How to Post a Youtube Video on Facebook

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There are 2 methods of posting a youtube video on Facebook:

  • Using youtube’s interface.
  • Using Facebook’s interface.
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    Using youtube’s interface

    Step 1: Go to youtube.com and navigate to the video you would like to share.

    Step 2: Click on the Share button below the video.

    How to Post a Youtube Video on Facebook
     

    Step 3: Click on the Facebook button.

    How to Post a Youtube Video on Facebook

     
    Step 4: A Facebook dialog you should pop up in a smaller window.
    In the dialog you may select:
    – who to post as – yourself/your page
    – where to post to – your timeline/ a friend timeline / a group / your page
    – set the privacy settings for this post.

    How to Post a Youtube Video on Facebook
    Note: if a window doesn’t pop up make sure your browser is allowing popups from youtube.

     
    Step 5: Click Post to Facebook and you are done!

     
     

    Using Facebook’s interface

     
    Step 1: Go to youtube.com and navigate to the video you would like to share.

     
    Step 2: Copy the full url from the address bar, or the tiny url from the share display.

    How to Post a Youtube Video on Facebook

     
    Step 3: Navigate to the Facebook page where you would like to post.

     
    Step 4: Click on the Write something… and paste the url you copied.

    How to Post a Youtube Video on Facebook

     
    Step 5: Facebook will populate the dialog with information from the page – such as video name and preview. You may alter the message and select privacy settings.

    How to Post a Youtube Video on Facebook

     
    Step 6: Click Publish and you are done.

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    4 thoughts on “How to Post a Youtube Video on Facebook

    1. I do consider all of the ideas you have introduced for your
      post. They are very convincing and will certainly work.
      Still, the posts are very quick for novices.
      May you please extend them a little from next time? Thanks
      for the post.

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