According to a post on its help forum, YouTube has begun to experiment with video previews on the desktop a couple of weeks ago, albeit in a limited fashion. But now the company seems to be ready for a wider rollout, as some users have started seeing the YouTube Video Preview feature on YouTube’s latest dot-com interface.
A 3-second teaser will soon be available on your computers when your mouse pointer hovers over a thumbnail, though it only works for videos that are longer than 30 seconds, Engadget reports YouTube does warn creators not to worry if their video doesn’t have a live preview since not every one of them will — that criteria are going to depend on “topic and content,” the company explained.
YouTube is very popular amongst video bloggers and guess they will get to enjoy the newest YouTube Video Preview feature introduced by YouTube. Youtube has made a mention on its help forum about its experiment with video previews on the desktop a couple of weeks ago, obviously will be on scaled proportions initially.
As reported by Engadget it seems the company has already made plans to release on a wider scale. As a result of which many users are already getting to experience YouTube Video Preview feature in the Youtube latest dot-com interface.
As you can see we will get a 3 seconds teaser as soon as we hover the mouse over the desired video thumbnail. This feature is valid only for videos that are longer than 30 seconds.
YouTube has also advised creators not to panic in case their videos do not have a live preview, as not every video will. The “ topic and content” of the video will decide if it qualifies or not explained the company. Anyways it is gonna be a nice experience as it sure will keep the netizen engaged as they’re browsing the site.