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Facebook: how to add GPS location to a photo posted via cell phone | Social networks

The Facebook application allows you to add GPS locations to photos used in posts. The feature, also present in Messenger, inserts a virtual sticker indicating the location where the photo was produced. When publishing the image, the location is also available in the post, as in the function of check in. When you tap on the name of the place, your friends are taken to a map.

Next, see how to use the location stickers on Facebook for Android and iPhone (iOS). It is important to make sure that the social network app has access to the location of the cell phone, and that the photos in the library also have the registered location. In practice, the action is similar to Instagram stickers.

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Facebook lets you add location stickers to photos Photo: Ana Marques / TechTudo

Facebook lets you add location stickers to photos Photo: Ana Marques / TechTudo

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Step 1. Open Facebook and tap on the "Photo" option. Then, tap the camera icon to take a photo with your phone.

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When to access the tool to publish photos from Facebook Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When to access the tool to publish photos from Facebook Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 2. Make a photo and then touch the sticker icon at the top of the screen, as shown in the image below.

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When to take a photo and access the sticker screen on the Facebook app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When to take a photo and access the sticker screen on the Facebook app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 3. Touch "Location". The next screen displays a list of nearby locations. You can also use the search tool to find other locations. In this example, we?ll use a suggested location. To proceed, just touch the description of the place.

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When adding a GPS sticker to a photo with the Facebook app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When adding a GPS sticker to a photo with the Facebook app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

Step 4. Use your finger to position the sticker on the image and tap "Next". The photo will be attached to the post, which will also include the location. Use the "Share" button to publish the content to your timeline.

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When posting a photo with a GPS sticker on the Facebook app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

When posting a photo with a GPS sticker on the Facebook app Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa

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