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How to Link Facebook to Twitter: Attacking Two Birds With One Stone

Frustrated at having to post a status update, tweet, and promote your blog post all at the same time? We can help you take one element out of that equation by having your Facebook status updates automatically convert into tweets.

Linking Your Facebook Page to Twitter

Go to facebook.com/twitter and click on the “link to twitter” button. You can connect your personal profile (at the top) and/or any of your Facebook pages all from this page.

How to Link Facebook to Twitter

Note: you must be logged in to the Twitter account you are trying to link.

From there it will take you to a prompt to authorize Facebook to use your account. If you are not logged in, you will need to enter your Twitter username and password first.

Authorizing Facebook Posts on Twitter

Once you click on “Authorize” it will redirect you back to Facebook where you see the following screen and can select what type of content you’d like to share by clicking on the boxes.

Twitter Settings to Post from Facebook

Here you can decide how much information you want to share with Twitter then click “save changes” and you’re all set! Now you’ll be able to simply post a status update in Facebook that will save you from having to login to both services and post two separate updates.

Note: since Twitter has a 140 character limit, it will automatically truncate your post with an automatically created short URL (Example fb.me/XYC) that will link back to the original post on Facebook.

How to Unlink Twitter from Facebook

Note that you also have the option of undoing this link at anytime by visiting facebook.com/twitter. This is not an application by a third-party, but the official Facebook / Twitter integration. On this page, simply select the “unlink from Twitter” link next to the Twitter accounts you no longer wish to have associated with their respective Facebook pages. Incidentally, you can also access this connection from within Twitter.

Linking Your Tweets to Facebook

Additionally, you can post your Tweets to your Facebook page by going to twitter.com/settings/applications however as of June 2015 when we last checked, this feature is experiencing technical issues. There have been some comments below from our readers on their first hand experience and efforts to link them, however we’ll be sure to update this post when the issue is officially fixed and working again.

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About Alex Schenker
Alex bring a series of in-depth articles on search marketing and content management systems as well as troubleshooting tips to We Rock Your Web's collection. He is an avid tennis player, nature enthusiast, and hiker, and enjoys spending time with his wife, friends, and dogs, Bella and Lily.
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  • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

    Yes, you should be able to link both to the same Twitter account. Just go to facebook.com/twitter and add the “Link to Twitter” to both pages you manage.

  • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

    Lisa, I’m sorry you are having trouble! Many people have experienced the same issues. Rebooting your computer and Apple Support are usually two solutions to everything but in this case, it’s more than likely an error with Twitter and Facebook, which are impossible to get customer service from unfortunately. We’ve been troubleshooting this issue ourselves and trying to recreate the problem and it works sometimes but not others. So I’m sorry I don’t know what else to tell you at this point other than if you are trying to post to two accounts at once, we might recommend a service like Sprout Social to do both at once: http://www.werockyourweb.com/go/sproutsocial/

  • http://lisabertuzzi.com Lisa Bertuzzi

    Hmmm. I’ve tried over and over to connect my FB account, both personal and business page to my Twitter account, but it doesn’t work. I’ve done test runs, rebooted my computer, and even called Apple customer service and they didn’t know why. The page is more of a placeholder than anything else, as it doesn’t even allow me to unlink from Twitter, yet it isn’t even linked. Can you help? Thanks! P.S. It works in reverse, however, from Twitter to FB, but that’s not what I really want to be doing. Thank you.

  • ktotten

    I’ve tried “unlink from twitter” but nothing seems to happen. I’ve also gone into the twitter page setting and revoked access and deactivated the twitter account. When I visit the facebook.com/twitter it still shows my page being linked to the inactive twitter page.

  • YuJi

    I think this feature is no longer working. I tried to change my Twitter account where my Facebook acctout is linked to but the “link to Twitter” button is no longer present.

    HELP!

    • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

      YuJi, I’m sorry to hear you are having issues, can you please be a bit more specific as to where this you are trying to connect the two? On your Twitter account settings or under your Facebook page settings?

  • César Bedón

    So, this is the problem for me: I update my Facebook page, Twitter shows the first characters of my update if it’s too long (no problem there) but if there is a link within the update, when my Tweeter followers click on it, it doesn’t take them to my Facebook page (where they will be able to read the whole update, including the link) but to the link (and they won’t read my update). Am I doing something wrong? Is there any workaround for this? Thank you!

    • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

      Cesar, if installed properly Facebook should create a shortened URL and link all Tweets back to Facebook where you can read the full post along with any links you share (regardless of the post length). Perhaps you can unlink your page and then try reconnecting and that might fix the issue?

  • Lara McKusky

    So this says I can post to Twitter via FB. Which I used to do, up until April 2015 actually, but stopped for a while. I go back to re-connect and lo and behold, it’s doing the reverse: posting my Twitter updates to FB! wtheck? Any ideas?

    UPDATE: Never mind! I followed your directions down below in reverse, found the problem and revoked access. Thank you!

    • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

      Laura, so glad to hear you were able to find the solution and that the article helped you link them! Thanks for sharing and reading!

  • henriper

    There doesn’t seem to be a “save” option in the Twitter settings, after the FB connect fanpage has been selected under “apps”. Everything connects fine to FB, but just no save option. Therefore any tweets posted do not filter through to the selected FB fanpage. However, post on FB fanpage do come through on twitter. Any ideas why I cannot save the FB connect settings in Twitter?

    • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

      Sorry to hear you are having trouble. There is no “save” button but it should automatically connect once you give Twitter permission to access your Facebook account. If connected properly there will be a “disconnect” button next to your Facebook app. I believe you can only have tweets post to a personal Facebook page (not a business page) though. Perhaps you can check your privacy settings (is your Twitter account public?). Finally, if you are still having trouble, try referencing this article: https://support.twitter.com/articles/31113#. Hope that helps and good luck getting them connected!

      • henriper

        Thanks for your feedback Sadie. Settings are public and Twitter does offer the option to post directly to the separate fan pages (drop down is displayed). But yes, I am getting the button that shows “disconnect”. The only problem is that the posts do not appear on the FB fanpage. I guess I will have to use Buffer :)

        • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

          Dan, thanks for sharing – we are always looking for user’s first-hand experiences, especially since social media is an ever changing platform with constant updates and new features. We’ll see if we can re-create the same issue and update our article accordingly. Good luck and thanks again for stopping by!

          • Alex Heartbeat Global

            Sadie, I’m also having the same problem. I set up a twitter account yesterday and have followed all the troubleshooting steps which Twitter have listed in their Help guides and nothing works, each time I check the box for my twitter to link to my Facebook page, it disappears and despite appearing to be connected to my Facebook profile, nothing posts from Twitter to Facebook. It works when I post from Facebook to Twitter. I have contacted them to ask their engineers to look into this. In the meantime, if you find any solutions, please post them, I’d be very grateful. Thanks

            • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

              Alex, so sorry to hear you are also having trouble too. I was able to recreate the issue you guys are experiencing and see what you mean about being able to check the box to connect to a page but there is no save button.

              I looked into their troubleshooting section and it says to remove and disable any pop-up blockers and plug-ins, add-ons, or extensions that prevent third-party site tracking and to try refreshing the page, signing out and signing in, or restarting your browser. However I did all those things and it still didn’t save.

              Sounds like there might be some sort of bug in their system or perhaps they are in the process of changing the way that Tweets to post to Facebook?

              As an alternative there are Facebook Apps you can install for your page to broadcast your Tweets on a tab – and that might be less overwhelming for your fans too.

              Either way, appreciate looking into this issue for us with their Engineers and please let us know if you hear back from Twitter so we can update the article and our readers.

              • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

                @alexHBG:disqus @disqus_nH1rSuQMsC:disqus Good news, it looks like the issue has been resolved! After troubleshooting a few weeks ago, my Tweets starting showing up on Facebook as of today. I logged in to Twitter and when you go under “Apps” in the settings and check the box for sharing your Tweets to your personal profile and/or a Facebook Page should save now. There is still no “save” button but if you click away and come back it should keep the boxes checked. Hope that helps and hopefully the glitch has been fixed for you as well!

                • Pierre

                  Hi Sadie,

                  I’m experiencing the same issue and I tried at least 10 times to link my accounts (T -> FB fan page). At a moment, one of my tweets show up in FB but not the next one.

                  I thought it was because one of my FB post was successfully published on Twitter : maybe it disabled T->FB link?

                  I don’t find any article on the Internet that explained that you cannot “cross published” your posts/tweets from/to T/FB. So maybe it’s only another issue between T->FB.

                  Thanks a lot

                  • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

                    Pierre, so sorry to hear you are having issues. There must be some sort of glitch they are working on with linking the two. I am not sure why it’s working sometimes and not others. I recommend unlinking them and then try linking again. And if all else fails, maybe you can use a third party service like Hootsuite or Sprout Social to post to both at the same time?

