How to Upload Videos to Facebook

Facebook offers many ways to share information with friends, family, coworkers and followers. Here are a few easy steps, as well as tips and tricks, on how to upload videos to Facebook.

Steps to Upload a Video

The process of uploading videos to Facebook is straightforward. However, there are some tricks when it comes to proper formatting and privacy settings. To upload a video, simply follow these steps:

  1. Set up an account on Facebook and sign in
  2. Go to the top of your timeline or News Feed on Facebook
  3. Select the Photo/Video icon
  4. Browse your computer and find the video you wish to upload
  5. Select Post

Privacy Settings

You may want to review who can see your video. Depending on your current Facebook privacy settings, this can range from only you to completely public viewing. Once posted, you should see an audience selector at the top of your video post. Choose this to review and edit who can see your video.

Selecting a Format

Fortunately, there are a wide number of Facebook video formats to choose from. Each of these formats are supported, and each have their own pros and cons. If your video isn’t currently in a supported format you may need to save your video in a new format.

Choosing Your Video

Once you understand how to upload a video you’ll want to determine the best videos to upload. Whether sharing precious moments with your family, reposting humorous videos for coworkers or sending advertising materials to followers, Shutterstock has a wide range of popular videos and images. Carefully review the images and video allowed on social sites to ensure you follow copyright laws and Terms of Service.

Browse Shutterstock videos today for a wide range of 4K and HD videos to upload to Facebook or other social media sites.

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