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Clear images from Facebook open graph image cache with a bookmarklet

Do you ever run into the problem where you pasted a link into Facebook, realized the featured images on that link were incorrect, and when you go to update the featured images on that link and paste it into Facebook again, the old images are still cached? Well this post will show you how to clear images from Facebook open graph image cache with a bookmarklet (literally in the click of a button).

Right Click on This Link and click “Copy” or copy the snippet below:

Now you just need to add the bookmarklet from above to your browser:

Chrome

  1. Go to Bookmarks > Bookmark Manager
  2. Click on the “Bookmarks Bar” folder on the left
  3. Right click in the white area on the right and click “Add Page”
  4. Type something like “Clear FB Images” in the first input, and paste in the code snippet from above into the second input.

Firefox

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/bookmarks-toolbar-display-favorite-websites

Safari

  1. Select/Tap the arrow button next to the URL bar and select “Bookmark.”
  2. Select/Tap the bookmark button, and then “Edit.”
  3. Paste in the code snippet from above.

Internet Explorer

Google it!


 

Once you’ve added the bookmarklet to your browser, we can clear images from Facebook open graph image cache with a bookmarklet by just browsing to the URL that you’re trying to clear cached Facebook images from and clicking the bookmarklet link. An alert will popup shortly informing you of any images that you just cleared from Facebook’s Open Graph cache server. Here’s what it looks like in action:

Clear images from Facebook open graph image cache with a bookmarklet

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