Hulu’s Watchlist simplifies the way you save movies and shows for later
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Back in 2013, Netflix tossed away its traditional instant watch queue in favor of “My List.” The feature reorders content you’ve saved for later and prioritizes the movies and shows you’re most likely to watch next. Now, Hulu is taking its own approach to improving the way users save stuff for later. Today the company announced Watchlist, a new section that combines three existing Hulu items (Queue, Favorites, and Shows You Watch) into a single feature.
And yeah, it sounds very similar to what Netflix is doing. Watchlist is about more than making a simple, static list of stuff you eventually hope to get to. Hulu thinks it can learn from your previous viewing habits and put your favorite shows and Criterion movies a single tap away….