It is the war against TikTok: YouTube is preparing a competitor of the social network to the end of the year, according to The Information

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TikTok is the new giant in the field of social networks, and the rest you know. Their success to Instagram and to Facebook, and this has been recognized ever Mark Zuckerberg. By the amount of videos that is generated, also affects YouTube, and in that sense, from The Information they say that the video platform that Google is working on a services of short videos that is similar to the social network of china. His name would be ‘Shorts‘(‘Short’ in Spanish)

Of time is nothing more than a rumor, but The Information has great sources, and very rarely exclusive of this draft without that then are met. In addition, this strategy, it fits in with another new attempt of Google to have something more social than YouTube or Google Mapsthat right now are what you can zoom in on all of this, bearing in mind that Google Maps is in the private sphere.


The catalog of YouTube Music as a great asset

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According To The Information, in ‘Shorts’ users will be able to use songs from the catalog of YouTube Musicthat is very broad, to enrich your videos. Take advantage of songs that are out of fashion is something I like very much in TikTok, and if YouTube wants to plant face, can not be less.

Returning to insist on that at the moment there is nothing confirmed, The Information speaks of that the launch of ‘Shorts’ is expected to occur at the end of the year. Speaking of developments, large, yes, we can not know how the coronavirus can delay it all. That is a perception of who this writes, no information of the aforementioned means.

Dylan Byer, a journalist for NBC, also has counted that in a podcast that has not yet been released, htable with the CEO of YouTube about TikTok, and points to a confirmation of the news the launch of TikTok. To see what other competitors will come out to TikTok will have to wait.

Zuckerberg already said that in countries such as Mexico have ‘Lasso‘, which they consider a competitor. On the other hand, said that, for him, TikTok is “almost like the tab to Explore that we have on Instagram […] I think TikTok as if they were Exploring to get stories.” Instagram, for its part, continues to test how to approach TikTok, and its proposal up to now is ‘Reels‘.

Via | The Verge


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It is the war against TikTok: YouTube is preparing a competitor of the social network to the end of the year, according to The Information

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