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Musical.ly – The Next Best Thing

By Sydney Cook
Posted On Apr 06, 2016
Musical.ly – The Next Best Thing


Suddenly, personal music videos are the hottest trend on social media, and musical.ly is the best thing since sliced bread (or Vine).

As one of the most popular apps among teens, with 60 million users, musical.ly is the ultimate way to produce instant music videos on your phone. The video community allows users to create, share, and discover 15-second music videos featuring their favorite songs right from the palm of their hand. Before publishing, users, known as musers on the app, can edit the speed of the video, add filters, and choose to play the video backwards.

The creativity aspect of musical.ly is what makes the app special – musers combine the embedded features with their own hand gestures and dance moves to make it original.

Fifteen-year-old, Baby Ariel racked up more than 7 million followers on the social space in less than a year, crowning her one of the most popular musers. Baby Ariel, whose real name is Ariel Martin, told Good Morning America, “I love musical.ly. It’s a great app, and it really helps me express my creativity.”

One of Martin’s secrets to creating a top notch music video is “perfect lighting.”

Easy enough.

Watch Baby Ariel in action in the video below.


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