good limitation.  Do you really want disgruntled customers posting photos of hair in their food or mold in their hotel bathroom?

Comments pages photo

 

As you can see, all you need to do is click the camera icon in the comments box.  We looked at 10 brand pages and did not see the function there – here’s an example from our own page:

no photo comments

Thoughts?  I can think of a few times when I wanted to post a photo as a comment – but I’m pretty sure it was on a brand page – so does this enhance Facebook, or make it even more cluttered and junkier?

 

Facebook Allows Photos in SOME Comments
Carrie Hill
Carrie has been working in SEO and Online Marketing since 2006 - she brings a passion for search and a desire to know more to every project she participates in. Carrie is a noted speaker and writer about a variety of topics, including Schema protocols, Google Analytics, Local Search and more. When she's not digging heavily into search & online marketing issues - you can find Carrie in her kitchen or possibly sitting on the porch with a cup of tea, a book, and her 4 dogs.

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