TikTok: How to write text posts – easy step-by-step guide | Tech News

TikTok: How to write text posts – easy step-by-step guide | Tech News

TikTok has added text messages to its output (Image: TikTok)

TikTok has established itself over the past few years as a social media force to be reckoned with with its short videos offering us entertainment, hacks and more.

Now, however, the platform is entering territory more widely covered by services like Twitter — or X, as it has more recently come to be known — by allowing users to post text messages and photos along with video content.

Users will be able to not only post text, but also customize those posts by adding sound, location, or their own reactions to what other people say on TikTok.

“These features make your text messages as dynamic and interactive as any video or photo,” TikTok said.

If you’re a regular TikTok user and want to try your hand at texting the site, how do you go about it?

Follow our step by step guide to learn more…

How to post text messages on TikTok

Adding your own text messages to TikTok is pretty easy, and here’s how to do it…

Open the app and access the camera, which will give you a choice of options: photo, video, or text.

Select the Text option and you will be redirected to the text creation page where you can type your text post.

You can improve your posts after writing them (Photo: TikTok)

Posts have a 1000 character limit, and you can also add extra features to them to improve what you’ve written.

How to improve text messages on TikTok

The compose page also offers you options to customize your text messages – for example, you can tag a location and include comments.

You can also add duets, which allow other users to post content alongside another author’s content on TikTok.

The page also offers a number of other options for making your text messages look amazing.

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  • stickers: You can select stickers related to your content and add them to the post.
  • Tags and hashtags: As with a video or photo, you can tag other accounts or add related hashtags.
  • Background colors: You can choose from a variety of background colors to enhance your text post.
  • Adding sound: Sound is an important part of TikTok, and you can add it to your text messages to decorate your posts with music that your readers can listen to as they check your words.
  • Draft and Reset: Save your drafts and store them with other unpublished posts for later editing or permanent deletion.

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