Netflix’s financial report presented in recent days has sparked comments of all kinds from people involved in the technology and entertainment industry.
Since the beginning of the week, Netflix has released its financial figures for the first quarter of the year, showing the loss of nearly 200,000 subscribers compared to previous years, generating a 40% drop in the value of its shares on the stock market in question. of hours
The reasons offered by the platform was the saturation of the market with the great competition that they now have (HBO Max, Disney +, among others) and the number of users who share the account with their family.
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However, Elon Musk indicated on his favorite social network, Twitter, the reasons why he believes that people are stopping using Netflix.
Elon Musk on Netflix
Through a tweet, the CEO of Tesla pointed out that “the woke virus” is to blame for people not seeing the streaming platform anymore.
Woke is a term derived from the word “Wake Up” translated to “wake up”. When they refer to that word, they are associating themselves with social movements that deal with issues of inclusion, representation or diversity. That is, a “woke” person is someone who is concerned about social injustice.
On the Internet, the term “Woke” has been used in a certain derogatory way to consider the actions carried out in these social movements as exaggerated.
For his part, Musk has been saying on several occasions that Netflix content abuses its stories to follow “the Woke agenda, trying to please those movements.
It must be remembered that when Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began, the South African businessman posted a meme where he made fun of Netflix stories.
To counteract this crisis, Netflix announced that it will launch new cheaper subscription plans, but ads within its platform.