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I used a web safe red and I'm still getting a somewhat distorted output. I'm saving in .png format. I've noticed this happening a lot whenever a red color is used. The output looks HORRIBLE on Faceboook and Instagram. I have it at 300 dpi for printing. I'd like the image that appears on the internet to be just as clear as when I print it. I did a screenshot of it on Facebook and included it with this question.

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  • The answer is in that previous Q&A. Basically Facebook compresses images. They say to keep images under 100kb for the best results but theres no way to stop them processing your images completely – Cai Sep 9 '16 at 12:21
  • Does this also apply to Instagram where we do a LOT of promoting? – Session 24 Sep 9 '16 at 12:48
  • The compression, yes. I'm not sure how file size affects that though. (previous Q&A regarding Instagram) – Cai Sep 9 '16 at 12:52
  • From the looks of it, the problem is in the black. I can't see how compression would affect the black as shown. Please have a look at how the black is handled overprinting the red. Something looks as if it has been done twice. – Stan Sep 11 '16 at 20:41
  • Nothing was done to the black portions. You're seeing the actual texture from the original photos. The only thing I did was turn up the resolution and did a red photo filter on the images. – Session 24 Sep 11 '16 at 21:21