Per week after launching in the US, TikTok Now has landed in Brazil. As reported by ByteDance, the information has arrived in the nation as a distinctive app that needs to be downloaded even by individuals who have TikTok put in on their smartphone. With an interface and mechanics much like the BeReal interface, the app is already at the prime of the Apple Store and Google Play.
Launched in the US final Thursday (15), TikTok Now instantly drew consideration for its similarity to BeReal, a photograph-sharing app that has been in style since the starting of the yr.
Similarly, ByteDance’s new app encourages customers to share actual moments from their every day lives, sending a notification as soon as a day when it is time to publish. From there, the consumer opens the app and data what they’re doing, taking three minutes to snap a 10-second photograph or video, with none filters or enhancing to “beautify” any second.
With a BeReal-like interface that captures a cell phone’s entrance and rear digital camera, TikTok Now lets a consumer see what their buddies have posted in the event that they themselves have shared a photograph or video that day.
By downloading the app, individuals who have TikTok put in on their smartphone can robotically hyperlink their account to TikTok Now and import their pal checklist into the new app. He can then add new folks and even publish in order that anybody on social media can observe his day.
Apps compete for the most downloaded spots
There’s no denying it: TikTok Now has made a splash. Within hours of its launch, ByteDance’s innovation was amongst the prime 10 most downloaded apps in the social media class of the Apple Store and Google Play.
If in the Apple retailer it appeared in seventh place, BeReal retained its first place in the ranking, in the Play Store TikTok Now, which was acknowledged as the finest in controversy, got here in eighth place, and BeReal was “bitter” in tenth place. place.
However, it needs to be famous that the rating positions function a measure of the recognition of the platforms at the second, and not as an indicator of the absolute quantity of downloads of purposes.
Since the interfaces and mechanics are comparable, disputes and comparisons between social networks will inevitably finish.
Knowing precisely this, TikTok Now comes with some options that may change this argument, equivalent to 10-second movies (which BeReal doesn’t have) and the potential to import your pals from TikTok to TikTok Now, a a lot quicker set up. social community neighborhood.
Instagram, for its half, has confirmed that it is engaged on a comparable device for each platforms, including twin cameras, suggesting that the competitors is simply getting began.