They’re watching you…
Always watching Netflix, is known for the way it reads and analyses the data it collects on its users – but this took a somewhat creepy turn today when Netflix US asked its 4.2 million followers who had been watching a particular show repeatedly.
To the 53 people who’ve watched A Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days: Who hurt you?
— Netflix US (@netflix) December 11, 2017
What was probably thought of as a joke, potentially shows a more sinister side of companies and their data collection. Yes, Netflix knows what its millions and millions of subscribers are watching – and when you’re watching it.
Needless to say, some people had misgivings and questions about the Tweet.
Big Brother is watching you, and he’s worried about your emotional health TBH. https://t.co/DSBYheFx8F
— Trey Graham (@treygraham) December 11, 2017
This is amazing. Except for the “watching us like big brother “ part 😉
— blake (@blaketopia) December 11, 2017
1. sick burn. 2. this is creepy AF. https://t.co/xuUM8WBhjj
— tierney bricker (@tbrick2) December 11, 2017
“What could a company even do with my data?” https://t.co/njUbfv5AkU
— Blake Montgomery 💀 (@blakersdozen) December 11, 2017
Honestly, we don’t mind too much as long as they don’t hold our almost religiously observed RuPaul’s Drag Race viewings against us.
So was this creepy or funny?