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  • YouTube viewers on desktop can suggest corrections for captions on some English channels.
  • Video creators will be able to see these suggestions and incorporate them if necessary.
  • The feature is currently available to limited users only.

While YouTube has offered auto-generated captions for videos for quite some time, their accuracy can be a mixed bag. To address the inconsistencies and improve accessibility, YouTube is currently testing a new feature that allows viewers to suggest corrections for auto-generated captions on its videos.

First spotted by Android Police, the YouTube Help page has been updated to mention a new viewer-suggested corrections feature. This feature is in early testing and is currently limited to desktop YouTube for a select group of English-language channels with auto-captions enabled.