With over 1 billion installations, it is quite clear that Tik Tok is the most loved and used video app globally. The App is owned by a Chinese company called ByteDance. How can one describe TikTok? In simple terms, TikTok is a video-sharing social networking service used by over a billion users globally.
With TikTok, you can create videos, short music, lip-sync, dance, or dwell on the comedy side of it. Most South Africans use it for comedy which is extra fun.
When was it established?
The initial release of the App was in September 2020, then in August 2018, it was released worldwide after merging with what was a Chinese Social Media service, Musical.ly.
Now it is known as a destination for mobile videos and is being shared globally across every platform. Tik Tok is a place of fun, whether you are a music, sports, drama, comedy fanatic, there’s always something for everyone.
You can watch literally millions of videos, skip those you don’t like, share, and create your own.
With the app, you can discover lots of videos, or better yet you can create your own original videos that can go viral. You can use filters and special effects to make your videos very unique.
Here’s a list of features you can find on your TikTok App:
- Watch endless amount of videos customized specifically for you
You can choose the categories you like (Music, Comedy, Sports, etc..) and get a personalized video feed.
- Explore videos, just one scroll away
You can scroll and discover new videos every moments you scroll your TikTok, you can get all types of videos, from Comedy, Gaming, DIY, Food, Sports, Memes, and Pets, to Oddly Satisfying, ASMR, and everything in between and they mean it!
- Pause recording multiple times in one video
There is no limit in the number of times you shoot your videos. You can pause your videos, resume and a lot more with just a few taps on your app.
- Be entertained and inspired by a global community of creators
Now, there over a billion installations, and millions of video creators, and millions of daily viewers – imagine the number of people you can reach out with your unique videos. You will definately get inspired.
- Add your favorite music or sound to your videos for free
You can lip-sync a movie, songs, or edit and insert background music with your and your significant other to share with the world. TikTok curate music and sound playlists for you with the hottest tracks in every genre, including Hip Hop, Edm, Pop, Rock, Rap, and Country, and the most viral original sounds.
- Express yourself with creative effects
You will be able to add filters, effects, and AR objects to create a beautiful unique touch to your videos.
- Edit your own videos
You can cut, trim, merge and/or duplicate videos without the need to leave the app.
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