May 19, 2022

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Once again, Instagram shamelessly copies the notion that TickTalk is ined

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We keep repeating that social networks are becoming the norm. Whenever a feature or concept arouses the interest of users of a platform, competition has a good chance of integrating it. This was especially so in the case of the “story” format that SnapChat initially ined, which can be found on all the most popular social networks today.

This tendency to clone rather than innovate is especially prevalent today. The latest example of this is the clubhouse. Developed by Paul Davison and Rohan Seth in the first capture, this iOS application is presented as a social platform based solely on voice exchanges, which is a new concept. As you can see, this new wind has not failed to “trigger” platforms that have already been in place for years.

I’m afraid the clubhouse is already dead

To this day, more than thirty apps similar to Clubhouse are already available on Playstore and Appstore, but Twitter has now formally introduced a new feature: “Spaces”. Twitter is not the only one to have this idea Facebook, Slowdown, Spotify, LinkedIn, Or dissent, should provide a concept similar to the clubhouse in the near future.

Instagram becomes a pale copy of TickTalk

Another platform is related to many exploits, which is TikTalk. You are well aware that this social network developed by the Chinese company Bytadens has been an unprecedented success in recent months. Like Clubhouse, TickTalk’s success has prompted many platforms to take over its core features. Instagram was launched a few months ago A new video format called “Reels” inspired by TickTalk.

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But Instagram does not stop there and offers a “remix” this week, once again taking on the concept of a “duos” unique to TikTok. Snapchat is also known as a “remix” because it can enable a similar option. However, copying is not automatically a silver bullet, as Instagram has found that most of its reels are counterfeit tick ticks on its platform. To counter this phenomenon, Instagram recently announced that Reels with a tick-watermark are negatively affected by the algorithm.