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  Article updated: May 21, 2021

Edit or delete published content in Streams

You can edit content published to your own Facebook Pages and YouTube channels directly from Hootsuite streams, and you can delete content published to Twitter, Facebook Pages, and YouTube channels, which also deletes the content from the social network.

The steps in this article apply to:

  • Facebook Pages
  • YouTube channels
  • Twitter
Note: Because of limitations imposed by each social networks, editing published content in Streams is not possible with Facebook personal profiles, nor with Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn. You can edit these posts directly in the social network where they're published.

For other social networks, select the timestamp on your post in the stream to open it directly in the social network in a new browser tab, and edit or delete from there.

Edit a Facebook Page post or comment

You can edit posts and comments from the My Posts and Timeline streams. Page posts can't be edited if they have been boosted.

  1. Go to Streams, and then select the board hosting the Facebook Page stream.
  2. Select More Actions below the post or comment, and then select Edit.
  3. Make your changes, and then press ENTER to save.

Edit a YouTube video

You can edit video titles, descriptions, tags, categories, and privacy settings at any time. If the video is Unlisted or Private, you can schedule it to go public; if it's currently scheduled, you can modify the scheduled date and time.

  1. Go to Streams, and then select the board hosting the YouTube stream.
  2. Select More Actions below the video, and then select Edit.
  3. Make your modifications to the video, and then select Save in the top right.

Delete a tweet, Facebook Page post, or Facebook comment

You can delete published Tweets from the Twitter My Tweets stream, and you can delete posts and comments from the Facebook Page My Posts and Timeline streams.

  1. Go to Streams, and then select the board hosting the stream.
  2. Select More Actions below the tweet, post, or comment, and then select Delete.
  3. Select Delete again to confirm.

Delete a YouTube video

You can delete your own YouTube videos from the My Videos stream or a Playlist stream.

  1. Go to Streams, and then select the board hosting the YouTube stream.
  2. Select More Actions below the video, and then select Delete.
  3. Select Delete again to confirm.