Instagram confirms its TikTok rival, Reels, will launch in the US in early August

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    Instagram confirms its TikTok rival, Reels, will launch in the US in early August
    July 16, 2020
    https://techcrunch.com/2020/07/16/i...-reels-will-launch-in-the-us-in-early-august/
     
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    Weird that they didn't already offer this, I keep seeing TikTok videos on Instagram, it doesn't make any sense. :confused:
     
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    Facebook Is Reportedly Offering Money To Lure Influencers From TikTok To Reels
    July 28, 2020
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/elanag...ney-to-lure-influencers-from-tiktok-to-reels/
    Engadget: To beat TikTok, Facebook is allegedly throwing money at creators
     
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    Instagram Reels launches globally in over 50 countries, including US
    August 5, 2020
    https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/05/i...-globally-in-over-50-countries-including-u-s/
    Facebook: Introducing Instagram Reels
     
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    Reels is a worthy TikTok rival lost in Instagram bloat
    It risks cluttering up Instagram
    August 7, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/instagram-reels-tiktok-rival-164624402.html
     
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    No surprise that it's not impressive, Zuckerberg really isn't that good in designing stuff. Can't believe he's worth 100 billion dollar. I absolutley hate the Instagram Stories bar, I don't watch that many videos anymore, because of the stupid design.
     
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    Instagram Reels’ biggest problem is replicating what TikTok does best
    Instagram makes you go to content, but TikTok brings content to you
    August 12, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/21362382/t...-algorithm-instagram-paradox-choice-streaming
     
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    Instagram launches a separate Reels tab for users in India, says it's planning to integrate tools in future
    September 3, 2020
    https://economictimes.indiatimes.co...rate-tools-in-future/articleshow/77916517.cms
     
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    Instagram is rolling out updates to Reels, including longer video lengths
    Just one month after launch
    September 23, 2020
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/23/21452278/instagram-reels-update-longer-videos-length-trim-edit
     
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    Shopping is coming to Instagram Reels globally, turning the whole app into a catalog
    Shop all over the app
    December 10, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/10/22165957/instagram-reels-shopping-update-global
     
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