TikTok has launched an app for LG’s 2020 and 2021 sensible TVs, the TV producer has introduced. The app arrived on these current webOS 5.0 and webOS 6.0 fashions with a firmware replace that began rolling out on October seventh, however may also be coming to older 2019 TVs “within the coming months.”
The app is launching within the UK, France, and Germany, a TikTok consultant confirmed to The Verge. That’s notable since TikTok’s sensible TV apps for Samsung TVs, Android TV, and Hearth TV have all targeted on those self same European international locations thus far. In the meantime within the US, TikTok launched a extra restricted “Extra on TikTok” app on Hearth TV units final 12 months. We now have adopted up with each LG and TikTok to ask which areas the brand new sensible TV app shall be obtainable in.
Contemplating how optimized TikTok is for portrait-orientated cellular viewing, it’s not going to look nice on front room televisions. However TikTok is known to be making an attempt to achieve a broader viewers with its sensible TV apps, in addition to to faucet into the upper promoting charges related to TV viewing, Protocol beforehand reported.
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