  • Danielle Miller

    This helped me to link my twitter account to FB so that my FB status updates are visible on Twitter. But how do I get my tweets to be visible on FB?

    • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

      Danielle, glad to hear you were able to link your Facebook to Twitter! To get your Tweets to show up o Facebook, log in to the Twitter account you want to associate with your Facebook profile then go to your settings menu’s Apps tab and click “Connect to Facebook.” If you are not already logged in to Facebook, then you will be prompted to enter your Facebook login credentials.You will then receive a prompt explaining that Twitter will receive certain information from your Facebook account. In order to continue, you must select “Okay.”Then pick your privacy settings for who will see your Tweets and Retweets posted to your wall and you should be all set! Note that @Replies will not be posted. Hope that helps! Thanks again for reading and stopping by to read WeRockYourWeb.com!

  • Gabriel Campos

    I have already linked my FB fanpage to Twitter but the thing is my Facebook page posts with photos get tweeted with the hyperlink to FB only. And I would like my Twitter followers to see all the images I post on my FB fanpage. Could you help me out here?

    • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

      Gabriel, an easy solution/work around for this is to use a 3rd party scheduling application/service like Buffer to compose your messages. You can still kill two birds with one stone but the photo will be uploaded and embedded directly to both Twitter and Facebook. Hope that helps and let us know if you have any other questions!

  • matteo thomann

    Hello, I was a happy user of the Facebook to Twitter link, since 2 days ago. I started a new link with a different Facebook page on a new Twitter account.
    The problem is that Facebook page posts get often tweeted without hyperlink to Facebook.
    The result is a tweet with just the title of the Facebook post.
    It randomly happens with photo posts and shared posts too.
    Thanks for helping

    • http://www.coverstorymedia.com/ Sadie Cornelius

      Matteo, glad to hear you are linking the two! Because the linking service is so limited, I would recommend perhaps using a scheduling application/service like Buffer to compose your messages. That way you can customize the message to be exactly what you want it to say for each channel in one place if that makes sense. Hope that helps and let us know if you have any other questions!

  • http://www.techblaster.net/ Techmaker

    Thanks for the tutorial. With this tutorial I was able to integrate my Facebook fan page with my Twitter account. Now it takes less time to post my content on Facebook and Twitter.

    • http://www.asecurelife.com/ Kimberly Kurimski

      I’m glad this article was helpful for you Techmaker. Thanks for posting about your success!

  • Guest

    I have my Facebook account linked to post all my Facebook posts to my Twitter account. I also finally got all my Twitter posts to post on my Facebook page. It’s convenient, but there are some things you might want to think about when you are linking the two accounts.

    I have a blog that is set to post to Facebook as well as to Twitter. I set this up before I linked the two accounts. Actually, I set it up because Twitter was having issues posting to my Facebook account and I wanted my blog to go there.

    The problem is that you might end up spamming yourself. Or, you might end up posting things to your business account that you really only wanted to post to your personal account. The people who are interested in your business don’t always want to learn that little Johnny went poop on the toilet for the first time.

    If you’re going to link your accounts, you might want to have separate accounts for your business and your personal lives. Otherwise, you’re spending just as much time trying to remove posts that went where you didn’t want them as you would have if you just manually posted to your accounts.

  • Guest

    As a freelance writer, I use social networking to promote my content and I admit that I spend a bit too much time on Facebook. However, I found that it wasn’t too useful to link Facebook and Twitter together because either way you do it, you’re going to either miss out or confuse followers. For example, if you link Facebook to Twitter, the posts you put on Facebook wouldn’t have hashtags, unless you add them and then this might confuse your Facebook followers. On the other hand, if you link Twitter to Facebook, your perfect 140 character posts complete with hashtags may not be as well received on Facebook. I honestly find it best to give individual attention to each social networking channel. This allows me to customize the message for each group of followers. Doesn’t this take longer? Of course it does, but a bit more time can make all the difference when it comes to promotion. The key to ensuring you don’t spend too much time is to set aside time each day to promote your work and to resist the urge to checkout other comments and posts. Though, you must remember that some conversation is necessary to keep your followers interested and prevent being flagged for spam.

  • guest

    I tried this and I am so glad I did! This is the only way I’ve found that actually works. It’s either that or it’s because Twitter finally fixed whatever bug it had going on that wasn’t letting these apps work right.

