All About Facebook Reels

Have you heard of Facebook Reels?

30-second vertical films called Facebook Reels can include audio, text, effects, stickers, and more. Facebook Reels may be made instantly on your mobile device using the “Create” button on the News Feed, just as TikTok videos and Instagram Reels.

According to studies, consumers watch videos on Facebook and Instagram for about half of their time there. In response, Meta expanded the well-liked Reels feature from Instagram to Facebook.

Any social media site favours early adopters, that much is certain. Therefore, if you use Facebook Reels now rather than waiting till more people have joined the trend, your material will be shared and promoted more.

This article will explain Facebook Reels and the ways in which you may use them to expand your company. You don’t need to know anything else to start using Reels on Facebook!

Why use Facebook Reels for creators?

Creators may reach new audiences, distinguish themselves from rivals, and even make money by uploading Reel videos thanks to Facebook Reels.

1. Increase your supporter base and friendships

Through easily accessible short-form videos, Facebook Reels enables producers to grow their audience and Facebook community. By scrolling through the News Feed, new friends and followers may easily find Reels on Facebook thanks to SEO descriptions, user tags, and hashtags. Reels are a simple and efficient technique to attract followers and get a greater interaction rate.

2. Increase income

Eligible producers can profit from Reels shared on Facebook and Instagram through the Reels Play programme. If they are enrolled in the invite-only programme, Facebook Reel makers who receive 1000 views over 30 days are eligible to win a bonus.

3. Be noticeable on the News Feed

Facebook Reels may let you stand out from your rivals whether you want to publish a funny skit, a clever organisational tip, a new recipe, or a promotional film. Reels is the ideal way to differentiate yourself from other producers since viewers don’t always have the time to watch a full-length Facebook video. You can post a 30-second introductory video to pique the interest of your Facebook fans and encourage them to learn more or watch more, or you can link to your material on other platforms.

Where On Facebook Can I Find Reels?

Facebook Reels are now only accessible through the mobile apps for Android and iOS devices.

The ‘Reels’ tab, which is located next to the ‘Story’ item at the top of your News Feed, is where you can access Facebook Reels the quickest. You can swipe up to view other Reels in the Reels Feed after clicking any of the Reels displayed there.

For some users, the Facebook Reels tab at the top of their newsfeed is still not visible. You can still view Reels by hitting the menu symbol (a hamburger) in the top right corner of your newsfeed, then selecting the option labelled “Reels” from the list of available shortcuts.

Reels might not be appearing in your News Feed. Facebook Reels is also accessible via the Reels shortcut tab in the menu.

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Reels are available in the Reels menu of Android devices alongside Stories and Rooms. Your News Feed’s Reels tab will be at the top.

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Creating Facebook Reels

To create Facebook Reels, you must use the Facebook iOS or Android app. On the Facebook desktop, you can still watch Reel videos but not create Facebook Reels.

  1. Launch Facebook
  2. To access the Reels and short videos section, scroll down your News Feed.
  3. Select “Create” from the menu.
  4. You can either directly record a video or choose one from your camera roll.
  5. You must give Facebook permission to use your microphone and camera if you have never shot a video before.
  6. Edit your video
  7. To publish your Reel, tap Next.
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How Can I Keep the Sound in a Facebook Reel?

If you come across any audio or music when scrolling through Facebook Reels in your newsfeed that you’d like to utilise in your own Reel, touch on the sound icon at the bottom of the Reel.

The choice to use or save the audio will then appear. Tap “Utilize Audio” to use the sound right now to build a Facebook Reel, or tap “Save” to save the sound for later use.

When you are on the page to make a Facebook Reel, you can discover all of your saved audio under the audios section.

Can You Share Reels From Instagram To Facebook & Facebook To Instagram?

Facebook Reels cannot currently be shared to Instagram, while Instagram Reels can be shared to Facebook.

But not everyone has access to this feature. In order to share your Reels to Facebook, you should link your Facebook and Instagram accounts in the Accounts Center. Only the Android or iPhone version of the Instagram mobile app allows you to share a Reel to Facebook.

Facebook is able to recommend your Facebook Reels on its own platform with the “Recommend on Facebook” option. Reels can reach a wider audience when companies and creators share them on Facebook.

Your Instagram Reels can be suggested to anyone on Facebook once you want to use this option. Your Instagram username will be shown alongside it on Facebook. You have the option of sharing a specific Reel or all of the Reels you make on Facebook and Instagram.

Share Instagram Reels to Facebook with these steps:

  • Create a reel first, then click the “Share to” option.
  • In step two, select “Recommend on Facebook.”
  • Step 3: Enable the “Recommend on Facebook” toggle button.
  • Step 4: Select “Turn On for This Reel” from the menu.
  • Step 5: Return and post the Reel to Instagram.

Follow the steps below to make the necessary settings changes to automatically share all future Instagram Reels to Facebook and create Facebook Reels:

Step 1: Go to the lower right corner and tap on your profile image.

Step 2: From the upper right corner, click the hamburger icon.

Step 3: Select Settings and tap the Accounts Center.

Step 4: Choose the account from which you wish to share your Instagram Reels.

Step 5: Choose the account you wish to share your Instagram Reels with.

Step 6: Click on Reels below Automatically Share and then choose Set up or Off.

But not everyone has access to this feature. In order to share your Reels to Facebook, you should link your Facebook and Instagram accounts in the Accounts Center. Only the Android or iPhone version of the Instagram mobile app allows you to share a Reel to Facebook.

Facebook is able to recommend your Facebook Reels on its own platform with the “Recommend on Facebook” option. Reels can reach a wider audience when companies and creators share them on Facebook.

Your Instagram Reels can be suggested to anyone on Facebook once you want to use this option. Your Instagram username will be shown alongside it on Facebook. You have the option of sharing a specific Reel or all of the Reels you make on Facebook and Instagram.

How to prevent Facebook from showing Reels

By selecting the three dots icon in the Reels and short videos part of the News Feed, you can stop seeing a certain type of Reels on Facebook. then select Hide. Less postings similar to the Reel you have hidden will be shown to you.

How to block Facebook Reels from being shared by others

To prevent other users from sharing your Reels on Facebook, select Settings from the Facebook app’s Menu tab. Tap on Reels after navigating to the Audience and visibility area. You can modify the default audience settings from public, friends, and friends except here and allow people to share your Reels to their tales.

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