Now You Can Use Videos As A Facebook Profile Pic, Big Changes Coming


Short Bytes: Facebook is bringing many changes to your Profile and you will soon be able to add a 7-second video to your Facebook profile. Read more to know about other changes coming to Facebook.

Facebook Profile was the center of Facebook experience till 2006 when News Feed took over and changed Facebook. Still, Facebook Profiles are one of the most important aspects of Facebook and so are your Profile Pictures.

Today, in a big redesign change, Facebook is bringing lots of changes to your Facebook Profile.

There are 5 big changes coming to the user profiles. They are:

  1. Adding a 7-second looping video as your profile picture
  2. Pinning Featured photos at the top of profile
  3. Temporary profile pictures
  4. Changes to About info with a new 100 character Bio field
  5. A new mobile-focused design with bigger pictures

With these changes, Facebook wants to make its decade-old social network more immersive – and addicting, of course. Now you can use videos up to seven seconds to add a new dimension to your profile. This feature is now being tested in small groups in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Apart from this, now you can add a temporary profile picture that will automatically vanish after a specified period of time. Another change related to pictures lets you pin some featured photos at the top of the profile to make it more attractive.

Also read: Surprising Facebook Facts That You Didn’t Know

Overall, Facebook is focusing on a more mobile-centric profile and it makes sense given the fact that more and more people are accessing Facebook on their phones.

More changes are coming on Facebook in the upcoming days. Get more information from the official Facebook blog post.

Stay tuned for more updates. Tell us your views about these changes in the comments below.

Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

Fossbytes co-founder and an aspiring entrepreneur who keeps a close eye on open source, tech giants, and security. Get in touch with him by sending an email — [email protected]
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