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How to copy and paste on Facebook

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How to copy and paste on Facebook: The last post your friend Maurizio posted on Facebook contains a real pearl of wisdom: I bet you would like to post his own phrase on your profile, right? Yeah, it’s just a pity that you are tech-starved and don’t have a clue how do you copy and paste on Facebook. Well come on, don’t worry: if you want I can give you a hand and explain how to proceed.

In today’s tutorial, in fact, I decided to explain step by step how to copy and paste on the social network founded by Mark Zuckerberg. To go into more detail, in the next paragraphs I will explain how to act to copy and paste not only the text in the posts that interest you most, but also the links and comments. Whether you intend to act from a mobile or a PC, it doesn’t matter: in both cases you can rely on the “tips” that I will give you shortly.

Just a small recommendation before getting to the heart of this tutorial: before copying a content posted on Facebook (especially if it is strictly “personal” content), ask the author of the post for permission to avoid problems, okay? Well: if everything is clear to you, I would say not to waste any more precious time chatting and to get right into the topic immediately. Make yourself comfortable, take all the time you need to concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and implement the suggestions I will give you. I wish you good reading and have fun!

How to copy and paste on Facebook from mobile

You wish to know how do you copy and paste on Facebook from smartphone And Tablet why do you usually log into your Facebook account directly from its official app? In this case, start the application of the well-known social network on your device Android or iOS, log into your account (if you haven’t already) and follow the instructions below.

Post

To copy and paste the text of a post present on Facebook, first identify the message of your interest, press and hold on the text of the same and tap the button Copy text (on Android) or Copy (on iOS) that appears on the screen.

After copying the post text, you can paste it wherever you like – on your Facebook profile diary, on a page, in a comment, etc. – simply by tapping on the chosen text field and then pressing the appropriate button through which to paste it.

For example, if you have decided to paste the post text on your Facebook diary, make a long tap on the text field What are you thinking about? and presses on the voice Paste from the menu that opens. As soon as you are ready to do it, publish the post via the appropriate publish button and that’s it.

Link

Scrolling through the Facebook news feed you found a link that links to an interesting article you want to share on your profile or send to your friend via a messaging app? Again, you can use copy and paste to share the content in question.

On Android, presses on the link you want to copy, tap on the symbol (⋮) located at the top right and select the item Copy the link from the menu that opens. If you are working from a device iOS, on the other hand, copying the link is even easier as it is sufficient to press the button Share present at the bottom right of the post containing the link and select the item Copy link from the menu that opens. Alternatively, you can simply open the link of your interest and make a long tap on the bar located at the top: the warning will appear as if by “magic” Link copied, confirming that the operation was successful.

Once you have copied the link, paste it where you prefer: if you want to send it to your friend using an instant messaging app, for example, all you have to do is open it, go to the chat you are interested in, make a long tap on typing bar, press the button Paste that appears on the screen and forward the message. Easier than that ?!

Comments

Reading i comments that were released by Facebook users under a post, did you find an inspirational phrase you want to copy and paste into your clipboard? I guarantee you that even in this case there is nothing complicated in the operation you are called to perform.

After identifying the comment you want to copy, make a long tap on it and, in the menu that opens, press on the item Copy. Then paste the text you copied into the clipboard of your device: all you have to do is go to the position where you want to paste it, for example on your Facebook profile or in the app you usually use to take notes, make a long tap on the field text displayed and press the button Paste. Simple, right?

How to copy and paste on Facebook from PC

You prefer copy and paste on Facebook from PC? No problem: all you have to do is identify the posts, links or comments of your interest and then copy and paste them following the instructions below.

Post

If you want to copy the content of a post, select the text in it using the mouse, right click on the selection and choose Copy from the menu that opens, or, if you prefer keyboard combinations, press the keys at the same time Ctrl + C (on Windows) or cmd + c (on macOS).

After copying the text of the post, paste it wherever you prefer: to do this you simply need to right-click in the text field you want and select the item Paste from the menu that opens, or, if you prefer keyboard shortcuts, press the keys at the same time Ctrl + V (on Windows) or cmd + v (on macOS).

Link

If you want to copy a link, once you have found the one you are interested in, right-click on it and select the item Copy from the menu that opens; alternatively, click on the link to open it, click on the address bar of the browser and press the keys at the same time Ctrl + C (on Windows) or cmd + c (on macOS).

After copying the link, paste it where you prefer: to do so, right-click in the text field you want and select the item Paste from the menu that opens or, if you prefer to use keyboard shortcuts, press the keys at the same time Ctrl + V (on Windows) or cmd + v (on macOS).

Comments

If you want to copy a comment interesting that you identified on Facebook, you must follow more or less the same instructions that I have given you in relation to the copy and paste of posts and links: identify the content of your interest, select it, copy it and paste it where you want (whether it is on your diary of Facebook or elsewhere).

First, select the comment you are interested in, right-click on the selected text portion and click on the item Copy / Copy the link address from the menu that opens, or press the keys at the same time Ctrl + C (on Windows) or cmd + c (on macOS). Next, go to yours Facebook diary (or to another place to paste the text, for example a word processor), right click where you want to paste the text and click on the item Paste or press the buttons at the same time Ctrl + V (on Windows) or cmd + v (on macOS).

Other useful solutions

Making copy and paste, as useful as it may be, is not the best method to share the contents published by other people on Facebook on your diary: it is precisely for this reason, in fact, that the function was born. Share of the social network.

Sharing content on Facebook is very simple: once you have identified the post or link you want to share on your diary or on a Facebook page, press the button Share (the symbol of arrow pointing right) which is located in the lower right corner of the post itself (eg. Share on your diary; Share on a page you manage, etc.) and then presses the button Publish.

If you would like more information on how to share on Facebook, take a look at the in-depth analysis that I just linked to: surely this reading will also be very useful to you.