Hulu

The Netflix Effect: 5 Ways Streaming Services Are Changing How We Consume TV

The Netflix Effect: 5 Ways Streaming Services Are Changing How We Consume TV

By: Jenny Hedger

Browsing the array of TV shows and movies available at the click of a mouse (or a TV remote button), it seems impossible to remember life before streaming services like Amazon Prime and Netflix. Initially created as an online DVD rental service, Netflix expanded in 2007 and introduced a video streaming service. From “binge-watching” to “Netflix and chill”, it’s undeniable that streaming services are changing not only the way we talk about TV but the way we watch it, too.