Netflix’s Fast Laughs is a TikTok-style comedy thread for your phone
Sometimes all you want Netflix is a good laugh. The service’s latest mobile feature is designed for this. Quick laughs is a At the TikTok stream of special stand-up clips as well as comedy and movie shows.
A little like previews, clips are displayed vertically and are played automatically. According to Variety, the feature will include up to 100 clips per day. They can be as short as about 15 seconds. Others can last longer than 45 seconds. If you are interested in a clip, you can add the special, series or movie to your list or start watching immediately.
Netflix gives functionality top-notch real estate. Fast Laughs has its own tab in the bottom navigation menu. You’ll be able to share links to the clips elsewhere, but only subscribers will be able to watch them, and they’ll have to view them in the Netflix app.
Fast Laughs is rolling out in English-speaking countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. It’s iPhone-only at the moment, although Netflix will start testing an Android version later this year. Child profiles will not have access to the feature, and you can filter clips based on your content’s maturity level settings.