The bizarre camera phone hack that might just change your life

Phone hack
(Image credit: Rebecca Jennings on Twitter)

For the social media obsessed, the issue of screen orientation across platforms can be an irritating one. While TikTok only displays vertically, YouTube videos are best viewed horizontally. If you're a content creator, this means either filming duplicate videos or cropping the existing video to fit both screen orientations. Until now.

Earlier this year, one tech genius came up with a rather, erm, interesting solution. It certainly looks effective, as long as you don't mind the the dubious glances you're pretty much guaranteed to receive while doing it. All you need is a rubber band and not one but two of the best camera phones (and we'd also suggest throwing in a couple of photo apps for editing).

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.