Facebook is using its internal R&D team called NPE to launch new-age mobile products. The latest one from the division is called Collab. This app lets users collaborate for making music videos. So unlike TikTok, Collab will let you create original music videos and share them with others. – Instagram gets Facebook Messenger Rooms, allows video chat up to 50 people.Facebook says videos shared on the platform can be edited but not the music. NPE has been keeping itself busy over the past few months. They have launched meme creator Whale, music app Aux and video app Hobbi.
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. – Samsung and Facebook partner to enable offline retailers go Digital in India.
The app is not launching for everyone right away, there’s an invite-only access to the platform for now. Only users in Canada and the US with iPhones can use Collab for the time being. Facebook says it has been working on Collab for the past few months. And it has rolled out the app in quick fashion to take advantage of people stuck indoors because of the pandemic. – Facebook allows users to lock their profile in India.