Category: Netflix

‘Cancel Netflix’ Trends on Twitter After Preteen Twerking Film ‘Cuties’ Debuts
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‘Cancel Netflix’ Trends on Twitter After Preteen Twerking Film ‘Cuties’ Debuts

The backlash against streaming giant Netflix continues to escalate around the world over the release of the preteen dance competition film Cuties, with the hashtag #CancelNetflix becoming a top trend on Twitter as critics accuse the California company of sexualizing children. The film, which was released on Wednesday, is described as a French coming-of-age comedy-drama where the protagonist is an…

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Netflix is making a series based on ‘The Three-Body Problem’
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Netflix is making a series based on ‘The Three-Body Problem’

Netflix just announced its plans to turn Cixin Liu’s “Three-Body Problem” trilogy into an original science fiction series. The show will be executive produced and written by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (the “Game of Thrones” showrunners signed a multi-year deal with Netflix last year that is reportedly worth more than $200 million), along with Alexander…

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Netflix tests new low-cost subscription plan in India
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Netflix tests new low-cost subscription plan in India

Netflix is testing a new low-cost pricing tier in India as the on-demand video streaming service looks to court more subscribers in Asia’s third-largest economy. The American giant has unveiled a “Mobile+” plan for some new and existing subscribers in India that delivers streaming in high-definition (HD) quality and supports viewing across mobile, tablet, and…

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Here’s Why Netflix Is Ripe for a Stock Split
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Here’s Why Netflix Is Ripe for a Stock Split

Netflix’s stock recently hit a five-year high of nearly $550, raising the possibility of a stock split. The streaming giant has had two stock splits since going public. Though the streaming market leader disappointed Wall Street on some metrics in the Q2 results, the stock’s consensus estimate is OVERWEIGHT. Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) stock recently hit…

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Why Netflix shares are down 10%
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Why Netflix shares are down 10%

Today after the bell, Netflix reported its Q2 financial performance. After its second-quarter numbers were out, the popular video streaming service saw its value drop sharply, with its shares off 10% in after-hours trading as of the time of writing. What happened to the high-flying Netflix, a company that you might have expected to report…

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Netflix announces a new Michelle Obama documentary ‘Becoming’, due out May 6
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Netflix announces a new Michelle Obama documentary ‘Becoming’, due out May 6

Netflix and Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company have announced their latest film: “Becoming,” a documentary that follows Michelle as she goes on tour to promote her bestselling memoir of the same name. Although the documentary was directed by Nadia Hallgren, it sounds like the film had extensive access to and input from Michelle Obama…

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Netflix is currently down for many users around the world
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Netflix is currently down for many users around the world

Netflix is currently experiencing outages around the world, but affecting mostly users in the United States and Europe. According to Down Detector, users began reporting issues around 12PM Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, and many people are still unable to connect to the streaming service on different platforms, including mobile, PCs and smart TVs. Many…

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