Netflix testing 'skip intro' feature that cuts off opening credits

Netflix skip intro

Netflix merely told The Verge that "We perform hundreds of tests every year to help make the Netflix member experience better".

Netflix has introduced a "Skip Intro" button to its online platform that can be used for a handful of shows including House of Cards, Stranger Things and Friends.

A new button on Netflix is proving exceptionally popular with viewers and changing the way many shows are watched. Until now, those who were exhausted of hearing the same jingle for the tenth time during a binging session used the right arrow key to skip a couple of frames, but that always left them either watching the last seconds of the intro or missing the first seconds of the show. According to Business Insider, it is now available on Orange Is the New Black, House of Cards, Iron Fist, The Office, and Mad Men.

Netflix users have requested the feature for some time, as some don't want to see the credits multiple times while binging a show.

For more information be sure to check back to the site frequently for the next tech update from Netflix and all of your other Nerdy News! The button allows viewers to move past the opening credits right away without having to manually skip to the start.

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Also in the news of Netflix, the firm announced that it is ditching the five-star movie ratings in favor of a Facebook-style system using thumbs up and down.

In this golden age of television, the opening credits of your favourite shows have become an art form of their own.

And that isn't the only new feature that Netflix is testing out.

We all know that binge-watching is serious business, and there's no time to waste when taking in your favorite shows.

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