News & Reviews: short-form video
Jul 31, 2022
Many people love to watch videos online, and short-form video is probably the most popular format these days. Besides the highly popular TikTok, YouTube Shorts has also gained a substantial userbase of about 1.5 billion users. As such, it makes sense to add a new feature to help make Shorts.
Mar 02, 2022
It looks like Instagram has given up on its attempt to capture the long-form video market following the company’s move to kill off the IGTV standalone app. In an official blog post on Monday (28 February 2022), Instagram confirmed that it is discontinuing support for the IGTV app thus ending the service as a whole. RIP!
Feb 03, 2022
Short videos have become a thing, but maybe too short isn't enough for a lot of people. There's a demand for slightly longer short videos, with TikTok allowing for uploads of up to 3 minutes last year. Instagram is also planning to expand the length of Instagram Reels soon.
Jul 28, 2021
Instagram has been working on a lot of features in the last few months. Recently, the company even discussed its focus in four areas. These include videos and creators, which are both areas that received some related updates yesterday.
Jul 13, 2021
Remember YouTube Shorts? YouTube has gradually rolled out its version of short-video format to many countries this year, so you've probably seen some Shorts on the platform. But for Malaysians who want to create these shorts yourselves, now you can!
Jun 18, 2021
Most of us love to browse the Internet uninterrupted, viewing what we like without pop-ups and ads. But companies don't live on free content, and Instagram wouldn't remain unmonetised forever. So get ready because more ads are coming to Instagram.
May 12, 2021
If you're a content creator, you may have heard of YouTube Shorts, a new short-form video feature. Well, YouTube wants to convince content creators to get on the beta and use the feature. So it has come up with a simple motivator - money.
May 06, 2021
As short-form videos became popular thanks to TikTok, other companies have been looking to copy the concept. In fact, Google launched the YouTube Shorts beta in India last year. But the initial beta tests are over and the company is officially launching the new feature.
Jun 27, 2020
It seems these days everybody wants a slice of that short-form video pie. TikTok more or less pioneered this market and now other companies are looking to join the bandwagon. One of those companies is YouTube, which has started to test multi-segment videos that are 15-seconds long.