Posting Videos on Your Facebook Wall

Facebook videos can passed all over the place. You post the funny cupcake video on you Facebook page, your friend likes the video and tags it so that his other friends can see it. One of his friends is a web master for the cupcake blog and he wants the video for his blog. After the cupcake owner uploads the video to his blog, one of his followers sees the video and because she is doing a series on cupcake decorations; she posts the funny cupcake video to her blog. The cycle continues on and on.

Whether the YouTube video is your, or someone else made the video and you want to use on your Facebook page, it is easy to upload. Using the “Link” button on Facebook gives ownership rights to the person who created the video and you do not want to take credit, or not give credit where credit is due, you should always upload YouTube videos via the link button on the status menu of your post space.

Begin with posting your comment in the status bar. Type whatever you want about the video. The comment will be visible along with the video, so you can say whatever you want your friends to know about the video.

Open up the YouTube page with the video you want to upload in another page and copy the web address at the top of the web page. Go back to the Facebook page and click on the ”Link” tab under the status bar and paste the web address from YouTube into the link bar.

You may be given a choice of thumbnail photos, or there may only be one option. Choose the picture you want to post on your Facebook page and click the share button. Your YouTube video is now posted to your wall.


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