Amazon Prime Video ripped Netflix over its new password-sharing coverage in a tweet that went viral on Thursday.
The streaming service took intention on the firm over a 2017 the place it declared that “love is sharing a password,” an trade Netflix has since discouraged U.S. account holders from doing because it started to restrict accounts to “use by one family” this week.
Prime Video’s UK Twitter account, in a tweet geared toward Netflix, shared a graphic of a web page with streaming profiles that learn “Who’s watching? Everybody Who Has Our Password ❤️.”
Prime Video’s tweet has amassed over 43 million views, 78,000 retweets and 576,000 likes, as of Saturday morning.
The tweet arrived simply days after Netflix, in a weblog publish on Tuesday, reminded account holders that “everybody dwelling” in a family might use its streaming service on the go or at residence.
The streaming service added that folks can switch their profiles to “a brand new membership that they pay for” or “purchase an additional member” for an extra $7.99 a month if somebody lives exterior their family.
Netflix, which outlined its plans for the crackdown in February, is ready to restrict additions of additional members to accounts utilizing its “Normal” ($15.49 a month) and “Premium” ($19.99 a month) plans, Mashable famous.
Blockbuster, which is down to 1 remaining retail retailer since submitting for chapter in 2010, additionally mocked the streaming service it as soon as had an opportunity to buy in 2000.
“A pleasant reminder that whenever you used to lease movies from us. We didn’t care who you shared it with… So long as you returned it on time. @netflix,” Blockbuster wrote.