53 people have watched A Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days and now Netflix is throwing some shade at those people!
It is normal for media subscription services to collect data and develop content to their customers' tastes and Netflix is not alone in calling users out based on that data. However, if you're into a more "scary" or genre-like movie, Netflix also has A Christmas Horror Story, Red Christmas, and Gremlins. They know what movies they watch and when they stop watching them and what they watch after that.
Yesterday, Netflix US tweeted a joke that a lot of people found amusing, but many other didn't for the tweet seemed to breach the privacy of users and their viewing habits. Others went as far as criticising them for revealing confidential viewing habits.More news: Details about New Mexico high school shooting gunman, victims emerge
A Christmas Prince is a Netflix original holiday-themed romantic comedy that our own Lea Palmieri called "cheesy, hopeful, a little bit ridiculous, and overall as warm and toasty as the fireplace you're watching it next to". How do you expect them to recommend new products to their buyers?
To be fair, some users raised some pretty legitimate concerns, less upset about the data collection itself and more concerned with who had access to it and the threshold for releasing or even just teasing about that data.
"I think there are two things that created the uproar about Netflix".
There are also some TV specials to watch (or re-watch if you've already seen), like Peewee's Playhouse Christmas Special, Good Luck Charlie's It's Christmas and Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole.