Netflix is removing their user ratings.
The streaming service began notifying members who’ve used the feature recently that they will no longer be able to write reviews by the end of July. Come August, the reviews will disappear altogether.
“This feature is only offered on the website and has seen declining usage over time,” Netflix said in a statement explaining its decision, which was first reported by the tech news site Cnet.
The service previously offered a star system to rate programs from one to five stars. It retired that rating system and replaced it in April 2017 with a simpler thumbs-up or thumbs-down button which Netflix uses to refine its personalized recommendations.
“Netflix has had star ratings for much of our history, but we’ve learned through over a year of testing that while we’ve used stars to help you personalize your suggestions, many of our members are confused about what they do,” the company said in a blog post announcing the change. “In contrast, when people see thumbs, they know that they are used to teach the system about their tastes with the goal of finding more great content.”
It’s not like there’s a dearth of reviews for Netflix’s shows online or through traditional media outlets. Still, the decision produced a modest backlash on social media among armchair critics.
Hey goyim check out deez rating features! Oy vey goy you aren’t using them properly
Hey goyim check out deez NEW rating features! Oy vey you STILL arent using them properly!
Alright goy we’re getting rid of the rating features because you can’t use them properly. Bad goyim, bad!
It’s like people got tired of all the propaganda being shoveled and decided to speak up about it. Can’t have that. Why make shekels publishing shit they actually want to see when you can lose shekels publishing crap they don’t. They really should have stuck to pandering to the right, at least they had money to blow.
Kikes hate any form of user-feedback that might sway opinion of other users rendering their propaganda less effective.
The service previously offered a star system to rate programs from one to five stars. It retired that rating system and replaced it in April 2017 with a simpler thumbs-up or thumbs-down button
Right around the time Obama people got on board and it started showing soft-core pedophilia.
All the propaganda and degenerate shit gets flooded with 1 star reviews by everyone
Way too many to censor or shill false reviews to compensate
Forced to remove the feature altogether
It’s actually amusing to see this, because it shows their efforts to socially engineer people into watching specific content is failing horrendously.
Also understanding user context is crucial, to make effective algorithm based predictions to keep people addicted to their platform. Without direct user feedback, their algorithms will become less reliable in tailoring content for users to maximize that effect. That means risking over-saturation, neglect or agitation from poor recommendations, prompting users to consider other platforms.