You can equip your bot with a Video plugin, which embeds video files of certain formats and sizes right in Messenger. 

Important note: If the Facebook page connected to your bot (or its admins) are based in a European Economic Area (EEA) country, the audio plugin will not work. Even if not, audio your bot sends won't appear for EEA-based users. Get more information on Facebook's updated policies for Europe.

Facebook Video

You can use videos uploaded to your Facebook page or profile. After you upload the video to Facebook, select the video to view it in fullscreen mode and copy the URL from your browser's address bar. Paste the video's URL into the field within the Video Plugin.

All you need is a URL link to the file, which you paste into the plugin.

Supported formats: MP4
Maximum file size: 20MB

Please note that the maximum file size can be less than 20MB due to Facebook first transcoding the file before checking for it's size. If the video you provide is close to 20MB and does not render in Messenger, please try again with a smaller file.

Hosting on Dropbox

There is no reason to worry if you don’t have a hosting of your own — you can use any other hosting site, such as Dropbox, for instance. 

If you’re going to use Dropbox, you’ll have to change the “www” at the beginning of the file URL to “dl”, for example:

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