While browsing through YouTube videos of your favorite and subscribed YouTubers, have you ever felt the urge to see some completely new stuff? It’s pretty obvious and inevitable to get bored with the same kind of stuff. The YouTube videos on the home screen of the app often recommend new videos. But those videos are based on the videos we watch, so it’s quite the same stuff.
As a solution, YouTube is testing with a new Explore feature that will help users to look for new channels and videos on the mobile app. reportedly; it will come as a “tab” at the bottom of the home screen of the app. In the starting, only selected 1 percent iOS users will have access to the feature.
The Explore feature will recommend videos on the basis of what viewers are already watching but a bigger score. In words of Tom Leung, YouTube’s director of product management, “Explore is designed to help you be exposed to different kinds of topics, videos, or channels that you might not otherwise encounter, but they’re still personalized — so they’re still based on your viewing activity.”
YouTube’s Explore feature will be similar to how the Instagram’s Explore. Aside from the personalized “for you” channel, it will offer feeds dedicated to science, sports, art, and more for channels for users. Twitter also provides a similar service, where users can browse through different types of feeds that are not related to the people they follow.