    I noticed the comment that talk about how this could actually cause problems. Yes, it is very beneficial to people like me who work online and seek to promote their work, but in my personal life, I find that both Twitter and Facebook can cause problems that shouldn’t be issues to begin with. If I didn’t work online I wouldn’t use either one of these (or any other) social media sites. There is such a thing as too much information and there are times when you can easily misunderstand things because you can’t see the body language behind the words.

    My suggestion is to keep your private life out of your business life. If you’re using sites like these for your profession, your personal life has no place in them. As for your personal life, I’d say to keep that off the Internet altogether (unless you have an alter ego and must feed it. lol)

  • Guest

    I went through and used the methods described here. I was kind of flabbergasted because I had already tried to do this a couple of years ago and either I wasn’t doing something right or Facebook and Twitter just weren’t playing well with each other. Of course, as many glitches as both of those sites have, it’s no big shock to think that they would have a function that wouldn’t work correctly.

    Anyhow, I finally did use this method and it seems to work pretty well. The only thing now is that I need to remember to put the hash tags in my Facebook posts so that when it posts to Twitter it might actually be more useful there.

    Now for the really good news. I do a lot of work with parenting, natural healing, education, and politics. I’ve gained a lot of followers because of this. Since I just got this feature working this week, I can already see that I have had followers added. If you work online, you know how badly you need to attract an audience and how many social networking tools are available to do that with. Though Twitter isn’t my favorite and Facebook has more drama than Peyton’s Place, they are still invaluable social networking tools for me and others who work online.

  • Guest

    I linked these up a long time ago and they still aren’t working correctly. I have my Twitter set up to post to Facebook and my Facebook set up to post to Twitter. The facebook to Twitter thing worked right off the bat, but the Twitter to Facebook part has never worked. I see other people post on Facebook via the Twitter app, so I know someone has figured out how to get it to work. I just don’t happen to be one of those people. And let me tell you, it’s a pain in the butt to keep switching between them to try to make sure my entire audience gets a gander at what I’m doing.

    I love the way you set this up with explicit instructions. I’m going to use what you have here and hopefully get it going the right way. If need be, I’ll just revoke all access and start over again. It’s little things like switching between social networking accounts all the time that makes the day go by so fast. And that’s cool for the work day to go by in a hurry. It’s just not so cool that so much time gets wasted. If I can link the two, I can literally save 1/2 the time I’m wasting right now going between the two. Since time is money and in the online world even more so, it’s important to use these kinds of shortcuts. Thanks much for the information!

  • Guy

    Hello,

    This app works well and I’d like to leave a good review on Facebook. My problem is that I can’t find the app page there. I go to the main Facebook app page, here, https://www.facebook.com/appcenter/ and do a search for, “twitter” and, “tweet”, but it’s never found. I searched in the main box at the top of my wall, it’s found, but I only get a blank page. Any ideas?

    Thank you,

    Guy

  • beth

    Do you know what I need to do so a person who follows me on Twitter can connect the link to my Facebook fan page without having to create a Facebook account. I have Linked both pages but when they click on fb/ etc.. to try and link to fb it says they must log in. They are able to connect and read other statutes on fb just fine without logging in or creating a fb page. Thank you

    • Kimberly

      Hi Beth, check your restriction settings. There may be an issue with it there. Basically this is what you need to do to remove all age and country restrictions:

      *
      Log into your account and go to your page
      *
      At the top, click Edit Page
      *
      Select Edit Settings
      *
      Make sure nothing is entered in the Country Restrictions section and select Anyone (13+) for Age Restrictions
      *
      Click Save Changes

      Hope this helps! If it doesn’t please let me know so we can find a solution for you!

      Thanks,

      Kimberly

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      Thank you for reading and I’m glad you found it useful for your needs!

  • Paul

    Says page not found for me too. Arghh

  • Ajay

    Use this https://www.facebook.com/twitter/

    trailing slash “/” in the end makes the difference.

    • Kimberly

      Thanks for the help Ajay. Hopefully this helps with some of the problems users are having!

    • TammyLLC

      Thanks it does make a difference, appreciate it.

  • jacqui

    It says Page not Found

  • Jammie@2Bookaholics

    I had tried everything I could think of to unlink that stupid thing. Thank you for that!!

  • vikas paul

    Thanks for the easiest way to express the ‘HOW TO’ of connecting facebook and twitter.

  • george

    I can’t seem to be able to make it work?

