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Netflix is testing a private mode that keeps your watching habits under wraps

Discussion in 'Internet Streaming Services' started by Athlon646464, Jul 19, 2014.

  1. Athlon646464

    Athlon646464 Gold Members DBSTalk Gold Club

    Feb 23, 2007
    Uxbridge, MA
    Netflix is testing a private mode that keeps your watching habits under wraps

    (Engadget.com) - If you've ever wanted to keep those embarrassing Netflix choices from family members or your social-networking pals, you might soon be in luck. According to the folks over at Gigaom, the streaming subscription service is currently testing a "Privacy Mode." This means that viewed titles won't appear in that Recently Viewed section on the main screen and they also won't factor into future recommendations....

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  2. Joe Tylman

    Joe Tylman Legend

    Dec 13, 2012
    This seems like a precursor to them going after adult titles.
  3. yosoyellobo

    yosoyellobo Icon

    Nov 1, 2006
    Jacksonville Fl
    Or a Geritol channel.
  4. jerrylove56

    jerrylove56 Godfather

    Jun 14, 2008
    North Alabama
    They do have a number of "soft" X titles already.
  5. Nick

    Nick Retired, part-time PITA DBSTalk Club

    Apr 23, 2002
    Either way, it's a good idea to protect the framily from seeing your weird
    choices, but a warrant signed by a judge will still get law enforcement or
    your spouse's rabid jackal of an attorney all up in your viewing business.

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