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How to Post a YouTube Video on Facebook?

Author by Vita

Update at Mar 29, 2018

In this article, we show you the detailed steps of how to share YouTube video on Facebook within seconds. Meanwhile, to play the embedded YouTube videos on Facebook directly, you need to download the YouTube videos first and then upload them to Facebook. Therefore, here we provide the good YouTube downloader for you, as well:

When finding some good YouTube videos, most of you like to share them with your friends on Facebook. The process of sharing video from YouTube to Facebook is quite simple as both YouTube and Facebook have simplified the video posting process with simple clicks. You can follow the step-by-step guide to learn more about how to share YouTube videos on Facebook, especially, how to embed YouTube video on Facebook for handy playback.

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Part One: Two Easy Methods on How to Post a YouTube Video on Facebook

The following two methods are useful when you only need to share a YouTube video on Facebook. However, the videos can’t auto play on your Facebook timeline. To play the YouTube videos on Facebook without opening the YouTube’s web page, you can skip to part two.

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Method one: Add the video URL of YouTube to Facebook

Step 1. Visit YouTube, find the video you want to share and copy the video URL.

Step 2. Paste the YouTube URL at the top of your Facebook News Feed or timeline. Facebook will automatically fetch the title and description of the YouTube video.

Step 3. Click on “Post” to finish YouTube video Facebook sharing

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Method Two: Share the YouTube videos by the “Share” button on YouTube video page

Step 1. Find the desired video from YouTube.

Step 2. Click on the SHARE button below the lower-right corner of the video player.

Step 3. Select Facebook icon and access your Facebook account.

Step 4. Add commentary or other text on the videos.

Step 5. Click “Post to Facebook” button to share YouTube videos to your Facebook timeline.

Part Two: How to Embed YouTube Video on Facebook So You Can Play It on Facebook Directly

You could directly embed YouTube video on Facebook in the two methods above before; that is to say, the YouTube video could be displayed, played and paused within the Facebook post. However, the feature isn’t available anymore due to Facebook hitch or other factors. When you click on the YouTube video on Facebook, it will jump to YouTube page. Don’t worry! There still has a good solution for you to fix YouTube video Facebook sharing issue and play YouTube videos on Facebook directly. Just download the YouTube video and upload it to Facebook. Thus, a good free video downloader is useful for you. WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is highly recommended for its outstanding performance and functional features. Download it now and follow the guide on how to post a YouTube video on Facebook for direct playback.

Download YouTube videos in three steps

Before start, please free downloadfree download the YouTube downloader and then follow the methods on how to share YouTube video on Facebook.

Step 1. Download the desired videos from YouTube with Free HD Video Converter Factory.

Copy the URL of the desired YouTube video and open Free HD Video Converter Factory. Then click on the “Download Video” button.  The new download window will open. Just paste the video URL and click on “Analyze” button. Soon, the YouTube video URL will be detected and analyzed. Finally, specify the output folder and click on “Download”. Now you can move to step 2 on how to post a YouTube video on Facebook

Tips. With the same steps, you can also download Vidme video, download CNN video, download Twitter video, etc.

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Step 2. Upload the downloaded videos to Facebook

Click on the “Photo/Video” button on your Facebook page and choose the target video from PC. After the downloaded YouTube videos is added, you need to click on “Post” button to upload video and fix how to embed YouTube video on Facebook. When it’s finished, you will receive a notification.

You must have known how to put a YouTube video on Facebook now. If the method is useful for you, please share it with other so that more people can enjoy the good YouTube videos at ease!


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