Social Media Platforms are Stepping up Their Community Protection

Yes, Social Media is fun. Communicating with friends and families, connecting with like-minded individuals, and keeping up with crazy trends. What’s not to like? Behind what seems to be all fun and games, serious things such as abuse, misinformation, bullying, and such happen on a daily basis- especially in the comments section! Of course, this is no secret and we all know for sure that … Continue reading Social Media Platforms are Stepping up Their Community Protection

TikTok Resumes

Looking for a job? Trying to hire new employees? What if we told you that you can start job hunting and hiring through social media? No, we’re not talking about LinkedIn. We’re talking about TikTok! ⁠TikTok is testing a job application tool that allows its U.S. users to directly apply with video resumes to companies like Chipotle, Target, and Shopify. The pilot programme is called … Continue reading TikTok Resumes

TikTok lets you reply to comments with a video

Got a comment on TikTok? Don’t hit send on that text reply just yet, because they just came up with a new update! As TikTok said it best in their newsroom blog:  “There’s nothing quite like the connection between creators and their fans. So often, that connection forms in a video’s comments section, where viewers can share jokes, offer commentary, ask questions and ultimately build … Continue reading TikTok lets you reply to comments with a video

TikTok Has a New Text-To-Speech Voice and Users Said “No”

Crazy filters, trendy music, hashtag challenges, and more… TikTok almost has it all! But out of all the features, text-to-speech became a classic favourite amongst users in the platform. The text-to-speech feature was released in December 2020. What started out as something used to improve accessibility on TikTok’s videos became an essential addition to many creators’ content as it can be used to add humour … Continue reading TikTok Has a New Text-To-Speech Voice and Users Said “No”

TikTok Introduces Two New Features

TikTok lovers now have another reason to celebrate: the short-video platform’s just released two new features – Playlists and Immersive Music Creative Effects. Let’s take a deeper look at them: Playlists This time, it’s TikTok’s turn to take inspiration from another social media platform’s features. In this case, Instagram’s IGTV series, which allow creators to group content into different themes. TikTok’s Playlist feature is also … Continue reading TikTok Introduces Two New Features

Get Ready To Rumble: Netflix vs TikTok

The streaming giant’s rolling out a feature called “Fast Laughs” that provides a feed of comedic clips from Netflix’s catalog of films, shows, and stand-up specials⁠ as it enters the fight against TikTok, alongside multiple social media and digital platforms. It’s currently only available on the iOS version of its app in select countries, where it’s accessible from the bottom navigation menu on its own … Continue reading Get Ready To Rumble: Netflix vs TikTok

Is this start of TikTok’s end?

India’s ban of TikTok last week cause quite a stir across the world. The social media platform allows users to upload short, entertaining videos set to music. Owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based tech company, TikTok’s popularity has exploded over the past year with a spike of users signing up as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, it has been downloaded more than 2 … Continue reading Is this start of TikTok’s end?