Friend’s Day is celebrated by Facebook on February 4, the anniversary date of the social network. To celebrate its 15th year on the air, Facebook released, as usual, a personalized video called «Together in friendship». It is worth remembering that Friend’s Day is officially celebrated in Brazil on July 20.
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Available in the web version for PC and in the iOS app (iPhone and iPad) and Android, the video is created automatically with suggested scenes, but can be edited. The content includes a soundtrack, featured profiles and photos of friends. You can share the finished video or change each scene, thus adding special photos and friends that do not appear in the suggestions.
Here’s how to find, edit and share Facebook Friend’s Day video via computer or mobile.
Tutorial shows how to edit your Facebook Friend Day 2019 video – Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / dnetc
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How to edit the friendship video by computer
Step 1. Access the Facebook Memories page (https://www.facebook.com/memories) to view your automatically created video. If you want to change the photos and friends that appear in the suggestion, click on «Edit»;
Action to edit a Facebook friendship video by computer – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Select an opening photo for your video. You can click on a suggested photo or click on the photo icon to search for more image options on your Facebook. To proceed, click on the next number of scenes in the video at the bottom of the screen;
Action to choose an opening photo for a Facebook friendship video – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. On the «Choose friends» screen, click on the pencil icon on a suggested friend’s avatar to see more options;
Action to edit friends that appear in the Facebook friendship video – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 4. Select one of your friends and click on the «Finish» button to have the person included in the video;
Action to add a friend to the Facebook friend video for 2019 – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 5. When asked to choose photos of friends, click on one of the suggestions or, as in this example, on the photo icon to see more options;
Action to choose photos of friends for the Facebook friend video 2019 – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 6. Select a friend’s profile photo and click the «Finish» button;
Action to change the photo of a friend that appears in the Facebook video for 2019 – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 7. Repeat the procedures on all the pages that represent the scenes of the videos to personalize all the content before sharing. To finish editing, click «Next»;
Action to finalize the creation of a Facebook friendship video for 2019 – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 8. Set your status update and click on the «Publish» button to add the video to your timeline.
Action to share a friendship video on Facebook – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
How to edit the friendship video on mobile
Step 1. Access Facebook and click on the three bars icon in the bottom right corner of the screen. Then tap on «Memories»;
Action to access the Facebook account reminder page through the smartphone app – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 2. Below the Friend’s Day video, click on the «Edit» option. On the next screen, choose a photo to open the video and slide the screen to see the next card to edit. Each of these cards will represent scenes from the video;
Action to choose an opening photo for a 2019 friendship video for Facebook – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. When you are on the screens where your friends’ avatars appear, click on the pencil icon over your photos to see more options. Then, select one of the friends and tap «Finish»;
Action to edit the profile picture of a friend who will appear in the opening scenes of a video for Facebook Friend’s Day 2019 – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 4. When you get to the screen that leaves a friend’s photo highlighted in the video, tap on the photo icon and select another image on the next screen. To proceed, tap «Finish»;
Action to change a friend that appears highlighted in the friendship video for Facebook 2019 – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 5. Repeat the changes on all cards as you see fit. At the end of the options, tap «Next», define your post and tap «Share».
Action to publish on Facebook a video of Friend’s Day 2019 – Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Take advantage of the tip to create a video with your special Facebook friends.
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