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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Facebook, 3E by Mikal E. Belicove, Joe Kraynak

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Recording and Uploading Video Footage

With a digital camcorder or a webcam, you have all the equipment you need to shoot your own video footage. With Facebook’s assistance, you can then upload your video to the web and share it with your friends.

In the following sections, we briefly explain Facebook’s video guidelines and then show you how to access your Video page, upload video clips stored on your computer, record videos with a webcam, and then edit some of the details related to your clip.

Taking Note of Facebook’s Video Guidelines

Facebook isn’t YouTube. You can’t just upload any video footage you think is cool. To keep the spotlight focused on friends, Facebook stipulates that any video clips you choose to upload and share meet the following ...

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