Skip to comments.What I Would Do with Netflix if I Were Facebook and Just Acquired Them
Posted on 01/09/2013 2:01:35 PM PST by publius321
"People LOVE to watch movies together. When I look back over my decades past, through various life stages, among the common memories I remember with pleasure are the "movie nights" with old friends.
I know I'm not unique in that regard. I suspect there are tens of millions around the country, just like me who have moved far enough away from the old home town to make those get-togethers with old friends implausible.
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has done a masterful job of re-creating the connections between old friends. These friends might not have otherwise stepped..." (continued)
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And new make believe friends.
Yes, there may be tens, if not hundreds of millions. It’s probably a “cottage industry”.
Who is this ‘Wonderful / Delightful’ moron?
My kids already do that with their friends using their Xbox. At the very bottom of the screen there are little icons for whomever is watching with them. They can chat away with their cousins, friends, etc. while they all watch the same movie they have all logged in to see. They do it every couple of weeks or so.
Not exactly an original idea...
Of course it is not an original idea. As I wrote in the column, “I am probably not unique in that regard..”
I said that I suspect there are millions out there who would like an integration with Skype and Netflix.
What you are referring to is not exactly what I suggested b ut close and it supports my point.
My objective is not to take credit for being the inventor of such a service. I am a different brand of shareholder activist. I can’t buy a seat on the board of companies like Netflix. However, I take positions in companies (with full disclosure) and I publish or have published - columns that can help promote new services or changes within companies to unlock value and/or increase revenue and earnings.
1) Use it to get into a
finals final club at Harvard.
2) Use it to get Erica Albright (that girl with the dragon tattoo who got away) to "friend" me or get under her skirt.
3) Figure out a way to use it to screw over a friend or a pair of upper class twits.