• Facebook just launched a standalone video app called Lasso and it's basically the exact same thing as TikTok

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    On Friday, Facebook released a direct competitor to TikTok, called Lasso.
    Lasso is a social video app that caps posts to 15-seconds and lets creators add their favorite songs to play in the background.
    The features and design of Lasso are almost identical to TikTok.
    Facebook's new, standalone app is a direct target at the growing user base of TikTok, which in September was the most downloaded social app in the US.
    Facebook has cloned another popular social app. And it's called Lasso.
    The world's largest social network is essentially re-creating its own version of TikTok, the 15-second...
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  • Facebook launches TikTok-clone app Lasso so teens will think it's cool - CNET

    Facebook launches TikTok-clone app Lasso so teens will think it's cool - CNET

    6 days ago - By CNET

    The new standalone app lets users add things like music, text and filters.
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  • Facebook launches Lasso, its music and video TikTok clone

    Facebook launches Lasso, its music and video TikTok clone

    6 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Done cloning Snapchat, Facebook is now chasing Chinese short-form video sensation TikTok with the launch of its knock-off Lasso. Available now for iOS and Android, Lasso is Facebook's answer to the zany mobile lipsyncing playground that's gained ground with young users, both in China and in the West.
    The release confirms TechCrunch's scoop from last month that the company was building an app called Lasso to let people share short videos with soundtracks. With TikTok looking like the next big thing, it's not surprising to see Facebook playing chase, much like it did, successfully, when...
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  • Facebook quietly launches a TikTok competitor app called Lasso

    Facebook quietly launches a TikTok competitor app called Lasso

    6 days ago - By The Verge

    Facebook has quietly released an app called Lasso that lets users create fun short videos designed to compete with TikTok, the viral 15-second video app that recently merged with Musical.ly. Lasso is Facebook's latest bid to win over teens, which the large social media platform has lost its hold over. In 2018, only half of teens say they still use Facebook , compared to in 2014, when 71 percent of them said they did. The app was first reported as in development in late October .
    On Lasso, users can record themselves dancing and lip-syncing to music, similar to what they can already do on...
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