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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has admitted that his company had indeed derped when they should have herped.
Qwikster (which was announced less than a month ago) is officially dead, this is what he said:
It is clear that for many of our members two websites would make things more difficult, so we are going to keep Netflix as one place to go for streaming and DVDs.
This means no change: one website, one account, one password… in other words, no Qwikster.
While the July price change was necessary, we are now done with price changes.
We’re constantly improving our streaming selection. We’ve recently added hundreds of movies from Paramount, Sony, Universal, Fox, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, MGM and Miramax. Plus, in the last couple of weeks alone, we’ve added over 3,500 TV episodes from ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, USA, E!, Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, ABC Family, Discovery Channel, TLC, SyFy, A&E, History, and PBS.
We value our members, and we are committed to making Netflix the best place to get movies & TV shows.
No one is more saddened by this news than stoner laureate Jason Castillo who owns the Twitter handle @Qwikster. Jason had hoped to sell his Twitter handle to Netflix for millions (even though that’s illegal) and likely use the money to throw a $450,000 crack party. Poor guy.
To summize. Price changes are here to stay, but Qwikster is not. In a related story, nobody ever really cared.Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has admitted that his company had indeed derped when they... more