Share YouTube videos on Facebook with a large custom thumbnails

There’s a tough competition among video sharing platforms and obviously, Facebook doesn’t want to send their visitors over to YouTube. This is the reason why if you want to share a YouTube video it will only show a teeny-tiny thumbnail, along with a title and a short meta description. Not something that has a very effective click through rate.

In the other hand if you share a Facebook video, it not just shows large but it also starts to play automatically when your friends scroll through it on your timeline. It even loops the video, generating more views so Facebook can brag that they generate more views.

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youtube link facebook share small thumbnail

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