Social media clapped back at Netflix Sunday after the online movie streaming company called out 53 people who can't stop watching a sappy Christmas comedy.
On Sunday evening, Netflix tweeted: "To the 53 people who've watched A Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days: Who hurt you?"
If you haven't heard of A Christmas Prince, the romantic comedy is about a reporter who tries to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince while pretending to be a tutor.
While it's common knowledge that while you're watching Netflix, the online streaming company is also watching you, the creepy tweet and didn't sit well with the Twittersphere.
cuz @netflix collects data on paying users; their official tweet demonstrates that they’ll use that data to ridicule specific customers publicly; and that @netflix doesn’t respect their larger customer base’s concerns about other ways @netflix might misuse private data.— Lean.Legal (@Johnson_DavidW) December 11, 2017
@Johnson_DavidW pointed out that Netflix collects data on paying users, and the tweet "demonstrates that they'll use that data to ridicule specific customers publicly."
@netflix is trolling users watching "A Christmas Prince" every day... with that said, @netflix my "Friends" addiction is because I don't have cable and like sleeping with the background noise... #notanexcuse #ipromise #busted— Becky (@corcratrideag) December 12, 2017
Lifetime, a go-to for sappy Christmas movies, tweeted that they were happy to welcome the Christmas Prince viewers with open arms.
If Netflix doesn't want you, there’s always room on our couch! And if Christmas Princes aren't your thing, we’ve got meet cutes, serial killers, queenpins, and babysitters gone bad. We're not here to judge! https://t.co/rYqLAYsQdn— Lifetime (@lifetimetv) December 11, 2017
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