Sharing Facebook videos on WhatsApp has become one of the most popular activities. Millions of users around the world submit such content throughout the day because they find it fun, interesting, or necessary for the rest of their contacts. However, most of them do not it to knowledge of the process that must be followed to achieve it .
However, this is not difficult to achieve. Conversely, you only need to use an external application that allows you to download the video to your phone (in case you want to share the video directly). You can also copy the link from Facebook and send it later via WhatsApp. It’s worth mentioning that this is something you can do both in a private chat and in your Stories, so that your entire contact list can see it.
Share links from the Facebook app
Each publication on Facebook has a link that places it within the platform. Which can be copied to the clipboard of the mobile and shared in different applications , such as WhatsApp, Telegram, Messenger, etc. Previously, this method only showed the link and the user had to click on it to be able to access the site and view the content.
However, in the most recent updates to the instant messaging application, this has changed. Allowing you to watch the video within the same app , without having to leave the conversation. To do this, follow these steps:
- Log into the Facebook app and search for the video you want to share.
- Press the ” Share ” button located below the publication.
- Select ” More options “.
- Click on the WhatsApp icon .
- Select the person you want to send the video to.
This way, the link to the video will appear in the message window and you will be able to see a thumbnail of it before sending.
Using Facebook Lite
The Lite version of Facebook also allows video sharing on WhatsApp via links. But in this case, the steps to follow are slightly different as they cannot be sent directly from the “Share” button. To do this, you need to follow the steps below:
- Log into your Facebook account and find the video you want to share.
- Click on the three dots icon .
- Select ” Copy link “.
- Go to WhatsApp and open a new conversation with the person you want to share the video with.
- Paste the link from the clipboard . To do this, press and hold the message box for a few seconds and select ” Paste “.
- Send the message.
Share Facebook videos in your WhatsApp states
You can easily share Facebook videos in WhatsApp states . You just have to follow the steps that have been explained above, as appropriate. However, something worth clarifying is that if you choose to upload a direct link to your story, only the textual content will be displayed.
Since, until now , it is not possible to view the video by only copying the link in WhatsApp states, this is a feature that only works in chat windows. While, if you download the file to your mobile, you can share it without any problem and all your contacts will see it without having to log in to Facebook.
Share videos from Facebook on WhatsApp Web
In case the file you want to share has been downloaded from Facebook to your computer , you can share it via WhatsApp Web. This desktop version of the application allows you to use most of the functions existing in the mobile version.
After logging into your account from https://web.whatsapp.com/ you just have to click on the clip icon , just like you would on your mobile. So look for the file in the library of your computer and press the ” Send “. In the same way it was shown in the previous sections, it is possible to share a link that will allow the recipient to see the video on their mobile, as has already been detailed.