Videos are one of the most exciting, engaging ways to stand out in crowded social media feeds. Here are 8 different types to work into your 2019 strategy.

Social media video content is still dominating users’ attention spans. Right now, people are watching over 100 million hours of Facebook videos and over five billion YouTube videos every day. Even more astoundingly, 80% of all internet traffic this year will come from people streaming videos.

One way is to be fearless in exploring fresh video formats on social media. Platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are constantly putting out innovative new video types that you can take advantage of to make creative, eye-catching content.

Whether you’re looking for the low-down on Facebook video formats or ideas for video formats to try in your next Instagram video, you’ll find it in this guide. 

  • Vertical Videos
  • Live Stream Videos
  • Stories Videos
  • Looping Videos
  • Animated Text Videos
  • Personalized Videos
  • AR Videos8. 360º Videos
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The Future of Social Media Video Formats

In 2019 and beyond, we’re looking forward to seeing the rise of new social video formats and the growth of existing ones. AR and VR videos are still in their early days of development, while Stories and live stream video look poised to become standard ways of consuming video content.

It’s hard to say what the future will hold, but we know this much: users gravitate toward fresh content and innovative visuals. If your brand can evolve and adapt to the latest video styles and formats, you’ll get an edge over the competition in this video-obsessed world.