Sample url: https://www.facebook.com/StuntFreaks/videos/10154036729376590/
Possibly one of the most popular websites of all time—and one that put social media platforms on the map—Facebook, has definitely gone through a lot of changes ever since it was established back in 2004.
Once a college project at Harvard University as a “class directory”, it surely has become the go-to platform of many for catching up with family members and long lost friends. From the old-school wall posts, to photo albums, and the famous messenger, Facebook has also become the go-to platform of some people for uploading and streaming videos. In fact, most of those videos that have gone viral in recent months did not first get the spotlight on YouTube, but on Facebook—proving that the beloved social network platform has changed so much from its early days.
While the quality is not as high as other video streaming sites, it’s not a secret that uploading is easy, especially if you’re always on Facebook. Aside from uploading videos, live streaming is now also one of the favorite Facebook features of many. Not only would you have the chance to share videos of what’s happening in your day, you can also hold live streaming sessions to catch up with friends—and watch your favorite celebrities “live”—even if it’s just onscreen! You can also replay their live streaming sessions, in case you weren’t around to catch them on time.
Facebook has also acquired Instagram, making sure that your Instagram videos would be posted easily on your Facebook account. Facebook also now owns WhatsApp, Paper, and HTCFirst—proving that they have a wide reach, and should you choose to upload videos, you’d have a big enough audience to help you reach the traffic you want.
With the evolvement of Facebook also comes the evolvement of the act of video streaming—showing that it’s a big part of everyone’s lives already!