YouTube is including a ‘New to you’ part for Android customers, enabling customers to find new content material primarily based on their watching preferences. This part is displaying up as a suggestion within the prime carousel slightly below the app bar on YouTube for Android. This is reportedly displaying up for a number of customers in US, UK, and France. YouTube can be including a brand new distant management format for Chromecast customers. It reveals a brand new format after the video ends, and affords quantity and voice search choices as effectively.
9to5Google was the primary to spot the ‘New to you’ part in YouTube for Android customers. It seems to let customers discover content material that’s ‘exterior of the everyday suggestions’ that they sometimes see on their house feed. This is YouTube’s try and introduce customers to new content material on the platform primarily based on consumer viewing preferences. The ‘New to you’ part pops up as a primary choice within the carousel if there may be new suggestion for you. If there is no such thing as a new suggestion, then the ‘New to you’ tab reveals up because the final choice within the Explore carousel on prime of the app.
For occasion, the stories says that the ‘New to you’ part really useful late night time reveals that the consumer did not usually watch, however was considering related content material. For desktop customers, Google is displaying prompts if the consumer has scrolled down the homepage however hasn’t discovered something fascinating to observe but. This is totally different than the Explore feed that gives content material primarily based on classes like gaming, magnificence, and trending. ‘New to you’ feed is alleged to be extra personalised than the present discovery capabilities.
Separately, YouTube can be including a brand new distant management format for Chromecast customers. Several users are taking to Reddit to announce the arrival of this new UI on their Chromecast units. When you solid a video utilizing Chromecast on older units, it reveals you a house display with a navigation carousel and a brand new panel that gives you three subsequent steps. It is termed as ‘three methods to observe’ and permits customers to both choose the subsequent video utilizing their telephone, use the TV distant to browse YouTube, or faucet the ‘Cast’ icon to get distant in your telephone. The final choice provides customers the buttons to regulate quantity, begin voice search, and open the distant. The distant is a straightforward D-pad with a again button.