The Essential App Pack for Creating Awesome Social Videos

Rtro This app from Moment—the folks who make excellent snap-on smartphone lenses—comes with prefab filters created by filmmakers (including Shorty Awards finalist Ani Acopian) that give your videos a vintage Hollywood vibe. Swipe to pick a filter, choosing between Noir's moody monochrome, Aria's '60s swank, or the scratchy, desaturated color of Ranger, then shoot your clip. There are no editing tools, but the simplicity is the point. Nonpaying users get the three filters mentioned above, but a $15 per year pro account unlocks 11 others, and new options will be…

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Tinders video series Swipe Night gets a second season

Following a successful debut for Tinder’s first foray into original content, the company is giving its interactive video series “Swipe Night” another run. The company confirmed today it’s renewing “Swipe Night” for a second season, which will launch this summer (again) as an in-app experience within Tinder’s dating app. Variety first reported the news of “Swipe Night’s” return. Tinder further confirmed the details to TechCrunch. “Swipe Night,” as you may recall, first launched in October 2019 within Tinder. The experience introduced a first-person adventure played in-app, where users would make…

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