- Streaming service Netflix has announced that a new app for iOS users is now ready for download. The app lets users watch short segments from Netflix episodes and movies, comment on them, and share them.
- Featured will be stand-up specials and clips from them, in addition to new stand-up material.
- Fast Laughs will start playing after you click on it, and then a series of videos will begin to play one after another.
- By hitting the play button, you can begin watching the episode or movie right away, or you can add it to your Watchlist and watch it at a later time by selecting it from the menu.
Around the end of last year, Netflix began testing a new stream of amusing videos on its mobile app similar to TikTok. The feature is known as “Fast Laughs.” Netflix announced today that the new tool, which allows iOS users to view, reply to, and share short clips from episodes and movies on Netflix, is now available for download. Additionally, by pressing the “Play” button, you can immediately begin watching the program.
Using this feature, viewers will be presented with amusing Netflix clips to watch. Stand-up specials and excerpts from them will be included, as well as original stand-up material. When the app opens on Android and iOS, a small number of Indian users will participate in the trial. In March of this year, short Laughs became available in several countries, including Australia, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
According to a Netflix official in a statement, “We’re always looking for new ways to improve the Netflix experience. Many of our members love comedy, so we thought this would be an exciting new way to help them discover new shows and enjoy classic scenes. We experiment with these types of tests in different countries and for different periods – and only make them broadly available if they improve the member experience.”
How does Netflix’s Fast Laugh feature works?
According to the company, a small number of Indian Netflix members could begin to notice the new feature as early as today. Netflix’s app will be updated to include a new Fast Laughs tab at the bottom of the screen. After you click on Fast Laughs, a succession of clips will begin to play, and after one is finished, the series will go on to the following clip in the sequence. There’s more to it than that. You may send the video clip to friends and family via WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter from the Fast Laughs interface. You can also start watching the episode or movie right now by tapping the play button, or you can store it on your Watchlist for later viewing by selecting it from the drop-down menu. Kim Ho, a product designer who joined Netflix in 2019, formerly worked on the delivery team for Facebook’s News Feed and contributed to the creation of Fast Laughs.
If a user discovers a title that they want to watch later, they can add it to their watchlist on Fast Laughs, or they can start viewing it right away, depending on regardless of whether they want to. Additionally, users will share these short movies with their friends and family through other social media platforms such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Snapchat, allowing them to all benefit from them.
You may immediately start viewing a show or add specific titles to your Netflix watch list with Fast Laughs. In addition, Netflix created Fast Laughs to serve as a stand-alone destination for watching funny moments while on the go, evoking the now-defunct startup Quibi’s original concept. The jokes flow by in a scrolling montage as you sit back and relax. There will be a wide range of video lengths, from 15 seconds to 45 seconds and beyond.
Of course, the main objective is to provide Netflix subscribers yet another way to discover new shows and movies to binge on. Featured in the Fast Laughs feed will be snippets from Netflix original stand-up and TV specials (including “Big Mouth,” “Never Have I Ever,” “Schitt’s Creek”) and films (including “Moxie” and “Murder Mystery” by Amy Poehler and Adam Sandler), as well as stand-up specials (“23 Hours to Kill,” “Baby Cobra,” Hannah Gadsby’s “Douglas,” and “Ir.