I use Soundcloud to add a preview for an MP3 on a Facebook post:

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How can I add a preview for an MP3 on a Facebook post without Soundcloud so that the user doesn't have to open a new tab to listen to the MP3?

  • Doesn't the Play button work on that thumbnail for you? Tested it and it will load a player within the window. Commented Mar 30, 2014 at 23:00
  • @EightDaysofMalaise Sometimes it does but sometimes it open a link to SoundCloud. Commented Mar 8, 2015 at 2:08

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Facebook has removed this feature since then: it is not possible anymore to preview an MP3 without Soundcloud.

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