Reddit is Going to Shutdown Dubsmash App a Year After Buying it

Reddit has just announced that they are shutting down it’s TikTok like app i.e. Dubsmash only after one year of buying it. After 22nd February 2022 the Dubsmash app will no longer be available for downloading on the Google Playstore and Apple App Store. The currently downloaded apps will also stop functioning as well. Reddit acquired the video creation app i.e. Dubsmash in December 2020 in order to integrate its video creation tools into Reddit.
Reddit has recently announced that they are coming up with new video creation tools like changing the video recording speeds with an option to set a timer. Reddit is adding new editing screen that includes text stickers, filters and a drawing tool as well. Users can also add voice-overs as well. In the month of August, Reddit came up with a video feed for iOS users which shows streams of videos very similar to TikTok. While watching the video, users can upvote, downvote, comment and share it. Just like TikTok, users can swipe up in order to watch another video or feed from other subreddits. Reddit’s new video feed has come up when Intagram’s Reels and Snapchat’s Spotlight tool are gaining the popularity.

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