Netflix is implementing a system to limit free account sharing, which is expected to be rolled out in 2023. However, the criteria used by the giant may make life difficult for some users. New options are also suggested, such as adding an extra house and transferring profile. Check out what exactly it’s all about.
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Streaming giant Netflix has been struggling for some time now. Of course it still is the largest VOD platform in terms of number of usershowever, it has fallen in recent months. The reasons for this are various, and one of the main ones is the growing competition from other websites, such as:
Some also point to the disappointing content that has recently appeared on the platform and its poor quality, often caused by too much political correctness. Regardless of the reasons, in 2023 Netflix decided to improve its situation, thanks to services such as Netflix Games, or the fight against account sharing.
While sharing a Netflix account between household members is of course not prohibited, users are often found to share their passwords with “third parties”. It’s about friends and family who, instead of buying their own service package, log into the account of whoever has it, using the platform’s benefits for free. Such practices are already prohibited, but the problem lies in the verification of this type of activity. Therefore Netflix is implementing a new system to combat password sharing and its popularization can be expected as early as 2023.
The first tests of systems to combat unauthorized sharing of Netflix accounts have been implemented in several countries, including in: