Did you know you can create a Slideshow/Video for your FaceBook Post? This is available on a FaceBook page but not on a profile.
You can add 3-10 pictures. The duration of each picture can be 0.5 up to 5 seconds. So a video with 10 pictures at 5 seconds each would be 50 seconds long.
Before you publish the post you can edit the slideshow. Once it is published, there is a video created that cannot be edited through FaceBook’s slideshow process.
One note of caution. Even though this is a video, my ad ran for a few days and then was rejected because the first graphic in that one was too much text. So make sure the first graphic in your slideshow is under the 20% rule. Or, use a cover photo as in the instructions below.
Before the instructions, here is the example video created for this tutorial.
On your FaceBook page, click to write a status
Click Create Slideshow
Choose the Aspect Ratio, Image Duration, Transition and Music
Click + to add photos
Choose up to 10 photos
You can rearrange the pictures as you like. Also, you can test the video.
STOP! You can make these changes now, but once you hit publish the video cannot be changed. Do you have the duration for each pic you want? Make sure it is long enough for people to read the content. Are the pictures in the order you want? Rearrange them now if you want.
Publish your post
You will see a notification once your video is ready
Adding captions to your video is available after it is published
More on captions
Click + to add captions.
Note: When creating your graphics keep in mind the video is playing, the controls may cover content at the bottom.
After my ad was stopped for too much text, I added a cover picture by editing the slideshow. Click on edit post then click custom and choose a graphic under 20% text. This also means you can have 11 total pictures. The cover photo did not show after the video played. The video began playing again.
Once again, here is the example video.
The quote graphics used in the slideshow were made with Stencil. Read about using Stencil.
Now go create your slideshows and share your video. Enjoy!