Netflix He tells bye at shared accounts after announcing that, as part of its strategy to diversify its income, users will have to pay a extra charge if they share their password with people outside your home. This new policy seeks to limit the use of accounts and encourage each user to have their own subscription. With this measure, Netflix seeks to maximize its profits and maintain greater control over access to its streaming platform in different parts of the world.
After a difficult year 2022, the service of Netflix has been testing a new formula for a year in some countries that it will now implement in Mexico. This measure is part of the platform’s efforts to adapt to the challenges and changes in the market, seeking to find strategies that boost its growth and profitability. The streaming platform reaffirms that it will prevent users from having shared accounts with friends or family outside your home for free.
A few weeks ago, the streaming platform announced that in this situation a extra chargethen have shared accounts with more people, the decrease in its user base and the consequent loss of income has led to Netflix end the practice of sharing passwords, since they estimate that at least 100 million people are using non-paying accounts. They believe that this measure will help ensure greater equity in the business model of the streaming platform.
This is the extra charge for giving your password and having a shared Netflix account
“For those who wish to share their account with people who live in different households, Netflix offers additional options. Through the ‘Transfer a profile’ function, anyone using the account can transfer a profile to their own membership,” the platform said in a statement to its users. In addition, there is the possibility of adding an additional member to the account by a extra charge monthly.
Among the new features of Netflix includes the option to ‘Add an extra member’, which allows anyone outside your household to continue using your account Netflix, as it had been done previously for free. However, from now on, this functionality comes with a extra charge of $69 pesos per month. This means that you can still have Shared Account with people who live in your home at no additional cost, but for those friends or relatives who are in another residence, you must pay this additional fee.