With so many videos shared in Facebook, everyone is bound to find one or several that will get and hold their interest enough to want to have a way of viewing it again at a future time. However, like any other materials owned by other people, it is not as simple as copying them in a click. With a couple more of clicks, the right source can allow easy downloading of the material.
Facebook videos are usually downloaded as facilitated by a third party service provider. Sites that offer such service will provide the simple instruction to accomplish the task. As the downloaded video is saved as an MP4, a compatible video player may also be required to watch the video. Thus, with a valid Facebook account and a Facebook Video Down, one is set to go.
Even with the simple task of downloading a Facebook video for personal viewing, there are still some unresolved issues with the general concern about the legality of downloading materials done by others. There is a thinking that says that if the original creator of a video do not wish his or her material to be downloaded, then the material should not have been uploaded in the first place. The other thinking is that an uploaded material has been placed in the Facebook for specific circle of people. With the very public atmosphere of the popular social platform, it is very difficult to believe that someone will think that privacy is possible on Facebook.
The dilemma about downloaded materials is expected to continue until it is perfectly understood what constitutes a legal download. There are many contradicting views so when in doubt, one should probably don’t download.
About the Author:
Teresa is a regular Facebook user who usually wonders about the legalities in downloading.