Facebook collab is available on an invite-only basis in the US for iPhone users and allows to export content to TikTok for sharing.
Facebook’s New Product Experimentation (NPE) team is testing Collab, short-video music-making app. Which can be launched soon. It will currently be a beta version app, where users will be able to create mixing music videos with friends. Also, you will be able to mix and match your own videos together. Apart from this, along with the fans, there will be many other ways to create music videos. The special thing is that for this you do not even need a musical experience. It will be exactly like the Chinese short video making platform TikTok.
Facebook’s NPE team said the Collab app was designed with the intention of unlocking people’s creative superpower in a lockdown released between Coronaviruses. Facebook’s NPE team said that vertical video music can be created by mixing many videos in the collab app. Users can add their own recordings and make their own arrangements with this application. It is important that when you create a collaboration in a feature like TicTalk, you can publish it so that others To create a second video content by matching it with viewing. Also, users can share it as a story on Instagram, Facebook, and other social media platforms.
https://npe.fb.com/collab for iOS users to use the Collab app. But sign up has to be done. For this, users have to submit their name, age, email. After clicking on Join the Waitlist, your Collab account will be ready and in this way, you will be able to make music videos with your friends. Facebook said that we will currently have this music-making app for the US and Canada. If this experiment of Facebook is successful, then it can be launched in the rest of the world.
The videos on Collab will not be longer than 15 seconds. And clearly this platform is not targeted at the professional musicians. Instead, the app will let anyone create visuals playing an instrument or any object. Interestingly, Collab allows you to share content through Instagram and Facebook. instead of competing with TikTok, it wants people to use their creations and post it on the video platform.
Once users have created a collab, they can publish it for others to watch in the app’s feed or to further remix. However, the underlying music itself cannot be remixed — only the videos. The resulting collab can also be published to other social media platforms, including Instagram, Facebook Stories and more. The app uses the iOS Share Sheet, so that means it could even export to TikTok — in other words, it’s not a direct answer to TikTok but a way to capitalize on the larger network of video creation tools that are emerging because of TikTok’s growth.
Amid the growing anti-China sentiment, social media giant Facebook has launched a new app that allows users to make short music videos together and it is set to rival TikTok. Called Collab, the app promises to offer a new approach to collaborative music making, enabling people to create music videos split into three simultaneous parts.
The Chinese video-sharing app has been facing some flak from internet users over the last few weeks, especially in India. This had app’s ratings dropped to as low as 1.2 stars on the Google Play Store. However, the tech giant has removed several negative reviews after which TikTok’s rating shot up to 4.4.
Facebook has tried, and failed, to emulate TikTok in the past, most notably with the Reels editing feature on Instagram and the standalone app Lasso. The company also goes to great lengths to monitor up-and-coming startups that might steal its social thunder. For those reasons, Collab is as much a set of unique music-making tools as it is another stab at reclaiming the teenage cool factor every Facebook product, from the main app to Instagram, inevitably cedes to younger, more culturally savvy apps over time.
The company says users can sign up to try Collab here, and availability will start with iPhone owners in the US and Canada. But the NPE team has been working on the product for a few months, and the company says it already has creators using it to fill the feed with usable clips new users can draw from.