Netflix expected to debut user profiles, shared accounts by end of summer

Netflix users have been clamoring for a better solution when it comes to sharing an account with family and friends, and the streaming service is finally set to deliver one soon. Yahoo News reports that Netflix will roll out individual user profiles by the end of summer — likely sometime in August — enabling subscribers to keep their own recommendations isolated from (and uninfluenced by) the viewing habits of anyone else using their account. Once enabled, users will be able to select their own avatar that will appear across Netflix’s various apps. As for how many people will be able to share a single ”family” account, it seems that’s still up in the air. Yahoo News says company executives are still deciding between five or six, both… Continue reading… ]]> http://www.theverge.com/2013/6/12/4422652/netflix-to-debut-user-profiles-shared-accounts-end-of-summer