How To Post a Video on Facebook?

Want to know how to post a video on Facebook? Maybe on your profile or on a Facebook page? There’s a few different ways to go about it.

How To Post a Home Video on Facebook

Let’s say you’ve just recorded something on your mobile phone camera or video camera and want to upload it to your Facebook profile or page.

Here’s what you would do…

  • On your Facebook profile or page, go to the ‘Share‘ section and click on ‘Video
  • Select ‘Upload a Video
  • Click on the ‘Browse‘ button and locate the video file
  • Double-click the file you want to upload to Facebook
  • Add a comment in the field provided (optional)
  • Once the video has finished uploading, click on ‘Share

Well done! You’ve just posted a video on Facebook.

How To Post a Youtube Video on Facebook

If there’s a Youtube video you want to share with your friends on Facebook, here’s the simplest way to do it…

  • Find the video on Youtube and copy the url of the video (e.g. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FanuPFr3Mkc)
  • Next, go to your Facebook profile or page and in the ‘Share‘ section, click on ‘Link
  • Paste in the Youtube url
  • Click on ‘Attach
  • If you like, make a comment in the field provided
  • When you’re ready, click ‘Share

That’s it. You’ve just posted a Youtube video on Facebook.

How To Post a Live Webcam Recording on Facebook

You can record something with your webcam or mobile phone camera and have it uploaded instantly onto Facebook. This would be the most least-used option for posting videos on Facebook.

If you wanted to do this, here’s how you would go about it…

  • On your Facebook profile or page, go to the ‘Share‘ section and click on ‘Video
  • Select ‘Record a Video
  • An ‘Adobe Flash Player Settings‘ window will appear asking if you want to allow Facebook to access your camera and microphone. Select ‘Allow‘, tick the ‘Remember‘ checkbox (so you don’t need to do this each time you use this feature), and click on the ‘Close‘ button
  • A red record button should appear and you should see the video feed from the webcam. When you’re ready, click on the record button
  • When you want to finish the recording, click on the stop button. If you’d like to review the video before it’s posted on Facebook, click on ‘Play’
  • Add a comment in the field provided (optional)
  • Click on ‘Share‘ to finish posting your new video to Facebook

Well done! You’ve just posted a video on Facebook.

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