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TikTok video descriptions now up to 2,200 characters
Sep24

TikTok video descriptions now up to 2,200 characters

TikTok’s wants its users to provide more context on their content. It is giving them more ways to connect with interested users, with a big extension to its video descriptions character limit. Woah…! TikTok has increased video description character limit to 2,200 characters!This is huge for creators and massive in terms of TikTok’s plans for becoming a search engine pic.twitter.com/kGhnL97uUM — Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) September...

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TikTok’s comment dislike button is now available to all users
Sep23

TikTok’s comment dislike button is now available to all users

TikTok’s comment dislike button has finally rolled out to all users. The feature was first launched in April as a test to select regions [excluding the US]; but is now globally available. What is TikTok’s comment dislike button used for? The dislike button is a way for users to identify comments they believe to be irrelevant or inappropriate. Once a user clicks the dislike button on a comment, the dislike will not be made public and...

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TikTok’s BeReal clone launched as a standalone app
Sep21

TikTok’s BeReal clone launched as a standalone app

TikTok has released its BeReal clone as a standalone app in markets outside of the US. The new app offers almost similar features as the rising BeReal app, but remains to be seen if it will have similar ‘bang’ effect as BeReal. Users will have the option to opt in to receive the push notifications just for social check-in, reports TechCrunch. So, even with your TikTok notifications silenced, you will still be able to receive push...

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TikTok clones BeReal with the launch of “TikTok Now”
Sep15

TikTok clones BeReal with the launch of “TikTok Now”

Don’t you want to be like BeReal? The problem with a successful product is that everyone wants to copy it! BeReal is perhaps, the rave of the moment, and it is little wonder TikTok is rolling out a replica—”TikTok Now.” Per TikTok, its new feature “brings the authenticity of TikTok to a whole new creative experience that connects you with those closest to you.” BeReal pioneered a ‘style’ that sends a user a push notification at...

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TikTok launches Cybersecurity Toolkit for Individuals
Aug24

TikTok launches Cybersecurity Toolkit for Individuals

Student preparations for the school year are underway. With that in mind, TikTok has launched a new awareness campaign with its Cybersecurity Toolkit for Individuals. The campaign teaches young people about the risks of online communication. And it expanded its work on cybersecurity careers for minorities and underrepresented communities. TikTok has teamed up with the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) for its new, interactive Cybersecurity...

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TikTok tests Nearby feed
Aug23

TikTok tests Nearby feed

Spotted in testing, TikTok has confirmed to TechCrunch that experiments on a new Nearby feed are in progress. It would bring the number of tabs to three, including For You and Following. Twitter account @sofeashra has shared a snippet of the ‘Nearby’ feed in the app. From its name, the TikTok Nearby feed shows a content stream of posts by users in your area. What’s in it for TikTok? For one, it can show or advertise relevant updates...

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