Netflix has announce an update for its Android app which bring the Play Something and Fast Laughs feature. A Play Something feature help to randomised shuffle play songs and Fast Laughs displays a full-screen vertical video in an auto-playing feed.
Play Something update for Netflix is currently out for Android users only.
Netflix mentions that it will first test this feature on iOS in the coming months.
Fast Laughs feature is already available on iOS devices since March.
Play Something feature can be use through a new button adds to the home screen after the user has selected a profile.
Play Something is visible on the bottom right corner.
The Play Something button hovers over the content of the home screen.
Play Something is basically a shuffle play option that plays a movie or TV show that Netflix thinks a user may want to watch.
The shuffle play feature is not random as Netflix would only play content base on users’ interests and previous viewing behaviour.
Play Something feature would continue content that users may have begun but not completed, is adds to their watch list, or is brand-new content that Netflix’s algorithm may suggest users.
Netflix has adds a Fast Laughs feature which shows random small funny clips in full-screen vertical format in an auto-playing feed.
Fast Laughs gets its own dedicated menu in the bottom.
The Fast Laughs feature was first introduced in March for the iOS app and the clips feature here will come from the vast library of TV shows, movies, and stand-ups from the comedy genre.
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