  • Alex

    Hey guys,

    We know that many of you have experienced problems or issues between linking Facebook accounts and twitter. We tested both linking a personal page and a Facebook business page (with We Rock Your Web) to twitter and both seemed to work fine as of October 21, 2012. I am on a mac and using Safari.

    With the recent upgrades in design to twitter perhaps there were some technical glitches. We will keep you posted on any other findings but hope that helps and that you are able to get your Facebook pages linked to Twitter!

    Linking Facebook to Twitter

  • Penny Sadler

    Everything was working great now it’s not. I’ve revoked access and reinstalled everything and it’s still not working.

    Anyone solve this yet?

  • a web rocker

    Confirming Lily Hart’s comment. FB to Twitter not working at all for me. It last worked on Oct 9th 2012. Revoked access across the board, and re-configured. No success.

    • a web rocker

      Yep, not working. I’m wondering if it’s an issue between Facebook and Twitter again. I was using this feature for the last couple months with no problem. All of a sudden it stopped working.

    • a web rocker

      About the same time.

  • Lily Hart

    So yet again this application is not working. I manage a variety of different pages and linked all of the pages to their respective twitter accounts because…well…it’s great. The only and biggest problem is that yet again it has stopped working. I’m not sure what I am suppose to do to get it to work. I have revoked the access then set it up again to no avail. Any ideas on how I can make this thing work again?

    Greatly appreciate your feedback. Thanks!

    • Jarle

      Having the same issues with Facebook, and tried the same remedy to no avail…ended up here via a websearch :/

    • a web rocker

      Linking between Facebook and Twitter has not worked since Oct 10th.

    • Danielle

      I have the same issue, Lily, and I am surprised that there isn’t any information about this anywhere. I have submitted a bug report, tried unlinking/relinking and still nothing.

    • Carla

      Same problem here with multiple facebook pages :(

  • 450_Detroit

    In the first few comments (didnt have time to read everybody’s comment) I noticed people complaining that you might “spam” yourself if you are posting all of your facebook posts to twitter. This is a very valid point, and the twitter to facebook integration has been solved with an app called selective tweets. If you want the tweet to go to your facebook page you can easily put in the #fb hashtag which transfers it over. I am looking for an app for facebook that gives me the option to post to twitter, by clicking a button, entering a shortcode or something. Does anybody know of an app like this?

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  • a web rocker

    I have followed the directions form here and from the facebook blog http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=123006872130

    However, when I click on the link all it does is loop back to the page but will not go to the authorize screen. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous

    Aw, this was an extremely good post on linking Twitter and FB. I have been meaning to set this connection up between Facebook and Twitter accounts for ages but never found the time to research it. It was much easier than I expected! Thank you.

  • Anonymous

    I have read a lot about the benefits of linking my Facebook and my Twitter account and I can totally see why somebody who is trying to promote a brand or a business would want to make use of this type of thing. However, for an average “Joe” like myself who really only uses these social media networks to keep up with friends and family from afar, I cannot see a huge benefit of having them combined so that the messages on both are the same. In fact, I have done this already in the past and it has lead to a little bit of trouble that I would not have originally foreseen.

    Let me first say that I am not the biggest Twitter user in the world. The ratio of which I check and update Facebook compared to Twitter is probably twenty to one. I see how Twitter can be fun, but I also just no real interest in getting accustomed to coming up with short enough messages and content that people can read it in 144 characters. It just seems so limited and for the most part, the things that I read there are just obnoxious jargon and self-promotion. I think there is something about “being on Twitter” that is just so trendy and the thing to do that it attracts people I really have no interest in. Therefore, I just have not really got into the medium and have little time for it.

    Facebook, on the other hand, I feel has a lot more functionality and that functionality includes what I can do with Twitter, so there is an element of redundancy that has kept me from crossing over as well. I have been a Facebook user now for about six years and I use it primarily to communicate with friends and family that live relatively far away from me. I also use it to post things that interest me, I find funny, and that I think other people would want to see. It is a great place of interaction for a number of different reasons and I have explored most of its functionality in my years using it.

    When I joined Twitter, it offered me the option of linking to my Facebook, which I thought was a good idea because then my updates from Facebook would automatically populate my Twitter feed and I would not have to go to an additional site to do so. Well, this worked just fine but as time went by I sort of realized that I was not using Twitter at all and the messages that were getting out there to my Twitter audience did not always make sense without the context of my Facebook page around it. It led to some very strange exchanges and the decision that I just was not going to use Twitter anymore at all. I have the account still, but if you see an update from me, it usually means I’ve been hacked.

