Have you ever asked the question Why can’t people share my posts on Facebook? or How to enable share button on Facebook?
In this short but descriptive article, I’ll show you how to make Facebook posts shareable.
If you have been using Facebook for a long time, you will notice that some posts are shareable while others are not.
If you’ve ever tried to share someone’s post on Facebook but can’t seem to see the share button anywhere, I have the answer.
The reason is because of “privacy settings”
Facebook takes personal very serious.
Facebook has a feature called privacy settings, if the original sender doesn’t make the video public in the privacy settings panel, you won’t be able to share the video on your Facebook timeline.
Now, it’s time to show you how to enable the share button on Facebook.
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How to Make Facebook Posts Shareable
You can’t make other people’s videos shareable, you can only make your videos shareable. This is what must be done.
1. Go to Facebook.
2. Create a new post (Add some text and maybe some images).
3. Before clicking the post button, click the button privacy button. A drop-down menu will appear.
4. Make sure public selected from the list.
5. Click in the post to complete.
Notes: If you select public, it means that your post will be seen by your friends even people who are not on your friends list, it also means that the post is shareable.
How To Make Posts Shareable On Android
Follow these steps to make a post shareable on Android.
1. Open Facebook App on your Device.
2. Tap “What are you thinking“.
3. Tap on privacy button.
4. Select public from the list of options to make your post shareable on Facebook.
5. Click or tap the post to finish.
After doing this, a share button will appear after the comment button on that particular post.
There is also an option to change the privacy settings of old posts on Facebook. You can edit the privacy button and make videos or photos shareable.
This is what must be done.
No Share Button On Facebook Post? Make Old Posts Shareable
If you want to make old posts on Facebook shareable, this is what you need to do.
- Open the post in your timeline.
- Click on the utility icon at the top of the post.
- Click on privacy button.
- Make the post public
- Open the Facebook App on your Android device.
- Find the post you want to share.
- Tap the utility button at the top right.
- Tap edit post.
- Tap the privacy button.
- Make the post public.
And voila. You’ve learned how to make Facebook posts shareable. It doesn’t matter if the post is old or new, with the steps listed above, you will be able to make your Facebook post shareable.
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How to make facebook post shareable after post?
It’s entirely possible to make Facebook posts shareable after you have to post them. Just go to Facebook > Find old posts > Click on the utility icon three dots on the top right > Click on Edit post > Change privacy settings by clicking on the privacy button and selecting public. Making the post public will automatically add a share button to the post.
How do you share a post on Facebook when there is no share button?
If you find a post on Facebook that you really need to share but can’t find the share button, here’s what to do. Go to Facebook > Copy post URL > Paste copied URL into post box > Wait for preview > Remove link if you want > Click Post. This is the only way to share a post on Facebook when there is no share button.
As I always say “That’s a wrap”. Why can’t people share my posts on Facebook? I’m sure you’ve got the answer to that question by now. I hope this article answered your question about how to make facebook posts shareable.
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