Globally, almost 93% of internet users are watching videos online. In fact, this has become one of the most popular ways to educate, entertain, and keep informed of everything going on in the world around us and with family and friends. We can think of no better way to share our festive season ventures than through short video clips posted on social media.
But let’s face it, there are so many programs available that it can be difficult to know where to begin when making a video blog, or vlogging as it is also known. Of course, why not use TikTok, which is by far the most well-liked among the younger generation.
Experience next-level fun with TikTok
At the end of last year, TikTok topped 656 million downloads worldwide. In South Africa alone, TikTok has over 6.4 million users aged mainly between 15 and 34. Of those, six million people use the app every single day. No wonder that many consider TikTok to be the platform of choice to create and post short vlogs. There’s even those who feel that TikTok could well grow past YouTube in the online video creation stakes in the not-too-distant future.
What makes it such a popular platform and why is it a wonderful way for you to upload your crazy December holiday content on? Well, the answer lies in its user-friendliness.
Launched in 2016, it began by featuring videos ranging in length from 15 second to 10 minutes containing content such as pranks, stunts, tricks, jokes, and dances. From creating split screen duet videos with your bestie from the other side of the world, to adding effects like filters, background music, and stickers, you can supercharge your vlog at the swipe of a finger.
Become a pro video creator with the InShot- Video Editor & Maker
Video creation has become simpler and fun, with the InShot- Video Editor & Maker. The app helps you capture all of life’s moment easily and edit them to share on platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, IGTV, Facebook, Messenger, Musical.ly, Tik Tok, Twitter and more.
You can use features such as the video trimmer and video splitter to cut videos to the length you need, split it into two or more clips and still maintain your footage in great HD quality. The video merger that enables you to combine multiple video clips into one video. And, you can add filters and effects that can turn your moment into a movie styled video.
If you have captured your video and ready to share on social media but not sure about the suitable ratios you need for each platform, don’t worry. InShot has made it easy for you to fit your video in any aspect ratio for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more.
Capture your day in a vintage style video with the 90s – Glitch VHS & Vaporwave Video Effects Editor
We all love a vintage effect video that looks like an old film, don’t we? If you are an old soul, then you’ll love the 90s – Glitch VHS & Vaporwave Video Effects Editor, which takes you back to the 90’s with retro VHS effects. The cool app records aesthetic videos with numerous powerful real-time glitch and vaporwave retro video filters, ranging from RGB glitches, VHS, trippy, sketch, grainy, pixelated filters, retro 3d vaporwave video effects, to vaporwave effects.
You can also layer with impressive, animated texts, stickers frames, music and more.
These three video apps make it easy for you to create content that is worthy to watch. Best of all, the platforms are completely free to use, so you can take your family and friends with you, albeit virtually, wherever you’re headed these holidays.
Perhaps it’s that perfect coastal escape, or a few days in the bushveld. Or perhaps, you’ve got something more extreme planned like bungee jumping or white-water rafting. Whatever’s on your activity list this December, take TikTok, InShot-Video Editor & Maker or 90s – Glitch VHS & Vaporwave Video Effects Editor with you, and create video memories to last a lifetime.