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How To Automatically Send Tweets (Twitter) To Facebook Fan Pages

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RSS Graffiti has updated their application, and is now the premier method for sending tweets to Facebook Fan Pages.

Now you can automatically stream your Twitter updates to your Facebook Fan Page!

It is a problem that plagues a lot of Twitter / Facebook Fan Page owners.

People don’t want to be logging in a bunch of different social platforms – they just want to update Twitter and have it automatically update their Facebook Fan Page – and that’s what this tutorials achieves.

Here’s How To Send Tweets Automatically To Facebook Fan Pages

The method below is going to use the following services:,, and of course your Twitter profile and your Facebook Fan Page.

The assumption here is that you are an admin to your target Facebook Fan Page – if not, then following the steps below will not work.  You must first be an Admin on the Facebook Fan Page you desire to set up.

1) First, create an account at (opens in a separate window)

Add your email, password


2) Next screen, select ADD NETWORK link to the right of  “Facebook Fan Pages” (3rd down on left)

3) Click “Connect with Facebook” – this will log you into your Facebook profile.

Read the message on the page to understand more “To set up your Facebook profile and Facebook pages, you must first connect your Facebook account to You can do this by simply clicking the button below. Once you’ve connected, you will be prompted with more options and settings.”

4) Unclick all of the links on the Facebook Profile side (left side) unless you want to be updating your personal Facebook profile.

5) Then select the FB Fan Page on the right that you want to have your Twitter profile updating.

6) Once you click the fan page, a new facebook Connect box will open – go ahead and click “Allow”.


Make sure the following boxes in the “What messages to you want posted to your Facebook pages?” below your Facebook Fan Page(s) are selected: status updates, Upload and post photos to stream, and Post links to stream

This will ensure that any links you share in your tweets will make it over to your Facebook Fan Page stream.

7) Now hit “Save Settings” at the bottom of the list of your FB Fan Pages and you will then be taken back to the “Service Settings” page.

Look at what’s listed – if you see “Post messages to Facebook” is checked, then uncheck it – unless you want to be updating your personal Facebook profile with your tweets – and then make sure “Post messages to Facebook Pages” is checked.

8) Now click “Update Settings”

Moving On Now To

9) In a new window or tab, go ahead and open

10) Login to Twitter Feed

If you don’t have a TwitterFeed account, you can create your account, or you can login with OpenID (see the link below the white “Login” button.

I always sign in with my Yahoo sing in credentials, but you can sign in however you like.  Sometimes, TwitterFeed is unresponsive – just retype into your address bar and hit enter, this always works for me.

11) Once you are logged into Twitter feed, click the “create New Feed” button in the upper right hand corner.

12) Give your feed a name.

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13) Now go to your Twitter profile that you want to have update your FB Fan page and make sure you are logged in.

14) Click “Profile” and look toward the bottom of the right hand side for the RSS feed.

15) Go ahead and click that link (it’s the link next to the organge and white RSS box)

The window that opened is your Twitter profile’s RSS feed.

16) Copy the URL / Address that’s in the address bar (you should be able to just click once in the address bar > it will highlight the entire address > and either right click and click copy, or hit CTRL C to copy.

The URL that you are copying should look something like this:

17) Once you’ve copied your Twitter feed’s URL address, go back to your TwitterFeed profile and paste that URL into the box that says “RSS Feed URL”

18) Click “test rss feed” to make sure your feed is working.  You should get a green message with a check box that says “Feed parsed OK”

19) Make sure the “Active” box below your feed is checked.

20) Next click “Advanced Settings” and new section will open up that shows feed settings.

21) In “Update Frequency” select every 30 minutes > for “new updates at a time” select 5 > for “Post Content” select title only > click “Post Link” box > select “” as the Shorten link through setting > select “pubDate” for Post Sorting >> and that’s it – leave everything else blank.

** OPTION **  If you don’t want a link in your Fan Page updates that  point back to the tweets, then do not click the “Post Link” box.  By clicking the “Post Link” box, the updates on your Facebook Fan Page will have a shortened link that if clicked, will open up that particular tweet in your Twitter profile.

22) Now click “continue to Step 2”

Here’s where we are going to link your account.

23) Click the service

24) You now need your Application Key

25) Go back to (you should still be logged into Ping)

26) Click “Dashborad” (upper left hand corner)

27) Once on your Dashboard, find “Application Keys” on the right hand column around the middle of the page and click “Application Keys”

28) You should now be taken to your App Key screen.  Go ahead and copy your Web key and then paste it into the box on TwitterFeed that says “Your Appliction Key”

29) Now click the “Get Available Methods” link that’s to the right of the App key.

30) You should get “ method to update:” drop down menu > make sure “status” is selected.

Don’t worry about the UTM Tags and Optional Tags

31) Now go to the bottom and click “Create Service”

You should get the message “Service updated successfully”

32) Now click “All Done!” at the bottom

You should get the “Congratulations” message

33) Just click on “Go to Dashboard” to be taken back to your list of services on Twitter Feed.

It will take anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours for the TwitterFeed settings to update – so now you just need to go grab a cup a coffee and come back to this “How To” in an hour or so!

