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Say Goodbye to Netflix User Reviews

Ben Pearson:

CNET reports that as of July 30, users will no longer be able to use the desktop-only function that allows them to write reviews of TV shows and movies on the site. And by mid-August, Netflix will be deleting every user review from the site forever.

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“This feature is only offered on the website and has seen declining usage over time,” said Netflix spokesperson Smita Saran said.

Previously: Netflix to Replace Star Ratings With Thumbs Up/Down.

Update (2018-08-31): Michael Nordine (via Hacker News):

After more than a decade, the era of user-submitted reviews on Netflix has come to a close. The streaming giant has now removed every customer critique ever written[…]

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