5 ways to share videos on Facebook

5 ways to share videos on Facebook
5 ways to share videos on Facebook
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Sharing videos on Facebook is a great way to show your friends the best videos posted on this site as well as the ones you watch. It's also a great way to share important life events like weddings or your child's first words. You can also edit specific details of the video.

Steps

Method 1 of 5: Share a friend's video

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Step 1. Go to Facebook and login

Find your friend's video that you want to share.

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Step 2. Click on the blue “Share” button

This button is located below the video.

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Step 3. Click “Share Video” to post the video

So your friends will be able to see it. Changing the information and privacy settings of the video is discussed below.

Method 2 of 5: Download a personal video from your computer

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Step 1. Go to Facebook and login

Click on the “Photos / Videos” button. This button is located at the top of the page, immediately after "Status" and preceding the text "Create a photo album".

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Step 2. Browse the files on your computer

Choose a video to download.

  • Facebook will only allow you to download videos in the following formats: 3g2, 3gp, 3GPP, asf, avi, dat, divx, dv, F4V, FLV, M2TS, m4v, mkv, mod, mov, mp4, mpe, mpeg, mpeg4, mpg, mts, NSV, ogm, ogv, qt, tod, ts, vob and wmv. You can find the file format by right clicking on the file and choosing "Properties" for Windows or "Get Info" for Mac OS X. You will find the file format listed next to "File Format" for Windows and "Type" for Mac OS X.
  • Facebook also limits the size and length of the video. You can download videos that are maximum 1 GB or that are no longer than 20 minutes, whichever comes first.
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Step 3. Click on the file you want to download

Then click on “Open”.

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Step 4. Click “Publish” to publish your video

The video will take some time to load, but Facebook will notify you when the video can be viewed.

Method 3 of 5: Post a video using a URL

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Step 1. Find the URL of your video

Usually, it is listed in the top bar of your browser). Copy the URL.

You can copy a URL by selecting it and you right click and then choose "copy" or you press CTRL + C on your keyboard

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Step 2. Go to Facebook and login

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Step 3. Paste the URL as if you were changing your status

Then click on “Publish”. You will see that you can play the video directly from Facebook.

To paste the URL, you can right click and choose "Paste" or press CTRL + V on your keyboard

Method 4 of 5: Post a video using the "Share" option

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Step 1. Find the video to share on your favorite video site

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Step 2. Find the “Share” button and click on it

  • On YouTube, the button appears as a link ("Share") below the video.
  • On DailyMotion, the “Facebook” button is on the video with its logo.
  • If you are using another website, then you might find other variations of the "Share" button.
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Step 3. Follow the necessary steps to share your video on Facebook

  • On YouTube, a drop-down list appears. Click on the blue and white “f” in the Facebook logo.
  • On DailyMotion, just click on the first Facebook logo that is on the video.
  • On other websites, along with other "Share" options, you will probably find other versions of the Facebook logo.
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Step 4. Log in to Facebook

Write a comment, if you wish.

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Step 5. Click the “Share” button

Your video will be displayed and you can watch it from Facebook.

Method 5 of 5: Change video privacy and info settings

When you share a video on Facebook, you can add additional information about it. Before clicking on Facebook's "post" or clicking on the "Share" button from other websites, think about what additional information you want to add about the video.

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Step 1. Add something about the video

For this purpose, write in the space Say something about this …

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Step 2. Choose who can see the video

For example, you can allow anyone on the internet to see it by choosing “Public” or restrict access to your Facebook friends only, by clicking on “Friends”.

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Step 3. Identify your friends on the video

Just click on the icon at the bottom left which looks like a profile with a "plus" sign. Write the name of the person then click on this person when Facebook suggests it to you in the list.

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Step 4. Add a location to the video

To do this, click on the icon that looks like a spilled drop. Write the location, then click the location you want when Facebook offers it in the list.

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Step 5. Express your emotions

Click the icon that looks like a smiley face to indicate how you are feeling or what you are doing.

Browse Facebook options, such as “just” or “watching”. You can choose to select one of the options Facebook provides you or write your own response. For example, if you watch a particular show, write its name, Facebook will probably suggest it to you in the list, then just click on it. However, if you want to write that you are watching your family, sharing your husband's vacation video then you can just write the text in the blank space. Since Facebook does not have a predefined “my family” option, you will need to scroll to the bottom and click on your specific text (in this case “my family”)

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Step 6. Check the “say something about this” section

Then you can click on "Publish".

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