YouTube Music test feature to offer content based on listening behavior

According to early reports, if users jump to a new track while still halfway through the current song, YouTube Music will adjust the play queue. Reports further indicate that it is unclear if this feature is enabled by default.

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New Delhi, first published on July 25, 2022 at 11:35 a.m. IST

Google-owned music streaming network YouTube Music has started testing a new feature called Dynamic Queue, which will allow users to receive queue and radio changes based on their viewing habits. listen.

According to early reports, if users jump to a new track while still halfway through the current song, YouTube Music will adjust the play queue. Reports further indicate that it is unclear if this feature is enabled by default.

According to reports, these live updates provide an alternative for a user dissatisfied with a current radio station and choosing an entirely different song to create a new queue. It remains to be seen how effective this is in practice, with an early report claiming that when updating YouTube Music, it prefers previously liked/played music.

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The tech giant was also seen testing filters in the Up Next queue for more manual adjustments. Last month, YouTube Music’s online app included a new tool that makes it easier for users to manage songs in bulk, especially when adding them to specific playlists. The music streaming service’s online interface now lets you choose multiple tracks from list views. The new feature allows users to easily select multiple items to put in a playlist.

Meanwhile, YouTube announced it would start removing videos that make false or dangerous claims about abortion to combat misinformation about the medical procedure. The move comes as women search online for reliable pregnancy information following the repeal of abortion rights in many parts of the United States.

“As part of our medical misinformation policies, we will remove content that provides instructions on unsafe abortion methods or promotes false claims about abortion safety starting today and which will intensify over the next few weeks,” he said.

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Last updated July 25, 2022 at 11:35 a.m. IST

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