How Netflix Thumbnails Keep You Watching

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For a long time, Netflix has used clever tricks to engage viewers and keep them on the platform, watching show after show. One way they do this is through personalized features, like showing different users customized thumbnails for the same programs, which has been criticized for many reasons. Use this lesson plan to help students think critically about how Netflix hooks users.

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