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How to use Firework, short video app | Social networks

Firework is a social network for sharing short videos in the style of Kwai and TikTok. The platform arrived in Brazil in May and, since then, it has more than 600 thousand users in the country and 3 million worldwide. The videos are dynamic and have between six and 30 seconds in length, with themes of sport, travel, music, fashion and beauty trends, dance and more.

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The app has a feed organized by artificial intelligence with content personalized according to the taste of each user, increasing relevance and reach. In the following tutorial, check out how to use the Firework app to view and share short videos. The procedure was performed on a Moto G7 Play with Android 9.0 (Pie), but the tips also apply to the version of the application for the Apple system.

Learn how to use the Firework app, a social network of short videos in the 'style' of TikTok Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudoLearn how to use the Firework app, a social network of short videos in the 'style' of TikTok Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

Learn how to use the Firework app, a social network of short videos in the 'style' of TikTok Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo

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Step 1. Install the Firework app on your phone. When you open it for the first time, tap "Continue with Google" to create a free account. You can also use Facebook data or a phone number. Then, select your gender and enter your age;

Creating Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraCreating Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Creating Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Next, enter your name and press "Next". You should now select five or more subjects that interest you. Once this is done, tap "Done" to finish creating your profile;

Creating Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraCreating Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Creating Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. After a brief explanation of how to use the application, slide the screen to the side to access the Firework feed. Continue sliding to the side to navigate between the videos. At the bottom of the screen, you find the name of the creator and can follow him, in addition to reposting the content on his profile or sharing in other apps;

Accessing video feed in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraAccessing video feed in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Accessing video feed in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. Tap on your avatar photo at the top of the screen to access your profile. There, you can find the reposted videos and modify your name, username, biography and photo by tapping on "Edit your Account".

Accessing your Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraAccessing your Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Accessing your Firework profile Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to send messages through Firework

To access the notification and chat sections, tap on the chat bubble in the upper right corner of the screen. Under "Messages", touch the "+" button to start a new conversation with a follower or person you follow.

Accessing notifications and messages in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraAccessing notifications and messages in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Accessing notifications and messages in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

How to record and post videos on Firework

Step 1. Open the camera, in the upper left corner of the screen, to record a video. Touch the record button and hold it down. You can record multiple sequences until you reach the minimum time of six seconds, with a maximum of 30 seconds. Use the tools on the right side of the screen to add music, timer, change speed and more;

Creating a new video in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraCreating a new video in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Creating a new video in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. Touch "Next", in the upper right corner of the screen, to finish recording and edit the content. Use the buttons at the bottom to add effects, text and music. That done, tap "Next" again and finally add a title to your video and press "Publish". If you want, you can also share the recording on Instagram, WhatsApp and other social networks.

Creating a new video in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraCreating a new video in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Creating a new video in Firework Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Take advantage of tips on how to use the Firework app to view and create short videos.

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