TikTok TV app expands to extra Google and Android TVs throughout North America

It’s additionally out there on LG and Samsung sensible TV lineups.

What you must know

  • TikTok rolls out its TV app to extra TV screens throughout North America.
  • The app is now out there on extra Android TV gadgets in addition to LG and Samsung sensible TVs.
  • It presents quite a lot of the identical advantages because the cell model.

TikTok partnered with Amazon Fire TV when it launched the TikTok TV app within the United States and Canada earlier this month, giving your entire household a technique to take part on the newest craze collectively of their lounge. Now, that have is making its technique to extra TV screens.

On Monday, the video-focused social networking service announced that the TikTok TV app is now out there on extra Google TV and Android TV screens in North America. Aside from these platforms, the newest growth permits some LG and Samsung sensible TV house owners within the area to entry TikTok content material.

The app presents the identical expertise as its cell counterpart, together with entry to the “For You” and “Following” feeds on the massive display screen. You may also discover extra sorts of content material throughout numerous classes via the “Discover” tab. These classes embody gaming, comedy, meals, and animals.

However, there are some slight variations between the cell and massive display screen variations of TikTok. For instance, the TV app consists of an autoplay function that robotically reveals content material in a steady feed. On cell, you may have to swipe vertically with a view to view the subsequent video.

TikTok first launched the TV app earlier this yr, although its availability was restricted again then. For occasion, whereas it is suitable with the Chromecast with Google TV, the app had preliminary points with the Nvidia Shield TV.

The North American growth might heighten the competitors between TikTok and YouTube by way of dominating your screens. Just a few months in the past, TikTok reportedly surpassed YouTube’s common viewership on the most effective Android telephones, although the latter remained dominant in general viewership and consumer spending.

Only time will inform how TikTok’s newest transfer might help slim that hole.

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