How to put or post a video on my Facebook profile photo

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Marie-Ange Demory
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With this social landscape in mind, it's no surprise that one of this company's top priorities is innovation. For them it is important to always be active and attentive to everything that happens and attracts their users and for this reason they are always looking for the best complements for the online profiles of their users.

Its most recent acquisition was the videos inside the profile photo of its users. This peculiarity allows users to be able to select a video of their liking to insert it in their profile photo and thus make it visible to all their contacts.



Steps to post a video on my Facebook profile photo

The first thing you should know is that this option is initially enabled for use in the application phones. Therefore, if you are going to perform these steps, you must have the app installed on your phone and updated on Android or iPhone. From a mobile computer, you will only see the video thumbnail but not the moving video like anyone else would from their mobile device.

  • The first thing to do is download the Facebook application on your mobile. Then log in and continue with the other steps.
  • Start by logging into your profile Facebook and tapping on your profile picture. Several options will automatically appear, among which you can choose a new profile photo or record a new profile video, bearing in mind that you can first remove the profile photo. If, on the other hand, you have already selected the video, you just have to choose " select video profile «.
  • The maximum length of this video cannot be longer than 7 seconds. If, on the other hand, you want to choose a specific fragment of a video and it lasts more than 7 seconds, Facebook will give you the option to trim it to fit your profile.
  • It is important to know that the video playback will be repeated. Therefore there will be neither audio nor a specific sequence in which the video can continue.
  • What we recommend is to record a video that has a beginning and an end, so that it is consistent. Likewise remember, record the video with your mobile and in a vertical position. So that this is not affected by the size of the profile picture that Facebook already establishes.
  • Once you have decided which video you want on your profile, various thumbnails will be automatically generated, of which you will have to choose your favorite as static image of your video.
  • Since time hasn't passed long and from now on all that remains is to save our new one " video profile »So that you can enjoy it as well as all those people who access your profile from their mobile devices, tablets or computers.



Why use such an image for your profile?

While having the possibility of being able to use static creative images such as those with frames, this is an excellent strategy to exploit your artistic skills and express yourself even more freely; keeping in mind that you can combine it with a nice cover image. Thanks to these new innovations, Facebook accumulates every day a good number of users who prefer their website to make themselves known to the world.



So take advantage of it, because you don't always have the opportunity to use an image like this in all social networks with such freedom.

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