Tag: short video

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Meta revenues grew 7% year-on-year in Q1 2022 to $27.91bn

It's been a wobbly time for some big tech companies, but the money is still rolling in at Facebook's parent company Meta.
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Spotify expands its TikTok-style Canvas discovery test

Spotify is rolling out its new video-based music discovery feed to users in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
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ByteDance accused of scraping rival apps for Flipagram

It's rare for a month to go by without a controversy to blow up involving ByteDance. Unusually, however, this month's has nothing to do with its TikTok app.
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Instagram adds music clips to its direct messaging feature

Instagram has another new music feature, but this one is the result of an integration with streaming services, rather than direct licensing deals with rightsholders.
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Kuaishou ended 2021 with 578m monthly active users of its app

Those daily active users are spending an average of 118.9 minutes a day (!) in the app, helping Kuaishou grow its revenues by 37.9% for 2021 as a whole.
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Kuaishou’s Kwai short-video app has 45m users in Brazil

Chinese short-video app maker Kuaishou had more than 1bn active users across its apps by June last year. That has attracted interest from the music industry.
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Instagram taps its creators for new educational site

Want to learn how to do Instagram better? Who better to brain-pick for information than successful Instagrammers?
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Facebook Reels go global with more ways for creators to earn

News of Meta's grand ambitions for the Reels feature that began on Instagram, but is now crossing over to its other services - Facebook included.
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TikTok is reportedly testing videos up to 10 minutes in length

The maximum length of videos was 60 seconds for a long time, before being increased to three minutes in July 2021. Soon, it may be growing again.
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Brit Awards hails its digital growth after the 2022 awards

The #BritsUnseen campaign using YouTube Shorts generated 11m views in the week following the awards and the official YouTube channel notched up 5m views.
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YouTube’s product boss talks Shorts, shopping and NFTs

YouTube's chief product officer Neal Mohan has been blogging about what new features the company has planned for the rest of 2022.
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Indian short-video apps Moj and MX TakaTak set for $900m merger

The two apps are coming together in a merger brokered by their parent companies ShareChat and MX Media, with the former in the guiding seat of the new entity.