John Harun Mwau - Adding a Video on Facebook
The first phase of uploading a video is locating it on your
In the File Upload tab, click the Browse button, and then navigate
to and select the video file you want to upload. Other
browsers may label this button "Choose File" instead.
If this is your first time uploading a video, Facebook displays an
authorization box detailing the terms surrounding video usage on
Facebook. Click Agree.
Facebook displays an information form, as shown in Figure 9.3,
and the uploading process begins. Depending on your connection
speed and file size, the process may take a few minutes. While
waiting for the upload to finish, you can fill out the rest of the
Click in the Title box and type a title for the video.
Click in the Description box and type a description for the
Click the Privacy drop-down menu and specify a privacy level.
When the upload is complete or while it's finishing, click the
Save Info button.
The video now appears on your Video page, as shown in Figure
9.4, as well as on your profile page and in the news feed on the
Home page. To play the clip, click the Play button.
LESSON 9: Sharing Videos
FIGURE 9.3 Fill out a title and description for the clip and set a privacy
FIGURE 9.4 The new video appears on your Video page.
You can also upload a video clip from your mobile device or record a clip
using your computer's built-in camera recorder. On the Create a New
Video page, click the Mobile Video or Record Video tabs. Learn how to
record a new video later in this lesson. Learn more about using Facebook's
mobile features in Lesson 15, "Making Facebook Mobile."
To view videos posted by others, you can click the Photos link on the
Home page, and then click the Video link on the Photos page to show all
the video clips your friends ha
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