The Google video platform will implement, as we already have on Twitter and other social networks, the handles or identifiers for each YouTube channel. According to her, “the identifiers will be implemented soon”.
Once they become available, add YouTube, “You’ll get a notification when you can choose yours”. From there, it will be enough to share that same handle or identifier with the community to promote and find a particular channel more easily.
@Aroged will be the new identifier for the YouTube channel
First of all, what exactly is a YouTube identifier?
A YouTube identifier is a new way for people to find your channel and interact with your content creator. Unlike channel names, the identifiers are unique to each creatorallowing you to easily establish a distinctive presence on YouTube.
We also have new identifiers and URL’s for each channel
According to the technology itself, each new identifier will be part of the channel’s URL. In most cases, the custom URL will be the identifier.
They will be able to use the identifier to refer people to the channel when they are not on YouTube. For example, if the identifier is @user123the channel URL will be https://youtube.com/@user123
YouTube gives creators new tools to assert themselves on the platform
On the other hand, assures the technology, the current URLs will continue to work and will maintain their function. However, the North American company believes that this new feature can help users stand out in several areas, such as:
Stand out in Shorts format (TikTok style videos)Identify yourself uniquely on the platformPossibility to be tagged in other videos (mentions)Facilitate the dissemination of a particular channelInteract with new resources, in an easier and more interactive way in the YouTube community
Finally, the technology guarantees, when they are implemented for all users, the identifier will begin to appear on some sites on YouTube, namely:
In the Shorts tabIn search resultsIn comments and mentions
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