How To Update Your Twitter Status from Facebook

I have already addressed how to update your Facebook status from Twitter, but in the comments I was asked if you could do the opposite – update Twitter from Facebook. Yes You can!

There is a Facebook application called fb2twitter that will automate the process. The application is not fool-proof but it commands a pretty decent user feedback rating. Read up on the user comments if you have any issues.

Here’s another way to do it:

Log into Facebook.

Click this link:

You should get a page that looks like this:


On the bottom right-hand side you will see Subscribe to these Stories:


You want to save the address under My Status. That’s the RSS feed information we are going to give to TwitterFeed. So right click on My Status and copy the URL or click My Status and save the URL address from your browser.

Mine looks like this:

Now head over to TwitterFeed and create an account or login (I just used my Google account information to sign in.).

Once signed in to TwitterFeed, create a new feed and you’ll get this screen:


Username and Password? Whatever you use to log into Twitter.

RSS Feed URL? That’s the address we got from Facebook.

Update Frequency? 20 minutes? 60 minutes? How often do you update Facebook?

Prefix each tweet with? Maybe “Via Facebook” or just leave it blank!

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25 Responses to How To Update Your Twitter Status from Facebook

  1. therishdizzle says:

    Thanks for this post. Been looking everywhere for a proper way to do this. The official Twitter app on facebook doesn't even do it.

  2. Christopher says:

    This is great. Thanks.

  3. Kel says:

    I can't find the feed.. Its just not there :S

  4. Silvia says:

    no minifeed–it directs to just feed instead, and i don't see a Subscribe to these stories box either. :(

  5. Josh says:

    There is a feed for the Notes…but I don't believe there is one for the Wall posts anymore. Will keep looking.

  6. softwaregal says:

    hmm… I already use that twitter feed. How come I forgot about it!

  7. Ajit says:

    seems like this feed is no more working also FB2twitter is also disabled.

    is FB really opening up or closing down!

  8. d3ngar says:

    Yes, it seems that facecock has decided to disable their RSS feeds too…

  9. herkied says:

    this is so stupid, i have a nokia, so u can add contacts to your home screen and thenn add a feed, but now i cant get the feeds of my friends

  10. Ian says:

    With the new interface, you have to go to your notifications to subscribe to your feed, then in the URL, change the word from notification to status.

    Here's mine.

    Good Luck!

  11. MasRoy says:

    I cannot open it. it seems no longer valid.

  12. Chris says:

    This doesn't work either. I've changed notifications to status, to minifeed, I've taken out feeds as well and tried a few options.

  13. cecill o'halley says:

    i do not find the page like that…

  14. YoureGlowing says:

    This doesn't work for me, either. Is there another way to do it?

  15. mylime says:

    me either. :(

  16. dharto says:

    thanks for the info, really helpfull

  17. tolucophoto says:

    Cheers. Worked for me.
    From your home page, click the Notifications tab and select 'see all notifications'.
    Click 'Via RSS' next to Subscribe at the top.
    In the address bar change notifications to status.

  18. wasteoftime says:

    not working!

  19. Dontseeit says:

    What 'Notifications' tab…not on HOME…!

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  23. LylaCulb says:

    fool-proof but it commands a pretty decent user feedback rating. Read up on the user comments if you have any issues.

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