YouTube wants people making popular Shorts to make money off them too, a shot over the bow of TikTok.

YouTube is shaking up its program that lets people earn money from their videos, expanding it to share revenue and other money-making features with uploaders with popular Shorts — its quick, vertical, looping videos competing with TikTok.

YouTube made the announcement at its Made by YouTube event, a presentation about new features for people who are YouTube creators. 

YouTube, which has 2 billion monthly users, is the world’s biggest source of online video (a figure, however, that hasn’t been updated in more than three years). With Shorts, Google’s massive video site is trying to compete with the sensation around TikTok, the social video app owned by Chinese company Bytedance. It launched Shorts less than two years ago, starting in India and then widening it to the US and other countries. 

This is a developing story; check back for updates. 

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