Netflix test ‘privacy mode’ to hide viewing activity




Netflix is ​​working on testing a so-called private mode, which ensures that watched videos and movies are not stored in the activity log and are not used for recommendations. It is still unclear whether the feature is actually rolled out.

Testing the private mode was a top executive of Netflix confirmed across GigaOM. According to the streaming service is the private mode, intended to ensure that videos do not appear in the activity log. Probably this should ensure that users view certain videos can hide from others that use the account.

The private mode also ensures that watched videos and movies are not used for recommendations. According to Netflix, the new feature being tested, but not all users can access it. Whether the feature for anyone available depends on how the test goes, says Netflix.

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