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YouTube Tests New Location Tagging Element in the Shorts Upload Process

January 19, 2023

YouTube’s looking to help users add more context to their Shorts clips, with the addition of location tagging within the upload flow in the app.

As you can see, YouTube’s now rolling out a new ‘Location’ field in the Shorts upload process, which will make it easier for users to add location to their Shorts clips.

As per YouTube:

“Currently, location tagging is only available on the Shorts metadata editor post-upload, meaning that creators can retroactively edit their Shorts metadata and add location to it. Now, we’re experimenting giving creators the ability to add a location to their Shorts during the upload process on mobile.”

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