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Netflix will now interrupt series binges with video ads for its other series
2018-08-18, 08:20 AM,
#1
I just hate ads on videos man :/

Netflix has confirmed a major change to its video-streaming service, effective as of this week for at least some users: video ads for other Netflix series between episodes.

The news emerged via user reports, particularly on the primary Netflix Reddit community, in which users claimed that ads for entirely different series would play between episodes of a given show's binging. One initial claim said that "unskippable" ads for the AMC series Better Call Saul appeared between episodes of Rick & Morty, and that this ad appeared while using Netflix's smart TV app on an LG set in the UK. Replies to that thread included an allegation that a video ad for I Am A Killer (a Netflix-produced true-crime series) appeared between episodes of the animated comedy Bob's Burgers.

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/n...-episodes/
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2018-08-18, 08:36 AM,
#2
I hate ads. But this seems acceptable to me.
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2018-08-18, 08:45 AM,
#3
Keep pushing ads and people will keep going back to torrents.
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2018-08-18, 08:57 AM,
#4
looks like pirating's coming back strong this winter
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2018-08-18, 09:01 AM,
#5
They aren't commercials, they are "recommendations".
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2018-08-18, 11:30 AM,
#6
(2018-08-18, 09:01 AM)AlphaDog Wrote: They aren't commercials, they are "recommendations".

Now I'm confused because I thought commercials were recommendations Grin
Wait, are you just being sarcastic? lol
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2018-08-18, 01:46 PM,
#7
Netflix is losing about 2 billion dollars a year by not showing ads though.
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2018-08-18, 01:49 PM,
#8
(2018-08-18, 11:30 AM)SwiffJustus Wrote:
(2018-08-18, 09:01 AM)AlphaDog Wrote: They aren't commercials, they are "recommendations".

Now I'm confused because I thought commercials were recommendations Grin
Wait, are you just being sarcastic? lol

I was just trying to be sarcastic mate ;)
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