Netflix’s new ‘Play Something’ feature is for the indecisive

Netflix is introducing a feature that will let you put the decision-making into an algorithm's hands, if you want to.

From today, streaming giant Netflix is rolling out a new feature called ‘Play Something’, which takes the viewing decision out of your hands.

After a series of trials last year, which included Netflix Direct, a traditional-style linear channel in France, and Shuffle Play among a sample of users, Play Something will be available for all subscribers to use.

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Chris Button is an award-nominated writer for Screenhub based in Adelaide, who specialises in videogames and technology. His words have appeared on Junkee, GameSpot, Byteside and plenty more. He loves all things screen-related, sport, and small fluffy animals.   Chris also uses Twitter more than he probably should.