It’s been 25 years since Reed Hastings and Mark Randolph started a DVD movie rental company called Netflix.
To mark the Silver Jubilee, the streamer has released a short commemorative video (see below). It details Netflix’s journey from mailing his DVDs to becoming the world’s first major streaming platform for him. The video, titled “The Story of Netflix,” features commercials from the old company and gives an idea of how DVD rentals work before showing how the rapid rise of the Internet made streaming possible. I’m explaining.
“Bingeing became a new way for us to see things and everyone could talk about anything,” says the video’s narrator. View a clip of the show. orange is the new black, Bridgerton, stranger thingsWhen squid game.
The video also highlights how viewers connect with many of the shows and movies on Netflix. stranger things Cosplayers, funny (and dangerous) bird box Challenge videos, and the subsequent surge in chess popularity Queen’s ruseAnd, of course, the popular internet slang term “Netflix and chill.”
“That’s the problem with Netflix. We really don’t know what’s next,” the narrator teases at the end of the video.
OG streamers hope to see another 25 years of success, especially after subscribers have dwindled for the first time this year. former streamers are battling it out over content and subscriptions.
Despite this, Netflix remains the leader in the global streaming market with 220 million subscribers. That’s 20 million more than Amazon, 15 million more than Disney, and 180 million more than Apple.