Very similar to different Google services, YouTube has usually experimented with options earlier than selecting whether or not or to not roll them out to the lots. The corporate already had a portal for accessing unfinished options, at youtube.com/new, however now the hub will solely be accessible to YouTube Premium subscribers.
The web page for experimental options now says, “for a restricted time, Premium members can check out new options that we’re engaged on. Share your suggestions to assist us construct a greater YouTube.” There are presently three options obtainable for testing — voice search on Chrome, matter filters for languages, and extra playback choices for the iOS app.
It’s a bit unusual that experimental performance is now locked behind a Premium subscription, however there’s nothing particularly compelling that non-paying individuals will miss out on. YouTube additionally frequently exams new options in restricted server-side trials, which regularly have an effect on each common and Premium customers. If a brand new function does seem within the testing web page that finally ends up being widespread, the elevated consideration will possible enhance the possibilities that it’s going to roll out to everybody.