When YouTube announced it would be adding more free movies and TV shows to its catalog in the US, it said content would be easier to find. However, that doesn’t seem to have happened yet.
“To enhance the viewing experience, we are introducing new simplified navigation and immersive banner art. Rich visuals and new menus will help you more easily find your favorite TV shows from the comfort of your couch.
Everything indicates that YouTube still needs to dedicate a little more care to the visibility of its free content. And also It raises the question of whether the rest of the countries will one day receive the possibility of watching movies or series at no additional cost, ad-supported, currently limited to the United States only.
Note that if not located in North America, users have to make do with the options to purchase or rent materials available. And although the categories are good, User complaints are quite common in reviews; in some cases for the pricebut also because in some countries the service does not is working in the best possible way.
Meanwhile, Google’s platform continues to expand its horizons. It should be noted that the company just closed its original content division and is refocusing its efforts.
YouTube’s intention was to promote Shortsa short video format inspired by TikTok and that enabled collaborative live streaming; but that’s not all, because they are not immune to industry trends, such as interest in NFT and the metaverse.