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TikTok introduces more tools to curb your short-form video watching habits

TikTok's endless stream of short-form videos is fun, entertaining, and let's be frank, addicting. So it comes as no surprise, that one can often get lost when consuming content, spending hours at a time on the platform. In the past, TikTok implemented public PSAs and also a tool that allowed users to set screen time...

TikTok challenges Snapchat’s Bitmoji with Avatars

TikTok has emerged as one of the largest social media platforms in the past few years. But that doesn't mean its above borrowing ideas from its competitors. Today, the company introduced Avatars, a fun new way for users to express themselves. With TikTok Avatars, users will have the ability to recreate themselves in the digital...

TikTok is now optimized for the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3

Google has been hard at work optimizing Android for foldables and large screen devices. It all started with Android 12.1, which brought numerous improvements and UI tweaks for foldables and tablets. But of course, OS-level optimizations alone can't make a difference; you also need a rich ecosystem of apps optimized for large-screen devices. To that...

TikTok launching LIVE subscription on May 26

TikTok is once again making a push to woo creators to its platform, readying a new service that will give its creators a new way to earn revenue. The LIVE subscription service has been a long time coming, seeing as competitors have offered a similar service for quite some time. The LIVE subscription service will...

TikTok will soon start sharing ad revenue with select creators

TikTok, just like other social media platforms, has long faced criticism for not providing enough revenue opportunities for its creators. The platform does have a $200 million fund, which is used to pay out creators based on the popularity of their videos, but it has shown to be less sustainable and inconsistent, as outlined by...

TikTok tests “Watch History” to help you monitor all the hilarious clips you’ve seen

Plenty of people enjoy spending their free time on TikTok. The platform offers bite-sized clips revolving around various topics and interests. Whether you're looking for tutorials, informative facts, totally-not-staged pranks, or hilarious content, you will likely find a match. One of the annoyances of this platform, though, is the inability to track the clips you've...

[Update: Back online] Online dancing comes to a halt: TikTok is currently down

TikTok -- the popular social platform amongst teenagers and young adults -- is currently down. Users worldwide are facing issues when trying to connect to the service, causing outrage on other social media apps -- such as Twitter. It's still unclear when the company will resolve the issue. So for now, TikTokers will have to...

Your TikTok video uploads can now be up to 10 minutes long

TikTok started as platform to share bite-sized video footages for informative, comic, and entertainment purposes. The service slowly started growing to become one of the favorite apps amongst teenagers and young adults. Less than a year ago, the company increased the maximum length limit of a video to 3 minutes. This has enabled users to...

Samsung brings Galaxy S22 camera features to Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok

Samsung's Galaxy S22 family of phones comes with plenty of camera features you can use in the Camera app, but you'll also be able to use them on social media apps. Samsung has announced that it's working with Snapchat, TikTok, and Instagram to make the Galaxy S22's advanced camera features available directly within these apps. Among...

TikTok is testing subscriptions similar to those of Instagram

The online spaces we depend on in our daily lives are slowly allowing content creators to make a living out of them. Few years ago, creators would typically depend on platforms such as Patreon to monetize their content. "Regular" social media websites didn't offer any serious tools of the sort -- for the most part....

Anthem is an iOS app that TikTokifies your Spotify experience

In our ever-evolving digital world, everyone wants to become a TikTok. What's a TikTok? It's an endless, vertical stream of brief content that you find yourself absorbed into. Instagram copied it, YouTube did, Snapchat as well -- heck, even Twitter followed suit. There's a certain appeal to this format, especially amongst the younger generations. You...

TikTok plans to take on Twitch with its own game streaming platform

It's not uncommon for popular apps to copy TikTok -- we've seen plenty of services do so. However, this time it's the other way around. TikTok is testing a new PC game streaming platform, similar to Twitch, Facebook Gaming, and YouTube Gaming. The new app is in its early stages and has very basic features,...
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