To most, Netflix is just an online TV-streaming service that allows people to watch their favorite and addicting television shows, movies, documentaries, and more. But unknown to most is the work that went into making Netflix a legal and viable option for media and entertainment. Believe it or not, Netflix has only been popular for the last 5 years, but it’s actually been a company since 1997. The following list is a series of interesting facts about the company most people cherish dear to their hearts, and the work that went into it!
Netflix Accidentally Sent Subscribers Chinese Porn
Back in the early days of Netflix, they sold and rented DVD’s by mail. Subscribers who tried to rent or buy the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal interview video actually ended up receiving Chinese porn videos.
Netflix Is Using Your WiFi
So this one isn’t really a surprise or a secret. However, it is really shocking to note that Netflix accounts for one third of internet usage across North America. That beats out Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, internet shopping, and dating sites.