Lemon8 is a new social media application. Content creators on the app are explaining it as a mesh between Instagram, Pinterest, and Canva – and I’d say that’s a good way to break it down.
It has the TikTok style “for you” and “following” pages, with Canva-style photo editing features, a Pinterest-style feel and grid, and a big emphasis on photo sharing like Instagram.
As a Pinterest strategist, I’ve been curious about this potential big competitor and want to share my thoughts on the new app, so far.
So, before we dig into the comparison – what is Lemon8?
It’s described as a “lifestyle community app” in the App Store. It’s made by TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance and targets a “youthful community” for discovering inspiring content.
As you can see from my Lemon8 Profile, I have posted my initial thoughts on Lemon8 and I wanted to explain how it compares to Pinterest.
Because this app is brand new, I’m sure a lot will change but as of right now, here are my thoughts on the app as of April 2023.
Review of Lemon8
1. This app gives me a much more social feel than Pinterest, and is a great competitor to Instagram. I’m feeling inspired by…