How to Add Link to Facebook Story

Not only can you share photos, videos, and text on your Facebook story, but you can also add links on it to direct viewers to external websites, products, or any additional content that you want them to check out.

Businesses often use this feature to drive traffic to their page and increase engagement.

However, the process is tricky as if you simply paste a link on your FB story, it will just show up as regular text, which won’t have the desired impact.

So, the question is – how to add a clickable link to your Facebook story? We’ll guide you through this. Let’s begin.

How to Add Link to Facebook Story

How to Add Link to Facebook Story

You can add links to your stories to promote your channel and other social media handles, show off your playlist, and whatnot. 

At present, even though you don’t have the direct option to put a clickable link on your story, there are workarounds through Instagram and WhatsApp that can help you.

Can You Put a Link in a Facebook Story?

Unfortunately, FB no longer provides us with the feature to add links to our stories. Since there is no direct way to post a story from the Facebook app, you must post it on Instagram first.

Follow the steps to do the same:

1. Open Instagram and tap the hamburger icon at the top right corner.

2. Tap on Accounts Centre, followed by Sharing across profiles.

3. Tap on Add accounts, select Add Facebook account, and then tap on Continue.

Tap on Add accounts, select Add Facebook account, and then tap on Continue

4. Add a photo to your Instagram story, tap on the Sticker icon at the top of the menu, and then tap on LINK.

5. Enter the URL and tap on Done.

6. Now, tap on Your Story to post. Once posted, tap on the Facebook icon at the bottom of the screen to share the story on Facebook.

tap on the Facebook icon

Also Read: How to Create Hyperlinks to Anchor Text on Facebook

How to Add WhatsApp Link to Facebook Story

Another way to add a link to Facebook is to post them on WhatsApp first. Here’s how you can do this:

Note: Since Android and iOS have different interfaces of WhatsApp but offer the same features, some steps mentioned in the article might be different on different devices. The following methods were tried on iOS 17.3.

1. Open WhatsApp, tap on Updates on the bottom left menu, and then on My Status to post a story.

2. Tap the text icon (T) at the top right corner of the menu and paste your URL.

3. Tap on the arrow sign to post your status and once uploaded, tap on Share to Facebook Story.

Tap on Share to Facebook Story

How to Add TikTok Link to Facebook Story

Unlike Instagram and WhatsApp, TikTok does not have the option to share clickable links on Facebook.

You need to copy the link from your video and post it on Facebook. Check our guide on How to Copy Link on TikTok to do the same.

After that, you can follow the steps mentioned in the section How to Add Link to Facebook Story.

How to Add Shopping Link to Facebook Story

In the same way as TikTok, you can add a shopping link to a Facebook story.

How to Add Telegram Link to Facebook Story

To add a Telegram link to your Facebook story, copy it, and follow the same steps as shown under How to Add TikTok Link to Facebook to do the same

Also Read: 33 Best Free Link in Bio Tools for Instagram

How Do You Post a Clickable Link on Facebook Stories?

Since Meta is the parent company of Instagram and WhatsApp, users can use the clickable link only through these apps on their stories. You first have to post on any of these two platforms and share your story on Facebook.

Now that you know how to add a link to your Facebook story, go ahead, share your content on the platform, and let everyone connect with your posts.

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