Social media is a great platform, you can share your thoughts or opinion on social media apps, and Facebook is one of them. Facebook is an app that people are very familiar with. People who are privacy lovers like to keep their accounts private. As a result, sometimes they are unable to share their Facebook post due to settings. I saw some people asking on the forums “how to make a post shareable on Facebook?”, and that’s the reason we are covering this topic.
If you are of those same people who are struggling to share your post on Facebook due to a lack of a share button. Let me tell you that you probably have landed on the right post. Make sure to read the article that we have managed to provide you on “how you can make your post shareable on Facebook”.
Without further ado, let’s get started.
Mind you, you are not able to make a post shareable on Facebook because you are not posting it as a “Public”. Follow the steps mentioned below and you will know to do that:
Step 1: Open Facebook and log into your Facebook account.
Step 2: On Facebook Home Page, click on “What’s on your mind?”
Step 3: A window will popup, under your Facebook profile name, click on the security button which is used to select privacy.
Step 4: Now, you have to select the privacy of the post, which means you have the permission whom you want to show your Facebook post. The following list will give you a good idea:
- Public: Anyone on Facebook can share your post.
- Friends: Only your friends can be able to share the post with those who you are friend with on Facebook.
- Friend except: Here, you can limit your friends to share your post with.
- Specific friends: Only selective friends can share that you are indicated.
- Only me: Only you have the option to share the post.
- Custom: You can make a list of people to share the post.
Step 5: Once done, publish the post so that the post can be shared by those who have given permission to do so.
When it comes to Facebook private groups, posts which is present in the group cannot be shared outside the group. But if you want to make the same post shareable by others, follow the steps mentioned below:
Step 1: Create a post in such a way that it will be visible to the public.
Step 2: Click on the share button in order to open a drop-down menu.
Step 3: Choose to select Share to a group, and then select the private group that you are in.
The post will be successfully shared in the private group, the same post can be shared outside the group, you have to visit the original post and share it from there.
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If you have already posted your Facebook post but cannot share it because they share button is absent. In this case, you can edit the security settings of an older post. Follow the steps mentioned below to do so:
Step 1: Find the post that you have posted before which you want to make shareable on Facebook.
Step 2: Click on the small icon located right below your profile name.
Step 3: A menu will appear asking you to choose the privacy of the post, select accordingly.
The post will become shareable depending upon the privacy setting that you have selected.
Here’s how to make posts shareable on the Facebook page.
Step 1: Visit your Facebook home page and click on the Pages located at the left sidebar.
Step 2: Now select the Facebook page that has a post that you wish to share.
Step 3: Search the post that you want to make shareable on the Facebook page.
Step 4: Click on the Share button present at the lower right of the post in order to share with others.
To change the privacy of the post, you need to contact the Facebook page admin.
You can also share the post outside Facebook, here’s how to do that:
Step 1: Visit the post that you want to share outside of Facebook.
Step 2: Copy the URL from the URL bar of the browser.
Step 3: Share the link outside Facebook.
The process of sharing the post on the Facebook app is somewhere similar with more or fewer settings. We need to edit the security options for that.
Step 1: Log in to your Facebook account on the Facebook app.
Step 2: On your Facebook home page, tap on What’s on your mind?
Step 2: Under your profile name, tap on the security icon to modify the settings.
Step 3: Select the security settings accordingly.
Step 4: Once done, continue to edit your post with caption or tagging people.
Step 5: Publish the post using the POST button located at the top right corner of the wall.
Now that you know how to make a post shareable on Facebook, you can modify the security settings to share the post whenever you want. Sometimes, the post might contain some religious or negative vibe that could affect people’s behavior resulting in negative comments in the post. So it’s better to delete the post or to make it unshareable.
On the other hand, if you are promoting any course using Facebook post, make the post shareable so that it will reach out to the maximum number of people.
That’s it for now, hope this helps! Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Till then stay tuned for more info.