TikTok consumed Amazon’s Fire TV to test its app for big screens last year, so it came as no surprise that it officially launched its application on the scaffold earlier this month in the US and Canada. Now, the video-focused social network has expanded the app’s availability and wheeled it out to Google TV, other Android TV machines, LG smart TVs and Samsung smart TVs.
While the app will still represent the bite-size videos in their original horizontal form — a payed, because TikTok excerpts are shot with portable useds in thinker — the service designed it to provide a big-screen ending know-how for the entire family. The points you read superimposed on the video itself when you visit TikTok on portable have been rearranged to take advantage of a TV’s bigger spectacle and horizontal orientation. Like its mobile equivalent, the Tv app will give you access to the For You and Following feeds if you sign in to your account. You’ll too find a Discover page to find more videos and builders you don’t already follow.
When TikTok announced that it’s testing a TV app on the Fire TV last year, Head of Global Marketing Nick Tran said in a statement 😛 TAGEND
“People are looking for community right now and TikTok is connecting users to content and beings that resonate and are meaningful to them. We’ve been thinking through what the adoption of streaming manoeuvres like Fire TV means for connecting with our users and how we can offer them more dynamic events, and we feel drawing our material to the TV to some extent is a natural next step.”
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