Dear Valued Visitor,

We have noticed that you are using an ad blocker software.

Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly depends on them and we can only keep providing you high-quality research based articles as long as we can display ads on our pages.

To view this article, you can disable your ad blocker and refresh this page or simply login.

We only allow registered users to use ad blockers. You can sign up for free by clicking here or you can login if you are already a member.

Can Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Habits Predict Kids’ Intelligence And Future?

Somewhere in the world, someone is looking at your kid’s Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) viewing habits and making predictions about their intelligence and future, Michael Fertik told Betty Liu in a discussion on Bloomberg’s In the Loop.

Netflix, is NFLX a good stock to buy, Michael Fertik, reputation, kids, viewing habits,

The comment from the founder about Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) came as he was discussing his book, “The Reputation Economy: How to Optimize Your Digital Footprint in a World Where Your Reputation Is Your Most Valuable Asset,” and how people cannot help that their digital footprint is being gathered, analyzed and scored.

“Here’s a scary version that I say to parents that they don’t like. They don’t like it but it’s true. There are people today who are studying things like the Netflix viewing habits of your kids and making predictions about how smart they are and how scholastically well they will achieve and how well they will perform and where they are going to go to college,” Fertik said.

According to the founder, he is not worried about Big Brother and the U.S. government but about all the companies around the world that are sifting data. People, he said, always have a “reputation” based on how they use technology in their lives be it through the Internet with content choices on Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) or shopping choices on, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or the use of other machines such as televisions and smartphones.

Meanwhile, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has just reported its performance for the fourth quarter of 2014. The company reported a 26% increase year-over-year in revenue which was $1.48 billion for 4Q2014. Its net income was reported at $83.4 million. The firm also ended 2014 with 57.4 million subscribers, up by 1.9 million in the U.S. and 2.43 million around the world in the fourth quarter.

Carl Icahn’s Icahn Capital LP owned about 1.41 million Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares by the end of the third quarter of 2014, a 20% decrease in the firm’s stake in the entertainment content distributor compared to its stake in the preceding quarter.

Biotech Stock Alert - 20% Guaranteed Return in One Year

Hedge Funds and Insiders Are Piling Into

One of 2015's best hedge funds and two insiders snapped up shares of this medical device stock recently. We believe its transformative and disruptive device will storm the $3+ billion market and help it achieve 500%-1000% gains in 3 years.

Get your FREE REPORT and the details of our 20% return guarantee today.

Subscribe me to Insider Monkey's Free Daily Newsletter
This is a FREE report from Insider Monkey. Credit Card is NOT required.
Loading Comments...

Thanks! An email with instructions is sent to !

Your email already exists in our database. Click here to go to your subscriptions

Insider Monkey returned 102% in 3 years!! Wondering How?

Download a complete edition of our newsletter for free!