Youtube Video On Facebook – How to Add Youtube Video On Facebook

How to Add Youtube Video On Facebook

How to Add Youtube Video On Facebook- Adding up a YouTube video to your FB account is quite easy to achieve, but Facebook will only use a video thumbnail or rather a video summary to show the presence of the video.


Youtube Video On Facebook

YouTube does not actually provide any form of button that will immediately post your video clips to your Facebook profile or page but rather you could share the video clip – yours or anybody else’s – from the YouTube watch page to your FB page.


The interesting news is that you could actually add a full YouTube video on FB, how to go about it is what this article is all about.



How to Add Youtube Video On Facebook

Below are the various means through which adding YouTube video can be achieved;



Share a YouTube video to Facebook on a computer

  • Open YouTube: Go to in your browser.
  • You don’t need to log into YouTube unless you plan on linking to an age-restricted YouTube video.
  • Click the search bar: You’ll see it at the top of the YouTube page.
  • Search for a video: Enter a video’s title, then press ↵ Enter. Doing so will search for your video.
  • Select a video: Locate and click the video you wish to post to open the video.
  • Click Share: This button is below the lower-right corner of the video player.
  • Click the Facebook icon: It’s a dark-blue block with a white “f” on it. Facebook will open in a new window.

If prompted, enter your Facebook login information (your email address and password) before continuing.

Enter text for your post: If you want to add commentary or other text along with the video, type it into the text field near the top of the post.

If you don’t enter text here, the default text above the post will be the link to the video.

Click Post to Facebook: It’s a blue button in the bottom-right corner of the Facebook window. Doing so will post your video’s link to Facebook. Other users will be able to select the link to open the video on YouTube.

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Share a video link directly on Facebook

Another option which is available other than making use of the YouTube “share” choice is to paste a video link straight into a Facebook post with this, Facebook will immediately get the YouTube video thumbnail and description.

What can you do if Facebook is using outdated video clip details?
If you can’t wait for Facebook to bring up-to-date its cache, there are a few resolutions you could try:
* Generate the right description in your article.
* Get in the video clip URL in the Facebook debug tool to instantly update the cached summary.
* If all else fails, try reporting the problem to Facebook.

Share this with all your friends so they could learn how to add up YouTube videos on their Facebook Page.



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