[Publish] Connecting your social accounts

Buffer Publish no longer supports Google+. On January 25, 2019, all Google+ Profiles and Pages were removed, and it is no longer possible to publish to those channels through our tool. Learn more here.

Summary

To get started with Buffer Publish, you'll need to connect at least one social account. Here's a run down of the types of social accounts you can currently connect to Buffer Publish:

  • Facebook: Pages and Groups
  • Instagram: Personal Profiles and Business Profiles
  • Twitter: Profiles
  • LinkedIn: Profiles and Pages
  • Pinterest: Boards (only on our Pro and Business Plans)

Connecting your Social Accounts

The steps to connect your social accounts are slightly different depending on which plan you're subscribed to. Please refer to the relevant section below.

Connecting your Social Accounts on the Free Plan

1

Click Connect More at the bottom of the left hand sidebar.

2

Click on the type of social account you'd like to connect. With most social networks, if you’re already logged into that specific social account, you'll only need to authorize Buffer to use your account. If you’re not already logged in, you'll need to enter your login details.

Connecting your Social Accounts on the Pro or Business Plan

1

Click on Add a Social Account at the top left of your dashboard, or click on the Admin link at the top of your dashboard and then click on Social Accounts.

2

This will bring you to the Org Admin tool. Click on the type of social account you'd like to connect. With most social networks, if you’re already logged into that specific social account, you'll only need to authorize Buffer to use your account. If you’re not already logged in, you'll need to enter your login details.

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