Monday, March 19, 2012

How to share DropBox folders with Facebook friends and ask them to collaborate

DropBox the most popular cloud storage service has just added the option to share folders with your Facebook friends. This comes after the announcement of the ability to upload photos from your Android phone directly to a DropBox folder. Now you can create and share folders with your Facebook pals. This improvement is certainly going to take DropBox more to the masses. 

Previously on DropBox you could share folders only with other registered users. With the new improvement you can now invite your Facebook friends to view and collaborate with you on a folder. Allowing people to work together on projects. With DropBox cloud storage users will now have the ability to share, work-together and all you need is a Facebook ID.

How to share a DropBox folder and invite your Facebook friends as collaborators
1. Go to
2. Click on New Shared Folder
3. Choose between 'I'd like to create and share a new folder' and 'Share an existing folder'
4. Give your folder a name if it is new one
5. Click on 'Invite Facebook Friends'
6. Click on Allow - app permission to use your Facebook account
7. Now start typing the names of the friends you would like to invite
8. Click on Share Folder
9. Your Facebook friends will get the invite and will be able to view the folder and also work on it.

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