I think it will be nice to provide a brief decription about Dropbox for new users first, right?
Are you using Dropbox cloud storage? If not try it today. It is free for 2GB use and you can extend your free storage space in Dropbox by recommending it. If you haven’t an account you can sign up for one from here. It is my recommendation link. The main advantage of Dropbox is that it is very convenient to use. For example once you installed it on your computer it creates a folder named “Dropbox” on your computer’s “C” drive. If you wish, you can move this folder to any other drive. Drag and drop files to this “Dropbox” folder and it will always be in sync. Install Dropbox on your other devices using the same log in credentials in order to access your synced files from any device.
Using Dropbox cloud storage, you can also share your specif folders in “Dropbox” folder to any other Dropbox users. Also you can share links of files in your “Dropbox” Public folder to anyone via email or any other medium. So that they can access that files online. I think now you may get a good idea about Dropbox. You can check the Dropbox help articles here for more details.
Two days back Dropbox announced its facebook integration via tweeting. Users can now easily share folders with their facebook friends who have a Dropbox account. Here is the Tweet.
Easy way to share Dropbox folder with Facebook Friends
It is very easy to share your folders on your computer with your facebook friends using Dropbox. First drag and drop the folder you want to share with your facebook friends to the Dropbox folder on your computer. Sign in to the Dropbox on the web using your account. Click “Sharing” on the sidebar left. Click the button labelled “New shared Folder”. You can see two options there. One is for sharing your existing Dropbox folder. The other option allows you to create and share a new folder. Here I am going ahead with the former as I have a folder already to share. Choose your folder to share from the list and click Next.
Click the “Invite Facebook friends” link (screenshot above) and follow the onscreen instructions. I mean you may be needed to sign in with your facebook account if not done already and allow Dropbox to access necessary permissions. Now you will greeted with a “Successfully connected with Facebook” message on Dropbox. Now on you can share your Dropbox folder with your Facebook Friends with a personal message. See the above screenshot. You can see a field titled “invite collaborators to this field”. Type the first few characters of the name of your facebook friend. Dropbox will suggest you the name. That is all. Now your dropbox is facebook connected.
To remove Dropbox shared folder, click “Sharing” on the sidebar left and click “Options” against the shared folder. From there you can Unshare a Dropbox shared folder or remove any particular member from the shared list.
Hope you enjoyed this tutorial.