It was around 3 am and I couldn’t stop thinking about the episode of Money Heist that I had watched the day before. I kept wondering what will happen next to my favorite character Tokyo.
I thought why to wait until morning to find out what happens next, so I sneaked into my room, quietly opened my phone, and started watching the next episode without anyone noticing that I was awake the whole night.
This is the exact scene that would have happened for most of the people out there. Because we have unconsciously got addicted to video streaming apps as all we love binge-watching our favorite programs and shows.
Also, the ‘Stay at home’ rule during lockdown accelerated our interest in watching our preferred shows during our leisure time. So, it has become a daily routine for most of us to use streaming apps like Netflix to get a much-needed break from our tight work schedules and household chores.
Do you agree with this?
Have you also ever wondered how and why the video streaming app like Netflix is growing at an unbelievable pace globally? If yes, here are some quick bites for you.
- In the first quarter of 2021, there were around 208 million Netflix subscribers
- Based on the viewing preferences, Netflix has set up 1300 recommendation clusters
- Netflix is responsible for nearly 8 % of total time spent watching videos globally
- The average age of Netflix users is 35 – 44 years
- Nearly 41% of the Netflix users utilize the platform without paying anything
Do these Netflix statistics urge interest in you to know more about this video streaming giant? If yes, then I would say that these points are just an appetizer, get ready to taste the main dish!
What is all about Netflix?
Why was Netflix created?
Will anyone believe that the idea of Netflix was born due to some itsy bitsy fine amount? No one will accept this in the first place.
But, actually, Netflix’s founder was fined a small amount for renting a movie from Blockbuster and returning it late. This made him invent Netflix to provide a movie rental service. Users ordered the movies they wanted on Netflix and received DVDs by post in earlier days.
Now, eventually, it has turned into a giant streaming service platform where users can watch a range of videos of different genres, languages, etc