Before TikTok was banned it had 120 Million users. Isn’t it a crazy number? 120 Million is undoubtedly huge and TikTok was a revolutionary video sharing platform. It offered the best services for lip-syncing videos, dance memes, and short video creation. Along with these, it had impressive video editing features, an awesome library, and easy video share. But what is the use of being topped with a million downloads if you are not offering security to your users? There were serious flaws and vulnerabilities towards user data safety that made India ban the app.

Are you upset that you lost your followers? Is it making you sad that you can’t make TikTok videos anymore? But you don’t have to be! With the ban of TikTok, app developers got no chill. They started making mobile app, web app, media apps and even modifying the previous apps just like TikTok. They are similar and some are even better than TikTok (in security issues). These apps offer you the same features TikTok did. 

They are in-built with the effects, music library, filters, timer, and many more. Whether it be a transition video or lip sync video or dance video or singing video these apps will make you feel safe and keep you entertained.

But it’s hard to find out which mobile app has the potential to steal the show. So, we thought of giving you a little but insightful tour!  
Deep-dive to know more about the mobile app development possibilities that led to fill the void.

Instagram Reels

Instagram Reels

Facebook surely knows how to choose perfect timing. With the ban of TikTok, Facebook introduced a new feature called ‘REELS’ on Instagram. The launch of reels on Instagram made all the potential TikTok users capture their moments just like they did with TikTok. Instagram reels are the perfect clone of TikTok. 

With competitive advantages like extra filters and align features, Instagram has surely made a way into audiences’ daily schedules. It is one of the similar features that IG offers but Reels comes with short videos, editing, music library, filters, effects, and many more. If you are a blogger, entertainer, or social media influencer then you should surely check it out. 

Having to look at a feed and reels moving up and down together may be overwhelming in the beginning. Also, there isn’t smooth navigation for reels but we are sure they will work on it soon!


Dubsmash is the first to make it to the mobile and web app development landscape to introduce the world to lip sync and short video creation. But with the release of TikTok people thought it was outdated. So Dubsmash rebuilt it’s empire from ashes and released a new and updated version into the market. Adding more advanced features and making it easy for users, Dubsmash surely stretched its limits. 

Library, effects, filters, audiences may be common to other video creating platforms but what sets Dubsmash apart is the critical remix option for your soundtrack. You can rap your clip of audio with other video’s audio and make it a new soundtrack. Isn’t that cool? So if you are looking for something really fun and unique to post your videos to, the Dubsmash app definition has something for you in the bag.

There has been a tiny technical issue when you are installing the Dubsmash app for particular devices. But customer support can always be trusted.



Being a social media and a video editing app platform, Funimate goes way back. Funimate offers you everything to you just one tap away. For turning everyday moments into creative videos it is incorporated with amazing features like video creation, video editing, sound library. Create and post to gain followers on your funimate account. 

Just to be extra secure, funimate also has the age limit. Only people who are 13 and above can create and post videos. But there is no age limit for browsing the endless entertainment. 

The only problem with this app would be the scope of creating slo-mo and transitions is not as smooth as the others. Maybe they are a work-in-progress.



Triller gives tough competition to the mobile app development company when it comes to social-video creating apps. Triller is used by many famous artists like Wiz Khalifa, Mariah Carey, and many more. This app lets you create your own music videos in a fun and entertaining way. Choose a song, create a video and post it! It’s as simple as that. 

With new songs and wide-range of the genre, triller lets you capture flawless videos. You can share it on the app or you can share them in various apps. Not just that if you are looking to advertise your app, triller also offers a platform to do the same. 

The only drawback of the thriller would be the dialogue soundtracks. Because they may not be available.



Created and developed by Bangalore programmers, Mr. Biswatma Nayak and Mr. Siddharth Gautam, Chingari gained a major fan base in a short period of time. Being an Indian app it is available in native languages like Hindi, Telugu, English, Tamil, Punjabi Marathi Kannada, etc! 

Chingari is a unique social media app in its own way. The mobile and web app development company offers customization of videos as per your liking. You can download, share and create videos and post them in your accounts. You can chat with people and share videos within the app itself. Offering a variety of features starting from 25+ effects, filters, timer, and a variety of songs, chingari has received a huge audience response. 

Like some other applications, chingari also has a problem while opening with some devices. But the developers said it will be solved soon.



