How to Add Media to Your Facebook Profile

by Barbara J. Feldman on December 13, 2009

Your Facebook profile allows you to share photos, videos, comments, links and stories with your friends, family or anyone else who has access to your file. Your profile is a place for self-expression, sharing your interests and ideas and connecting, or reconnecting, with your friends and family.

If you’re interested in adding media, including photos and videos, to your Facebook profile, try the following:

Photos

1. Log on to your Facebook account.
2. Go to your profile by clicking on the profile tab at the top of the page.
3. Find your Photos tab, click on the “+” sign to find how to add photos or go down to where you have photos already.
4. Click on the highlighted word “albums.” This will take you to the photo album management area of your profile where you can manage your photo albums or create new albums.
5. Click on the words “Create a Photo Album”.
6. Fill in the requested information. You will be naming the album, defining it and setting the privacy settings for it. This is where you can make a comment about the album as a whole, or specify where you were when the photos were taken.
7. Click the button “Create Album”.
8. Find the photos on your computer that you want to add. Select them by checking the box in the corner, and then clicking the “upload” button.
9. It may take a moment or two for your pictures to upload, but once the process is complete, press “Ok”. Add in extra info or tag people, then click publish.

Videos

1. Log in and go to your profile page.
2. Click on the “video” button at the top of your profile. If you have not used video before it will not be showing, so you would click on the + instead, and select video. It will have a video camera icon.
3. Click the “upload” button.
4. Click “browse” to select a video from your computer or select the tab that will instruct you on how to get a mobile video, or record one.
5. Click “open” once you have selected your photo.
6. Agree to the terms and conditions.
7. Fill in the information for title, description, privacy settings and other relevant information.
8. Once your video is uploaded, click “Save info”.

Your Blog

1. Log onto your Facebook profile page.
2. Click on the “Notes” button at the top, or on the “+” to get to the notes section.
3. Look to the right for the link that says “Import Blog”.
4. Input your blog URL, and indicate you have the rights to it.
5. Click button to complete the import.

Links

1. Log onto your Facebook profile page.
2. Click on the “Links” button at the top, or on the “+” to get to the links section.
3. Look to the right for the box that explains how to create links.
4. Whenever you are browsing the web, you simply click on the book marked button that reads “share on Facebook” and you will have it on your Facebook page.

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Feldman, Barbara. "How to Add Media to Your Facebook Profile." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 13 Dec. 2009. Web. 24 Nov. 2014. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/639/how-to-add-media-to-your-facebook-profile/ >.