Recently, Google has announced the rolled out of “Take A Break” reminder which allows YouTube users to set limits on their video viewing.
The new feature will enable the users to set a reminder for every 15, 30, 60, 90 or 180 minutes, at which point the video will pause and users will receive “Take a Break” notification that they have been binge-watching videos for longer than they decided to.
According to Techcrunch report, the users can dismiss the reminder and keep watching or close the app. The reminder will come with an option of disabling notification sounds during specified time period each day.
The changes announced during Google’s I/O keynote will roll out in the latest update of YouTube, along with YouTube’s ability to send notifications.
The new features are first expected to hit the 13.17 and higher versions of the YouTube mobile app on both iOS and Android, the report said.