Mention channels in video titles & descriptions

Mentions let you include the name or handle of another channel in your video’s title or description. When you mention another channel, they’ll get a notification in their inbox – learn more.

The mention of your channel name or handle in someone else’s video doesn’t increase the likelihood of their video appearing to your fans.

Mention another creator

To add a mention when you’re creating or editing the video title or description:

  1. Type the "@" symbol followed by a channel name or handle.
  2. Choose the channel name or handle from a recommended list.

You can mention as many creators as you want as long as their names fit within the character limit.

Find mentions of your channel

  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Comments.
  3. Choose the Mentions tab.
Get collaboration tips for creators.

Change mention notifications

Not every mention triggers a notification. Important ones, like when a creator with a similar number of subscribers mentions you, will notify you.

For more on managing notifications, check out Manage YouTube notifications.

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