Thanks to Netflix and House of Cards, 'Super binger' is Now a Thing

by Techvibes Coffee Break

Move over, selfie. The new buzz-worthy term of the day is "super binge."

Thanks to Netflix, the video-streaming subscription service that's breeding content bingers worldwide—and specifically season two of "House of Cards," arguably one of the greatest political drama series ever created—people are now "super binging," which can be defined loosely as watching an entire season of a television show with nothing but a single bathroom break.

Netflix monitored "House of Cards" viewing time very closely, and found one user who watched all 13 hours of season two in less time after the show launched than any other of the company's 40 million subscribers—13 hours and three minutes.


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With more than 15 million members, Netflix, Inc. [Nasdaq: NFLX] is the world’s largest subscription service streaming movies and TV episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. For $8.99 a month, Netflix members can instantly watch unlimited TV episodes and movies streamed to their TVs and computers and can receive unlimited DVDs delivered quickly to their homes. With Netflix, there are... more

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