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now gets a new swiping gesture
for the purpose of skipping ads. The update has come out for both Android
. Users will be able to swipe on the screen in order to quickly jump forward or backward to different videos.
As of now YouTube
has around a billion users and among those around 70% of users watch videos on the mobile device. Over the past few years, YouTube's mobile apps have received a number of big features which includes new baked in messaging
and sharing feature
, a dark mode
, Stories feature
and many more.
Now it can be seen that YouTube
has slowly introduced gesture-based control via double tapping
to skip forward or backward through a small part of a video. With the new update, users can swipe left on the video screen so as to immediately start the next recommended video.