Netflix will start rolling out its new Profiles feature on August 1, which allows members to create a separate “profile” for each member of their household.
Each account, which still goes for $8, can have up to five profiles included at no extra cost.
“We continually innovate and are proud to deliver an even better, more personal Netflix experience,” said Netflix Chief Product Officer Neil Hunt. “Now everyone in your home can have their own Netflix experience, built around the TV shows and movies they enjoy. No longer will your Netflix suggestions be mixed up with those of your kids, a significant other, roommates, or house guests.”
Hunt says each profile can be connected to a different Facebook account, providing friends-based suggestions and further personalizing the discovery experience. It will also be even easier to enter Netflix Kids, an area with titles appropriate for those 12 and under.
The new Profiles feature will be implemented over the next two weeks globally.
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