If you have been online on Facebook for the past weeks, you may have already seen your or your friends? lookback video. Facebook uses an automated tool to create a 62 ? minute personalized video that highlights the biggest events in a user?s Facebook life.
A Minute ? and ? Two ? Seconds to Reminisce
This short video clip has driven millions of users around the world with mixed emotions on great memories. It includes the year you have joined the social networking site, as well as selections of your posts while an instrumental music plays on the background.
Facebook users may access their lookback videos by visiting Facebook/lookback.
This clip, entitled ?A Look Back,? is part of the social networking site?s 10th anniversary since it was founded by Mark Zuckerberg and his four classmates at Harvard University in 2004. The CEO told in a Facebook post Tuesday that he never knew that the company would become the way it is today.
Zuckerberg said that he remembers getting pizza with his friends the night after opening Facebook. His excitement to connect the school?s community eventually connected the whole world.
Celebrating 10 years of Facebook – ing
The short video is available to everyone, according to Facebook?s spokesperson. Users will see a collection of posts or photos, depending on how much he or she have shared through the years. The social networking website started allowing users to share their lookback videos 12 noon ET last Tuesday.
However, this feature will only be available for a month. Users can keep it when they share the video on their Timelines. They can also edit the movie clip if they find undesirable posts on the video by clicking the Edit Your Movie button, the spokesperson said.
Zuckerberg said that it is amazing to see how millions of users have used the website?s tools to share moments, happy or sad.
Since it opened on February 4, 2004, this is Facebook?s first time to create customized videos for its users. A small team was built to spend months crafting these personalized video clips to ensure that Facebook can accommodate 1.2 billion of its users to utilize this feature.