How To Create Reel On Facebook

Are you looking to create fun, engaging, and visually appealing content for your Facebook friends or followers? If yes, then Facebook Reels is your best bet. Introduced as a competitor to TikTok, Facebook Reels allows you to create and share short, entertaining video clips. But how exactly do you create a Facebook Reel? This blog post will guide you through each step of the process.

Step 1: Open Your Facebook App

To create a Facebook Reel, you need to start by opening your Facebook app on your smartphone. Facebook Reels is currently only available on the Facebook mobile app, so you can’t create a reel from your computer.

Step 2: Access Facebook Reels

Once you have opened your Facebook app, tap on the ‘+’, found at the top of your screen. In the pop-up menu that appears, select ‘Story and Reel’.

Step 3: Start Creating Your Reel

With your Story and Reel page open, you will see two options at the bottom of the screen: ‘Story’ and ‘Reels’. Tap on ‘Reels’ to start creating your reel.

Step 4: Recording and Editing Your Reel

To record your reel, simply press and hold the capture button. You can also upload a pre-recorded video from your phone’s gallery by tapping on the gallery button (the square icon with the mountain and sun) on the left side of your screen.

Facebook Reels offers several editing tools, like Music, Speed, Effects, and Timer to enhance your video. To add music, tap on the ‘music note’ icon. Use the ‘speedometer’ icon to adjust the speed of your video. The ‘smiley face’ icon will allow you to add effects, and the ‘timer’ icon helps you set a timer for hands-free recording.

Step 5: Share Your Reel

After recording and editing, tap on the next button (the arrow pointing right) to proceed to the sharing screen. Here, you can write a caption for your reel and choose where you want to share it. Tap on ‘Share’ when you’re ready.

And voila! You’ve just made and shared your very first Facebook Reel. Now it’s time to sit back and watch the likes and comments roll in. Happy Reeling!