YouTube Mulls Introduction of Handle to Easy Connection of People

Youtube said over the coming weeks YouTube, it will be introducing handles to make it easier for members of the community to find and connect with each other.


The new handle, according to social media video channel will be unique to each channel user and will be how people mention you in comments, community posts and more.

“We’re gradually rolling out the ability to choose a handle for all channels over the coming weeks, and you will receive another email and a notification in YouTube Studio when you’re able to choose yours. In most cases, if you already have a personalised URL for your channel, we’ve reserved this for you as your handle. If you want a different handle from the one that we’ve reserved, you can change it. If you don’t already have a personalised URL today, you’ll also be able to choose a handle for your channel”, the company said.

It explained that starting on 14 November 2022, if you haven’t yet selected a handle for your channel, YouTube will automatically assign you a handle, which you can change in YouTube Studio if you’d like to.

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