How to Find Videos on Facebook – 8 easy ways

Facebook gives you the opportunity to stay in contact with your friends, family members and colleagues you might not see for million years. Also Facebook is a powerful tool for promoting your business. Posting videos help both to separate your business from and to exchange the information.

But here is a small complexity. Your videos don’t have an exclusive location. All they are stores with photos. And of course often there is a need to search for videos among other people’s accounts or just on the topic you are interested in.

In this article you will learn:

  1. about the method of advanced search of videos on Facebook groups, pages;
  2. about advanced video search on Facebook user profile;
  3. how to find videos on Facebook app with iOS;
  4. the ways of search of a Person’s Videos with iOS;
  5. how to find videos on Facebook app with Android;
  6. how to find a Person’s Videos with Android;
  7. video searching on Facebook on Desktop;
  8. the ways of search of Person’s Videos on Desktop.

So! Let’s do it! 😉

How to do an Advanced Search of videos on Facebook groups, pages

(it is available both on PC and mobile)

With this method, you will be able to:

  • find the most popular and commented videos in any group for the desired period;
  • filter and display videos in suitable groups for the certain phrases;
  • analyze words and phrases, which are more often found in publications with videos (and which have the highest involvement);
  • and other useful features.

If you want to realize how to find videos on Facebook you need to use the popsters.us service. To get started, log in to your Facebook profile.

Log in to your Facebook profile

In the search line you need to add url of the group where you want to search for the videos, or its name and select it from the list (by clicking “Choose” button or + if you want to search on several Facebook groups at the same time).

Next, you should select a period by clicking on the “Period” button, then click “Analyze”.

Selecting the period for loading Fb posts

Here you see the whole FEED. Now, clicking on the icon with Video filter, here will be shown only those posts which include Videos in the groups (or pages) you’ve selected. Clicking on the “Sorting” buttons (by likes, share, comments, ER) you will find out which videos in these groups are the most popular for the selected period. Also when click on sorting by Date, the video will be displayed by the publication date order (one more click on the same button again will show you the reverse order).

Easy way to find videos on facebook groups, pages

Also you can click the “Lens” icon to enter any words or phrases to search for the posts (in this case posts only with videos) in which these phrases are present. If you need, you can sort the filtered videos again (by likes, share, comments, ER).

Filter by phrases

Clicking on the capital letter T, you will analyze the text component in the publications which include videos.

Text analysis

Two new graphics (Words) and (Words / ER) will appear on the left side at the top after you do this action. Now you can find out which words are used more often (Words). And also which phrases have the highest engagement rate among the posts you have choose before (Words / ER).

Text analysis - two metrics on Facebook

Try to click on the desired schedule and you will see the result.

Metric words in video analysis

Metric words-er in video analysis

Also you can click on any word in these graphs and thus filter out the displayed publications with videos that contain the word. And of course you can apply the main filters again (by likes, share, comments, ER).

 

Advanced video search on Facebook user profile

(available both on PC and mobile)

Using this method, you will be able to:

  • find the most popular and commented videos in your own profile for the desired period;
  • filter and display videos in the suitable account for certain phrases;
  • analyze words and phrases, which are frequently found in publications with videos (and have the highest ER);
  • use other features.

It is very convenient to use the https://popsters.us application for the enhanced video search on Facebook users’ accounts as well. To get started, log in to your Facebook profile.

When I started to write this article, I couldn’t analyze my profile (there was some bug with it because of the privacy settings), so I’ll show you an analysis of public page of Jennifer Lopez. Here works the same principle.

Log in to your Facebook profile

In the search bar you need to add the url of your own profile where you want to search for the video. Next, you have to select a period by clicking the “Period” button, and then click “Analyze”.

Selecting the period for loading Facebook posts

From this moment when clicking on the “Video” filter icon the videos in the selected account will be shown only. By clicking on the sorting buttons (by likes, share, comments, ER) you will find out which video in this account is the most popular for the selected period. Also clicking on sorting by Date, all videos will be displayed by the publication date (by clicking on the same button again the posts will be placed in the reverse order).

Search for videos on facebook profile

Now clicking on the “Lens” icon, you can enter words or phrases for filtering the publications (in this case only with videos) where these phrases exist. At will, you are able to select the sorting of the already filtered videos with the selected phrases by likes, share, comments or ER again.

Filter by phrases on Fb

By clicking on the T-button you will analyze the text component in the publications which include the videos.

Simple text analysis on social network

On the left side above two newly generated graphics will appear: (Words) and (Words / ER).

Text analysis on Facebook profile: two metrics

Now you will realize which words are used most frequently (in the “Words” metrics). And also you will find the info about the highest Engagement Rate within the publications with desired predefined phrases (Words / ER). To study all this information, just click on the desired schedule.

Words metric on Fb

Words-ER metric on Facebook

You can also filter out the displayed publications with videos which contain the word by clicking on any word in these graphs.

 

How to find videos on Facebook app with iOS

Well… Learn here how to find videos on Facebook with iOS app. You just have to complete several steps:

  • Open the Facebook application. Make sure that you are logged in. It’s not always done automatically. If there is such a need, enter your email address and password to authorize;
  • Tap the search line. Find it at the top of the screen.

Search line on Facebok iOS

  • Enter search terms. Usually such information helps find the types of videos you’re looking for. But you have to select search terms carefully to ensure that the posts have satisfied your requests.

And one more thing. If you’re searching for videos of a specific person, type in the person’s name into the search line. If for a specific subject – type the subject’s name.

  • Press “Search”. It’s the blue button in the lower right corner of the screen;
  • Tap “Videos”. Find this tab near the top of the Facebook window. If you do this there will be shown only those publications which include videos.

