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For now, YouTube is only available to users in India. At the end of June, the authorities of this country blocked TikTok

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Video hosting YouTube has launched a short video service YouTube Shorts. About this YouTube announced on his official blog.

The new service, like TikTok, allows you to shoot 15-second videos to which you can add music from YouTube.

The application will be available for users of devices running Android OS, later it was promised to be launched for owners of devices running iOS.

During the testing phase, Shorts will only operate in India. At the end of June, the authorities of this country blocked TikTok and a number of other Chinese apps, including WeChat, the UC browser, and the Clash of Kings game. They explained their decision by the fact that the work of these applications inflicts “damage on the sovereignty and integrity” of the country, threatens its security and public order.


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