Netflix test puts a 'Shuffle Play' button right on your home screen

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Don't know what you're in the mood to watch? Netflix's new "Shuffle" feature could help. The company confirms it's currently testing a feature that puts a big button labeled "Shuffle Play" right on the Netflix home screen, beneath your user profile icon. When pressed, Netflix will randomly play content it thinks you'll like. This could […]
Don't know what you're in the mood to watch? Netflix's new "Shuffle" feature could help. The company confirms it's currently testing a feature that puts a big button labeled "Shuffle Play" right on the Netflix home screen, beneath your user profile icon. When pressed, Netflix will randomly play content it thinks you'll like. This could be a movie or show you're currently watching, something you've saved to your list or a title that's similar to something you've already watched, the company says.

The new button is currently showing up on the Netflix app for TV devices, much to many users' surprise. Some users thought the addition could be fun or useful, while others just seem confused.

Interesting new feature @netflix … but what kind of insane person just says, "yolo, let's spin the Netflix wheel of fortune" pic.twitter.com/6WDJrmd7pG — Turner Levison (@TurnerLevison) August 18, 2020

Whoa whoa what is this cool "shuffle play" feature on Netflix?!? It's amazing and helpful for my indecisive self — Melissa Nathan (@mnathannn) August 18, 2020

why the fuck does netflix have a shuffle play option lmfaoooo — angel (@stylesperiodt) August 18, 2020

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