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Netflix Employs 300 People, Spends $150M a Year on Content Recommendations

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Netflix is employing 300 people to maintain and improve its content recommendations, and spending a total of $150 million dollar on recommending movies and TV shows to its members every year, according to the company’s Chief Product Officer Neil Hunt. But the money is paying off for Netflix, as even improving recommendations a little bit […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 10, 2014

While Netflix has thousands of movies available to stream, its original content has focused on TV series, comedy specials and documentaries. A couple of recent high-profile deals, however, are set to change all that. Netflix recently acquired exclusive worldwide rights to four upcoming movies produced by and starring Adam Sandler. While Sandler’s recent films haven’t […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 6, 2014

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For all the variety that Netflix offers in its programming, its pre-stream browsing can be a little bland. A new Chrome extension called Flix Plus aims to improve that experience and make sure the next movie you watch is a great one.  One of Flix Plus’s biggest improvements is cleaning up Netflix’s suggestions. You know […]

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Netflix Secures Exclusive Rights for Four New Adam Sandler Movies

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Netflix must really love Adam Sandler: The video subscription service announced late Wednesday that it has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to four upcoming movies produced by and starring Adam Sandler. One of the reasons for the unprecedented deal cited by Netflix is his global appeal. “He is among the few actors in the world […]

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Netflix Will Pay You to Instagram Famous Movie Locations

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Ever felt that your Instagram photography is so good that you should start charging for it? Now’s your chance to prove your worth. Netflix is looking for three professional Instagram shooters (aka “Grammasters”) that will travel across the continental US snapping square photos of “iconic” movie and TV show locations to drum up attention for […]