- TikTok on Tuesday announced yet another opportunity for creators to monetize their videos on the short-form social media app.
- The new feature, called Series, will allow select creators to share longer videos that will be available for purchase behind a paywall.
- Each series can consist of up to 80 videos that can be up to 20 minutes long each. Creators will be able to choose the cost of their paid content.
TikTok on Tuesday announced yet another opportunity for creators to monetize their videos on the social media app.
The new feature, called Series, will allow select creators to share longer videos that will be available for purchase behind a paywall. Each “series” can consist of up to 80 videos that can be up to 20 minutes each. A spokesperson for TikTok said that individual creators will be able to charge between $0.99 and $189.99 for their paid content.
Users were previously able to share only 15-second, 1-minute, 3-minute or 10-minute videos on TikTok.
The new feature will heat up the competition with platforms like YouTube – known for its long-form videos. But the competition between YouTube and TikTok is nothing new. In August 2021, YouTube introduces YouTube Shorts As a direct alternative to Tiktok. other companies like meta And crackle Also introduced the short-form video feature to try and counter TikTok’s tremendous growth in the US
Tiktok said in a release That series option is currently available to a select group of creators. The company plans to open applications for others to enroll in the coming months.
Data privacy concerns have been swirling around TikTok because of its parent company, ByteDance, which is based in China and is privately held.
Last week, the US House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to advance legislation that would give President Joe Biden the authority to ban TikTok. Sen. On Tuesday afternoon, Mark Warner, D-VA, and Sen. John Thune, RSD, are set to introduce a new bipartisan bill that would give the commerce secretary authority to take action against certain foreign technology companies, including China’s. ByteDance.
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