Tap Videos on Facebok search line - iOS app

Finding a Person’s Videos with iOS

Unfortunately, Facebook has disabled the direct ability to display all videos on a specific profile. Learn here how to view videos from profile on Facebook with mobile:

  • Open the Facebook application. Check out if you’re logged in. If not then enter your email address and password. It’s not always done automatically;
  • Find the searching line. It must be at the top of your screen.

Search line on Facebok app iOS for finding a Person's Videos

  • Type in the name of the person you are interested in;
  • Choose the person’s name from the list. It should be shown in the results of the search;
  • Tap “Videos”. Here you will see all of the person’s videos, which includes in title or description of this name.

How to find videos on facebook app iOS

But in that case you will receive a large number of videos of other people who have the same name. If you remember the title of the video or the part of the text from its description, you can find it like this:

Searching videos on facebook iOS app

Alternatively, you can go to Facebook with the browser from the phone (desktop version) and you can press “More” – “Video” on the page of the profile. Or just add url address to the user’s profile name. Just like this: “user’s profile url/videos”.

Alternatively video search on Fb

Using such method you will be able to see the videos uploaded by exactly that user:

Example of videos on Facebook profile

We all have to remember and look up to the privacy setting. Thanks to them we can’t see all the publications from time to time J.

How to find videos on Facebook app with Android

Just get started!

  • Open your Facebook app. If you’re not automatically logged in then do that manually (enter your email address and password to get authorized);
  • Find the searching line. I’m sure you’ll find it at the top of your screen.

Search line on Facebok android app

  • Type in search terms. Put here phrases which can help you to find the types of videos you’re looking for.

AND If you’re searching for videos of a specific person, type in the person’s name into the search line. Or the subject’s name in case when you are interested in a specific subject.

Be careful when select words and phrases for the search to be sure that the publications will satisfy your requests.

  • Tap “Search” the blue button in the lower right corner of the screen;
  • Tap “Videos” tab near the top of the Facebook window. This will display a list of videos based on your search terms, which are visible to you. Remember and look up to the privacy setting.

Searching videos on facebook - android app

Finding a Person’s Videos with Android

Unfortunately, Facebook has disabled the direct ability to display all videos on a specific profile.  Learn here how to view friends videos on Facebook mobile (or on other accounts). You can use such methods:

  • Open the Facebook application. Make sure that you are logged in. It’s not always done automatically. If there is such a need, enter your email address and password to get authorized;
  • Tap the search bar. It is at the top of the screen.

Search line on Facebok app Android for finding person's videos

  • Type in the name of the person you’re looking for;
  • Tap the person’s name. It should be listed in the search results;
  • Tap “Videos”. Here you will find all of the person’s videos, which includes in title or description of this name.

How to find person's videos on facebook - app android

But in that case you will receive a large number of videos of other people who have the same name. If you remember the title of the video or part of the text from its description, you can find it like this:

Searching Person's videos on Fb - Android app

Alternatively, you can go to Facebook with the browser from the phone (desktop version) and you can press “More” – “Video” on the page of the profile. Or just add url address to the user’s profile name. Just like this: “user’s profile url/videos”.

Alternatively search Person's video on Fb

Suchwise you can see the videos which were uploaded by the user:

Example of profile videos on Facebook

Sometimes the privacy setting on a video may prevent you from seeing it.

How to find videos on Facebook on PC

  • Open any browser you have;
  • Go to facebook.com. Check out if you’re logged in. If not then get authorized (enter your email address and password). It’s not always done automatically;
  • Enter search terms. Type any phrases or words that can help to find the videos you’re looking for.

If you’re searching for videos of a specific person or a subject, type in the name into the search line. Try to select words and phrases for the search carefully to be sure that the publications will satisfy your requests.

  • Press “Search”. Click the Magnifying Glass icon (the right side of the search line) to be taken to your results. So you will find a list of videos based on your search terms;
  • Press “Videos” tab near the top of the Facebook window. When you do this there will be shown only publications with videos. Sure the list is based on your search.

Searching Facebook video on PC

Hint

It is very convenient to use filters given by Facebook. See then at the left side from the list with videos. There is the opportunity to filter by source, target location, and dated posted.

Finding a Person’s Videos on PC

  • Open any browser you have;
  • Go to facebook.com. Enter your email address and password in case if you’re not automatically logged in;
  • Type in search terms in the search line. Find it at the top of the screen;
  • Type in the name of the person you’re searching for. Use phrases or words which will help to find the needed videos.

And again.

If you’re searching for videos of a specific person or subject, type in the name into the search line.

Be careful when select words and phrases for the search to be sure that the publications will satisfy your requests.

  • Tap “Search” – the blue “Magnifying glass” icon to the right side of the search bar;
  • Click on the person’s name. There should be shown the list in the search results;
  • Tap “Search” the blue button in the lower right corner of the screen;
  • Tap “Videos” tab near the top of the Facebook window. This will display a list of videos based on your search, which are visible to you. Remember and look up to the privacy setting;
  • Click on “Videos”. Here you will find all of the person’s videos, which are visible to you.

Finding a Person's Videos on Desktop

Hint

It is very convenient to use filters given by Facebook. See then at the left side from the list with videos. There is the opportunity to filter by source, target location, and dated posted.

Also, you can go to profile page and press “More” – “Video”. Or just add url address of the user’s profile “user’s profile url /videos”.

Alternatively-video-search

This way you can see the videos uploaded by the user:

Searching a Person's Videos on Pc

At the moment, I uploaded only one video 😉

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