You can now fast-forward TikTok videos

The progress bar is already available for certain TikTok users. — Dreamstime/TNS

You’ll no longer have to watch all of a TikTok video just to see the end. The Chinese social network is now letting impatient users fast-forward through videos – a handy feature, since the platform now allows videos of up to three minutes long.

One of the traits of TikTok is (or was?) short-form videos that couldn’t be fast-forwarded manually, forcing users to stay on the video to watch it in full. However, the Chinese platform seems ready for change. In fact, The Verge has spotted that some TikTok videos now offer users access to a progress bar, so they can move forward or backward in the video as they like.

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