See you in a little bit!


And we’re back.

34) Go back to your dashboard at

If you have a green check mark next to your “Feed Name”, then you are ready to start tweeting and having those tweets auto update your Facebook Fan Page.

35) Go to the Twitter profile you used the RSS feed for and start tweeting.

Remember your settings are set for “Every 30 minutes” to update  5 new updates.

This means your tweets will not instantly appear in your Facebook Fan Page > your TwitterFeed will update every 30 minutes and post up to 5 new tweets to your Facebook Fan Page.

Any questions?


** Additional Facebook Fan Page Admin Resources:

Automatically Send Twitter to Facebook Fan Pages
How To Make Someone A Facebook Fan Page Admin
How To Create A Facebook Fan Page
Create A Custom Username / URL for Facebook Fan Pages
How To Get Facebook Fan Page Email Notifications
How To Find A Fan Of Your Facebook Fan Page And Make Them Admin

84 replies on “How To Automatically Send Tweets (Twitter) To Facebook Fan Pages”

Great stuff, Robert. Thank you. Your blog is a well kept secret.

…do you have a "Social Outsourcing Package" within your consulting business?

Hi Mike – thanks so much for visiting and leaving a comment. I appreciate your feedback so much, thank you!!!

Hi Ryan – were you able to successfully implement these instructions – meaning, did you get it working by following these instructions? Some people have commented to me that they are getting hung on at certain points.

Let me know, and thanks for visiting and commenting!

Robert, thank you so much – I was a little lost at points, but I really appreciate your phone call and walking me through the steps. This is just what I had been looking for!

Hi Eileen – it's my pleasure! Thanks so much for leaving your comment and let me know if you need any more help! Also, feel free to share links in the comments to show us the Twitter profile and the Facebook Fan Page your implementing.

Thanks again…

For some odd reason my tweets are repeating themselves, I'll tweet it will go to facebook then 30 minutes later it will tweet again but it will repeat some of it and get truncated and keep repeating after another 30 minutes the same message, any ideas?

I think i am suck in an endless loop, someone added something to our facebook fan page in the office that updates twitter with your facebook status instead of vice versa and i see on my twitter stream it says "from facebook" so obviously its sending my latest status which was already sent from twitter back to twitter then recycling it in the feed and reposting it in an endless loop, can't figure out where the application setting is, i deleted the twitter app!!!

I found the culprit, it was a buried setting here: that would send twitter and facebook in an endless loop.

Would still like to be able to remove the NJMonthly part from the tweet, here is what it looks like.

New Jersey Monthly Magazine NJMonthly: There are a lot of Spanish and Portuguese restaurants in the Ironbound section of Newark. So, which ..

Twitter / New Jersey Monthly : There are a lot of Spanish …
There are a lot of Spanish and Portuguese restaurants in the Ironbound section of Newark. So, which is the best?

hey there – yeah, you are the second person today that has been caught in the vicious loop of content posting back and forth.

Obviously, you need to decide if you want to send content from Facebook to Twitter, or from Twitter to Facebook. And if you've previously installed the Facebook to Twitter app and then followed my directions above (which are for Twitter to Facebook) then the vicious loop will occur.

Unfortunately, there is no way to remove your Twitter profile name from the updates because it is included in the RSS feed.

Hang on, let me correct myself, I (or anyone else) hasn't yet figured out a way to remove the profile name from the RSS feed updates. But that doesn't mean it won't happen… so stay tuned!

For some odd reason my tweets are repeating themselves, I'll tweet it will go to facebook then 30 minutes later it will tweet again but it will repeat some of it and get truncated and keep repeating after another 30 minutes the same message, any ideas?

Thanks for sharing, Robert! One comment – I followed these instructions practically to the letter and ended up setting TwitterFeed to recursively tweet, so that and TwitterFeed were sending the same tweets back and forth to each other over and over (and adding appends of my Twitter username.) I'm pretty certain this is because I'd instructed ping and twitterfeed to both broadcast. I also have had some challenges integrating ping to update my fan page on Facebook. Again, a lot of this is user error. I did want to make other readers aware of the dangers of mis-configuration – you could end up with a tweeting Y-combinator!

Hi Brian – thanks so much for sharing your comments! There have been several people now that have had this same issue. Some people had the Twitter application already installed on their Facebook Fan Page so that their Fan Page updates were automatically sent to their Twitter updates. And then with this process implemented, it would send the update right back to their Facebook Fan Page in a vicious cycle of tweeting madness!

One question though – you mentioned that set TwitterFeed to a recursive tweet – can you explain to me what that is / where that setting is in TwitterFeed? I've gone through my accounts and I'm not able to find the recursive tweet setting.

Thanks again Brian for visiting and commenting on this post.

The more people add their insights and experiences with this process, the more everyone (including myself) will be helped!

Thanks again Brian!

I was in the midst of following the directions and when I got to the twitterfeed integration step, I noticed that they list FB updates in addition to Low and behold they announced the feature on their blog in Oct/Nov. Does this eliminate the need for using in this case or is that Twitterfeed->FB integration for profile updates only and not FB pages? I will test and report what I find here.

