Google-owned YouTube has introduced that it’ll now not suggest movies to customers if their watch historical past is turned off.
“Beginning right now, in case you have YouTube watch historical past off and haven’t any vital prior watch historical past, options that require watch historical past to offer video suggestions will likely be disabled – like your YouTube dwelling feed,” the corporate stated in a help web page on Tuesday.
Which means now customers’ dwelling feed might look loads completely different.
Customers will see the search bar and the left-hand information menu with no feed of really useful movies, permitting them to extra simply search, browse subscribed channels and discover Matter tabs.
The corporate is rolling out this “new expertise” to make it extra clear which YouTube options depend on watch historical past to offer video suggestions, and to make it extra streamlined for customers preferring to look relatively than browse suggestions.
“You possibly can change your YouTube watch historical past settings at any time based mostly on whether or not you like us to offer video suggestions or not,” the platform stated.
Final week, the video-sharing platform had introduced that it was testing synthetic intelligence (AI) auto-generated summaries.
This characteristic will make it simpler for customers to learn a fast abstract a couple of video and determine whether or not it’s the proper match for them.
The corporate famous that these summaries don’t substitute video descriptions that are written by creators.
The Google-owned platform had additionally began testing enhancements to the channel web page structure.