Does A Facebook Post Have To Be Public To Share?

Can someone see if you share their Facebook post in Messenger?

Originally Answered: When you share a photo from Facebook, does it show the person who posted it, that I shared the photo.

No, it won’t inform the person who posted it in any way.

What you’re basically doing is sending a link to that post through Messenger and that’s all..

Can you only share public posts on Facebook?

If you choose “Share Now (Public)”, then it will automatically share on your Timeline to the “Public” privacy setting, so anyone on Facebook will be able to see that post. … From this choice, you will also be able to change the privacy of the post to “Friends”, “Only Me”, or a “Custom” privacy setting.

How do you share a post on Facebook when there is no share button?

The way around this, is to click the pull-down menu on the top right hand corner of the post. There you will see an option to “save post”. Once you have saved this post, you can click on the link to your saved posts and there you will have the option to share the post to your timeline.

How do you repost a post?

Here’s how to do it:Open Instagram and find a photo or video to repost. Open your Instagram app and find the post you want to repost. … Paste the post’s share URL into DownloadGram. … Download the post. … Open Instagram and find the photo or video in your camera roll. … Add a caption and share your repost.

How do you make a Facebook post shareable after it’s already posted?

If you want to make a previous post shareable, after locating the post, select the ellipsis icon (•••) on the right side of the post and choose “Edit Post.” Select the first drop-down menu below your name (labeled “Friends”) and choose “Public” on the new page.

How do I know who shared my post?

It’s just as simple to do. Go to the post in question, such as on a Facebook page or friend’s account, then select Share. You’ll see a list of the people who have shared the post. Depending on the person’s privacy settings, you might not see everyone who has shared the post.

Why do some Facebook posts not have a share button?

If no ‘Share’ button appears on a post – it is because of the Privacy Settings of the original post. If a post is set for ‘Friends Only’ (perhaps this is your Default Timeline setting) – it will not be available for ‘Sharing’ around on Facebook beyond that setting.

Do you have to make a post public to share it?

You can change privacy settings on an individual post that you want to make shareable by clicking the “Privacy” icon next to the post time stamp and selecting either “Friends” or “Public.” Select “Friends” if you want friends to be able to share the post or select “Public” if you want anyone to be able to see the post.

What is the difference between share now public and share on Facebook?

Hi Joseph, “Share Post Now (Friends)” refers to sharing on your own Timeline. “Share…” gives you options to share on a friend’s Timeline, in a group, or on a Page you manage. “Send a Message” refers to sharing in a private message.

When you share a post on Facebook who sees it?

When you post to another person’s timeline, that person controls who can see the post. When you post, people in the audience may be able to see it across the Facebook Products. If you tag someone in a post, the tagged person’s friends may also see the post.

How do I share someone else’s post on Facebook?

To share a post you see on your News Feed:Below a post, click Share in the bottom right.Select where you want to share the post. Depending on the post’s privacy settings, you may see the following options: Share Now. The post will be shared to your News Feed and timeline with your current privacy settings. Share…

Can you share a post from a private group on Facebook?

Posts in closed groups exclude the “share” option to prevent you from sharing another member’s private information, which is never appropriate to do. That said, You can share external (public) content – such as might be cross-posted from a blog or a news bureau – despite the lack of a share option.

Why can’t I share a Facebook post?

– Make sure you’re using the most updated version of the app or browser; – Restart your computer or phone; – Uninstall and reinstall the app, if you’re using a phone; – Log into Facebook and try again.

What happens when you share someone else’s post on Facebook?

Hi Jill, If you share a post you see onto your friend’s Timeline, it will only appear on your friend’s Timeline, not on your own. However, you can also share a post you see onto your own Timeline for all of your Facebook friends to see.