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Short and Sweet: YouTube Shorts Brings Exciting New Features to Help Creators Stand Out on Both Android and iOS!

Are you a fan of YouTube Shorts? Well, there's good news for both iOS and Android users - YouTube has just announced some new updates that bring the app into parity across both devices!

For iOS users, the first update allows Shorts creators to select a specific frame to act as the thumbnail for their clip. This is a feature that has been available for Android users since earlier this year, so it's great to see iOS catching up.

But it's not just iOS that's getting an update - YouTube is also enabling creators on Android to reply to a comment with a Short. While this feature has been available for iOS users since February, it's still a welcome addition for those on Android.

YouTube is also expanding its image poll character limit to 36 characters, providing more capacity to generate engagement with visual polls. And for those who manage a channel, the update to YouTube Studio permissions will enable better assignment of different duties.

While these may seem like minor updates, they will be relevant to some creators in providing more capacity to manage their Shorts display and channel management elements. So, whether you're an iOS or Android user, these updates should make your experience with YouTube Shorts even better!