Mitron is another social stage where you can flaunt your video ideas. It offers similar features like other video platforms. You can create short videos and showcase your unique talents whether it be dancing, singing, acting, or any other activities. With the ban of TikTok Mitron has a large fan-base. 

With an easy-to-use interface and seamless video support, mitron can be your best choice if you are looking for something to share videos. Post your videos and gain followers who will be liking and sharing your videos. It has a variety of effects, filters, and music that will help you customize your videos.

Although it has a vast variety of features, users still have some bugs that need to be fixed. 



Likee is a social media platform available in the form of an efficient mobile app and web app for making short videos like no other. Driven by advanced AI features this app will make you fall in love with it. It had explosive growth after 2018. Privacy concerns of this app are top-class. Why is it so popular? Through Likee, you can earn money!! By posting and getting likes and shares on your video you will be able to earn coins that will be converted into money. 

With all, it’s magical effects, filters, beauty features, stickers, face swap, and editing provisions Likee made its way to top social media video-sharing platforms. The main asset of this app is it’s the 4D effect that makes your videos look realistic. 

Similar to other apps, Like also has a problem where it stops working once in a while but this happens only with particular devices. Let’s see if it gets solved or not.


Firework falls under the category of mobile and web app development which allows users to create videos up to 30 sec which you can share and post on other social media platforms too. Firework is one of the growing platforms Unlike other apps it features its own content series. In this app, your videos are organized whether it’s trending or not based on the hashtags and your video contents. 

The speciality of this app is, it has a feature called reveal videos where the user gets to record videos horizontally and vertically simultaneously. Isn’t that cool? All you have to do is turn on your phone screen and you can record and view the video from different angles. Apart from that, you can win cash prizes too-if you get featured. 

The sole issue with Firework is that it lacks the comment section. Instead, you need to message the person personally to express your views.



Roposo is another mobile app for Indian video sharing app that comes with video and photo sharing and creating as it’s sole purpose. It is available in 10 languages and with 25 channels. Roposo is a TV-like interface that will help you share videos through various platforms. This app is not just for teenagers, any age group can have fun and get entertained. 

Different light effects, time-lapse, stickers, effects, filters, and many more are augmented in this product. In roposo, by browsing videos, sharing them, and creating them you can earn money too. 

Users say it is kind of problematic when it comes to logging in. The top is not being sent to mobile phones. Maybe they are working on it.

Bolo Indya

Bolo Indya

Bolo Indya is a government initiative mobile app and web app that is developed for providing information along with entertainment. You can create videos on lifestyle, healthcare, GK, relationships, education, food, travel, technology, and many more. You can share knowledge about these topics in your native language. 

This app is based on the motto that every Indian should have a voice and empower them with a platform where they can share their experiences and become influencers. Isn’t that intimidating? Of course, it is. Make short videos, post them to the app, and gain followers. If your content is popular you will be receiving royalty rewards. So far there were no bugs found in this media app.

Talent Quest

Talent Quest

Talent Quest is an Australian-based social media platform that works similar to that of TikTok but the purpose it comes with is entirely different. So it is an exclusive platform to let content creators connect with like-minded creators who share and absorb original content instead of just viral ones. One really outstanding innovative feature is Augmented Reality, which TalentQuest embraces. 

It offers tons of exciting features once you upgrade to a premium plan that offers you to make real money based on your in-app popularity and raw talent! Creators can tip you based on the content you create which you can later withdraw as real money and vice versa! 

In addition to this, the app gives you the freedom to shoot HD videos, edit, trim and customize all the videos you wish to post on the platform. You get an option to use AI-enabled face masks, gif’s and more to transform the video into an eye-catchy visual.


Maybe you’re wondering if social media app development is just a big waste of time. Maybe you feel like your time is being sucked away from you and you’re not getting anything out of it. Maybe you’re tired of the drama. Maybe you’re tired of the apps. Maybe you just don’t get the point. Maybe you just don’t care.

But the bottom line is that you should. Because if you don’t, someone else will! Social media app development whether its android app development or iOs app development is important for your business. It allows you to connect with new people while interacting with people you already know. By posting good content, which is actually hard to do, you get to control your image to those who are interested in your business.

Get in touch with us if you have a bang-on app that has the potential to make it to the social media app development stage, make it happen! Quokka Labs is the best mobile and web app development company for all your ios and android app development that will let your app reach the fingertips of the masses! Contact us today to get a free quote for your project!


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