The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Apple, Netflix, Amazon and Google
Lockdowns may have been a catalyst for consumers to sign up for Netflix last year, but once signed up, new users look just the same as old users. "They're behaving very much like the cohort of users that we added just before COVID," COO Greg Peters said at an investors conference this week.
Controversy in India over Amazon's political drama "Tandav" has put Bollywood and global video streaming giants on edge, prompting a closer scrutiny of scripts for possible offence to religious sentiments in a key growth market. Companies like Amazon's Prime Video and Netflix are inspecting planned shows and scripts, with some even deleting scenes that could be controversial, five Bollywood directors and producers, and two industry sources said. This comes as Amazon Prime Video has become embroiled in legal cases and police complaints alleging "Tandav" depicts Hindu gods and goddesses in a derogatory manner and offends religious beliefs.