Some shark talking or singing videos are making a hit on Twitter. In one case, a @lwtsadness post has over 47,000 retweets and 121,000 likes until this issue was published. Videos are actually part of an iMessage feature and available natively on newer iPhone (iOS) models. The animation of up to 30 seconds is also known as Animoji and can be recorded and sent on Apple's messenger. It is also possible to export the video to share on other social networks, such as WhatsApp, for example.
In the following tutorial, check out how to use the shark's Animoji on iPhone. The procedure was performed on an iPhone XR with iOS 13, but the tips also apply to other Face ID-enabled devices like iPhone X, XS and XS Max, including the new iPhones 11 and 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max.
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On Twitter, users use Animoji to share funny videos singing songs:
The videos are not just covers: some netizens play with shark Animoji to share motivational messages.
Among the "reflexive" messages, there is even a reminder to stay hydrated.
How to make talking shark video
Step 1. On iPhone, open the Messaging app and access an existing conversation or create a new one by tapping the button in the upper right corner of the screen. Then tap on the Animoji cone just below the text field;
Access Animoji from the iPhone Messaging app Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. Select the shark's Animoji and press the record button. You can record up to 30 seconds. Make expressions with your face and, if you wish, speak to record the audio. When finished, press the button indicated to end the recording;
Recording animation with shark on iPhone Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. The animation will play at the bottom of the screen. Press the indicated icon to send or tap the trash can icon to erase and re-record. After sending, hold the shark for a moment and tap "Save";
Send the animation to the conversation or save the video to iPhone Photo: Play / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. The animation video will be saved in the Photos app. Open your photo gallery and locate the shark video. To share content on social networks, press the share button in the lower left corner of the screen and choose the desired application.
Sharing video on social networks by iPhone Photo: Playback / Helito Beggiora
Ready! Take advantage of tips on using Shark's Animoji on iPhone to animate and share on social networks.
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