How to post an MP3 in my Facebook wall

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There are a variety of methods you can employ to post MP3 files on your Facebook wall. Each of the methods will enable you to include an embedded MP3 player so that your friends and family can play the MP3 files you share from your Facebook wall or their news feed. Sharing music on Facebook is a simple process that takes only a few minutes to complete.

Skill level:
Easy

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Instructions

    Self-Hosted MP3s

  1. 1

    Upload the MP3 file you would like to post to your website using your standard upload process.

  2. 2

    Navigate to Facebook at facebook.com, and sign into your account.

  3. 3

    Click the status update text box, and enter a link to the MP3 file you are hosting at the end of the status update. If you include commentary about the file, make certain that it comes before the link to the MP3 file otherwise the embedded MP3 player may not be displayed.

  4. 4

    Click "Share." The MP3 file will be playable from your Facebook wall and your friend's Facebook news feeds.

    Grooveshark

  1. 1

    Navigate to grooveshark.com.

  2. 2

    Enter the artist, album or song title you want to share on Facebook in the search box, then press "Enter."

  3. 3

    Click the "+" beside the song title of the song you want to share and select, "Share Song," then "Facebook."

  4. 4

    Sign into your Facebook account, then click the "Share" button.

  5. 5

    Enter a description of the song, then click "Share Link." The MP3 will be embedded on your Facebook wall and playable from the wall and new feed.

    Cantio

  1. 1

    Navigate to cant.io.

  2. 2

    Enter the artist, album or song title you want to share on Facebook in the search box at the top left, then press "Enter."

  3. 3

    Double-click the song you want to share to begin playback.

  4. 4

    Click the "Facebook" button in the left sidebar.

  5. 5

    Sign into your Facebook account, enter a description for the song, then click "Share Link."

Tips and warnings

  • You can search music blogs for MP3 players to share on Facebook by using search services like Hype Machine and Captain Crawl. Simply paste the link to the MP3 files in the status update text box, as described in the "Self-Hosted MP3s" section to embed the music on your wall.

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