Twitter is indeed a great platform to voice your opinion. It is a platform where you send a message to the world through tweets.
Over the years, the platform has helped people discover ways to take their content to the world. Today, Twitter is used by individuals, organizations, companies, celebrities, and probably everyone.
You also have the freedom to share images, videos and GIFs on the site. While sharing videos on Twitter is quite easy, you have a few limitations.
Twitter allows you to post as many videos as you want, but the length cannot exceed 140 seconds. Because of this limitation, many users want to know how to post long videos on Twitter.
Continue reading the guide if you’re also looking for ways to post long videos on Twitter. Below we have shared a few easy methods post long videos on Twitter. Let’s start.
Things you should know about Twitter videos
While the platform allows you to upload videos, there are some restrictions on the length and size of the video.
Twitter is quite strict about accepting the videos uploaded by its users. The video must meet these criteria to be posted.
- Minimum resolution: 32×32
- Maximum resolution: 1920×1200 (landscape) and 1200×1900 (portrait)
- Supported file formats: MP4 and MOV.
- Maximum allowed video length: 512 MB (personal accounts)
- Video Duration: Between 0.5 seconds and 140 seconds.
How to post long videos on Twitter?
You can only post long videos directly to Twitter if you have subscribed to Twitter Blue. If you’re a regular Twitter user, you’ll have to rely on a few workarounds to post long videos.
1. Use a Twitter ad account
Well, Twitter Ad accounts can be used to post longer videos on the platform. However, getting a Twitter Ad account is not easy; you will also need to enter your credit/debit card details. Here’s what to do.
- Click on this first clutch and make one Twitter Ad account.
- Next one, enter the card details and switch to the Creatives.
- Then select ‘Videosand accept the terms and conditions.
- When you’re done, click the ‘uploadbutton and upload the Twitter video.
- Next, assemble Twitter and publish your video.
That is it! Twitter Ad Account allows you to post long videos of up to 10 minutes.
Twitter has restrictions on video length, but YouTube does not. On YouTube, you can upload as many videos as you want, and that too, without worrying about length.
You can join YouTube for free and upload videos of any length. Once uploaded, you can share the video directly to Twitter through YouTube’s share menu.
On different versions of the Twitter app, the videos play directly without directing the user to the official YouTube website.
In addition to YouTube, Twitter also allows sharing links of other videos. However, the problem is that Twitter redirects users to the video site instead of playing the video on its site.
3. Subscribe to Twitter Blue
If you don’t know, Twitter has Twitter Blue, a premium subscription service. The premium subscription service boosts quality conversations on Twitter.
The paid plan adds a blue check mark to your account and offers useful features. The Twitter Blue subscription price starts at $8/month or $84/year in available countries.
With a Twitter Blue subscription, you can upload videos of up to 60 minutes and a file size of up to 2 GB (1080p) on Twitter.com. If you’re using the mobile app and have the Twitter Blue plan, you can upload videos up to 10 minutes long.
If you are willing to purchase a Twitter Blue subscription for uploading longer videos, you should visit this official Twitter help center webpage.
Also Read: How to Download GIFs from Twitter on Your Phone
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