“Let’s say you’re looking for a good sourdough recipe and want to work on your kneading technique. With these new search results, you can see all the steps in the video, from feeding the starter to pulling the bread out of the oven — and skip right to the chapter on kneading,” wrote Pablo Paniagua, director of Product Management, in a blog post. The other product in different languages to the user, so long as the video has captioning available in their language. So, to extend YouTube’s sourdough example, if you speak Icelandic and can’t find a good sourdough tutorial in your language, an English-language tutorial with Icelandic subtitles. To start, , but it plans to expand to more languages.
In India and Indonesia, YouTube also tests a feature to complementSearch. “Not all searches may have enough high-quality or relevant video content to address what you’re looking for fully,” Paniagua explained. Late last year, Google (the parent company of YouTube) experimented with a mobile search feature that would recommend short-form and Instagram. Google Search already had a feature that let users skip to select moments in a video. But, the video would rather than opening the TikTok or Instagram apps.
These updates to YouTube’s search feature Last month, Mozilla published research suggesting that YouTube’s algorithm continued to promote “bottom-feeding” content. Mozilla crowd-sourced data from participants who used a browser extension called RegretsReporter, to self-report YouTube videos they wish they didn’t watch. Mozilla where English isn’t the primary language. Still, a representative from YouTube said that features that might potentially mitigate this — for example, recommending foreign videos with local language captions — were not . “Our teams have been for months to help users find what they’re looking for, from how-tos to DIYs,” a spokesperson from YouTube said.ongoing controversy around the platform’s search algorithm.