YouTube plans to pay creators to use the service through 2022, according to a company spokesperson. The beta test for Shorts just because available to all U.S. and Indian YouTube users for now. YouTube plans to bring the feature to other markets in the coming weeks. The feature is a near-identical copy of TikTok’s short-form video format. It allows users to create vertical videos that last up to 60 seconds long, stitched together from various takes.