how to embed "add to spotify" or "follow" button in a facebook post?

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how to embed "add to spotify" or "follow" button in a facebook post?

Casual Listener

 

Kinky Facebook Post with Spotify Add Embed.jpg

 

when i copy the spotify url to facebook, it doesn't make this "style" of post, instead just shows a standard preview image like most facebook links. how do i get my post to have an interact-able "add to spotify" or "follow"(especially this) button? i know i've seen the "follow" version so i'm sure it's possible!

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Re: how to embed "add to spotify" or "follow" button in a facebook post?

Roadie

Hi,

 

Make sure you copy the "song link" and not the Spotify URL. That will generate an HTTP link that you can paste in Facebook to bring up the rich media player.

 

Aditionally, inside Spotify you can "Share" the song to Spotify and it will do the same thing.

 

Tim

 

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Casual Listener

that doesn't seem to work for me! i thought it might have to do with me using a chromebook? but then i found another post by the band from my screenshot and copied the link, which was:

 

https://open.spotify.com/track/7yn8Mg0CieyqVRso0QwZfs

 

and tried posting it to fb and got the version with a track preview and "add to spotify" etc.

 

but then i tried for one of my songs: https://open.spotify.com/track/4syOtMD3omvhl3QtOfssKW

 

and it seems like the same type of url, but posts a different type of link in FB.

 

 

 

 

 

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Re: how to embed "add to spotify" or "follow" button in a facebook post?

Roadie

It looks like there must be some setting on the backend that enables the preview streaming. I tried it with this song https://open.spotify.com/track/4syOtMD3omvhl3QtOfssKW and got the same thing as you. 

 

Unfortunatly there's nothing you can do from a user standpoint to force it to load on Facebook. As long as you're sharing the HTTP link Facebook should convert the preview if it's able to. Do you have a contact that you deal with on the Spotify artist side that can help deterine if you have some persmissions level on your music preventing the preview widget?

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Casual Listener

hm no, i can try contacting them. i wonder if it's something about needing a Verified artist account? hmm

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Re: how to embed "add to spotify" or "follow" button in a facebook post?

Roadie
Yeah, I'm not sure. It could just be some setting that enables your songs
to be playable outside of Spotify that can be easily fixed. It is not a
user error on your part though in terms of sharing it seems to be an issue
on the backend content side.

Tim

If I solved your question, please remember to hit "accept as solution" so
that others may find the answer.
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Casual Listener

so i messaged spotify and they just sent back a boilerplate email about how to post to facebook lol. is there an actual human email i can get in touch with someone?

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Re: how to embed "add to spotify" or "follow" button in a facebook post?

Roadie
Try sending a Twitter DM to @SpotifyCares
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Re: how to embed "add to spotify" or "follow" button in a facebook post?

Roadie
Try sending a Twitter DM to @SpotifyCares
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