When I post to a photo (normally via Cinch Share) to a Facebook page I manage, I normally manually share that to another Facebook group I admin.

It shows up fine in the group. However, if someone else then shares from the group post, the photo doesn't show in their time line. Just a Show Attachment with a link to the group's post.

Like this:

Person Shared your Post Photo

If you drill into the Show Attachment link you don't get much more:

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Basically a link to the photo I posted, but not the photo or the accompanying text.

Posting it directly to the group seems to share properly on others timelines.

The pattern is:

  1. Photo posted to page - photo and text shows up on page
  2. Shared from page to group - photo and text shows up on group
  3. Re-shared from group - no photo or text show up in the second share (either in group or in personal timelines)

What am I doing wrong?

I'd like to only post it once in the page because I get Insights off the page that we don't get off of the group.

  • Your question is unclear to me. I didn't understand what you wan to do exactly. :(
    – serenesat
    Feb 28, 2017 at 6:35
  • I added some anonymised screen shots to make the question clearer
    – BIBD
    Feb 28, 2017 at 14:05

1 Answer 1


Facebook doesn't allow sharing from closed or secret groups. Anyone who wants to share a photo/post from your Page needs to go to your Page and share from there.

  • It's definitely a Public Group. And sharing other posts from that group seem to work as expected (the photo and text show up)..
    – BIBD
    Feb 28, 2017 at 15:12

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