TikTok: How Does It Work?

TikTok has become popular as a social media application in which you can create and share videos. You can post videos related to dance, travel, cooking, etc., on TikTok. This application has gained popularity for a few years and still is popular. Most of the videos on TikTok are focused on music. You can use different filters, sound effects while creating your video on this social media platform. You can even watch videos of other TikTok users and get ideas from them. To understand how this social media platform works, you have to dive deep into its features. You will come to know more about this platform further below.

Working Of TikTok

The steps involved to understand the working of this platform are

  • Basic function- The basic role of TikTok is that it allows its users to film videos, dance, act, lip-sync songs, etc. These videos can be up to 15 seconds long. After connecting different clips, they can be a maximum of 60 seconds in length. There is also a facility to customize and edit videos. You can get more info here using the library of songs, filters that are provided.
  • Navigating through TikTok- After opening TikTok, you will find a menu bar located at the bottom. A few of the shortcuts present in it are
  1. Home- It displays For you and Following feeds.
  2. Discover- You can find trending TikTok videos using this feature.
  3. Create a video Using this; you can record your videos.
  4. Inbox- The messages received from other users are visible when you click on the inbox.
  5. Profile
  • Watch TikTok videos- You can watch TikTok videos using the discover option on this application. You can give your reactions to those videos using the heart emoticon. This represents what you like in the videos.
  • Create TikTok videos


Thus, you can explore TikTok using the steps that are mentioned above.