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 […]

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 […]

TikTok Launches Spark Ads for Brands

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Ever seen your favourite TikToker feature a product from a brand on their videos?  Well, it turns out that TikTok now allows advertisers for brands to use these videos as part of their ad campaigns on the app through Spark Ads!  Let’s dive deep into this new ad feature and explore how it benefits brands […]

TikTok Users can now preview clips before posting

Okay, so this may not be a big deal for most… but whether you are a social media manager, content creator, or avid TikToker, you can’t deny how incredibly helpful it is to see your content before it officially gets sent out for the world to see. Not convinced? In this blog post, we will […]

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 […]

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 […]

It’s 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 […]

TikTok Community Updates

TikTok Community Updates It doesn’t seem like TikTok is going to slow down anytime soon. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if it overtakes Instagram and even Facebook in the next few years.   The platform’s most recent positive boost came from the smashing success of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, a crowdsourced, parody musical that […]

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 […]