Netflix has told its employees that they can leave the streaming giant if they don’t agree with its content. Tesla CEO has endorsed it. As The Wall Street Journal reports, Netflix has updated its culture guidelines and added a section called ‘Artistic Expressions’, which explains how the platform creates programming for viewers.
“We Let Viewers Decide What’s Appropriate For Them,” Netflix Said
The company said, “Depending on your role, you may need to work on titles that you consider harmful. If you have difficulty supporting our content, Netflix may not be the best place for you.” “
According to the company, the new section has been added so that ‘potential employees can understand our position, and better decide whether Netflix is the right company for them’.
Musk Backs Netflix Update Amid A Controversial Twitter Takeover
He posted, ‘Nice step taken by netflix.’
On Twitter, employees have reacted with a mix of excitement, fear and humor to Musk’s $44 billion acquisition of Twitter. Some criticized the deal amid fears of mass exodus and layoffs as Musk plans new content policies.
Meanwhile, due to slow growth and a dwindling global user base, Netflix has fast-tracked its plan to bring ads to its TV shows and movies.
The streaming platform has shifted its plan to include ads in its content by the end of this year.
The company will also soon announce new measures to crack down on password sharing.
Netflix has seen its stock fall 20 percent after losing 2 lakh subscribers in the first quarter of 2022. Its first major loss in a decade.