Fixed Support for Facebook's URL embedding


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Affected version
We've got users trying to embed Facebook videos into their posts using the new short URL format (it looks like these URLs are available since 2020) that begins with and XenForo doesn't recognize this format. The links end up getting unfurled instead.

I suspect the URLs are generated when they share the video from FB mobile app or something. If we open these URLs on desktop, they auto redirect to their full URL version e.g.,

Before creating this thread, I searched a bit to see if this was covered already and found that @Chris D has mentioned a few years ago that XF supports FB Watch URLs too but this shortened URL format doesn't seem to be supported yet.
Thank you for reporting this issue, it has now been resolved. We are aiming to include any changes that have been made in a future XF release (2.2.14).

Change log:
Attempt to support URLs
There may be a delay before changes are rolled out to the XenForo Community.
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