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I have a friend of mine that posts nice quotes on Twitter. His tweets are then automatically posted also on his Facebook account.

Under his posts on Facebook I don't have a share option like for common Facebook posts so I cannot share quotes with my FB friends. (None one of them uses Twitter.)

Why there's no share option? Is there a workaround?

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What app is he using to post tweets on Facebook? – Bibhas May 4 '12 at 12:05
@Bibhas: he linked his FB account in Twitter profile checking Allow Twitter to post on my dashboard – neurino May 4 '12 at 12:59
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Facebook has designed apps to act this way

It's a long standing bug that has been this way for quite some time https://developers.facebook.com/bugs/164888633588257

You are going to have to click through to your friend's Twitter profile and grab the link

It should look like this


And appear on Facebook as,

Twitter link on Facebook

Hopefully a better application will come around that can be clever with this bug.

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Thanks, searching around seemed no one ever complained about this... – neurino May 6 '12 at 22:31

Are you wanting ALL of his tweets to be posted to your Facebook profile?

If so, or if you want to only post tweets based on a keyword, check out ifttt.com (if this then that). You can automatically post across many different social platforms automatically.

You can get your friend's Twitter RSS timeline:


Where USER_ID is the Twitter id of the username you want to subscribe.

Simply input their timeline RSS into the RSS "this" on ifttt.com, then connect your Facebook profile in "that".

I use this method for multiple automated tasks.

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Thanks, I will check it for sure – neurino May 8 '12 at 14:51

Some time has passed and there is now a much easier way go about this.

SHAREABLE TWEETS lets you put a Facebook share link on your tweet that will share that specific status to Facebook. That said tweet is "shareable" to Facebook. Thus it acts like a share action rather then a sync action that will only share it to your own profile.

ref: http://2fb.me

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