YouTube has been building out its competitor to TikTok over the past couple of years, and it’s quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with. After announcing revenue sharing recently, YouTube Shorts is expanding the use of licensed music to up to 60 seconds.
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YouTube Shorts has been a resounding success so far in becoming a clone of TikTok, and now YouTube is really opening the floodgates. Soon, YouTube Shorts will join the Partner Program, making monetization of the short-form video easy for creators.
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YouTube ML turns landscape video ads into Short-friendly vertical ones
YouTube Shorts are a big focus for the video platform and Google wants to make it easier for businesses to create vertical video ads.
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Music is a big part of vertical Shorts, and YouTube is now rolling out a new integration between the two.
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YouTube Shorts has been quickly picked up popularity, and now the short-form video app is picking up another idea from TikTok, watermarks on downloaded videos.
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YouTube now lets creators turn their existing videos into Shorts
YouTube has long been trying to catch up with platforms like Instagram and TikTok, which allow creators to make content that grabs your attention for just long enough before the video ends. While YouTube Shorts have been around for a while now, the platform is adding a new way to create them – from existing videos.
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YouTube Shorts starts running ads as daily views pass 30 billion on the TikTok competitor
As TikTok has very clearly taken over the public’s interest, YouTube has been investing heavily in its own version of the short-form video app. YouTube Shorts is widely available at this point and driving billions of views, and now the ads are coming.
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As TikTok has dominated the internet, other platforms have been quick to cash in on the short-form video trend. Instagram did it with Reels, and YouTube has been doing it with Shorts. Now, YouTube Shorts are expanding yet again, this time on the web and tablets.
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Short-form videos have exploded in popularity lately, thanks to the rise of TikTok, and many other platforms are trying to get in on the trend. After testing the feature in select countries, Google is now launching YouTube Shorts globally.
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YouTube Shorts is rolling out further still, coming to the UK, Canada, and Latin America. That’s not all, though, as this expansion is joined by a new audio sampling feature that allows you to add audio to your own YouTube Shorts from almost any creator on the platform.
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