The Android app by YouTube is about to be the testing ground for creators to have a handy new feature. YouTube will soon add a section called “featured in this video” to videos involving any collaborators rather than letting creators put the detail into a cluttered description.
Google revealed a new improvement for YouTube on Android as part of a continuously updated thread that will roll out to users in the near future. The new “featured in this video grid” would make it easier for viewers to find and subscribe to channels that are seen in a video they’ve already seen.
Apparently, without involving the video creator this new feature would work automatically. YouTube says it will use a “signal range” to add creators to the links list, and then the option to subscribe.
YouTube says that while the platform collects feedback, only a “small percentage” of YouTube users will see this new “featured in this video” grid. Hopefully things are going well as this might be a very useful tool for creators who work with friends to create new content on a regular basis.
The description section of videos could also be cleaned up. For example, Android Police highlighted a video that listed dozens of creators.