Lasso (video sharing app)

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Lasso
Developer(s)Facebook
Initial releaseNovember 9, 2018; 4 months ago (2018-11-09)
Operating systemAndroid, iOS
TypeVideo sharing and social media

Lasso is a short-video sharing app by Facebook.[1][2]

Lasso was launched on iOS and Android and is aimed at teenagers.[3] It is currently available only in the USA.

Features[edit]

The application connects with Facebook, among other social media platform, and allows users to upload their short videos with music and find trending videos via Lasso's hashtag tracking.[4][5]

Competition[edit]

Lasso is directly competing with TikTok, a viral 15 second video app that recently merged with Musical.ly.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facebook To Launch Instant Messaging Service". TechCrunch. AOL.
  2. ^ "Facebook quietly launches a TikTok competitor app called Lasso". The Verve.
  3. ^ "Facebook Goes After TikTok With the Debut of Lasso".
  4. ^ a b "Facebook launches app to rival TikTok".
  5. ^ "Facebook just launched a standalone video app called Lasso and it's basically the exact same thing as TikTok".