  • a web rocker

    Hi,

    I go to facebook.com/twitter and have gone to Subscriber settings to Twitter. But when I select link to Twitter it takes me back to my page.

    I can post from Twitter to FB but not the other way around…I noticed others have asked the same question.

    Does anyone have a solution? Is it a timeline issue? Why would it keep bringing me back to the homepage?

    I have tried it from 2 different computers and it does not work.

    Please help!

    • We Rock Your Web

      Try this –

      *
      Login to Twitter first
      *
      Login to Facebook
      *
      Go to facebook.com/twitter
      *
      Select the page you want to connect and click the “Link to Twitter” button (see image below)

      Link Facebook to Twitter WeRockYourWeb.com

      *
      You will be routed to your Twitter account to a page with a header “Authorize Facebook to Use Your Account?” Below the heading it will ask you to click a button that says “Authorize app” (your twitter account will show as active in the top right corner if you are logged in). Click the “Authorize app” button if this is the correct Twitter account to link the Facebook page to.
      *
      And you will be routed back to Facebook and you should be all set with the two accounts linked so that anything you post from the Facebook page will go to the Twitter account you selected to link as a new tweet.

      Hope this helps!

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  • Anonymous

    I have been trying to link my facebook up with my twitter account for months and for some reason it has not worked. I used the tips here and success! Thank you.

  • dietista

    Very good post. I’m facing many of these facebook linking issues as well..

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    What’s up to every one. The content presented on this page in regards to linking Facebook to Twitter is great and overall this site is awesome for people’s experience. Keep up the good work.

  • scrob

    When trying to link from FB to Twitter using this URL http://www.facebook.com/twitter/ I just get sent to my main FB page. When going to settings > Subscribers > Twitter and hit the button “Link Profile To Twitter”, I also get sent to my main Twitter page.

    Facebook.com/twitter has never worked for me, I had tried it a couple of months ago already.

  • Twitter user

    Linking Facebook and Twitter together really is not that difficult folks. Or at least, it shouldn’t be now. I find that by starting on my Twitter admin page that shows me the list of “third party” apps I’ve authorized, I’m able to pin down the majority of “synching” up or linking issues.

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  • a web rocker

    I am the same commenter who posted a comment here on February 18, 2012 – 4:48am.

    Let me elaborate my problem with my page. facebook.com/twitter redirects to: https://www.facebook.com/upgradeaccount.php, then: https://www.facebook.com/business/dashboard/ and back to my page.

    Can someone or Facebook/Twitter fix this urgently?

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  • Anonymous

    Can someone fix my problem as described:

    I run a single page, converted from my profile. When I access this link (facebook.com/twitter), it redirects back to my page. A fix Submitted by a web rocker on February 10, 2011 – 3:05pm does not even work for me.

    Same problem as the below commenter, judging by the default comment viewing options.

  • Anonymous

    Maybe I missed something already covered, but here goes.

    I need to connect one of my FB business pages to a specific Twitter account, but FB pushes me back into my personal FB page in order to access.

    Does anybody know of a way to make this work the way I have this set up, or do I need to open a different FB account for each business to connect to each Twitter account separately?

    Thanks in advance.

    • a web rocker

      Thank you! The above question is EXACTLY my question… and it’s even asked this year! I have selected my page from Twitter, connected, disconnected, emptied my cache and cookies! Now it doesn’t post anywhere! Facebook PAGE to Twitter account works great…just can’t get it to go the other way!

      • a web rocker

        Go to your Twitter Settings -> Profile -> Connect to Facebook. Click on it and it will show your regular page. Allow. Click on Connect to Facebook again and it will give you an option to check a box your FB pages profile. It will then have a drop-down menu when you check the box, and you can select your pages profile. Done.

        • Denise

          Worked like a charm!! Thank you!

          Denise

          THI Consulting

  • Anonymous

    Okay, I’ve got the FB <> Twitter linkup working, but what about Pinterest? You’re supposed to be able to link Pinterest to FB, but what about Twitter?

  • Anonymous

    Everyone that’s so hell bent on linking FB to Twitter – as a social media marketer, why would you want to do this? Having the same message repeated all over the place is annoying to your visitors. Take the time to write a unique message on each service, catering to your specific user base. That will keep things interesting and will have people visiting all your social media services, as opposed to just one (because with linking, they will assume all your accounts are repeating the same thing).

