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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

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    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

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    This seems like a precursor to them going after adult titles.
     
  3. yosoyellobo

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    Or a Geritol channel.
     
  4. jerrylove56

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    They do have a number of "soft" X titles already.
     
  5. Nick

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    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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