Short-form video app TikTok, the fourth most downloaded app in the world as of last quarter, is working on several new seemingly Instagram-inspired features — including a Discover page, a grid-style layout similar to Instagram Explore, an Account Switcher and more.
The features were uncovered this week by reverse-engineering specialist Jane Manchun Wong, who published screenshots of these features and others to Twitter.
A TikTok spokesperson declined to offer further details on the company’s plans, but confirmed the features were things the company is working on.
“We’re always experimenting with new ways to improve the app experience for our community,” the spokesperson said.
The most notable change uncovered by Wong is one to TikTok’s algorithmically generated “For You” page. Today, users flip through each video