    • Rooz

      First, everyone isn’t on all social media. Some people use facebook and may have a twitter account yet never log-in. Linking them makes sure no one misses out on any valuable content – which is why they “liked” or “followed” your business to begin with.

      Second, linking accounts doesn’t preclude you from tailoring content for the medium. Depending on privacy settings, a person’s facebook info may only be available to their friends, while twitter shows you a bunch of tweets from people you aren’t connected to. Moreover, you can create facebook-specific content and drive them to your twitter for something more suited to hashtags and 140 characters.

  • Anonymous

    Wow, this article is nice, my sister is analyzing these things, therefore I am going to inform her.

  • Anonymous

    I have linked our Twitter account to our FB page so that our tweets are appearing on FB. But I am not able to do it the other way round. Every time I click on any facebook.com/twitter link it takes me directly to the Campaign:My Ads page.

    What’s going on?

    • We Rock Your Web

      We’re sorry you’re having troubles with this. Just to clarify – you’re taken to the FB ads page when you click on any of the “Link to Twitter” buttons? Have you previously linked these pages to Twitter?

      You might want to try unlinking and relinking a page to see if that helps. Within Twitter settings you can see which apps (ie. FB) have been given access to link to your Twitter account.

  • Anonymous

    Page cannot be found…

  • Anonymous

    So when I tweet from my phone, it also goes to my Facebook page. But when I get on Facebook, I always see statuses that say “via Twitter” under them. How can I do this?

    • We Rock Your Web

      If you’re Twitter > Facebook link is up and running, you should be able to post to your FB pages via Twitter, and vice versa.

  • Anonymous

    I have been searching for a way to link FB to Twitter without running into issues for some time now. Eventually I got it from here. Thanks Guru of Search.

    – Seo Sem Expert

  • Anonymous

    Is anyone else experiencing problems getting the FB to Twitter link app to work?

    • Anonymous

      Yes…I click the “Link To Twitter” button and it just sits there. The hourglass cursor sits there forever and does nothing.

      • Anonymous

        I had the same problem. So when I got to the page where you click on Link to Twitter and it just sits there…right click over the button and click on “Copy Link Location”. Then paste this into your address bar and hit enter. It should take you there. It worked for me. Hope this helps.

    • Anonymous

      I’m trying to sync Facebook to Twitter and it is not working. I’ve tried for a few days now. Anyone know a work around?

    • Anonymous

      I also can’t get Facebook linked correctly to my Twitter account!

  • Anonymous

    I found this link eventually… and it doesn’t work for me either. Is it just me, or does anyone else find Facebook the most arcane and puzzling site in the history of HTML?

  • Anonymous

    Tried doing the above for connecting Facebook to Twitter and all I get is the “Redirecting you back to application… and then the ALLOW and DENY buttons are back!! This is sooooo frustrating. I had it working perfectly with one account… canceled that one and tried for my new FB account and now it DOESN’T WORK!!! ahhhhh ANY TIPS?!?!

  • Anonymous

    Essential, if you care about building your brand. You should have all your content platforms (website, blog, social media outlets) “linked” together and communicating with each other. Look at is as a pathway of roads for your visitors to traverse your “campus of content.” Just as students get frustrated when they can’t find a class, your visitors will be frustrated if they don’t find all your content niches that tie your message together.

  • Anonymous

    I accidentally revoked access to Facebook from Twitter, how do I get it back?

    • We Rock Your Web

      Simply go back into Facebook and re-initiate the connection. Make sure you’re logged into your Twitter account before you do (or log in when it asks you to). You can also visit your Twitter settings to view a list of apps you have authorized to access/ use your Twitter account.

  • Anonymous

    The description only works with pages, not with my personal profile.

  • Anonymous

    Sync your posts from Facebook to Google Buzz. Now, you can update Facebook from Buzz and Buzz from Facebook.

  • Anonymous

    Is there a way to link a personal Facebook account to Twitter, not just a Facebook page?

    • We Rock Your Web

      Fortunately, Twitter has finally launched an official Facebook application that will allow you to link your personal FB page to Twitter. Simply visit the Twitter app page [ed: this link previously pointed to apps.facebook.com/twitter/session, and has since been updated to reflect the new page.] on Facebook to begin.

      • Anonymous

        The link appears broken, any help? This is exactly what I’m looking for, but for some reason it’s really hard to find!

