TikTok has announced a new API that will allow you to post directly to the platform from third-party apps. The company says the new feature is a Share extension for TikTok, “increasing the number of resources and tools our community can choose from to easily navigate every step of the creation process, both on and off the platform.”
The first partners were Adobe, Twitch, Blackmagic Design (produced by Davinci Resolve) and others.
The integration will allow creators to create drafts, set captions or audience settings, and schedule or publish content directly from supported apps. Only videos are supported at launch, but photo content is promised “soon”.
“Now more than ever, publishing content in real-time has become a necessity, and creators of all skill levels need tools that can empower them more efficiently and without limitations,” said Deepa Subramaniam, vice president of Creative Cloud marketing at Adobe. “With the new Direct Post feature for TikTok, available in Adobe Express and Premiere Pro, creators can continue to create content, but at increased speed and without additional interruptions to their creative workflows.”
As a reminder, TikTok is testing a new feature that integrates Google search into its own in-app search results.