Netflix has started testing a new feature called "Collections" that aims to make it easier to discover movies and TV shows.
Notably, while regular Netflix recommendations are made using an algorithm that factors
Specifically, Collections group content based on a variety of factors, including themes, genre, tone, storylines and character traits.
As spotted by Twitter user ItsJeffHiggins some of the collections include 'Let's Keep It Light,' 'Dark & Devious TV Shows,' 'Prizewinning Movie Picks' and 'Women Who Rule the Screen.'
Netflix Collections is your new way of finding what you want to watch, almost. pic.twitter.com/kKfciBWCg4
– Jeff Higgins Likes Beach Umbrella Drinks (@ItsJeffHiggins) August 23, 2019
It's unclear how many types of collections Netflix is experimenting with or in which countries it's running the tests. For what it's worth, neither I nor two of my coworkers have the feature on our iOS Netflix apps.
"We're always looking for new fans to join our fans with titles Netflix titles into collections on the Netflix iOS app, "a Netflix spokesperson told TechCrunch .
Canadian iOS Netflix users: are collections popping up for you? Let us know in the comments.