Hi Brian – I think the Facebook integration on TwitterFeed can be utilized with Facebook Fan Pages.

Wait… I just tested it out and yes, the TwitterFeed Facebook does send Twitter updates to your Facebook Fan Page.

This is my Twitter profile >>

And this is my Facebook Fan Page >> .

And the last update on the Facebook Fan Page is the Twitter update.

Thanks for pointing that out Brian!

I'm now convinced that the TwitterFeed Facebook service is easier for sending Twitter updates to your Facebook Fan Page than using

I'm going to have to write another article describing this process…

That's what I love about the web – there is always new and improved ways of making things happen!

I'm actually now thinking that TwitterFeed is the better option for auto posting new blog updates to Twitter and Facebook Fan Pages as well. I previously though was the better solution solution for sending blog updates automatically to both your Twitter and Facebook Fan Page. But now I'm thinking that you can simply take your blog's RSS feed, and in TwitterFeed, apply your blog's feed to the Twitter service and also to the Facebook Fan Page service.

So it's looking like TwitterFeed is the better solution all around – for auto posting your Twitter updates to Facebook Fan Pages, and also if you want to auto post your blog articles to both Twitter and Facebook Fan Pages.

Also, I'm about to add to this article (or perhaps write a completely new one) that shows how to remove the Twitter profile name from the updates that post on Facebook Fan Pages. You'll notice that on the Fan Page updates coming from Twitter, the Twitter profile name posts first, and then the tweet.

Thanks again Brian for adding your valuable insight into this discussion!

Yes, I now have 3 twitter feeds going from Twitterfeed to 2 Facebook Fan Pages. It works great and I'm impressed with the customization and reporting capabilities such as they are. (This is Ryan :)

Hi Ryan – great to meet you! I'm very excited that you have found a grove with your integration.

I've been talking with someone who knows how to actually remove the Twitter profile name from the tweets that are at the beginning of the updates that hit the Facebook Fan Pages. This is done by customizing the Twitter feed in Yahoo Pipes, generating a new RSS feed, and then utilizing that new feed in TwitterFeed.

I'm going to be writing a new "how to" for making all of this happen with TwitterFeed – I'm very excited about it all…

Thanks so much again for visiting and commenting!

oooppss… I just made the same mistake you made – I realized that your name isn't Brian, that was you incorrectly using my name – and here I am calling you Brian (wow…)

Sorry about that @theRab!

Thanks for this guide, went almost crazy with setting up the connection between Twitter and my Facebook Page!

I have one question: Is it it possible to not display the Twitter username before the message? At the moment when I make a status update on Facebook I see <Facebook Fanpagename><Twitter username><tweet> .


Man, thanks for posting this… I would have had an easier time solving a rubik's cube than figuring this out on my own… again, big thanks!

Hi Timulator – Thanks so much for visiting and commenting! I really appreciate you taking your time to stop by!

Let me know if you have any questions, and thanks so much again.

Thanks for the thorough explanation. I knew that the RSS feed does the double posting, which is ugly (and what I meant when I said "it's not perfect") – I just wanted to confirm that if I went through these steps, it wouldn't have the same problem.

Robert – Why is this better than using your Twitter's RSS feed in the Notes application? That will post all Twitter updates to your Facebook wall. It's not perfect, but this seems to do the same thing in a much more complicated manner.

Robert – Why is this better than using your Twitter's RSS feed in the Notes application? That will post all Twitter updates to your Facebook wall. It's not perfect, but this seems to do the same thing in a much more complicated manner.

This was a great tutorial. Thank you so much! I just used it for a client and it worked great thanks to you :-)


This was a great tutorial. Thank you so much! I just used it for a client and it worked great thanks to you :-)


I have one Facebook account and three Facebook pages. I have been importing my tweets from SocialOomph to my Twitter account, and my Facebook account. Using your above video, I have copy pasted my Twitter RSS thingy into each of the Facebook pages, but all I get imported there is some silly RSS Graffiti post??? At first I thought I had copy/pasted the wrong stuff, but it looks like it is my RSS? I don't get it…it's soooooooooooo frustrating.
And then if it wasn't bad enough, it looks like the edit page under each of the Facebook page has disappeared? And when I hit Info it looks for it…forever.
Lastly where do you put in more info on your Facebook page? It seems to allow for very little choices, just enough for website address?
Am I correct? I must be missing something…Help!!!

ping fm works great for social bookmarks and statuses and micro blogs but it will do nothing for seo only for brandmarketing

Thanks for the instructions. I just don´t get it to work. When I want to create the service I get an error message:

1 error prohibited this service from being saved

There were problems with the following fields:

* method to post should be one of microblog, status, or blog.

I get a message the same message above and also one saying that has blocked the connection to Twitterfeed or something of that nature

I found this tutorial to be very useful but struggled to find the rss feed with the new Twitter layout. Also,there is a field now that wants you to tell it how many posts per update and the default is 0 (which means you won’t get any posts unless you change it to something other than 0)

This is ridiculous. I’m all set-up on RSS Graffiti but I can’t find the RSS for my Twitter feed on the new Twitter. Can anyone help? :(

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