It is known that video content has always been a highly engaging part of the Facebook experience. However, the questions remain, how many pages have included videos in their digital strategy? What’s the ideal video length for greater engagement? Who goes live on Facebook?
The answer is within over 10.5 million video posts which answer all the questions above. Within this report, you will know all the best practices on how your business can create video content for Facebook that converts and engages.
Let’s dive deep into the report for more insights!
Facebook video content includes both videos uploaded to the network as well as live streaming videos.
The below graph shows the distribution of types of posts published over time
It is reported that the majority of Facebook video content is posted by bigger accounts which are typically owned by bigger brands.
The chart below shows the total video posted by different account sizes.
To identify the best strategy for video content on Facebook, we analyzed more than 10,596,877 of video posts from a total of 119,032 business pages.Within this report, we provide a representative sample of US and international brands that had an active presence on Facebook between 2014 and April 2020. These pages had Facebook fan counts between 5,000 and 1 million as of the same date. We define engagement as measurable interaction on Facebook posts, including likes, comments, and reactions.
The engagement rate is calculated based on all these interactions divided by the total follower count. The Facebook data was also analyzed based on page size, defined by the total number of fans that liked the business pages from the Socialinsider database. We used Socialinsider to find out the engagement rates, the frequency of posting, post types, video length, and to analyze the performance of native video content compared with live streaming.