India, Sept. 15 -- After Facebook, it looks like Google is also looking to move into the vacant slot left by the banning of TikTok. YouTube has announced that it is launching a short-form video experience called YouTube Shorts. Like TikTok, the new feature is aimed at creators and artists looking for a way to shoot short and catchy videos that could go viral.

"User-generated short videos were born on YouTube starting with our first upload, a short 18-second video called "Me at the zoo." As technology advances, creators and artists can now take advantage of the incredible power of smartphones to easily create and publish high-quality content wherever they are in the world. And people can be entertained and informed by bite-sized content i...