What are you doing right now?
That’s what TikTok wants you to tell the world, with its upcoming new TikTok Now feature.
“Enabling deeper connection and entertainment in a fun format, TikTok Now invites you and your friends to capture what you’re doing in the moment using your device’s front and rear cameras,” TikTok said in a statement. statement. “You’ll get a daily message to capture a 10-second video or still photo to easily share what you’re doing.”
The notification contains lightning emoji and the words “Time to Now.”
TikTok Now may seem familiar to some users. BeReal, a French social media app, notifies its subscribers simultaneously at random times to capture and share a front and rear camera photo within two minutes. Your push notification says, “It’s BeReal time.”
TikTok Now also includes privacy features. Users under the age of 16 will have their accounts set to private. People under the age of 18 cannot share content in the Explore feed. And for those between 13 and 15 years old, only their friends will be able to comment on their content.