Apple News supports a number of common embeds, but a handful are not compatible with the platform. It could be that you use these embeds regularly in your day-to-day publishing schedule, so be sure to cast a glance at the table below to guarantee that your content will be Apple News friendly.

Supported by Apple News


  • YouTube Video
  • Vimeo video


  • MP3: MPEG-1 audio layer 3
  • AAC: MPEG-4 Advanced Audio Coding
  • ALAC: Apple Lossless

Social Media

  • Facebook Status
  • Facebook Photo
  • Facebook Video
  • Instagram Image
  • Instagram Video
  • Twitter Tweet
  • Twitter Image
  • Twitter Video


  • Google Maps
  • Apple Maps
  • Apple Location Tag

Not supported by Apple News


  • Soundcloud Embed
  • Mixcloud Embed
  • Spotify Embed

Social Media

  • Facebook Story
  • Instagram Story


  • IFrames

Category Component Type Is it supported by Apple News?
Video YouTube Video Yes
  Vimeo Video Yes
Audio MP3: MPEG-1 audio layer 3 Yes
  AAC: MPEG-4 Advanced Audio Coding Yes
  ALAC: Apple Lossless Yes
  Soundcloud Embed No
  Mixcloud Embed No
  Spotify Embed No
Social Media Facebook Status Yes
  Facebook Image Yes
  Facebook Video Yes
  Facebook Story No
  Instagram Image Yes
  Instagram Video Yes
  Instagram Story No
  Twitter Tweet Yes
  Twitter Image Yes
  Twitter Video Yes
Location Google Maps Yes
  Apple Maps Yes
  Apple Location Tag Yes
Other IFrame No