As the top social media network in the world right now with over 2.9 billion users, Facebook remains a critical part of social media management. It is the perfect platform to build a community and grow your brand especially if you are just starting out. Best of all, it also has the widest array of supported content types available for publishing natively or via 3rd party platforms.
With the Vista Social mobile app, you can now schedule content on Facebook, straight from your phone!
In this article, we'll go over:
Content types that can be published via Vista Social
Types of posts that can be published on Facebook:
|Text only post||✅||Single GIF post||✅|
|Text w/ in-line link||✅||Single video or reel post||✅|
|Text w/ link preview||✅||Multiple video post||✖️|
|Text w/ link + image||✅||Post w/ call-to-action button||✅|
|Single image post||✅||Post w/ first comment||✅|
|Multiple image post||✅||Post w/ like||✖️|
|Carousel post||✅||Post w/ tagging||✖️|
Scheduling Facebook posts with Autopost
To get started, hit the publish icon then select your Facebook profile from the profile selector on top. You can now start creating your Facebook post!
|Note that Facebook currently has a character limit of 5,000.|
Supported multi-image posting features
There are 3 ways to post multiple images via Vista Social: Image and Carousel
Facebook allows you to schedule multiple images in a single post:
2. Carousel post
This format allows users to post 2 or more images and/or videos, each with its own headline, description, link, and call to action.
Note: A link is required in the text before you can successfully schedule a carousel post.
Additional posting features supported by Vista Social
1. First comment - automatically adds a comment to the post once published
2. Publish as image - removes the link preview and publishes the post as a text + image only
Below are some sample posts that were published via Vista Social!
1. Text-only post
Content with text only - no links, images, or videos
2. Text w/ in-line link
Content with text and a plain URL within the same line
3. Single image post
Image post which may or may not include a text or a text + link
4. GIF post
GIF is a short animation that is normally used for sharing emotions or memes that might be difficult to express through text
5. Single video post
Videos are used to gain more attention and increase conversion since they entertain the audience more than a regular text or an image post. See video posting guidelines for Facebook here
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