YouTube Tests a TikTok Style 15-Second Videoshttps://techcrunch.com
Instagram is trying to clone TikTok, YouTube didn’t want to feel left out so they announced it’s beginning to test a new feature on mobile that will allow users to record 15-second long multi-segment videos.
Similar to TikTok, the user can then tap and hold the record button to record their clip. They can then tap again or release the button to stop recording. This process is repeated until they’ve created 15 seconds worth of video footage. YouTube will combine the clips and upload it as one single video when the recording completes. In other words, just like TikTok.
The feature’s introduction also means users who want to record mobile video content longer than 15 seconds will no longer be able to do so within the YouTube app itself. Instead, they’ll have to record the longer video on their phone then upload it from their phone’s gallery in order to post it to YouTube.