TikTok Introduces New Playlists Feature for Themed Video Collections
TikTok is introducing a new Playlists feature to group videos into themed collections.
Similar to IGTV Series, TikTok Playlists will make it easier to access related content in a single stream.
For creators, Playlists are great for organizing your content in different themes — so you can keep viewers locked in for longer.
Ready to get started? Find out everything you need to know about TikTok Playlists in this blog post.
What is the TikTok Playlists Feature?
With the introduction of Playlists, you can officially say goodbye to scrolling through a creator’s page to find a specific piece of content.
As shared by social media consultant Matt Navarra, TikTok’s Playlists groups select TikTok videos into themed collections.
🔥 BIG NEWS FOR TIKTOK CREATORS
TikTok has started to rollout a Playlists feature!
It allows users to create themed playlists for their videos…
…Making it easier for others to find and “watch part 2” of series of videos pic.twitter.com/oxGg7oZqp1
— 🟣 Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) March 27, 2021
This makes videos easier to binge-watch in one sitting, with each clip carrying over to the next.
And given the fact that TikTok videos can be a maximum of 60-seconds in length, the ability to group videos together is a game-changer for longer-form storytelling on the platform.
For brands and creators, Playlists offers the opportunity to post part-two videos, tutorials, explainers, and product launches in perfectly curated collections.
Jera Foster-Fell’s “Wanna Grow?” playlist brings together a curated collection of videos about growth strategy tips.
Once created, TikTok Playlists are available right beneath a user’s TikTok bio, making them super easy to find — perfect for driving traffic and boosting engagement.
@jera.beanTIKTOK’S NEWEST UPDATE: THE PLAYLIST FEATURE 🤩 so stoked tor this, do you have it?! #tiktoknews #tiktokupdate #tiktokplaylist #playlistfeature♬ Up Beat (Married Life) – Kenyi
NOTE: Right now, only a few chosen creators have access to TikTok Playlists. However, according to Social Media Today, Playlists will be rolled out to more users in the future.
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How to Use TikTok’s Playlists Feature?
Here’s how to create your first TikTok Playlist:
Step #1: Make sure you have a Business or Creator TikTok account.
Step #2: Tap the “Me” icon on the main navigation menu and head to your profile.
Step #3: Tap the “Sort videos into playlists” prompt under your videos tab (if available).
Step #4: Add a title for your playlist (up to 15 characters long).
Step #5: Select which videos to add to your curated playlist collection.
NOTE: Only public videos can be added to a playlist, and can only live in one playlist at a time. If you set a video to private it will be removed from your playlist.
Step #6: Once you’ve picked what videos will reside in your playlist, decide on the order your videos will appear.
And that’s it!
TikTok Playlists are a great way to curate your TikTok videos for a more user-friendly viewing experience — which can help strengthen your niche and increase your video views.
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