The content that people upload to YouTube has changed a lot over the years. It’s swung from spur-of-the-moment clips to long-form, highly produced videos. “Shorts” is yet another way to create for YouTube, but this time, focusing on short-form videos with a social network-like focus.
The way people typically create content for YouTube is by filming with a camera and editing the video before uploading it. While it’s been possible to record and upload directly with the YouTube app on your iPhone or Android smartphone, it was an afterthought.
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