Netflix finally goes social. Is it a little too late in the game?

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March 14, 2013 by lunchboxcity

More than a year after Netflix added Facebook connectivity in other parts of the world, U.S. users are finally getting their chance to share.

Netflix logoNetflix’s social features are rolling out in the United States this week, allowing users to see what their Facebook friends are watching, and vice versa. Although 44 other countries have enjoyed this feature since 2011, the United States had been excluded due to an old law against disclosing people’s video sale and rental records. The law was amended in January, after a big lobbying push by Netflix.

Being able to see what friends are watching could be useful when Netflix’s own recommendation algorithms fall short, which happens quite often, in my experience.

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