Jul 25, 2023

TikTok: Video app adds text feature as social media war heats up

Chinese-owned video streaming app TikTok says it will offer text-only posts as competition between social media giants heats up. The move comes as Elon Musk's Twitter ditches its famous blue bird logo and switches to a black and white X. TikTok users will now be offered three options on the app - whether to post photos, videos or text. "These features make it so your text posts are just as dynamic and interactive as any video or photo post," TikTok said in a statement on Monday. A spokesman said it would allow users to "Listen, share and download the music they have discovered on TikTok, as well as share their favourite tracks and artists with their TikTok community". Competition between rival social media firms - such as Instagram owner Meta and X, Mr Musk's rebranded Twitter platform - have heated up in recent weeks.

Read the full story

 Related companies

Make a complaint about Twitter by viewing their customer service contacts.