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Published on March 20th, 2017 | by Technable

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Netflix Replaces Ratings With Thumbs Up/Down

Netflix is ditching five-star ratings in favor of a simple thumbs-up/thumbs-down. The company hopes that offering a binary system will entice more people to rate the content they watch through the streaming service. And more ratings means more data to help recommend content. While Netflix’s catalog is shrinking, it still contains a veritable smorgasbord of content. With so many movies and TV shows on offer, Netflix needs to know what’s hot in order to help users decide what to watch next. And now, in an effort to do better, Netflix is ditching ratings in favor of thumbs. A Thumbs-Down for…

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