Netflix will kill its 5-star rating system in favor of 'thumbs-up, thumbs-down' — here's why (NFLX)
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Netflix will replace its five-star ratings system with a "thumbs up, thumbs down" one in the coming weeks, the company told The Verge.

Last January, Netflix CPO Neil Hunt told Business Insider that Netflix wanted to do away with the stars, since it considered it a bad rating system.

The problem, Hunt said, is that people subconsciously try to be critics. When they rate a movie or show from one to five stars, they fall into trying to objectively assess the “quality,” instead of basing the...

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