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A YouTube Product Specialist answers some of the most frequently asked questions about YouTube’s short-form video, TikTok competitor, Shorts.

Lenny takes to YouTube’s Creator Insider channel to answer your questions about how to optimize your short-form video content and YouTube channel, with questions:

  • What does Shorts watch time count towards?
  • Are Shorts created from long form videos considered repetitious content?
  • Will there be separate analytics in YTA for Shorts?
  • Should I create a separate channel for Shorts?
  • Differentiating Shorts vs long form videos on channel pages
  • Will YouTube add custom thumbnails for Shorts?

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