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Facebook Now lets users comment on posts with videos

Facebook will now allow you comment and reply to post using videos. The company made this announcement yesterday in move that can be described as a way acknowledge the continued growth and consumption of video content.

This adds to the suite of multimedia features that already exist within comments including: links, photos, stickers and emoji.


Facebook says you can upload videos as replies to posts by people and pages, as well as within groups and events.

The feature, according to a blog post by Facebook was developed At Facebook’s 50th Hackathon and Facebook says they did this because they wanted to enable more engaging and immersive conversations among Facebook users.

The feature is supported on desktop web, iOS, and Android. To try it out, click the camera icon next to the comment field!

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