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How to share a video on Facebook

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During a family dinner, you made some funny videos that you showed all your relatives. At the end of the evening, some of them asked you to post the videos on Facebook, so that they could also be seen by family members who were unable to attend the dinner. You have gladly accepted their request but, not using the famous social network very much, you do not have the slightest idea on how to upload the videos to it. I guessed it, right? So I don’t see where the problem is: if you want, I’m here to give you a hand and explain how to succeed in your intent.

If you give me a few minutes of your time, I can tell you how to share a video on Facebook acting as a smartphone, tablet and computer without neglecting any detail: in the next paragraphs, in fact, I will not only show you the complete procedure for publishing a video on your profile, but I will also tell you how to share a video on any Facebook pages you manage and on groups of the social network, even those of which you are not an administrator. In addition, you will also find directions to add a video to your Facebook Story.

If you can’t wait to find out more, do not delay any longer and find out more about the topic right away. Make yourself comfortable, take all the time you need and dedicate yourself to reading the next paragraphs. Follow the directions I am about to give you carefully, try to put them into practice and I assure you that sharing a video on Facebook will be as easy as drinking a glass of water. Enjoy the reading!

Share a video on a Facebook profile

For share a video on Facebook from smartphone and tablet, first start the application of the famous social network, which is available for free for Android And iOS. If it’s still not on your device, you can read my guide on how to download Facebook application.

After logging into your account, to proceed with sharing a video on your profile, tap on the item What are you thinking about? and choose the option Photo / video, then select the video you want to share by tapping on its preview image and presses the button end.

Now, if you wish, tap on the item Edit to apply effects, stickers and customizations to the movie and press the button Forward. Also, by pressing on the item Add to your post, you can choose to tag other people, indicate where the video was recorded and much more. Then enter a description of the movie in the field Write something about this video and press on the item Share to start loading. Wait, then, for the progress bar to reach 100% and that’s it.

If, on the other hand, you prefer to share a video on Facebook from computer, linked to the main page of the famous social network and, if you have not set automatic access, log in by entering your data in the fields Email or phone And Password, present at the top right. For the detailed procedure, you can read my guide on how to log into Facebook.

Now, click on the option Photo / video present in the box Write posts and select the video you want to post on Facebook. Press the button You open to start the upload and, if you wish, enter a message in the field Write something about this video. If you want to tag a friend to notify them of your upload, click the button Tag friends and select his name in the field Who were you with?, then make sure there is a check mark next to the item News section and set the privacy of the video by selecting one of the available options (All, Friends, Only me, Personalized etc.) via the drop-down menu Who can see this content.

If you are wondering how to share a video on Facebook with just one person, all you have to do is select the option Specific friends in the privacy of the video, then put the check mark next to the friend with whom you want to share the video and press the button Save Changes.

Once your video has finished uploading, click the button Share to start Facebook processing the movie. As soon as you get the notification Your video is ready. You can watch it now, the video will be visible on your Facebook profile.

Share a video on a Facebook page

For share a video on a Facebook page using your smartphone or tablet, start the social network app, tap the button located at the top right (or bottom right, if you have an iPhone or iPad) and press on first name of your page.

In the new screen displayed, presses the button Publish, choose the option Photo / video and tap on video to load, then press the buttons end And Share to start loading. If, on the other hand, before publishing the video you want to add customizations to the video or add a title, tap on the item Edit and choose whether to add effects, stickers or draw freehand with the function Draw.

To add a title or description to the video, instead, tap on the item Write something about this video, enter the text of your interest and press the button Share (top right) to publish it on your page.

To share a movie on a Facebook page you manage using your computer, click on the icon arrow pointing down present at the top right, select yours Facebook page visible under the heading Your Pages and, on the newly opened page, click on the option Photo / video present in the box Create a post. Then choose the option Upload photos / videos, select the movie to load and press the button You open to start uploading.

In the newly opened page, enter the title of the video and its description in the fields Add a title for your video here And Describe your video to let people know what it’s about, then enter keywords in the field Tag to help people find your movie and set a preview image by clicking on the item Preview image present on the right.

If you wish, you can further customize the video by selecting one of the options visible on the right: Distribution to choose where to show the video, whether to allow embedding and whether to disable comments and reactions; Subtitles to set the video language and add any subtitles; Monitoring to add tags and make it easier to find your video e 360 director tools to activate the 360 ​​degree mode and allow the viewer to control the viewing direction.

Once you have finished customizing your video, press the button Premiere if you want to set the publication of the video as first viewing by entering the date and time of transmission. In this case, a notice will be published immediately stating that your video will be broadcast on the set day and time.

If, on the other hand, you want to publish the movie normally, click the button Publish, select one of the available options from Publish now, Backdated And Program And that’s it. In the latter case, my guide on how to schedule posts on Facebook might be useful.

Share a video on a Facebook group

If you are wondering if it is possible share a video on a Facebook group, the answer is yes, even if you are not an administrator of the group of your interest. To proceed using your smartphone or tablet, start the Facebook app, tap the ≡ button and select the item Groups, to view all the groups you are subscribed to.

After identifying the group of your interest, tap on its name and, in the new screen displayed, press on the item write something. Then choose the option Photo / video, tap onpreview image of the video of your interest to select it and press the button end. Alternatively, click on the icon of camera to record live video. Press the button Edit if you intend to apply filters, stickers or drawings on the video and, if you wish, enter some text in the field Write something about this video.

Finally, tap the button Publish at the top right to publish the video immediately, otherwise click on the item Program, move the lever next to the item Post program from OFF to ON (only on Android), specify date And hours publication and presses the button Program.

To share a video on a Facebook group from a computer, connect to the main page of the social network, click on the item Groups present in the sidebar on the left under the option Explore and choose the group you want to share the video on.

Now, tap on the item Photo / video present under the option write something, select the movie to load and press the button You open. If you wish, enter a title or description of your video in the field Write something about this video and presses the button Publish.

You must know that if you are the administrator of the group, you can also choose to schedule the publication of the movie by clicking on the icon of theclock present next to the button Publish. In the new screen that appears, enter date And hours publication and presses the button Program.

Share a video in a Facebook Story

The Facebook Stories are collections of photos and videos that each user can share on the famous social network and which will remain visible for 24 hours, according to the privacy set at the time of publication.

To share a video within a Story, tap the button + present on yours photo at the top left under the heading Stories and select the item Video to record a live video, otherwise tap on the icon two rectangles at the bottom right to upload a video on your device. Then select the video to share in your Facebook Story and choose whether to apply customizations, such as effects (the icon of the Magic wand), written (the icon Aa top right) or stickers (the smiling face).

Once the customization of your video is complete, tap the button Forward, make sure there is a check mark next to the item Your story (you can also set its visibility by tapping on the item All or Friends present under the writing Your story) and presses the button Share now. You can learn more by reading my guide on how Facebook Stories work.

If you prefer to proceed from a computer, locate the box Stories present at the top right, click on the item Add something to your story and, in the new open page, presses the button Photo / video. Then select the video to load and click on the button You open.

Now, make sure there is a check mark next to the item Your story, set the privacy via the drop-down menu for the option Your story and presses the button Share. You will be notified as soon as your video is uploaded and published within your Story.