A Staggering Amount Of People Get Free Netflix Using Someone Else’s Account (Including Their Ex)
A new survey reveals how many people have access to Netflix, but aren’t currently living under the same roof as the actual subscriber, as well as who it is they are “borrowing” their Netflix login from.
No harm, no foul, right? At least when it comes to using someone else’s Netflix login, even if you don’t actually have a relationship with that person anymore. Which is exactly the case with way more people than you might think.
We now know this thanks to tech website Exstreamist, who surveyed thousands of people who use Netflix, and learned 44% of viewers who use someone else’s account do so without that person actually knowing that they are doing it.
In fact, only 34% of those people using someone else’s account can say for certain that the person actually DOES know that they are using their login, because 22% said they weren’t sure.
As for whose Netflix account these people are using, 22% said they are using their parent’s account, 20% are using a friend’s, 17% are using their girlfriend or boyfriend’s Netflix login, 13% said they use a former roommate’s account, 3% use a sibling’s account, while 13% said they are still using an ex’s Netflix account.