Breaking News Emails

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.
 / Updated 
By Alyssa Newcomb

Birthdays on Facebook are usually the one day out of the year when exes, friends from high school and that person you met at a party last year come out of the woodwork to share their well wishes on your wall.

Facebook is now offering another way to celebrate all of those birthday cheers with a personalized birthday video, which is being rolled out worldwide this week, a company representative told NBC News.

Read More: New Facebook Feature Lets You Send a Happy Birthday Video

Here's how it works: The day after your birthday, Facebook will show you a video in your News Feed of the top birthday posts and photos, creating another way to celebrate — or bemoan getting another year older.

You can then share the video with friends, just a few people, or keep it to yourself