Want to share the YouTube video you like with your Facebook followers? If, yes, it is worth reading this post. This post not only answers the questions related to posting a YouTube video on Facebook but also shows you how to do that using different devices.

Is Sharing YouTube Videos from Your Facebook Illegally?

YouTube is the biggest video sharing network in the world and you can find videos with different content, like documentary, county music, and more. They make you happy and want to share them on your Facebook.

Is sharing YouTube videos from your Facebook illegally? If you just share the link of a YouTube video, it is 100% legal. However, if you mean to download the video with YouTube downloaders, like MiniTool uTube Downloader, and upload it on your Facebook, it is illegally. The reason is that this behavior is called freebooting – a theft of someone else’s property and using it for your gain and a violation of copyright and intellectual property laws.

Aside from the question, you may also want to know whether you need permission to share videos from YouTube. If there is the Share icon below the YouTube video player, it means that you can share any YouTube video with np need of any permission.

So, how to embed a YouTube video on Facebook legally? Please keep reading and you will know how to do that with different devices, including Windows and Mac OS computers and Android and iOS phones.

How to Embed a YouTube Video on Facebook Using Computers?

There are two ways that you can adopt to embed a YouTube video on Facebook if you are using a computer. They are all simple and you need to open a browser first. So, let’s check them one by one.

Method 1: Embed a YouTube Video on Facebook by Activating the Share Icon.

The Share icon is below YouTube video player. With it, you can share your liked YouTube videos on Facebook in a few seconds. You just need to click the Share icon, choose Facebook, and click Post to Facebook.

post a YouTube video on Facebook

After the three clicks, you will see the YouTube video is embedded in your Facebook post and your followers can see this video by clicking the post.

Method 2: Embed a YouTube Video on Facebook by Copying the Video URL.

Step 1: Right-click the video and then choose the Copy video URL option.

Step 2: Open your Facebook on your browser and then click the Plus icon to create a post. On the Create post page, paste the copied URL from YouTube. Wait a few seconds and you will see the video is loaded and then click the Post button. After that, the YouTube video you want to share is on your Facebook.

click the post button

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How to Embed a YouTube video on Facebook Using Phones?

How to post YouTube video on Facebook if you are using phones? You can follow the tutorial to complete the posting.

Step 1: Make sure you have installed the YouTube app and the Facebook app on your phones.

Step 2: Open your YouTube app and then search for the video you want to share with your Facebook followers.

Step 3: Open the video you want and tap the Share icon below it. The icon looks different in Android

Step 4: Tap Facebook. If you are using iPhone, you may first have to scroll right and tap More to see the Facebook option.

Step 5: Tap the Post option at the top of the popping-up window. After that, you can see the video have been successfully embedded in the Facebook post.

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