How to Recover a Facebook Status Update That Didn't Post Correctly
Although you can recover and edit comments you make on Facebook posts by simply clicking the pencil icon, the site doesn't allow you to correct status updates in the same way. Instead, you have to delete and repost the update. Facebook doesn't place a limit on how long you have to recover a mangled status update, but you'll lose any likes and comments on the post.
1 Go to the status update
Go to the status update you want to change and click the arrow in the corner of the post.
2 Select the Delete option Delete from the menu
Select the "Delete" option from the menu.
3 Click Delete
Click “Delete” in the dialog box that appears to confirm your choice.
4 Repost the status update with the necessary changes
Repost the status update with the necessary changes.