Crossposting embedded links

I like embedded media in my posts, so I use shortcodes for youtube.

But I also noticed they don’t crosspost to mastodon very well (the video is missing/no link).

Is there something I’m missing, or just a limitation of how this works?

Embeds don’t work on virtually any timeline (including’s) because it … embeds… html.

Open graph unfurling is basically a response to reduce embed use on social feeds. I don’t expect them to ever work.

I personally include a link on all YouTube embed posts as well for this reason.

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