YouTube Shorts is a feature introduced by YouTube as a response to the popularity of short-form video content on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram Reels.
What are YouTube Shorts?
YouTube Shorts are short, vertical videos that offer a range of creative tools, including licensed music tracks. Shorts have their own dedicated section within the YouTube app to help viewers discover trending short-form content personalized based on the viewer's interests and activity on the platform.
Creators can shoot, edit, and share short-form content directly from their mobile device. They can use a variety of creative tools such as speed controls, filters, and music tracks to edit their videos.
What are licensed music tracks?
One of the key features of YouTube Shorts is the ability to use licensed music tracks. YouTube has partnered with music labels to provide a library of pre-approved music tracks that can be added to Shorts videos. This makes it easier for creators to add popular songs to their videos without worrying about copyright issues.
What is the YouTube Shorts Fund?
The YouTube Shorts Fund encourages creators to use the Shorts feature. The fund rewards creators for producing engaging and popular Shorts videos.
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