Netflix shares first big revamp in 10 years

Netflix shares first big revamp in 10 years

The streaming giant is making some interesting changes...

Netflix on Tuesday said that its number of subscribers hit a record high of 232.5 million in the first quarter of the year and that its nascent ad-supported tier is faring well.
Netflix and YouTube are "neck and neck" leaders when it comes to digital video audience attention, according to Insider Intelligence. Image: AaronP/Bauer-Griffin

Netflix has been on top of the streaming game for some time now.

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There is always room for improvement, and they have been working hard to make the application as user-friendly as possible.

Something that is common when browsing Netflix, is finding something to watch.

Although they have hundreds of titles to choose from, it's become harder for people to pick something.

It's even become a running joke.

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Now the streaming site is looking to improve their television application for the first time in a decade.

Its new rollout is specifically focused on increasing app usage and drawing subscribers with its new low-cost subscription plans.

They also tried to focus on ways to help users choose what they want to watch more quickly.

According to The Verge, Netflix has conducted research that showed people performing "eye gymnastics".

It's currently testing a brand-new homepage design. 

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Nearly 270 million Netflix users are currently testing the new format all around the globe and will be sharing feedback with the company.

This could then result in some final changes before its complete rollout.

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The new format will include changes to the title cards, reorganizing information and highlighting easy-to-read bits about a show or movie.

The menu button has also been moved, and the 'My Netflix' tab has been changed to include what users are currently watching.

Now, all the information you might need about a movie or series will be popping up more prominent on your screen.

Hopefully, movie nights will no longer be spent just deciding what to watch!

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