Blockbuster Takes Jab at Netflix Over Password Sharing Charges

Blockbuster Takes Jab at Netflix Over Password Sharing Charges


The rivalry between streaming big Netflix and almost defunct video rental chain Blockbuster is heating up on Twitter.

Netflix has been beneath hearth in latest weeks after the corporate started charging subscribers for password sharing with non-household members, making subscribers furious with the change and new charges. Nonetheless, this hasn’t stopped clients from signing up for a Netflix subscription because the firm noticed over 100,000 new signups within the 4 days following the rollout of the password-sharing crackdown.

This week, Netflix introduced that it could be opening a first-of-its-kind pop-up restaurant set to function superstar cooks from varied reveals on the platform, and Blockbuster took it as a chance to take a jab.

“As with password sharing @Netflix will kick you out of the restaurant in case you share something out of your plate,” Blockbuster tweeted in response to the information.

Netflix didn’t reply to Blockbuster’s snippy quip.

One fan questioned the video rental chain as to why it did not simply stage a comeback and present Netflix “the way it’s accomplished,” to which Blockbuster had one other snarky reply.

Blockbuster had followers excited a couple of potential comeback in March after a cryptic message that learn: “We’re engaged on rewinding your film” was posted to the chain’s official web site, which had been reactivated after being dormant for a number of years.

Satirically, Netflix premiered a documentary concerning the final remaining Blockbuster retailer in Bend, Oregon, in 2020, aptly named “The Final Blockbuster.”

Netflix didn’t instantly reply to Entrepreneur for remark.


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