Facebook’s Birthday Gift to Users: 45-Second Videos

Facebook plans to begin sending its users birthday wishes in the form of 45-second videos featuring recaps of their friends’ birthday greeting posts.

The social network has begun rolling out the feature, and users should start seeing it “in the coming days.”

The birthday videos function like the Friends Day videos Facebook introduced in February in celebration of its own birthday (No. 12): Users will see a prompt atop their News Feeds on their birthdays, after which they can preview the videos before they go live and add or remove specific posts.

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