• Netflix won't reward kids with 'patches' for watching TV

    6 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Last week, reports surfaced that Netflix was testing a sort of rewards program wherein children could earn "patches" for watching shows like A Series of Unfortunate Events and Fuller House. While the patches didn't come with any additional benefits a...
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  • Netflix decides not to gamify children's shows after all

    Netflix decides not to gamify children's shows after all

    6 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Netflix has decided “not to move forward” with gamifying children's shows, the company announced today. Previously, Netflix had been testing out a new feature for children that let them earn “patches” for watching episodes of certain shows. The feature was meant to incentivize kids to watch select Netflix Originals.
    Netflix said in a statement today to The Verge : “We've concluded the test for patches and have decided not to move forward with the feature for kids. We test lots of things at Netflix in order to learn what works well - and what doesn't work well - for our members.”
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