To copy these posts, highlight the text you wish to share and press “Ctrl-C” to copy the text. In the “Update Status” box, press “Ctrl-V” to paste the text. Press “Post” to share.
How do I copy and paste a Facebook post?
Use Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V to copy and paste on the Facebook desktop. You can copy anything on Facebook except videos and paste it elsewhere. Facebook uses the device’s clipboard to store copied items temporarily before a paste.
Bottom line: When you “Share” someone else’s post your share is merely pointing to that other person’s post. But when you “Copy and Paste” you create your own original post that’s completely separate and independent from the post you copied the text from.
How do I copy and paste on my iPad from Facebook?
How to copy and paste text and images on your iPhone or iPad
- Find the content that you want to copy.
- Tap and hold on the first word for about two seconds. …
- Tap and drag the drag bars until you’ve selected the text you want to copy. …
- In the black pop-up menu, tap “Copy.”
- Go to the app where you want to paste the text.
How do I copy and paste a Facebook post on my iPhone?
To save time, you can copy text from Facebook to paste into an email or another document, or copy text from a document and paste it into Facebook as a post, comment or status update. You can copy and paste in Facebook on the Apple iPhone by pressing and dragging on the iPhone’s screen.
Where is the clipboard on Facebook?
You can go to your Facebook Clipboard by going to https://facebook.com/saved.
Where is my clipboard on my phone?
Open the messaging app on your Android, and press the + symbol to the left of the text field. Select the keyboard icon. When the keyboard appears, select the > symbol at the top. Here, you can tap the clipboard icon to open the Android clipboard.
How to allow people to share your post on Facebook on a mobile device
- Find the post you want to make shareable and tap the three dots in the upper right corner. …
- In the pop-up menu, tap “Edit Privacy.” …
- In the “Privacy” menu, tap the checkbox next to “Public,” then tap “Done” in the upper right corner of the screen.
Sharing is largely only effective if the original post is on a public setting that lets anyone see it, regardless of whether or not they are friends with the original poster. When users call for people to “copy and paste” but not share, it is to ensure privacy settings are not preventing a message from being spread.
The shared item is more visual as Facebook will decipher the link, grab the image and show a snippet of the post. The “Like” button is more like a personal endorsement of the post/article/content/site.
Why won’t my iPhone let me copy and paste?
Restart your device. If you’re still not able to copy and paste, make sure that you‘re on the latest iOS version and the Facebook app is updated.