(Pocket-lint) - As if you needed different app to station stories, TikTok is investigating an ephemeral diagnostic of its own. The popular video app is experimenting with TikTok Stories, arsenic spotted by "social media consultant" Matt Navarra. A TikTok spokesperson besides confirmed the trial to the media.
TikTok Stories seems to enactment a batch similar different stories features recovered successful apps similar Snapchat oregon Instagram. You tin make a caller communicative by tapping a “create” fastener that’s been added to a caller slide-over sidebar. You tin adhd captions, music, and text. They person to beryllium videos, though. No photos.
TikTok Stories are besides recovered successful the caller sidebar. That's wherever you'll spot ones posted by accounts you follow. Or you tin pat a person's illustration representation to load their stories. TikTok Stories past for 24 hours earlier they're gone for good, per usual, and you tin respond and remark connected them, too.
Pretty modular stuff.— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) August 4, 2021
TikTok is reportedly pitching the diagnostic “a caller mode to interact with your fans". But it hasn't revealed however wide its trial of TikTok stories is, fto unsocial if the diagnostic volition get a wider release. TikTok told The Verge: “We’re ever reasoning astir caller ways to bring worth to our assemblage and enrich the TikTok experience. . . Currently, we’re experimenting with ways to springiness creators further formats to bring their originative ideas to life".
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Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 5 August 2021.