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YouTube short video service to be launched soon in 100 countries

YouTube short video service to be launched soon in 100 countries
YouTube short video service to be launched soon in 100 countries

YouTube announced Monday, in a statement, its intention to launch its new format, “YouTube Shorts”, in more than a hundred countries, a service that allows users of the Google platform to create and publish very short videos, as is the case in “Tik Tok”.

This feature, which was announced last year, was launched in a beta version a few months agoUsers of the platform all over the world can watch these short videos, which can be up to a maximum of 60 secondsHowever, the tool for creating and publishing these tapes (which allows the addition of text or audio or visual effects in particular) is not yet available in all countries.

After India last year, and then the United States in March, more than 20 countries (including Britain, Canada and Latin America) can use this feature in June, and it will be introduced in all countries of Europe, the Middle East and Africa as of July 14, with a version that is still under trial, As revealed by “YouTube”The platform is counting on this new service, which is being deployed in the world, to enrich a new pillar of its strategyCreators of these very short clips can use audio extracts from YouTube videos, which facilitates the production of some videos that may have a wide spread, such as those in which other YouTube content is commented on or the application of a recipeOther new features will facilitate and enhance watching videos of this type, which already receive more than 6.

5 million daily views, according to “YouTube”.

The group also announced in this context that its fund to support short video producers, which is provided with $100 million for 2021 and 2022, which was previously approved in India and the United States, “will soon be launched in the rest of the world.

“While experts believe that the development of “YouTube” for a service of this kind comes in response to the great success of “Tik Tok”, which is popular with young people, the Google subsidiary, for its part, asserts that it is a “natural” development for its presentation due to the improvement of video technologies on portable devices

YouTube short video service to be launched soon in 100 countries
YouTube short video service to be launched soon in 100 countries

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