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You can access this different ways:

  • via Comm menu → Facebook
  • via the Facebook toolbar button
  • via Avatar → Snapshot → Post to Facebook → Status.

Opting in to Second Life Share for Facebook

The first time you use Post to Facebook, you need to link your account. Unless you remove or delete the SL Share app on Facebook, you will not need to opt in again:

  • Use any of the methods above to open the Post to Facebook window.
  • Click the Status tab of the Post to Facebook window.
  • Click the Connect button.
  • Follow the steps to accept or decline the App Request. You must accept in order for Second Life to share your status updates, uploaded photos, and Second Life location with Facebook.
  • Follow the steps to accept or decline the Permissions Dialog. This allows you to set privacy settings for Firestorm. The default is set to “Friends”, but it can also be set to “Only Me” or you can customize or exclude Facebook friends from seeing your posts.

Updating your Facebook status

  • Use any of the methods at the top of the page to open the Post to Facebook window.
  • Click the Status tab.
  • Enter text in the What's on your mind box.
  • Click the Post button to post your status on Facebook.

Posting a photo to Facebook

  • Use any of the methods at the top of the page to open the Post to Facebook window.
  • Click the Photo tab.
  • Position your camera to frame the shot you want, then click the Refresh button in the Post to Facebook window.
  • Select an image resolution from the dropdown menu. The default resolution is 800×600. Changing the resolution automatically refreshes the screenshot.
  • Add a comment to the photo (Optional).
  • Check the Include location in posting box to include a SLurl to the location where the photo was taken. This box is checked by default.
  • Click Post to post your photo to Facebook.

Checking into a Second Life location on Facebook

  • Use any of the methods at the top of the page to open the Post to Facebook window.
  • Click the Check in tab.
  • Enter text about the location in the text field (Optional).
  • Check the Include overhead view of location box to show a map image of the location you are checking into. If you do not check this box, the Second Life logo is displayed instead.
  • Click Post to check into the Second Life location.

Opting out of Second Life Share for Facebook

If you have opted into SL Share, you can opt out and disconnect the feature using the following procedure:

  • Use any of the methods at the top of the page to open the Post to Facebook window.
  • Select the Status tab from the Post to Facebook window.
  • Click the Disconnect button. This disables the connection and deletes any related cookies.
  • To re-enable SL Share, you will need to provide your Facebook credentials again.

Removing Second Life Share from Facebook

Here is how to remove the SL Share app from Facebook:

  • Log into Facebook.
  • Go to your App Center.
  • Find the Firestorm app.
  • Move your mouse over the app, then click the “X” on the upper right of the field.
  • Click Remove.

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floater_social.txt · Last modified: 2016/10/22 19:16 by anastasia.horngold