Shorts: Your Most Frequently Asked Questions!

Hello Insiders! Today we’re back to answer the most frequently asked questions we’ve seen on our recent videos regarding Shorts. We want to make this a regular series, so continue to leave your feedback and we might address it in an upcoming video.

Check it out and leave us your comments and questions below!

0:00 Intro
0:18 What exactly is a Short?
0:36 What are the “Shorts Creation Tools”?
1:30 Who has access to Shorts?
2:06 Do you have to use the Shorts creation tool to appear in the Shorts shelf?
2:23 Where do Shorts appear?
3:00 How do notifications for Shorts work?
3:19 Do I need to create a new channel for my Shorts?
4:10 What does “audio sampling for Shorts” mean?
4:54 How much of a video are Creators able to sample?
5:04 What videos are eligible for Shorts sampling?
5:16 Can I opt out of Shorts sampling?

Where are Shorts Creation Tools available-


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