How Do I Post on Facebook Timeline

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How Do I Post on Facebook Timeline: The whole idea of Facebook is to keep in touch with friends and family, and know what they are up to and they also see what you are up to. This is achieved from the various updates, status and  videos posted on timelines. In this tutorial, we would be showing you how to post on your timeline. This can be done either on your Facebook mobile app or on the website. 

How to Post on Facebook Timeline
Posting on Mobile
  • Log in to Facebook on the mobile app.
  • Go to the page where you want to post. Depending on where you want to create your post, it could be your page, a friend’s page or a group.
  1. Your page – You can create a post for your page from the top of the News Feed.
  2. A friend’s page – Tap the search bar at the top of the screen, type in a friend’s name, tap their name, then tap their profile image.
  3. A group – Tap ☰, tap Groups, tap the Groups tab, and tap your group.
  • Tap the post box. This box is at the top of the News Feed. If you’re posting to a friend’s page, it’s found below the photo section that’s near the top of their page. If you’re posting to a group, you’ll find the box just below the cover photo.There is usually a phrase like “Write something” or “What’s on your mind?” in the box.
  • Upload a photo or a video. Tap Photo/Video near the middle of the post screen, then select a photo or video to upload and tap Done. This will add the photo or video to your post.
           You can tap multiple photos or videos to upload them all at once.
            If you want a text only post, then you will have to skip this step.
  • To add text to your post. Tap the text field, then type in the text for your post.
You can also tap a colored circle along the middle of the screen to set a background for your post. Colors are only added to posts with 130 characters or fewer.
  • Tap Add to your post. It’s in the middle of the screen. This will bring up the following post options:
  1. Photo/Video – Add more photos or videos.
  2. Check In – Allows you to add an address or location to your post.
  3. Feeling/Activity/Sticker – Lets you add an emotion, activity, or emoji.
  4. Tag People – Allows you to add a person to this post. Doing so puts the post on their page as well.
  • Tap Post. It’s in the top-right corner of the screen. Doing so creates your post and it will be added to the page you’re on.
On Desktop
  • Open Facebook, log in to your news feed.
  • Go to the page where you want to post. Depending on where you want to create your post, it could be:
  1. Your page – You can create a post for your page from the top of the News Feed.
  2. A friend’s page – Click the search bar at the top of the screen, type in a friend’s name, click their name, then click their profile image.
  3. A group – Click Groups on the left side of the page, click the Groups tab, and then click the group you want to go to.
  • Click the post box. This box is at the top of the News Feed. If you’re posting to a friend’s page or a group page, you’ll find the post box below the cover photo.
  • Add text to your post. Enter your content into the post box. You can also add a colored background by clicking one of the color blocks below the text box. Like i mentioned earlier colored backgrounds are only supported for posts of 130 characters or fewer.
  • Add more content to your post. If you want to add more to your post, click one of the options located below the post box:
  1. Photo/Video – Allows you to select a photo or video from your computer to upload to the post.
  2. Tag Friends – Allows you to select a friend or group of friends to tag in the post. Tagged friends will receive the post on their own pages.
  3. Check in – Lets you add an address or a location to your post.
  4. Feeling/Activity – Lets you select an emotion or activity to add to the post.
  • Click Post. It’s the blue button in the bottom-right corner of the window.
Your posts are basically the fun of Facebook, and this should help.
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