Facebook and Instagram are two social networks you have always used with some satisfaction and on which you have always created differentiated contents, so that they could meet the specific needs of the audience of each platform. Unfortunately, however, now you no longer have the time to diversify all your content and would like to know if there is the possibility to publish content on Facebook and share it on Instagram as well.
How do you say? Is this exactly the case? Then fear not: if you are wondering how to share a Facebook post on Instagram , you will be happy to know that this is possible and that in this tutorial of mine I will explain in detail how to do it. In addition, I will also provide you with some workarounds regarding sharing content on the two platforms owned by Mark Zuckerberg.
If, then, now you don’t see time to put theory aside and start with practice, all you have to do is continue reading: in the next chapters, in fact, all the indications on how to proceed and succeed in the intent you have proposed. At this point, all I have to do is wish you a good reading and a good job!
Before I explain how to share a Facebook post on Instagram , I need to give you some preliminary information about it.
You must know that the only official solution you can use to share a post from Facebook on Instagram is Facebook Creator Studio: advanced tool for managing Facebook pages which, I’m sorry to tell you, can only be used from a PC (or in any case from a browser) and can only be used for corporate Instagram accounts that have a connected Facebook page (operation that can be accomplish by using the menu Settings> Accounts> Connected accounts of the smartphone app of the photographic social network).
Furthermore, this possibility is only aimed at sharing the posts of a Facebook page : it is not possible to natively share Facebook posts published on Instagram on personal profiles.
If everything is clear so far, to find out more, keep reading: in the next chapters I will provide you with all the information regarding the use of Facebook Creator Studio and I will also show you some possible alternatives at your disposal ion to share a Facebook post on Instagram, in the form of stories or links.
Share a post from a Facebook page on Instagram
To share a one-page post Facebook on Instagram with Facebook Creator Studio you must first connect to the official website of the service and log in to the Facebook profile with which you manage the Facebook page connected to your Instagram account.
Once this is done, click on the Instagram icon located in the top menu, in order to switch to the use of the tool that allows you to share in the Feed of Instagram the posts published on the Facebook page .
Press, then, on the Create post button located in the upper left corner and, in the menu that is shown to you, click on the item Instagram Feed . At this point, click on the button Add content and then on the item From the Facebook page : in this way you can see the posts published on Facebook and you can also share them on Instagram .
Now, select the post of your interest, placing the check mark on it, press the button Continue with the selected posts , use the text field Write your caption to add the accompanying post caption and finally click on the Publish button, to share it on Instagram .
Share Facebook post on Instagram story
You want to share a Facebook post on an Instagram story ? In this case you must know that this is not directly possible and that the only solution to succeed is to take the screenshot or the recording of the screen (depending on whether it is a photo or a video) and then publish it in the stories.
If you have an Android device, to take a screenshot you can use the native functionality, which can be activated by simply pressing simultaneously Volume Down and On / Off / Lock keys. To record the screen, on the other hand, press the Volume Up + Off key combination for a few seconds, while to stop the recording press the Stop key located at the top.
If the screen recording feature is not natively available on your device, you can use third-party apps, such as ADV Screen Recorder , downloadable for free from the Play Store or from alternative stores.
As for iOS , on the other hand, to take a screenshot of the screen on iPhone models with Face ID you must simultaneously press the side button and the Volume up button . If, on the other hand, you have an iPhone with a Home button , press the side button and the Home button simultaneously.
To register the screen, instead, press the red round button located in the Control Center of iOS (accessible, on iPhone with Face ID , by swiping down from the top right corner of the screen, or by swiping up from the bottom edge of the display, on iPhone with Home ). At the end of the recording, press on the red indicator located at the top and tap on the Stop button.
After taking the screenshot or screen recording of the post of your interest, start the Instagram app on your smartphone and press the camera icon located in the upper left corner. Then, tap on the multimedia gallery icon located in the lower left corner, to upload the photo or video obtained previously.
Finally, to publish the content in Instagram stories, tap on Your story . More info here.
Share a Facebook link on Instagram
As regards, instead, the possibility of sharing a Facebook link on Instagram, you can simply use the Share button located on your smartphone, next to a post in the Facebook app. To be more precise, you need to locate the post of your interest, press the Share button that you find next to it and choose the item Other options . Finally, tap the Copy button, located in the menu that is shown to you, to copy the link and paste it wherever you prefer on Instagram, for example the biography or a private chat with a user.
On PC , on the other hand, you can copy and paste the link of the post to be shared in this way: after identifying the post of Facebook through the News Feed of the well-known social network, click on the time in which this was published, to select it; then right-click on the address bar (top) and select the Copy item in the menu that is shown to you. Once this is done, access the Instagram site or its application for Windows 10 and paste the link wherever you prefer, for example in the biography or in a private chat with a user.
For more information about it, refer to my guide dedicated to the topic in which I’ll explain in more detail how to put links on Instagram.
Salvatore Aranzulla is the most widely read blogger and IT popularizer in Italy. Known for discovering vulnerabilities on Google and
Microsoft. He collaborates with computer magazines and edited the technological column of the newspaper Il Messaggero. He is the founder of Aranzulla.it, one of the
thirty most visited sites in Italy, in which he responds with simplicity to thousands of computer-related doubts. He has published for Mondadori and