Argumentative Essay On Netflix

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Seamless Streaming Streaming movies and television series has become the next big thing. More people from all over the world are purchasing the streaming sensation, Netflix. Netflix is an on-demand streaming service that provides popular movies and television shows. By definition, “‘Streaming’ means that you can watch the video file for a movie or TV show as it loads, rather than waiting for it to fully download before you can watch it.” (TechBoomers). Streaming with Netflix is the new best thing with perks such as no commercials, and low cost; however, some individuals deem Netflix streaming as unnecessary and a waste of time. Over the course of a few years, streaming has been on the rise and causing many followers. Why is there such a craze …show more content…
“Netflix pushed out 7 billion hours of content from April through June…”(Dave). “That’s nearly 92 minutes of viewing per day… according to a new research report from The Diffusion Group” (Dave). The Diffusion Group predicts that the hours spend on online streaming will only increase. The figured 92 minutes of viewing per day doesn’t include cable/satellite, meaning the number of the minutes in front of the television could be raise With more members of society watching Netflix it will not only impact what individuals do in their spare time, but it will impact classrooms. In fact, Martz stated, “Sometimes our professors even make us watch Netflix” (Martz). Some teachers use online streaming to present educational videos to the class, helping the students, while still keeping up with the trends. While Netflix can be educational can also set trends in society that may set …show more content…
Williams and Polton both love that Netflix is always available, commercial free. Both individuals own cable/satellite along with Netflix. Polton prefers watching Netflix rather then satellite; whereas, Williams prefers watching satellite because one of her favorite shows, “Dr. Phil is not available on Netflix” (Williams). Polton agrees availability is one of the disadvantages of Netflix, “Although Netflix has a lot of different series and movies, football games, brand new television shows and the news all do not appear on Netflix” (Polton). Sophia Reed does not own Netflix. When Reed was asked why she does not own the very popular streaming service, she replied, “I am very busy. I go to school; I work, and have to fit in a social life. I do not have time for Netflix. If I did have time for it, I would definitely buy Netflix” (Reed). Netflix has surpassed being just a streaming service; Netflix has raised its status to being one of the most popular past times. Even though many people love Netflix there are some negative Nancy’s in the

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