How to Use Facelift for Facebook/Twitter/Instagram Posts


Once logged in, you’ll want to filter the posts you see on the calendar to STPF posts only:

  • To the right of the screen, you will see a sidebar with an eye and message icon, click on the message icon.
  • Then, click “Filter”
  • At the bottom, under “Tag”, select “All of”
  • Then, in the middle under “Profiles”, select the “STPF” Account
  • Finally, click “Apply” 

Once this is completed, you have now isolated all posts related to STPF.

Calendar View

You can view scheduled posts on the calendar using four different views: List, Day, Week, and Month

To schedule a post

  • In the top right corner, click “Create Post”
  • To the left of the page, you will set the date and time the post will be released.
    1. Click on the empty box next to “Publish date”
    2. Select the date and time the post is to be published.
  • Double check the listed “Post owner” below is ‘Kat Song’ or your name
  • Next, you will select which profiles you are scheduling a post for: Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram; located to the right of the page.
    1. When you have selected your desired platform(s), click “Add/Remove Selection” below

 

To View Saved/Draft Posts: 

  • If you want to find your old posts click on the “Filter Icon” below the green create post button. 
    1. Select “Status” and choose "To Be Approved" 

Twitter

*Note: Facelift only allows 280 characters in a tweet

  • To direct the post to the STPF Twitter page, click the empty box next to “Target handle” below.
    1. Select “S&TPolicyFellowships” from the dropdown list
  • Type (or copy/paste) the text for the post, where the placeholder text says “Message” under the profile name and picture
  • Add an image by clicking on the box that holds the “+ Add item” text
  • Select photo
    1. How to add a photo to the media library on Facelift
      • In the top right corner of the “Media Library” window, select “Dropbox” or “Upload Files”
      • Select your photo(s) and have them downloaded into the library
      • Then, you can select them from the library and it to the post

*Upload Files is sourcing from the computer; Dropbox sources from Dropbox files

  • Once done, click “Direct Publish” or “Publish” in the top right corner.
    1. If only a draft or unsure of a date & time, click “Save” beside the “Publish” button
    2. To edit, click on the post from the Calendar view page
    3. Click “Stop Publishing” in the top right corner and edit
    4. Proceed to publishing procedure when done

Facebook

  • To direct the post to the STPF Facebook page, click the empty box next to the green “+” button below.
    1. Select “AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships” from the dropdown list
  • Type (or copy/paste) the text for the post, where the placeholder text says “Message” under the profile name and picture
  • Add an image by clicking on the box that holds the “+ Add item” text
  • Select photo
    1. How to add a photo to the media library on Facelift
      • In the top right corner of the “Media Library” window, select “Dropbox” or “Upload Files”
      • Select your photo(s) and have them downloaded into the library
      • Then, you can select them from the library and it to the post

*Upload Files is sourcing from the computer; Dropbox sources from Dropbox files

  • To add a link, select “Link” above the post area
  • Enter the link in the URL Link box and the rest of the information will fill out below

*You will notice that an image from the link and summary will appear below your message; in this case, there’s no need to add a photo.

  • Once done, click “Direct Publish” or “Publish” in the top right corner.
    1. If only a draft or unsure of a date & time, click “Save” beside the “Publish” button
    2. To edit, click on the post from the Calendar view page
    3. Click “Stop Publishing” in the top right corner and edit
    4. Proceed to publishing procedure when done

Instagram

  • Direct Post Option 
    1. Choose “Create New Post”
    2. Select Instagram as the network
    3. Choose option “Direct Publish” if it’s a post with no links embedded
      • If links included go to “Publish with Facelift Cloud App”
    4. Choose the Publication Time
    5. Add text, images, and videos as needed
    6. Specify which users should get notified by email at the scheduled publication time.
    7. Click on “Schedule Post to Plan”