Considering the developing interest of the youth in music and technology, in September, '20, ByteDance created an app that is an outstanding combination of both. This app is called TikTok.
It was initially released in China, however, in 2017; the app was made accessible to other regions. The main purpose behind the development of this app is to provide a platform for the young generation on which they can create unique content. Usually, people use this app to create videos based on lip-syncing, dance, monologue, etc. These videos vary from the time duration of 3 to 15 seconds. Not just that, but there are so many other features as well such as slow-motion, glitch, color correction, time-lapse, and other effects that you can use to add creativity to your video.
In the past years, TikTok has gained so much popularity that even the people who don't create content on TikTok; watch other people's creativity. Similarly, this app has given fame to a lot of people, resulting in them becoming a digital star as well as they can earn money by using this app.
The following graphs show the growth of TikTok as the most downloaded app on the Apple App Store:
The following statistics show the growth in hours spent on TikTok by the users outside of China, where it was originated:
To understand this app more, let's discuss some of its notable features.
Once a creator creates video content, it can be uploaded immediately on the app.
There are numerous editing tools provided by the app that you can use to add extra effects to your video.
Just like many social media platforms, TikTok also enables its users to go on a live streaming session in which they can connect and interact with their followers.
Not just you can upload a video on TikTok; you can also share it on other platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, etc.
On TikTok, you can easily find the music of any genre, era, etc. If you are unable to find your desired music on TikTok, you can upload it from the music library of your device.
TikTok has introduced a feature of QR code scanning by which, people can subscribe to another person's account. It is considered to be one of the most user-friendly features that have been introduced by TikTok so far.
You can create duet videos with your favorite celebrities, digital media stars, etc. There are various layouts available to create a duet. You can choose the one that seems the best for you. Similarly, other people can also create duets with you by using the same option. Creativity at its best!
This feature enables the users to get notified whenever their favorite TikTokers, or the ones who live nearby, come live so that you can join their live streaming session without wasting any time.
Not just the copied music, but you can also create original content such as monologues. All that you need to do is prepare a script, record the sound, and make a video on it. There's also a chance of getting noticed by several production houses. You can become a star if your acting skills are worth it.
Here's a beginner's guide to TikTok:
Now that we have thoroughly discussed the important features of this app, let's talk about its installation. ByteDance released TikTok's android and iOS versions. You can easily download it on your mobile devices from Apple Store or Google Play Store, respectively.
However, if you are willing to download this app on your personal computer, it isn't as easy as downloading it on your iOS or Android devices since a PC version of this app isn't available officially. But if you're still willing to watch TikTok videos on PC, we've got a method prepared for you. By implementing this method, you can get the ability to use the PC version of TikTok.
Follow the methods mentioned below:
You can use BlueStacks as an android emulator to run TikTok on your personal computer. To do so, follow the easy steps mentioned below:
If you want to download the respective app on your Mac computer, follow the easy-to-understand steps mentioned below:
This video will guide you to download BlueStacks on your PC:
If you aim to just watch the videos created by the TikTok stars rather than using other features of the app, you don't have to download an application for that since you can do it by just navigating to the official website of TikTok. You don't even need to sing-in to watch videos on the official website of TikTok!
It is one of the most asked questions by the beginners! They are hunting for ways to get famous on TikTok! If you are also one of those people who have just come across the idea of creating content on TikTok and get audiences' attention, this one's for you!
We have gathered some of the important ways that you can use to get more audience and become famous. All that you need to do is follow the tips that we have mentioned below:
If you are willing to get famous on TikTok, the first thing that you need to do is get out of your comfort zone. You'd have to get yourself ready to create different videos by following trends that may seem crazy to you. It may feel stupid to do some of them, but that's what the audience loves to watch! People want to watch anything crazy and innovative. Hence, the key to success in TikTok is creating disruptive yet innovative content.
You can have the best of all! There's always a particular talent in a person that belongs to a certain niche. Identify your talent by realizing the most suitable niche for you. Most of the TikTok famous stars have stuck to specific genres since they think that they are a pro at it. For example, if you believe that you have a talent for creating illusion videos, you can start creating content related to illusions. Similarly, if you think that you can act; start creating lip-syncing videos on famous dialogues on which you can do a re-enactment.
The top 5 niches to grow faster on TikTok are told in this video:
This is also one of the most important ways to get attention to your TikTok. To do so, you need to put hashtags that are trending. This way, whenever people would follow that hashtag to watch the trending videos, yours would be one of them.
Here's a list of top TikTok hashtags that you can use to get famous:
If you want to get more likes and followers in short time, spend your money wisely on advertising. TikTok advertises your videos on various platforms if you fill in their requirements. Not just that, but you can also have your content advertised on other media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, etc. This will get you as many audiences as possible. You just have to make sure that your content is eye-catching. Invest wisely!
In this guide, we mentioned the methods by using which, you can get the TikTok app installed on your Windows PC or Mac. Not just that, but we also mentioned some important tips that you can follow to get famous on TikTok.
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Thank you! Happy creating!