      • Anonymous

        Hi! Your info is exactly what I was looking for… Unfortunately, it’s not working. The link brings me to a FB login page (even though I am already logged in on another tab), and after I enter my password & click submit, it loads my News Feed page. No Twitter info.

        I searched for the Twitter app within Facebook and found the “main one” w/the most users, which supposedly 6 of my friends are using (but I don’t think it will let me go to the application or add it because I don’t have a page). So the “main one” is clearly for Pages.

        So if I’m searching for this application that allows personal FB pages to link to Twitter, what is the app’s name? And would the fact that I have to use Firefox have anything to do with this problem?

        Thanks!

        • Anonymous

          Same for me. That page can’t be found.

          • Anonymous

            Facebook to Twitter shows page cannot be found.

            • Anonymous

              The updated link you’ve posted in your article works to link my personal FB account to twitter. Thanks!

  • Anonymous

    It says that I only can link to a business page. But what I need is to link to my personal page…

    • We Rock Your Web

      That’s strange, what is the exact context of the message Facebook is giving you when you try and link your personal page? Maybe check to see if you’re using FB as your business page (visit your business page, and in the right-hand column, select “use Facebook as [your personal FB page name].”

      • Anonymous

        I too only get Facebook pages to link to Twitter, why doesn’t this work for personal profiles? I am logged in as my personal profile – not my page…. If this app can’t do it do you know of any others? That would be very helpful indeed Guru!

  • Anonymous

    SO, my issue is that I have a community page and it is connected to (synced to) Twitter. But when I want to sync my personal account, it doesn’t even give the option – is this normal? Or is it a glitch I can work around? Thanks!! 😀

    • We Rock Your Web

      How exactly are you going about syncing your FB page to Twitter? If you can describe the steps and where you’re getting stuck we’ll do our best to help.

  • Anonymous

    Hi, I need to get my posts from Twitter to show up on my Facebook fan page like they do on my personal page. How is it done? Thanks.

    • We Rock Your Web

      Depending on the platform you’re on, there are different ways to do it. Is your website a CMS (ie. WordPress, Drupal, Joomla) or a static HTML website, or are you unsure? We’re planning on updating this article soon as well to include some site-specific tutorials.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for clarifying how this whole process works! Facebook and Twitter are essential. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a service that links everything (website, social media networks, email, etc.) into one?

  • Anonymous

    Hey from yesterday my Facebook login is not working. I am darn sure I haven’t changed my password but from yesterday, whenever I try to login to my Facebook account a message appears saying “access denied.” What might be the problem, does anyone know?

    I have been searching for the problem in the Internet form yesterday and haven’t got any till now. I read an article on a blog about the Facebook login account problem but couldn’t solve the problem. So can anyone help me do this?

    • We Rock Your Web

      Did you try using the “forgot password” link to have your FB pw emailed to you?

  • Anonymous

    I found when enabling posting from on e of my Facebook pages to one of my twitter accounts, that only status updates “from the web”, ie. typed in by me were copied to Twitter. Updates from another service, or other source, did not get copied, unfortunately. A bug? An undocumented feature? Can anyone shine more light on this?

  • Anonymous

    I update a company page via a personal email account. I have connected FB and Twitter so that when the FB page is updated Twitter is updated. However, I can not link the other way. When I update Twitter it updates my personal account on FB not my FB page for the company. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous

    This is great info! You might want to spell out the acronyms and add a little more detail/background for those of us who are newbies.

    • We Rock Your Web

      We try to spell out acronyms as much as possible in the beginning of articles for that reason, but we’ll try harder! The last thing we want is to alienate anyone. If ever you’re confused or don’t understand something, please ask! There are no such things as dumb questions, only dumb answers (and that’s our responsibility 😉

  • Anonymous

    Does anyone know how to upload an image to Facebook via Twitter without the link to the 3rd party host? I update FB for my biz via Twitter and I want to have the image post directly to the wall so my clients don’t have to click the link to see it on yfrog. Is there any way to do this? Is there a copy image setting or something?

    I’ve been searching for a few and I can’t find squat. Any suggestions is helpful, thanks.

    • We Rock Your Web

      Twitter is rolling out a new “image upload” feature – when it’s available on your account, you should see a small camera icon to the bottom left of your tweet box. You can use this to add images directly via Twitter. If that doesn’t work for your Facebook integration, they will also be releasing access to their native image API shortly (for developers) that might let you achieve the functionality you’re looking for. Let us know how it goes!