Social Media Video Specifications

Facebook Videos

  • Accepted file format: For best results, Facebook recommends uploading videos in .MP4 and .MOV format (see a full list of supported file formats here)
  • Length: With short attention spans, you have the best chance of engaging your community with a video that is 30 seconds or less. To upload, it must be less than 120 minutes.
  • Size: 4GB or less
  • Examples of videos on the Chapman University Facebook page.

Help page for uploading and sharing video on Facebook


Twitter Videos

  • Accepted file format: MP4 or .MOV
  • Length: 140 seconds or less
  • Size: 512MB or less

Help page for sharing videos on Twitter


Instagram Image Sizes

  • Accepted file format: MP4 (recommended) or .MOV
  • Length: Up to 60 seconds
  • Size: 4GB or less

Help page for video on Instagram