Stacy Theobald
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Instagram Is Reportedly Working on a New Tool Which Replicates TikTok's Key Features

Posted by @stacytheobald, Thu, Sep 12 8:44am

There’s one thing that you can be absolutely certain of with every new social media trend these days – replication.

Any time you see a new tool, a new app, a new trending function, you can bet that other platforms will seek to copy it, in an effort to maximize their own potential, for one, but also, to limit the impact of the competition. If you can get all the latest features and tools in the app/s you already know and love, there’s no need to download and check out any others, right?

Evidently that theory works, at least to some degree, as this week, reverse engineering expert Jane Manchun Wong has found that Instagram is once again replicating a competitors’ features, this time with TikTok in the firing line.

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