Lightroom CC: Can't create new albums in export to Facebook

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When you create an album in Facebook in the browser it requires you to select at least one photo from your computer to start the album. When you export from Lightroom CC you can only select existing albums, not create a new one. If the Facebook API allows the creating of albums why is this not an option in CC? This is very feature poor. As it stands I have to export at least one photo, create the album in Facebook, then I can export from Lightroom CC. If you are only going to support export to Facebook and not any other service (Instagram? Hello?) could you at least make it usable.
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Andy Reilly

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Posted 7 months ago

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This is very frustrating. Also when I tried posting a set of photos to my timeline it made a separate post for each photo! useless.
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Mark A.

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Ran into this tonight too. Further, the photos seem to export in random order, not even sorted by date, and it doesn't carry over captions or titles. Practically useless. First major setback switching from Classic.

edit: discovered that if I share an album publicly from the web app, I can set permissions to allow downloads. I can then go to the public page and download the album. When I upload those JPGs to Facebook, the order and captions are preserved!! (The filenames are modified to put them in numerical order, and the captions are embedded into the images.)

I haven't tried this with just exporting JPGs on the desktop client yet, but will report back when I can.
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