How to Create the Most Effective Multi-Image Posts on Facebook and Twitter

Image posts are something that is shared on every social media platform. Posting multi-image posts is one of the trends nowadays. Here in this article, we are going to read about the methods of creating multi-image posts on Facebook and Twitter from both desktop and mobile. Let's begin!

Multi-Image Posts on Facebook and Twitter:- Do your social media visuals look good on all social media platforms? Is it accurate to say that you are making various pictures for each kind of social media platform? Individual social feeds are full and sometimes chaotic, getting seen by your target group can be difficult to achieve. Want to be seen? Get creative. 

One approach is to begin testing multi-picture, web-based media posts. Truth be told, posts with different pictures have proved to get more reach, which in turn means more eyeballs and a greater reach-out to your audience.

Via Facebook on Desktop

To put up multi-image posts on your desktop, follow these steps:

  • Go to the business page
  • Click on Share a photo or video
  • Click on Upload photos/videos
  • Select your photos
  • It will open a preview. You can now drag and drop your photos in the order that you would like them to be.
  • Now you may either publish or schedule your Facebook post.

via facebook on desktop

Via Facebook on Mobile

To put up multi-image posts on your mobile, follow these steps:

Via Facebook on Mobile

Visual Storytelling Via Carousels

Carousels are a great way to get your audience engaged with your post. You can create a story out of multiple images. As the users swipe through the images, your story builds up.

Check an example of Subway featuring a carousel post about their employees enjoying a break.

Also an example of Cadbury Dairy Milk does good justice to a carousel storytelling post.

Showcase Your Products Via GIFs

You can create short GIFs to weave your images together in the order you showcase your product and its multiple facets.

Showcase Your Products Via GIFs

Via Collages on Facebook

Facebook will endeavor to make the most attractive arrangement it can out of the pictures you give it, and everything has to do with the perspective proportion of the principal picture you transfer.

From that point forward, pictures show up left to right. If by mistake you transfer faulty things, don’t stress because you can easily relocate the pictures into the correct flow before you publish. 

Despite the state of the pictures, if you transfer two pictures, they will appear next to each other like this:

state of the pictures

If the first image you upload is a square, Facebook will create a grid, like the ones shown here:

Facebook Grid

Any more images after the fourth will be accessible by clicking on the final image as shown below:

Multi-Image Posts on Facebook and Twitter

If the initial image is longer in height than the others. It will look like this:

initial image is longer in height

You can now format your images accordingly, and put up a collage on Facebook!

360 Degree Effect on Facebook

Although Facebook has the panoramic view feature, it hasn’t enabled sharing of these images.

360 Degree Effect on Facebook

With the help of a good graphic designer, you can cut out a panoramic photo and into tiles, and then piece it together. Users can then swipe through this image and get the whole panoramic view.

Via Twitter on Desktop

Once you go to Add photos or video on Twitter, a pop-up screen appears, asking you to select your photos.

Twitter allows for a maximum of four photos to be uploaded at a time. It does not have the drag and drop feature like Facebook, so you will need to upload them in the order that you want them to appear in your tweet.

Via Collages on Twitter

Via Collages on Twitter

It is a known fact that photo blasts or tweet blasts (posting a string of tweets with images all in a row) can cost you followers. However, you can surely post four or fewer photos together in one tweet. Let’s look at some examples.

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The official Twitter account for Major League Baseball (@MLB) uses multi-image collages constantly to share shots of games and players:

MLB

The New York Times also shares tweets with photo collages to show some of the most compelling sides of their stories:

NYT

Conclusion

With these methods, you will not only stand out but will attract more eyeballs to your content. On social media, content is the king. With these practices, you will be ensuring great traction and engagement on your pages.

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