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Netflix and Discord have a new alliance: what is it about

This feature will allow you to receive recommendations but not watch videos with friends.

Discord is the messaging platform specialized in video games and Netflix is looking to take a place in that market, so its new bet is to have a bot in the application to have contact with users.

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The streaming app confirmed that it will start recommending content through Discorddepending on the person’s preferences. An alternative that is not directly related to gaming, but that will be a way to enter that community.

What will the Netflix bot be like?

Discord is an application that allows you to create meeting rooms, video calls, calls and text conversions. The latter is what you are going to focus on. Netflixwhich will not have a profile itself, but will be a bot that you can write to and ask for recommendations.

The application will give recommendations to users through chat.
The application will give recommendations to users through chat.
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To activate it, follow these steps:

1. Open Discord

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2. Go to the account server and click on the server name in the upper left corner.

3. Then select “Server Settings” from the dropdown menu.

4. In Settings, click the “Application Directory” option on the left sidebar.

5. Find “Hey Netflix” in the app directory and then click “Add to Server” to install the Discord bot.

6. Once the Discord bot has been installed, go to a text channel on the server. Here you type ” /heynetflix ” and send the message.

With this, the bot will respond and start the recommendation process, which works by setting the preferences in the chat and following a thread in the conversation by selecting different options.

Netflix announced that it will have a bot to make recommendations in the messaging application

Finally, the bot will give the user a link with the final recommendation that will direct him to the browser to view the content and will also open a chat, free of spoilers, for those who are viewing the content, something that can be shared with friends to talk .

This is not an option to watch movies or series together from Discord, but a recommendation chat, so Netflix continues to rely on third parties to provide this alternative that users have long requested.

The latter if it is something you have Youtube within the messaging application, with the ‘Activity’ function, it allows users to jump to a voice channel, start the video and watch it with friends with ease at the same time.

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This feature will allow you to receive recommendations but not watch videos with friends.
This feature will allow you to receive recommendations but not watch videos with friends.

Netflix’s plan to create more of its own video games

Netflix takes up the great plan of creating his own studio to develop his own titles and have a strong new line of business that reaches new audiences.

The company did not give too many details, although it mentioned that the investigation is based in Helsinki, Finland, and is directed by Marko Lastikka, who was the CEO and executive producer of Electronic Arts and the vice president of Zynga.

The first studio built from scratch for Netflix games is the company’s fourth attempt. And it is that it is not necessary to forget that the streaming service it has already acquired three other video game developers in the last year. The first was Night School Studio followed by Boss Fight Entertainment Y NextGames.

“This is another step in our vision to build a world-class game studio that will bring a variety of delightful and deeply engaging original games, without ads or in-app purchases, to our hundreds of millions of members around the world.” Netflix stated on its official blog.

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