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5 Differences Between YouTube Shorts & TikTok

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A woman films a vlog. YouTube shorts vs. TikTok.
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In June, just over a year after Shorts debuted on YouTube in 2021, the company announced that the short-form video platform hit 1.5 billion monthly users, per TechCrunch, topping rival TikTok's 1 billion monthly users.

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Shorts offers 60-second, scroll-worthy videos in the same vein of content as TikTok and Instagram Reels. But the platform has its fair share of differences from the clock app. Here are some key differences between YouTube Shorts and TikTok.