TikTok, as one of the most popular social media platforms, is always adding new features to keep the users engaged. Now, the platform recently recently rolled out a new feature called the "Repost" button.
What is the TikTok repost button? How to get the repost button on TikTok? How to undo repost on TikTok? And how to see reposts on TikTok? Here's everything you need to know.
Part 1 What is the TikTok Repost Button
TikTok previously didn't have any official way to repost videos, so when users wan to repost something, they had to download the video first then re-upload it on TikTok, which in some cases could even lead to a copyright warning.
Now, with the new repost feature introduced to the TikTok app, users can finally share other people's content on TikTok without any infringement.
The TikTok "Repost", button appears to be similar to Twitter's "Retweet" option, allowing you to share content with your followers while crediting the originally creator. But, a TikTok repost doesn't show on your own profile like a Twitter retweet, it only sends the repost video out to your friends' For You feeds.
Part 2 How to Repost on TikTok
Repost button makes it super easy to re-share a video on TikTok. Now check the simple steps below to repost a video on TikTok:
How to Repost on TikTok
Part 3 How to Undo Repost on TikTok
Although some users have found the new feature beneficial, some others complain that the location of TikTok repost button always lets them to share videos that they didn't intend to share, which is pretty annoying..
If you want to remove or delete repost on TikTok when you repost something accidentally, you can undo the repost on TikTok in simple clicks.
To remove the repost on TikTok, you just need to tap the Share button again, and then click on "remove repost" button, then a pop-up will come up, go ahead and tap on "remove" to delete the repost on your TikTok account.
How to Undo Repost on TikTok
Part 4 How to See Reposts on TikTok
Trying to see reposted videos on your TikTok, but you aren't able to do so?
Well, as we said before, TikTok reposts don't show on your own profile. When you repost a video on TikTok, it will be shared on your friends' For You feeds mentioned with your commend.
Therefore, TikTok doesn't offer the option to see the reposted videos, and you can only see the reposts on TikTok through your friend’s FYP.
More things to know about the TikTok Repost feature:
- 1. As the likes will go only for the original videos, you can't get the likes of the videos after reposting;
- 2. If there are someone comments on the reposted video, they also only stay on the original video;
- 3. The follows, just like the former, will only be counted and applied to the original creator of the video;