The Facebook app on Android now allows you to upload videos in HD

The Facebook app on Android now allows you to upload videos in HD
Over the past few months, Facebook has been making a big push for video content. Whether it be through live streams or pre-recorded uploads, Facebook wants its users to start using the platform more for creating and sharing videos. This is all fine and dandy, but up until now, folks using the Facebook app on Android haven't been able to upload videos in high-definition. That really was shameful in late 2016, but thanks to a small update that Facebook appears to be rolling out, the lack of HD video support on Android is no more.

The fine folks over at Android Police recently shared a screenshot of the Facebook Android app showing a toggle that reads "Upload Videos in HD." This is something that's been missing from the Facebook app on Android for quite some time, so it's great to see that it's finally been made available. Facebook has supposedly rolled out this feature to most Android users by now, but if you still don't have this option popping up for you, it should be made available over the next couple days or so.


In addition to HD video upload support, Facebook has also added some other video-centric features, including picture-in-picture video, the ability to choose the exact resolution that you want to upload your video files in, and the option to download videos for offline viewing. These certainly aren't ground-breaking features, but they should make creating and uploading video content to Facebook more useful and enjoyable for everyone.

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10 Comments

1. shaineql

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Well DB always had crap video quality, this actually didn't surprise me.

2. shaineql

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

FB***

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

This one's long overdue!

7. Unordinary unregistered

Isn't that always the case with that platform

4. deewinc

Posts: 455; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Hope its available on mobile browsers since I stopped using Facebook App long time ago.

5. frankg

Posts: 173; Member since: May 14, 2014

In this sense Facebook is like Apple, coming with features which should have been normal/standard years ago....

6. ctdog4748

Posts: 797; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

You should send your resume to Apple and Facebook and get a job at both companies where you can apply your obviously incredible marketing and engineering knowledge base and help both companies grow and make yourself very wealthy in the process.

8. Unordinary unregistered

I can name at least 10 people who spend several hours of their day brigading who should also send in their resumes.

9. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Shame the app just sucks.

10. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

The Facebook app just sucks in efficiency! I force-stop and freeze it immediately after using it... Wouldn't let it run in the background.

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