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How to add a link to Facebook Story

How to add a link to Facebook Story

. 9 min read

Whatever the reason, an attractive Instagram profile, a viral video on Youtube, or a blog with excellent content, sharing links with Facebook stories is a common practice. This makes it crucial to learn how to add a link to a Facebook story?

Social media is more and more permeating every aspect of life. Sharing content across various social media platforms is an important activity, not just for personal users but also for businesses. So, Facebook stories are the point of interest with a high number of daily users in this context.

There are many different platforms and ways to share clickable content or embed a link to a Facebook story. Here we listed multiple methods to add a link to a Facebook story:

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Here are two separate ways to share links in a Facebook story:

Scenario #1

We assume that you have already a link. Open your browser.

Then enter;

<https://m.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=thelinkforyourstory>

into the address bar on the top. You should put the entire URL you have instead of 'thelinkforyourstory'.

Open your browser and enter the link
Open your browser and enter the link

After that, you choose 'Your Story' instead of already selected 'News Feed' (You can surely share the link for two options. If you want, pick these two options).

Press on the 'Post on Facebook' button.

You can schedule Facebook posts on Circleboom.

Scenario #2

What if you want to add a Youtube video link to your Facebook story? You can do it easily through Youtube itself.

Go to Youtube on your browser and search for the video you want to share.

You can use Youtube to add links to a Facebook story

Click on the 'Share' button under the video screen.

Clich 'Share' on Youtube to add link to Facebook stories.
Click 'Share' on Youtube to add links to a Facebook story

Then, select 'Facebook' on the pop-up screen.

Select 'Facebook' and continue to put the link on your Facebook story.
Select 'Facebook' and continue to put the link on your Facebook story

Again, select 'Your Story' and press on 'Post on Facebook' button.

Select 'Your Story' instead of 'News Feed' to share the link.
Select 'Your Story' instead of 'News Feed' to share the link
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How to Add a Link to A Facebook Story If you are using an iOS Mobile Device

According to research on Facebook usage in 2021, %98,5 of Facebook activity was conducted on mobile devices. We can assume that a reasonable amount of it came from iOS devices. So, it is really helpful to learn how to add a link to a Facebook story on iOS mobile devices.

Scenario #1

We assume that you have already a link. Open browser on your iOS device.

Then, enter;

<https://m.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=thelinkforyourstory>

into the address bar on the top. You should put the entire URL you have instead of 'thelinkforyourstory'.

Enter the link on your iOS device to add link to your Facebook story.
Enter the link to add a link to your Facebook story

After that, select 'Your Story' and press on 'Post'.

Select 'Your Story' instead of 'News Feed'.
Select 'Your Story' instead of 'News Feed'

Scenario #2

As on PC, you can share a Youtube video link to a Facebook story on an iOS device. Keep in mind that you can't use the Youtube app. You need to use the browser version to see the Facebook story option.

Open your browser and search for Youtube.

You can use Youtube to add links to Facebook stories.
You can use Youtube to add links to Facebook stories

Then we move to the tricky point. You need to turn to the desktop view to share links on the Facebook stories.

Click on the three dots and then select 'Request Desktop Site'.

You need to 'Request Desktop Site'.
You need to 'Request Desktop Site'

Bring the Youtube video you want to share.

Click on 'Share' and choose 'Facebook'.

Select 'Facebook' to add a link in your Facebook story.
Select 'Facebook' to add a link to your Facebook story

You will be directed to Facebook.

Then select 'Your Story' and click on 'Post'.  If you want to share a video on 'News Feed' or 'Your Groups', you can use the Youtube app on your mobile device safely.

Select 'Your Story' and click on 'Post'.
Select 'Your Story' and click on 'Post'
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Scenario #3

WhatsApp became an essential place where our most daily communication passes. You can share and add a link to a Facebook story through WhatsApp.

Open your status page and click on the 'pencil' image.

Use 'WhatsApp' to add a link on your Facebook story
Use 'WhatsApp' to add a link to your Facebook story

Then, you need to paste the link that you want to add.

Click on the blue arrow to see the next step when it is ready.

Click on the arrow
Click on the arrow button

You'll see the option to share your video with the Facebook story.

Click 'Share to Facebook Story' to add link to your Facebook story
Click 'Share to Facebook Story' to add a link to your Facebook story

Click on 'Share to Facebook Story'. Then, you can press 'Share Now', and the process is finished.

Press on 'Share Now'
Press on 'Share Now'

It is always possible to delete the WhatsApp story after sending it as a Facebook Story.

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Scenario #4

You may be one of the 1 billion monthly Instagram users globally. It is possible to add a link(s) to a Facebook story by using Instagram, another META product.

Get the link you want to add to your Facebook story and open the Instagram app on your iOS mobile device.

Instagram is another place to put links to your Facebook stories.

A blue plus sign next to your profile picture on your Instagram screen.

Click on it.

Click on 'Your Story' on Facebook to add links to your Facebook story
Click on 'Your Story' on Facebook to add links to your story

Then select the chain icon at the top of the story screen and copy the link you got in the first step.

Share your story and publish it on Facebook.

How to Add a Link to A Facebook Story If you are using an Android Mobile Device

Like iOS devices, you can use your Android device to add links to your Facebook stories.

Scenario #1

We assume that you have already a link. Open browser on your Android device.

Then, enter;

<https://m.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=thelinkforyourstory>

into the address bar on the top. You should put the entire URL you have instead of 'thelinkforyourstory'.

You can use Android devices to add links to your Facebook story

Then, select 'Your Story' instead of 'News Read'. Indeed you can also choose both.

Press on 'Post'.

Press on 'Post' to add links to your Facebook stories.
Press on 'Post' to add links to your stories
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Scenario #2

On iOS, you can share a Youtube video link to a Facebook story on an Android device. Keep in mind that you can't use the Youtube app. You need to use the browser version to see the Facebook story option.

Open your browser and search for Youtube. Then click on the three dots on the right side of the address bar and choose 'Desktop Site' from the coming menu.

Search Youtube on your browser and choose 'Desktop Site' on Youtube.

Then, choose the video you want to share on Facebook. Then tap on 'Share' under the screen and select 'Facebook' from the pop-up screen.

Mark 'Your Story' instead of 'News Feed' and click on 'Post'.

Select 'Facebook' and press on 'Post'.

Scenario #3

WhatsApp became an essential place where our most daily communication passes. You can share and add a link to a Facebook story through WhatsApp.

Open your status page and click on the 'pencil' image.

WhatsApp is a good option to add links to your Facebook stories.

Enter the link that you have.

Then, you'll 'Share to Facebook Story' option. Choose it and share your link to your Facebook Story.

Tap the 'Share to Facebook Story'.
Tap the 'Share to Facebook Story'.
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Scenario #4

You can also use Instagram to add a link to your Facebook story on an Android device.

Open Instagram on your device and click on the plus sign near the profile picture.

Instagram on Android devices is an option to add a link to your Facebook.

Enter the link on the chain image at the top of the story page.

And, post it as your story and share it on Facebook.

It is very easy to put links with Instagram to your Facebook stories.

Final Words

We have learned how to add links to a Facebook story on different devices and methods. So we can use Facebook more dynamically to get more engagements. Still, the crucial factor to having a big Facebook audience is creating original content.

Circleboom Publish is a great social media management tool that provides an excellent Facebook post scheduler. You can design your content with add-ons like Canva or Unsplash and schedule them for a planned time.

Circleboom Publish is at your service at affordable prices.

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