Teaching & Learning Resource Center

Finding your Social Media Link

Each social media username and account name can be found in similar locations. Type the appropriate username / accounts into the correct section.

Twitter username

Your Twitter username is your @twitterusername. For example, Carmen twitter username is CarmenOSU.

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Twitter handle under account name and avatar on Twitter profile
Facebook username

Your facebook username can be found in the URL of your profile page. On the profile page that you want to link to, copy and paste after the facebook.com/.

For example, The Ohio State University facebook page username is osu.

NOTE: Copy and pasting the ? and everything after will still work, but is not necessary.

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URL highlighted after .com/ of Facebook profile
YouTube account

To find your YouTube account information, login to YouTube. Then, do the following:

  1. Click your profile name in the upper-right corner.
  2. Select My Channel.
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    My Channel link on YouTube account
  3. Copy the URL after youtube.com/user/.
    For example, OhioStateLT is the account name for the Ohio State Learning Technology YouTube channel.
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    URL highlighted after youtube.com/user/ of YouTube account
  4. Paste your username (www.youtube.com/user/youtubeusername) into the Social Media Links section of U.OSU.
Vimeo account

To find your Vimeo account information, login to Vimeo. Then, do the following:

  1. Hover over the Me link. A submenu appears.
  2. Click My Profile.
  3. From your profile page, copy the URL after www.vimeo.com/
    For example, unless you customize your settings your account will start with user and then a series of numbers (e.g., www.vimeo.com/user24924040)
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    URL highlighted after vimeo.com/ of Vimeo profile
Instagram account

In the Instagram account field, type your Instagram username.

For example, if you were to login to Instagram via the webpage, you would login with your username and password. The username you would use to login, is what U.OSU uses.

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Instagram login screen
LinkedIn URL

Login to your LinkedIn account and click Profile. Beneath your picture, there is a URL address. Copy the URL.

For example, https://www.linkedin.com/mstrathearn

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URL address beneath profile photo in LinkedIn profile
Pinterest username

Login to your Pinterest account and navigate to your Profile. Copy the URL after www.pinterest.com/

For example, on OSU Education and Human Ecology Careers Pinterest page, you would copy the letters after .com/ (e.g., www.pintestest.com/ehecareers.)

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URL highlighted after pinterest.com/ of Pinterest account