Tag: Netflix

Netflix’s ‘Singapore Social‘ is described as ‘Soooo trashy’

Singapore Social is a local reality show that premiered last Saturday on Netflix and locals condemned it for lack of authenticity among other shortcomings. Although viewers have a love-hate relationship while watching the first season of the show, its got mocked in snarky and funny...

Netflix ‘skip sex button’ anyone?

A call by Malaysia's National Film Development Corporation (Finas) CEO Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri to regulate Netflix and censor sex scenes has become an idea for a 'skip sex' button. At first, the Finas CEO said parents are worried because their children watch uncensored movies and TV shows on...

Gojek targets Indonesian viewers with streaming service

Gojek launched its own streaming service, GoPlay, an application similar to Netflix to provide a solution to Indonesian viewers to have easy access to local films. The service will focus on featuring original films and series created collaboratively with Indonesian production houses, offering opportunities for local filmmakers to get...

Hackers steal and sell Netflix accounts for S$3.3

Malaysia — A concerned netizen started a Twitter thread exposing what appears to be Netflix subscription scammers. Twitter user @aidanurariza said she encountered several sellers offering Netflix services at RM10 (S$3.3). Authentic Netflix memberships range from RM33 to RM51 (S$10.98 to S$16.97) per month. It appears...

Videos with kids have a chance to go viral: Pew Research

The Internet is a place where nothing is static and players have to adopt the newest tactics to get attention. Well, for video channels, here is the newest technic. YouTube videos featuring children under the age of 13 receive more than three times as many...

‘Stranger Things’ breaks Netflix’s viewership record in 4 days

The 1980s sci-fi show, Stranger Things launched its third season recently and it has broken all Netflix's viewing records, said the streaming service in a tweet. The TV show which is about a bunch of suburban adolescents fighting off supernatural monsters has been watched by...

Thai cave rescue story to be turned into a mini-series by Netflix and team behind Crazy Rich Asians

The amazing rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand, which mesmerized the world last summer, will be turned into a mini-series by Jon Chu, who directed the wildly popular Crazy Rich Asians movie, along with Netflix, Thai...

Yakult flies off shelves because of feature in Netflix movie ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Step aside, Crazy Rich Asians. The newest craze from Asia that people are raving about is the probiotic drink that Singaporeans have known and loved for years—none other than the humble, but beloved, Yakult. Yakult is not actually named in the Netflix romcom, To All...

F1 and Netflix to produce docu-series

Formula 1 and Netflix inked a deal for a season-long collaboration culminating in an original docu-series of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship, to be screened in early 2019. This Netflix original series will be the first to truly immerse the audience inside the cockpits,...