YouTube video on Facebook page in 3 easy steps

You want to share a YouTube video on your Facebook page or on the wall of your personal profile? This way your followers can click the video and it will start to play within Facebook.

How? After some research I found information on this, tested it and it works. Easy but not logical. That’s why I am sharing this with you.

Now you want to share a YouTube without uploading it to Facebook. You want to embed the video on your business page.

Step 1. Copy the link of the YouTube video

You are on a website and there you see a video that you want to share on your Facebook page.

  1. Click your right mouse button anywhere on the video.
  2. Click with the left mouse button on ‘Copy video URL’

copy YouTube video URL

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YouTube video in Facebook page in 3 steps

On Facebook pages and walls of personal profiles I had already seen YouTube videos that you can play on the wall with one click. I want to do this, but how? After some searching I found how to do this. It is simple but not easy to find. So I am sharing this with you.

So you want to share a YouTube video without uploading it to Facebook?

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Step 1. Copy the link of the YouTube video you want people to play in Facebook

You are on a website and you see a video that you want to share on your Facebook page.

  1. Click on the button below the video with the arrow that is pointing upward.
  2. Click on the button that appeared just above the button you just clicked. The video will be reduced in size and 2 links will appear. The top one is the embed code and the bottom one is the link to the video. This is the link you need.
  3. Click the link, it will select the entire link and copy the link with Ctrl-C (Win) or cmd-C (Apple)

"Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission`s 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."