Netflix introduces ‘skip politics’ button

Netflix will allow users to skip past political jokes while watching a show by pressing a ‘skip politics’ button.

For some the idea of hearing another joke at U.S. President Donald Trump’s expense is too much to sit through.

Now thanks to Seth Meyers, and his new stand-up special Lobby Baby, watchers won’t have to endure gaffs about politics if they find them tiresome.
Jokes containing any political content can now be zoomed past with the click of a button thanks to Netflix’s new interactive viewing option.
The introduction of the new ‘skip politics’ button was thought up by the talk show host Seth Meyers, of NBC’s Late Night and formerly Saturday Night Live.

He told CNN: ‘It dawned on me that because it was on Netflix, there would be this opportunity to put in technology that would allow people to skip it.

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