By Josh Miller, Product Manager

Having fun with friends is at the heart of the Facebook experience. Recently, a few Facebook employees stayed after-hours to work on a side project. Our hunch was that if you could make videos collaboratively, the creative process would be more fun and the final product would be cooler. Today, we are introducing Riff, a creative tool to make videos with friends.

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How Riff Works

Anyone can start by creating a video. All you have to do is give it a topic, like #AprilFools, then your friends can view it and choose to add their own clips on that topic. Once a friend adds a clip to your video, your friend’s friends will also be shown the video in Riff and will be able to add to it. The potential pool of creative collaborators can grow exponentially from there, so a short video can become an inventive project between circles of friends that you can share to Facebook, or anywhere on the internet, at any time.

We regularly feature awesome videos to show to people on Riff. To get ideas about what you can make, here’s a featured video from the cast of An American in Paris on Broadway.

Riff, a Facebook Creative Labs app, is a new way to have fun making something with friends. Find Riff on the Play Store and App Store.