[How To] Embed Videos From Facebook


Including an embedded video from YouTube or other services like Vimeo is usually dead simple on your website, a blog or a messageboard.

In the Facebook era, however, a lot of content is shared and uploaded solely to that site. But did you know you can embed a Facebook video on your site or blog, too? (Bear in mind that permissions may vary on Facebook videos, so you might want to check to make sure the content is sharable in the first place.

The key lies in the “go to video” link that displays at the end of some Facebook videos. Not always available, though, this link does allow you to quickly hack an embed code from the standard YouTube format. Essentially, when you get the link from the video itself (not the link in the browser bar for the video’s page or it won’t work), you can paste it over a YouTube embed link and get the Facebook video embed code.

The site linked above showed us how it looks:

Have you successfully embedded a Facebook video on your site?


Kim LaCapria

Kim LaCapria is a social media enthusiast, long-time Inquisitr.com writer and beauty and lifestyle industry expert. She covers a wide range of social media topics, with a particular interest in style-related apps and services. When not working, Kim can be found on Facebook and Pinterest, skating, and sneaking off to Spa Castle.

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