Social Media Facebook How to Add and Manage Facebook Photos Post photos and albums to share with family and friends by Linda Roeder Writer Former Lifewire writer Linda Roeder is a longtime web enthusiast and consultant with a broad knowledge of how personal web pages, blogs, and social networking. our editorial process LinkedIn Linda Roeder Updated on November 13, 2020 reviewed by Lisa Mildon Lifewire Tech Review Board Member & Writer Lisa Mildon is a Lifewire writer and an IT professional with 30 years of experience. Her writing has appeared in Geekisphere and other publications. our review board Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Article reviewed on Apr 29, 2020 Lisa Mildon Facebook Facebook Flipboard Pinterest Twitter Snapchat Instagram YouTube Online Dating Tweet Share Email What to Know To add photos on Facebook, use the Photo option on the desktop site or the mobile app.If you want to create an album and upload multiple photos, use Photos > Create Album.You can also add photos to an existing album or delete them in the future. This article explains how to create photo albums on Facebook and share them with your family and friends. These instructions apply to Facebook.com and the Facebook mobile app. How to Add Photos on Facebook You can upload photos to Facebook via the desktop site or mobile app as part of a post or status update. Select Photo/Video below Create Post at the top of your News Feed or Timeline (on the mobile app, tap Photo). Select the photo(s) you want to share and write a description or caption where it says Say something about these photos. Add more information to your photo. You have the following options: Select the plus sign (+) to add more photos.Select Tag Friends to identify friends in the photo.Select Feeling/Activity to share what you're feeling or doing.Select the three dots, and then select Check In to add a location.Hover the mouse over your photo and select the edit icon to edit your photo (crop and add filters, stickers, or effects).Next to With, add the names of friends who are in the photo. On the mobile app, tap the Add to your post options on the bottom-right to access Tag Friends, Feeling/Activity, and Check In. Select News Feed and/or Your Story, then select Post. It's a good idea to keep your Facebook photos private so that only your friends can see them. How to Make a Photo Album on Facebook.com Another way to add photos to Facebook and keep them organized for others to see is to create an album. Follow these steps if you're using Facebook in a web browser. Go to your Facebook profile and select Photos under your cover photo. Select Create Album. Select photos or videos to add to your album. Once they have finished uploading, enter an Album name. Other options include: Add a description or location.Add contributors (they will be able to upload photos to this album).Change the date To tag someone in a photo album, click anywhere on the photo you want to tag them in. Select Post. To view and edit your albums, go to your Photos and select Albums. How to Create a Photo Album in the Facebook App You can also add photos to albums from the Facebook mobile app. Tap Photo on the Facebook mobile app's home screen. Choose the photos you want to add, then tap Album under your name. Tap Create New Album to create a new album from the photos you chose. Give the album a name and description, then tap Create. Tap Add Contributors to choose contributors from your Friends list. Tap Friends to choose whether your album should be public or private. Add a description where it says Say something about these photos, choose a layout, then tap Post.