Netflix, the DVD rental service that delivers DVDs via mail, is more than a decade older than Google, the search engine that currently dominates the internet. The availability of online streaming of movies and television shows did not occur until 2007, nearly a decade after the invention of the internet.
Netflix was established on August 29, 1997, making it 23 years old. Google was established on September 4, 1998, marking 22 years since its inception. Netflix has been around for one year and seven days longer than Google.
In light of the fact that there are about 4.39 billion internet users globally, the number of Google users worldwide is close to four billion people. In the United States, there are 246 million unique Google users. Google’s usage data show that Google Photos has moreover one billion active users, according to the company.
As of the first quarter of 2021, Netflix had a total of 207.64 million paid subscribers around the world. According to Netflix, the majority of its members are located in the United States and Canada, with the two countries accounting for more than 74 million of Netflix’s total global subscriber base.
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