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Netflix finally confirms it’s working on a cheaper, ad-supported tier

Despite CEO Reed Hastings' strong belief about Netflix not needing to compromise its service with ads, the streaming giant is reportedly going to launch an ad-supported subscription tier soon. We first heard about the upcoming ad-supported tier last month, but Netflix did not confirm the rumors at the time. However, in a recent appearance at...

Netflix wants to hide your kid’s next favorite show in a Mystery Box

Netflix has been losing a lot of subscribers lately -- including original, long-term ones. To spark users' dwindling interest in an app or service, companies resort to a number of strategies to win their loyalty back. These could include offering discounts or releasing sparkly new features that appeal to the indifferent masses. In Netflix's case,...

Data shows that long-term subscribers are abandoning Netflix

A new independent survey shows that Netflix's most loyal users accounted for almost 13 percent of account cancellations in the first quarter of 2022. Recently, Netflix reported its first decline in subscribers in more than ten years and announced that it lost around 200,000 subscribers in Q1 2022. According to data from Antenna (via The Information), an...

Netflix’s ad-supported tier could arrive by end of 2022

Streaming giant Netflix recently reported a loss of subscribers for the first time in ten years. Unfortunately, that loss of nearly 200,000 subscribers looks to be just the tip of the iceberg. The company has also forecasted that things could get much worse, leading to even more user hemorrhaging somewhere in the millions in Q2....

Netflix blames password sharing as one of the main reasons behind its subscriber loss

Netflix reported a decline in subscribers for the first time in more than ten years. The company lost about 200,000 users in Q1 2022 compared to Q4 2021 and said the forecast is even bleaker for the second quarter. Netflix revealed the loss of subscribers in its latest earnings call on Tuesday. The company says the...

Netflix rolls out a new “Two Thumbs Up” button for better recommendations

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services, offering a huge catalog of TV shows and movies. But this immense library is also known to induce choice fatigue, with users struggling to make up their minds on what to watch next. Netflix is well aware of this issue, and over time the streaming service...

Netflix could start charging extra for sharing accounts between households

If you share your Netflix account with someone who doesn't live in the same house, Netflix could soon ask you to pay extra. The streaming platform will soon start testing this change in a few regions, and if the test is a success, you might have to shell out more money to add sub-accounts for...

Netflix subscribers can now play Riot Games’ Hextech Mayhem and Dungeon Dwarves for free

After rolling out its gaming service worldwide late last year, Netflix is now focusing on expanding its game catalog. Today, the company has added two new titles -- Dungeon Dwarves and Riot Games' Hextech Mayhem -- to its lineup. If you're a League of Legends fan, you should definitely check them out and kill some...

Netflix adds support for the Exynos 2200, the chipset powering the Galaxy S22 series

We’re not too far away from Samsung’s first 2022 flagship smartphone lineup. From design and full specifications to potential pricing, the steady stream of leaks over the past months have left little to the imagination about the Galaxy S22 series. Now Netflix has also seemingly confirmed a key detail about the lineup. Besides maintaining lists of...

Netflix now supports HDR on Pixel 5a and Pixel 6 Pro series

Unlike most streaming services and platforms, Netflix insists on manually testing and certifying individual devices wherever possible, which is why Netflix wasn't available on the Google Nest Hub until 2020. Netflix doesn't enable HDR on mobile devices until after the company is done testing, which can sometimes mean new phones and tablets have to wait...

Netflix prices are increasing in the United States and Canada

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services in the world, and as the company has funded more and more original content, it has slowly increased the monthly bill for subscribers. Unfortunately, Netflix announced on Friday that prices are going up yet again, at least for subscribers in the United States in Canada. Netflix is...

Chromecast with Google TV Netflix bundle offering additional 6 months of free Netflix subscription

For those of you who bought a Chromecast with Google TV and Netflix bundle, we’ve some great news for you. It looks like Google is giving away another 6 months of Netflix for free. According to multiple reports (via 9to5Google) from Google Chromecast with Google TV and Netflix bundle buyers, Google has sent out a second...