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Use the shortlink -

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That makes FB post like this -

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What if I want to share a link to a specific comment? Doesn't look like there are short links for comments as well. Anyone knows a work around? – Mahn Jun 12 '14 at 22:31

This is mostly handled by Facebook itself and there is not much you can do to fix this. What I would suggest is copying in the title and then putting some colon, and then add the link. For example:

Check this post out:How do you share a Reddit link onto Facebook while preserving the original title, with as little friction as possible? (http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/t4d6d/how_do_you_share_a_reddit_link_onto_facebook/)

If you don't want the link to be so long you can use some url shortener such as:


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I would recommend the Buffer plugin. It is a plugin designed to help you stuff all of your social media posts on the Buffer app and then send them out at pre-selected times or just buffer them for later- so you don't tweet eightTEEN things at 4am.

The link to Buffer on Reddit shows up on the same bar as the other Reddit interaction links:

buffer plugin on reddit

It will generate the following popup which is the same for every buffer link:

buffer popup on reddit

And then you can click Share Now to post it immediately or Buffer to send it later.

I am pretty sure there are other browser plugins that accomplish the same thing, but the integration with Buffer is decidedly frictionless.

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