Feed Tweets to Facebook

Posted by David Druckenmiller | Posted in Facebook, Tweets, Twitter | Posted on 21-07-2009

Ever wonder what the characters "#fb" mean in a tweet?  This is a technique used by a twitter user to selectively send their tweets (that contain these characters) to their Facebook status, called "Selective Twitter Status".

Did you know you can connect Facebook and Twitter? There are currently two options …

1. Use of the Facebook application "Twitter" [Everything you tweet goes to Facebook.]

FB_Twitter

  • Login to Facebook
  • Type in "twitter" in the search box at the upper tight.
  • Select "Twitter" application listing in the search results
  • Select "Go to Application"
  • Select "Allow"
  • Type in your twitter account name, password

Now all your tweets in twitter will forward automatically to your Facebook status.

2. Use of the Facebook application "Selective Twitter Status" [You decide which tweet goes to Facebook ]

FB_SelectiveTwit

  • Login to Facebook
  • Type in "Selective Twitter Status"  in the search box at the upper right.
  • Select "Selective Twitter Status" in the search results
  • Select "Go to Applicaiton"
  • Select "Allow"
  • Type in your twitter account name, password

Now, when you type a twitter message and YOU WANT the post to go to your Facebook status, put the characters #fb as the last three characters in your tweet.

This post will go to facebook and only this post.

(If you DO NOT WANT the tweet to go to facebook do not type #fb)

Personally, I use "Selective Twitter Status" as my tweets tend to be more business and technology oriented where as my Facebook posts are more on the personal side.  Some of my Facebook friends think my tweets and twitter are a bit wacky (go figure?) so I limit what I send to from Twitter to Facebook.

Hope it works for you … folometwitter