Custom title and text for a link to share on Facebook

Sometimes I have the problem that the text or title of a link that I want to share do not describe the content. See below the example of a link that I want to share for a document on box.net, an online storage service.

The title is the URL and the text is something about box.net. In this example I want the title to be about the document and the text should describe the content of the document.
share link add text 1 Custom title and text for a link to share on Facebook

Let’s Customize the title and text for the link

Start by adding some text and click the Link icon:
share link add text 1a Custom title and text for a link to share on Facebook

Add the link and click Attach:
share link add text 1b Custom title and text for a link to share on Facebook

Now move with the mouse over the title or text that you want to change. It will highlight:
share link add text 2 500x298 Custom title and text for a link to share on Facebook

Click the text and enter your Title and description. Then click Share to publish it:
share link add text 3 Custom title and text for a link to share on Facebook

This is the result that you can see on my Wall.
share link add text 4 Custom title and text for a link to share on Facebook

You can use it on your personal wall and for your Facebook pages.

Inspiration: How to customize a Facebook link title and description
Ook in het Nederlands beschikbaar: Op maat titel en tekst voor een Facebook bericht

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  1. sorry..but you not said that how i can do it

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