My friend and I both use Instagram for iOS. When we post a picture, there is an option to share it on Facebook. We both have the Facebook timeline enabled.

When she posts a picture, she and her friends can write comments under the post. When you click on the picture to expand it, those same comments are there.

When I post a picture, however, the conversation is split. The comments made under the post are not the same as the comments made under the expanded pic. This also happens to a second friend of mine. We don't like this behavior.

As far as I know, there is only one way to configure Facebook integration within Instagram, so I can't for the life of me figure out the difference between our setups. Has anyone else experienced this? How do I change my setup so that it mirrors the behavior of my friend's?

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    I just realized that it might have been an Instagram update. A photo that I posted on March 28 did not exhibit this behavior. – Corey Apr 9 '12 at 23:29
  • that's actually what I was going to suggest. The first thing I suggest usually is to uninstall the Facebook application and re-authorize it from the site/app that requests it. Kind of the new "Turn it off an on again" but it works 95%* of the time. *non-scientific – Rebecca Dessonville Apr 9 '12 at 23:32
  • I uninstalled both apps and also removed Instagram in the Facebook > Settings > Account Settings > Apps and Websites section of the iPhone app. The behavior still existed when I reauthorized. Oh well, thank you! – Corey Apr 10 '12 at 0:02
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    I have also seen the same behavior. The other thing is that the photo can't be highlighted anymore. Facebook bought Instagram and the integration got worse. Interesting, to say the least. – Ege Özcan Apr 29 '12 at 22:24
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    Just noticed this behavior, as well. It's a function of there being separate comments/likes on "this activity from Instagram" versus comments/like on "this photo" (since the Instagram photos now get automatically put in a gallery). It's because the story is "Dan took a photo with Instagram" instead of "Dan added a photo to this Instagram gallery". Would expect that this get fixed soon now that Instagram IS Facebook. – Daniel Newman May 1 '12 at 22:05

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