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TikTok expands its first-party creative tools with AR Effects Studio

TikTok expands its first-party creative tools with AR Effects Studio

With AR developers opting for Facebook and Snapchat as their go-to apps for creating effects, TikTok is set to completely overhaul its own creative features. Could this spell the beginning of the end for TikTok’s feeder platforms? As TikTok moves to stop feeder AR softwares like Spark AR and Snap AR from profiting off its massive audience, one message is clear for the social giant’s 1 billion plus user base:...

By London, UK
Jumprope integration to make LinkedIn profiles more creative

Jumprope integration to make LinkedIn profiles more creative

As part of its growing focus on video content and professional learning resources, LinkedIn has acquired popular ‘how-to’ app Jumprope. Creative tools on the platform are now set for a serious upgrade. In the search for ways to vary up the content of career-minded folk, LinkedIn has joined forces with a burgeoning how-to video app called Jumprope. For those unaware, Jumprope is a platform which describes itself as ‘the best...

By London, UK
World’s largest four-day week trials an ‘overwhelming success’

World’s largest four-day week trials an ‘overwhelming success’

Trials of a four-day week in Iceland saw increased productivity and well-being of workers, and hints at the future potential of reduced hours. A four-day week sounds pretty appealing. I’m sure one day less of Zoom calls, busy commutes, and annoying co-workers is something of a fantasy for most. Now, thanks to new trials undertaken by think-tanks, we’ve new evidence to suggest that shorter working weeks may actually be more beneficial for...

By Oxford, UK
Gen Z are applying to jobs through ‘TikTok Resumes’

Gen Z are applying to jobs through ‘TikTok Resumes’

In its latest effort to connect brands and creators, TikTok is piloting a new job recruitment feature called ‘TikTok Resumes.’ Applications are about to get a whole lot more creative. If you’ve been looking for a way to get creative within job applications – beyond turning your skills into arbitrary percentages and pie charts on your CV – TikTok may hold the answers for you. On a relentless rise over the...

By London, UK