YouTube creators can now update their clips and add corrections without re-uploading their full video thanks to a new feature.
Named “Corrections,” the feature lets creators overlay text corrections on already published videos. When a creator adds a correction to their video, viewers will see the tab pop up on the right corner of a video.
The feature aims to give creators an opportunity to add corrections while also maintaining engagement metrics and comments for their videos. Prior to this update, creators could address errors in a video’s description or comments, said YouTube’s tech team in a video posted Tuesday to its Creator Insider channel. YouTube says the feature is in the process of rolling out to everyone.
YouTube notes in its support page that if a channel has any active strikes or if the content is inappropriate, the corrections feature will not be available.
YouTube is the world’s largest video site, with more than 2 billion monthly users. On Wednesday, the platform said that its TikTok rival, Shorts, is.