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Q. Do you think there is a change in time of watching “television” after having a Netflix account? “Yes for sure! The time I spent on watching television noticeably declined. And I normally use Netflix and watch shows from there because Netflix provides all the shows I want to watch.” - Student 1
Q. What do you usually watch in Netflix in terms of genres?
“I mostly watch high teen, romance, and comedies.” - Student 1
Q. Do you think there is a change in terms of time (watching) after you got your Netflix account? “Yes, of course! I used to watch television only for the reason of movies. However since from I got my Netflix account, I don’t watch television often. I watch television 3 hours maximum per week, and I watch Netflix about 5 hours a week.” - Student 2
Q. What kind of genres do you mostly enjoy in Netflix?
“I usually enjoy romance or action. And one of my favorite shows include Riverdale.” - Student 2
Q. Is there a change in time of watching “television” after you made your Netflix account?
“I believe there is change. I use Netflix more than TV because I like the fact that in Netflix, I can watch shows anywhere and anytime without limitation. And I really enjoy media by Netflix. Time watching television decreased gradually also the time I spend in Netflix gradually increased.” - Student 3
Q. What kind of genres do you find yourself enjoyed?
“I watch dramas in romantic genres with my sister mostly.” - Student 3
Q. You do not have a Netflix account is that correct?
“Yes that is correct.” - Student 4
Q. What holds you back from making an account?
“I am not a fan of dramas or movies so I didn’t make one.” - Student 4
Q. If you were to have one, which genre or a show would you find yourself most enjoyed?
“Definitely Sherlock! I am more interested in mystery genre than romantic genre.” - Student 4
During my homeroom class, we also get to watch movies or shows in Netflix that students want to enjoy together. It is a way to get together with the same grade friends and spend time watching media that we have common interest in. Every classmate in my homeroom loves this time not just because they can watch television, but to have a memorable time with their peers. My classmates and homeroom teacher found it easy to use Netflix because the media are diverse and the service is very easy to handle and use.
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Q. Do you find yourself addicted to Netflix? If not, how do you manage to avoid addiction?
“I do not consider as an addict to Netflix, I try to limit the time of watching Netflix by dividing the number of episodes I watch per day, and I try to avoid binge watching.” - Student 1
“I do not think I am addicted to Netflix; I naturally stop watching Netflix by distractions such as my mom, text messages.” - Student 2
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