Netflix will now allow its users to remove films and television shows that are ‘clogging up’ the Continue Watching section of the homepage. This is a long requested feature, allowing users to get rid of a list of half watched movies, TV shows they sampled but didn’t enjoy, and boring documentaries.
The new feature has already been made available across the Netflix web, mobile and TV apps, with users simply selecting the offending item in the Continue Watching section, then scrolling down to a new ‘Remove from Continue Watching’ button. There will also be the option to undo this request, if you remove something you wanted to keep, or something a partner or family member wanted to keep.
The firm says the feature will allow users to keep the row fresh, for new shows they are sampling or re-watching – making it easier to find what they want. The Netflix user interface, but it is an important feature, that is a central way users find what they are watching. Continue Watching is among the first things you see when you open Netflix, whether it be on a mobile device, TV or in a web browser on a computer.