Say goodbye to scrolling for hours, Netflix is reportedly trying out a new feature that would allow you to “Shuffle Play.”
— Turner Levison (@TurnerLevison) August 18, 2020
According to Variety, the new option, which is perfect for indecisive viewers, is currently being tested worldwide. “Shuffle Play” allows a user to hand control over to Netflix, who will then pick a movie or television show for you them based on their tastes and viewing history. Essentially, “Shuffle Play” lets the algorithm do all of the work for you.
“The purpose of the test is to make it easier for members to find something to watch,” a Netflix spokesperson explains to Variety. “The hope is to absolutely productize something.”