I desperately try to post videos I get on telegram to my facebook page.
I have connected to the telegram bot, that is ok.
But I can’t get the video published on my facebook page.
I put “message:video:file_id” in “data”:
But I get an error message from the facebook pages module.
When I run once, it looks like I get the correct information from telegram bot:
But on the facebook module side I get that:
(it is not a video size problem since I can upload the same video myself on my facebook page).
How can I get to publish the video? Thx
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I think you shouldn’t be using
file_id in the Data field.
What you need to do is use HTTP “Download a file” module to download the video first, then put the downloaded video data into that field.
Thanks a lot for your suggestion :), but I get the same problem: the http module needs a url, and I don’t know find any url in the elements extracted by the telegram module.
In fact what I am trying to achieve is getting media (if there is) and text from a selected tweet, quick edit the text, and upload media and text to a post in my facebook page.
I made a dev profile on twitter, but when I try to get tweets with Make I get an error message saying I need to have “basic” plan (too expensive for me): “The operation failed with an error.  Client Forbidden: You are trying to access v2 Twitter endpoint. Make sure you have a Basic plan at least. Learn more about Twitter v2 API access: Twitter API v2 support | Twitter Developer Platform”.
So I discarded that solution.
Then I found some telegram bots able to get the video and (part of) the tweet text by posting them the link to the tweet. But then I get that url problem
Looks like Telegram has a “Download a file” module, which accepts the
file_id. Could you use that to get the file?
It worked !!! You are a genius !!! Thanks a lot !
No problem, glad I could help!
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