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How to make a video party on Facebook

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Speaking to some of your friends you learned that about Facebook there is a function available, called video party, which allows you to create a playlist of videos to watch together with other people, from a distance. Being interested in the subject but having never heard of the functionality in question before, you would like more information about it and, above all, know the procedure for organizing a video party.

That’s the way it is, am I right? Then let me tell you that today is your lucky day. With this guide, in fact, I will explain to you how to make a video party on Facebook from smartphones, tablets and computers. In addition to showing you the main features of the service in question, it will be my job to show you the detailed procedure for organizing a video party and provide you with all the indications for selecting the videos to include in the playback queue.

In addition, you will also find instructions to stop a video party and directions to permanently delete it from the page, group or profile on which you have organized it. If you agree and can’t wait to find out more, let’s not waste any more precious time and see how to proceed. That said, all that’s left for me is to wish you a good read and a big good luck for everything!

What is a video party on Facebook

Before we get to the heart of this tutorial and explain yourself how to make a video party on Facebook, let me give you some preliminary information that will help you organize one in the best way.

First, if you are wondering what is a video party, you must know that it is simply a customized playlist of videos available on Facebook Watch, the section of the famous social network dedicated to movies and live videos.

It is allowed to organize a video party on a Facebook group, on a Facebook page (option available only for users who have the role of Administrator or Editor) or on your profile. In the latter case, it is also possible to manage their privacy by choosing the visibility option of your interest.

The person who organizes a video party on Facebook can select the videos to be included in the playlist and start playing them at any time: by doing so, he will be able to watch the selected videos together with other users, with the possibility of interacting with them in real time.

Finally, it will be useful to know that there are no limitations on the number of videos that can be added to the play queue of a video party. Keep in mind, however, that at the end of the selected videos, if the video party is not concluded by the organizer, random videos will be automatically played.

How to make a video party on Facebook from smartphones and tablets

How to make a video party on Facebook from smartphones and tablets

For organize a video party on Facebook from mobile, take your smartphone or tablet, start the app of the famous social network for devices Android or iPhone / iPad and, if you haven’t done so yet, log into your Facebook account.

Now, if your intention is to create a video party on a Facebook page that you administer or in which you have the role of Editor, press the ☰ button, select the option Pages/Your pages from the menu that opens and tap on page of your interest. In the new screen that appears, click on the button Create posts and select the item video party from the menu that opens.

If, on the other hand, you want to create a video party on a Facebook group you are subscribed to, tap the ☰ button, select the option Groups from the menu that is proposed to you and press on the item Your groups, to view the list of all the groups you are subscribed to. Then access the group of your interest, tap the button video party visible near the name of the group and press on the item Start a video party.

How do you say? Do you want to have a video party on your diary? In this case, you should know that you can organize one either by accessing your Facebook profile page or from the section News of the famous social network. In the first case, tap on the ☰ button, press on yours first name in the menu that opens, locate the section Post, tap on the item What are you thinking about? and select the option video party from the next menu. If, on the other hand, you prefer to proceed from the section News Facebook, tap on the item What are you thinking about? visible at the top and select the option video party.

Now, regardless if you are hosting a video party on a group, on a page or on your Facebook profile, you should see the screen Add video, which allows you to choose the movies to add to the playback queue of the video party you are organizing.

To proceed, then access the sections of your interest between For you, Look at yourself, Save yourself, Live, Recommended, Playlist And My videos (with the videos you made available on Facebook Watch) and tap onpreview image of the videos you prefer, to add them to the section In line (visible below). Furthermore, I point out that you can also search for a video by title, by entering it in the field Search for videos placed at the top.

Organize video parties

After selecting the videos of your interest, click on the button end, enter any message to be published together with the video party in the field Write something about your video party and tap the button Publish/Share, at the top right, to publish the video party in question or schedule its publication (option available only for video parties created on Facebook pages).

If you are wondering if it is possible to create a private Facebook video party, you will be glad to know that the answer is positive, as long as it is organized on your profile. In this case, it is in fact possible to select the visibility of the content, choosing whether to show it only to some selected people or make it invisible to all.

In this case, before the video party is published, tap onprivacy option visible under your name and, on the screen Select privacy, choose the option you prefer among Some friends in particular, to select the people of your interest to make the video visible, or Only me, to organize a video party and not make it visible to anyone. To learn more about these settings, you can check out my guide on how to privatize Facebook.

Finally, I would like to point out that after starting the video party, you can view the participants by pressing the icon of thelittle man, at the bottom right, and interact with them through the appropriate chat. Also, you can add new videos to the playback queue by tapping the button +.

How to make a video party on Facebook from a computer

Organize video parties from your computer

If you prefer to have a video party on Facebook from your computer, linked to the main page of the social network and log in to your account, entering the data in the fields Email or phone And Password and then clicking on the button Log in.

Now, if your intention is to organize a video party on your Facebook page, click on the icon of arrow pointing down located at the top right and select the page of your interest from the menu that opens. In the new screen that appears, locate the section Create posts, click on the icon of three dots and select the item video party from the menu that opens, to access the page Add video.

If, on the other hand, you want to create a video party on a Facebook group, click on the item Groups visible in the sidebar on the left, access the group of your interest, locate the box to create new content and click on the option video party. Alternatively, you can select the item video party from the sidebar on the left.

Do you want to have a video party on your Facebook profile? If so, click yours first name in the top menu (or on the item Home, to access the News section of Facebook), click on the item What are you thinking about?, click on the icon of three dots and select the option video party.

Regardless of the choice made above, on the screen Add video, select the movies to be included in the playback queue of the video party you are organizing, by pressing thepreview image videos of your interest. Once this is done, click on the button Forward and select the option Publish/Share, to start the video party or schedule its publication (this can only be done for video parties organized on Facebook pages).

In the new screen that appears, you can find out who is watching the videos with you by clicking on thelittle man located at the bottom left, and interact with the participants, through the chat visible in the sidebar on the right. Also, by pressing the button Add video, you can add more movies to the playback queue while selecting the option Add co-organizer you can select one of the participants and add them to the organizers of the video party, in order to manage the playback queue with you.

How to delete a video party on Facebook

How to delete a video party on Facebook

It will be useful to know that after the playback of all the videos included in the playback queue of the video party you have organized, the latter will remain visible on the group, on the Facebook page or on your profile, as well as any other content published.

However, know that you can delete a video party on Facebook at any time and the procedure is identical whether proceeding from a smartphone or tablet or from a computer. All you need to do is locate the video party you want to delete, select the option Delete And that’s it.

To proceed, log in to the group, Facebook page or your profile and press the i icon three dots related to the video party you intend to delete. Now, select the option Delete from the menu that opens (from computer is Delete post) and press the button Delete, to confirm your intention and permanently delete the video party.

If, on the other hand, your intention is to delete an unfinished video party, access the party in question, press the button X, at the top left, (from the computer click on the icon of three dots, top right) and select the option End the video party. Simple, right?