Short Buildup vs Long Buildup?

Short Buildup: Short buildup is a situation where more people are expecting the prices to go down and hence creating short positions in the security. Usually, this situation involves a decrease in price and increase in open interest.

Long Buildup: It is a situation just opposite to short buildup where the traders are making long positions, which means they are expecting the price to go up. It is characterized by an increase in open interest and increase in price.