Get a comment summary in YouTube
Google has said that it is experimenting with AI that organises “large comment sections of long-form videos into easily digestible themes.” What happens is that at times there’re thousands of comments and users who want to read them often get confused and can’t participate.AI will help them understand and participate in comment conversations. If creators want to remove any comment topics, they can delete individual comments that show up under the specific topic. “Also, topics are pulled from published comments only and cannot be created from comments that are held for review, contain blocked words or are from blocked users,” said Google in the blog post.
Get answers on any questions you have on videos
Another experiment Google is conducting in YouTube is a conversational AI tool. This tool lets you get answers to questions about the video you’re watching, recommendations for related content, and more, all without interrupting playback. “For certain academic videos, the tool can aid learning journeys by providing quizzes and responses that encourage deeper understanding,” said Google in the blog post.
Google is giving a disclaimer that “these features are experimental and we may not always get it right.” Perhaps that’s why we’re starting small with limited availability and collecting feedback. The comment organiser feature will be available for YouTube Premium users starting today. The conversational tool will Both the AI features will be available to a small number of people on a subset of videos, and in the coming weeks, YouTube Premium members in the US on Android devices.