Who doesn’t like scrolling that never-ending News Feed on Facebook, but the only problem is when we have to open a photo just to view a larger version of it, and then return back to News Feed.

Photo Zoom for Facebook is a simple Chrome extension that integrates with Facebook so that you can see the larger images of photo albums, profile photos, and more, whenever you hover over a zoomable image. The larger version of image is displayed in a small pop-up window that appears to the left or right of your cursor. However, it won’t show a large version if you hover over thumbnails from shared news stories.

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Just in case if you want to disable this extension, then you can do so by using the button next to the chat bar at the bottom edge of Chrome.

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If the extension is turned OFF, then you can zoom a photo when you hold Shift or any other key. This setting can be configured from Options.

You can open the Options panel by right-clicking on the Facebook page and then navigating to: Photo Zoom for Facebook > Open Options page.

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From here, you can change the keys and shortcuts. The two options that you should look at are: Toggle shortcut (this is used to toggle On/Off the extension) and  “When off, force zoom if I’m holding down”. Change the shortcut key and hit the Save button.

Photo Zoom for Facebook extension surely adds a more convenient way to view images in large versions. Chrome users can get this extension from the Chrome Web Store.

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