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YouTube Follows Meta With New Clipping for Long-Form Videos into Shorts

While short-form video is coming to dominate social media, the biggest challenge for businesses looking to capitalise on the trend remains is one of production – since very few are set up to be able to create video at scale. Sheryl Sandberg, former Meta COO, July 2022 “Video is harder than photos, than static photos. …

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Google Streamlines Campaigns With 3 New Creative Tools

Google has released three new updates which could seriously cut ad creative production times for businesses large and small. The new updates should make it easier for marketers to create ads and collaborate with team members. It hopes to help brands “unlock the benefits of video advertising” and make life easier for creatives. Eduardo Indacochae, …

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YouTube & Shopify expand in-stream commerce opportunities 

YouTube has announced a host of new shopping features enabling Shopify merchants to feature their products across their YouTube channels and content. With the launch of the YouTube Shopping on Shopify, merchants can easily integrate their online store with one of the world’s biggest entertainment platforms, reaching over 2 billion monthly logged-in users. David Katz, …

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YouTube Streamlines Shorts Creation + Adds TikTok-Style Greenscreen

YouTube has started to make moves into TikTok’s space by making it easier to create a Remix for Shorts. It also added a green screen feature, but more on that later. Both are much-loved by TikTok’s army of creators and loyal fans, but now the internet’s largest video source is coming for that bacon. The …

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YouTube Lays Out 2022 Plans For Creators & Brands

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has provided an overview of the site’s key areas of focus for 2022 – and no surprise – it includes plenty on where it intends to take its short-form product, Shorts. YouTube says Shorts has now passed the five trillion view mark, which shows how important it’s become to the platform. …

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