My wife recently posted an especially cute snapshot of our two-year-old on Facebook, but when the photo appeared in her news feed, something was missing: namely, our little one’s head.

Facebook photo reposition tool

You can reframe an image you’ve posted to your timeline in just a few clicks.

Sure, you could see the snowflake on our cutie’s sweater perfectly, as well as the drum that’s sitting on her lap, but somehow Facebook saw fit to crop the photo just above her lower lip—not exactly what we were going for.

(Just to be clear, the original photo isn’t cropped at all; I’m talking about the image that shows up on your timeline and the news feed.)

Well, don’t fret. You can easily reframe the photos you’ve posted to your timeline with a simple Facebook tool, provided you know where to click.

Facebook reframed photo save button

Ah, that’s better!

Here’s how…

  • First, find one of the chopped-off photos you posted to Facebook (either in the news feed or your timeline), then hover your mouse over the top-right corner of the post.
  • See the little down-arrow that appears? Go ahead and click it, then select “Reposition Photo.”
  • Click and drag on the photo until it’s composed just the way you want—preferably with everyone’s head in the frame.
  • All set? Click the blue Save button at the top of the post.

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