Facebook Timeline Movie Maker Lets You Create a Movie from Your Timeline Updates
The addition of the Timeline to Facebook has spawned the addition of some cool external apps that use the Timeline. One of these apps is Facebook Timeline Movie Maker. Facebook generally doesn’t create 3rd-party apps, but this seems like an attempt to popularize the new Timeline feature with the users.
The way that Facebook Timeline Movie Maker works is, it searches through your uploaded pictures and arranges them into a pretty cool slideshow/movie with music and transitions. After you see watch it, you can share it with everyone on your Timeline. Here is the process of making your own Timeline Movie.
What You’d Need
There are a couple of things you will need to make a movie.
Making Your First Facebook Timeline Movie
- A Facebook account.
- More than 50 uploaded pictures.
- Any Web browser.
Start by visiting Facebook Timeline Movie Maker. You will see a simple landing page that looks something like this.
When you click on Make Your Movie, you will need to grant access to the app. If you didn’t notice, at the bottom left of the window is your change to set the privacy for who can view the movie.
There isn’t a lot to do to actually make the movie as long as you have the minimum of 50 images uploaded. Once you grant access and click Log In with Facebook, you can sit back and watch it being made.
The movie will automatically start once it is all done being created. Here are some screen grabs of how the finished movie looks while playing. These are some of the transitions. Of course, a still picture does not do the movie justice.
See the transition?
When the movie is all done, there is a few options. You can change the musical accompaniment. More importantly, this is your chance to share your new Timeline Movie.
Why you want to make a movie
Making a Timeline movie like this is a great way for others to get a glimpse at a bunch of your photos. There are a lot of people who have hundreds and even thousands of pictures on their profiles. Using Facebook Timeline Movie will give people who want to catch up with you and see what you’ve been doing can easily see a photo montage of your history according to Facebook.
There are a lot of applications and games you can share on or play from your Facebook page. The Facebook Timeline Movie Maker is a really cool and useful addition to your Timeline. It isn’t something that will clog up your Timeline with something people do not want to see. In fact, it is real reason they are there; they want to see what you are up to.
thx bro... didn know abt it earlier..
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