Netflix introduces ‘Mystery Box’ to Help Users Discover New Shows/Movies for Kids

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On the 4th of April, Netflix announced the launch of a new feature called “Mystery Box,” which functions similarly to an existing feature referred to by the name of “Play Somewhere.” But “Mystery Box” helps parents discover new films and shows suitable for children.

As the name implies, the Netflix Mystery Box is a brand new method to discover new content available on the platform. In the end, picking an exciting new show or film to watch isn’t simple, particularly about the content for children.

“Mystery Box” option. This new option will only be available for children’s profiles and show up on the Netflix home screen. All parents and children need to do are locate “Favorites Row” on the right at the top of the homepage and select”Mystery Box. Then, Netflix will show a recommendation on the screen.

Kids are drawn to what they love — their favorite toys, foods, songs — and it’s hard to get them to try something new. So today, we’re launching a new mystery box feature on TVs around the world to provide a fun and safe space for kids to discover their next favorite series and films or reconnect with a familiar face.

As per the firm, recuse offers the user an “engaging and personalized” experience that connects users with stories that “shape their lives.” It’s not clear if the suggestions are based on random events or other content that the user watches.

Adults, Netflix already has a similar feature. However, it plays a show you may like depending on your experience. “Play something” may bring up the latest movie or TV show similar to the one you’ve previously watched or content you’ve seen in the past.

Netflix states that its new service is rolling out to all its TV owners worldwide. This likely includes the TVOS application to Apple TV.