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How to Embed Livestream – Social Media News


In this 2020 Oct 06 social media news livestream we look at the news of the week as well as embeds on social media platforms:

How to Embed a Livestream.

Basically follow the dots 😛 You need to choose “embed” from the more menu then copy the code. Paste it where you want it to show on your site or blog post or article.

In the video I show you where to find the Embed Code for Instagram. I show a Twitter Embed in my Testimonials. There is an example of a Facebook embed in the video too. But on all the platforms it tends to look like this LinkedIn embed this post. Just ignore the face I’m pulling. Heh.

Embeds help SEO/SMO

As I mentioned in the video, Embeds help with Search Engine Optimisation and Social Media Optimisation. In particular around Authority ranking (knowledge vault version). And count as engagement from the social media platform!

Example of an embed from each social media platform

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube examples of embed. I chose “full post” for each one. Ability to edit Thumbnails vary.

Embedded from YouTube

The dark one is Twitter – and Periscope (Twitter TV) is supposed to have an embed option but I can’t find it. Have a look for me will ya? https://www.periscope.tv/SilkCharm/1kvJpeebbeVxE

LinkedIn is broken. Piece of …

And there you have it. My social media news for the week with a quick tutorial on copying and pasting embed codes from Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, LinkedIn, YouTube and so on into your website or blog.

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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