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How To Share a Tweet On Facebook [Working Method 2021]

how to share a tweet on facebook

This is the step-by-step guide where you will learn how to share a tweet on Facebook. 

Let me be clear about these things. 

This is NOT a guide for temporary solutions to embed tweets on Facebook.

Here you will learn how to use Twitter & Facebook together by which you can share your content on both the platforms together. 

Yes, I will cover the best and easy guide to Share the tweet on Facebook.

In short; If you want an easy-to-understand guide for sharing tweets on Facebook then you can go with our guide. 

Along with this guide, I will also mention some alternatives by which you can share your content on many social media platforms at the same time. (Fewer efforts & less time taking)

How to share a tweet on Facebook

Cross-posting of social media posts from one social media platform to another is a favorite process of bloggers and marketers because by doing this we can share any social media platform’s post on another social media platforms with one click and it saves our time too.

Twitter and Facebook, as you all know, are among the most popular social media platforms today.

So it makes sense to cross-post any post by bloggers and marketers on both these platforms.

So in this post, we are going to know how we can post tweets on Facebook and Facebook posts on Twitter in the same way.

It sounds easy, but to do all this, you have to follow this step-by-step guide.

Sharing of tweets from Twitter to Facebook

You can do this in 2 ways but one method is not working since 2018. This method is the automatic cross-posting of tweets on Facebook walls.

2 Methods of sharing tweets

  1. Automatic Cross posting (not working) 
  2. Manual posting. 

So let’s discuss both the methods of sharing tweets and why you can’t use this not working method right now.

1. Automatic cross-posting of tweets on Facebook (not working method in 2021)

Before 2018, we could very easily connect these two social media platforms, and by doing so, your Twitter tweets were automatically shared on Facebook.

It was a very easy process and also saved the time of bloggers and marketers, as they can share their content on 2 different platforms at the same time.

You only have to go on your Twitter account and after that, you have to click on the “privacy and setting” option. 

After clicking you had the option of “Applications and Devices” and from here you could easily connect both these platforms by clicking on the “Connect with Facebook” option.

Keeping in mind the Cambridge-Analytica scandal, Facebook changed the policies of its platform in such a way that no external apps or platforms could publish on Facebook.

Facebook has given this information in its blog post.

Facebook said that  “The publish_actions permission will be deprecated. This permission granted apps access to publish posts to Facebook as logged-in users. Apps created from today onwards will not have access to this permission. Apps created before today that have been previously approved to request publish_actions can continue to do so until August 1, 2018. No further apps will be approved to use publish_actions via app review. Developers currently utilizing publish_actions are encouraged to switch to Facebook’s Share dialogs for web, iOS, and Android.”

Blog post by Facebook 

So today you can’t connect these platforms. Even if you try to connect your Facebook account to Twitter it shows you the connection process but fails to connect. 

You will see an endless loop if you try to connect to Twitter. 

But on Twitter, you can connect to other social media networks like bitly, Mailchimp, Fiverr, etc. You can take advantage of this feature if you use any of these platforms more. 

Twitter has also claimed that these errors occurred after Facebook’s policies changed, leading to stop the automatic cross-posting feature on Facebook pages.

2. How to share a tweet manually on Facebook

So now let’s learn how you can manually copy the link of twitter’s tweets and share them on Facebook page and timeline.

Yes, I know this process is very boring and time-consuming but this is the only process by which you can share tweets on your Facebook account.

Step-by-step Guide to share tweets

Step-1: For this, you have to log in to your Twitter account and open your timeline.

Step-2: Then choose your desired tweet and click on the share option below the tweet.

Step-3: Now there you see the option “copy link to tweet”, click on that.

Step-4: Open your Facebook account and click on “new post”, then you can simply paste your link there. 

Then you can click on the post button to post that tweet on your timeline.

These are the steps by which you can share a tweet on Facebook.

[Tip: before sharing you can also add text to your Facebook post that leads to more engagements] 

How to post a Twitter video on Facebook (Step-by-step)

To post twitter videos on Facebook the process is the same. You have to copy your desired video tweet address and then you can directly post that link on Facebook.

Step by step tutorial

Step 1: Go to your Twitter account and select your desired tweet video. There you will see a share icon at the bottom of that post.

Step 2: You can click on that icon and there you get the option “copy link to tweet” after clicking on the button the link is copied to your clipboard.

Step 3: Then you can go to your Facebook account and then by pasting that link on your timeline you can share it by clicking the post button on Facebook.

This is how you can share twitter videos on Facebook. There is not any change in the process of sharing tweets on Facebook. It’s very simple and easy to do that.  

Now let’s talk about sharing your Facebook updates on Twitter.

Can you cross-post Facebook updates on Twitter?

Twitter allows you to post Facebook updates with the help of cross-posting on twitter’s timeline. You can set up your Facebook account to auto-publish your updates on Twitter. 

As we all know today we can’t auto-publish Twitter tweets on Facebook but today many alternatives can do this work for you with a single click. 

Alternatives to share your twitter tweets on Facebook

Despite Facebook’s updated policies, can you automatically share your posts and tweets?

Yes

Here, with the help of your social automation software, you can upload any of your social media posts to all the social media profiles listed by you, in one click.

The best examples of social automation software are Buffer & Hootsuite

The main purpose of using these automation tools is that you can share your social media posts on any of your social media platforms as you wish.

And with the help of these tools, we can also overcome the problem of cross-posting tweets on Facebook.

Here are the steps you should follow to use these automation tools

Step 1: The process is very simple here you have to sign up for a Buffer account and then you can link both the social media networks “Facebook & Twitter”.

Step 2: Then you can compose your post according to you and then you can directly post this with a single click on both of the platforms you linked.

By this method, you can link more social media accounts of yours and you can reach more audiences with a single click with the help of these automation tools.

What is your perspective?

Keeping in mind the privacy, the third-party apps that Facebook has blocked, we can not connect our Twitter account to Facebook, but if we use these advanced automation tools, then our work becomes easier.

And these automation tools must be used by bloggers because with the help of these you can publish any of your posts from your blog post to all social media platforms with a single click.

Many of you are currently using these tools and many of you are thinking to use them right after reading this post.

Bloggers can use these types of automation tools as an wordpress plugins which help you to share your content instantly all over the social media platforms on planet.

So I want to ask you what your thoughts on these automation tools?

What are you doing to emerge from this problem, let us discuss it in the comments section?

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