‘Netflix Social’ Lets Your Friends See Your Crappy Taste in Movies/TV You thought it was embarrassing when you let Spotify tell all your Facebook friends that you’re rockin’ out to One Direction’s latest single? Introducing Netflix Social: Now you can let all your networked friends know that you sit home on Friday nights watching Murder, She Wrote re-runs. Starting today, Netflix members in the U.S. can share their favorite shows and movies on Netflix with friends by connecting to Facebook and agreeing to share. By default, sharing will only happen on Netflix. You’ll see what titles your friends have watched in a new “Watched by your friends” row and what they have rated four or five stars in a new “Friends’ Favorites” row. Your friends will also be able to see what you watch and rate highly. Here’s how it works: So, is this a good idea or bad idea? Do you want your friends knowing your taste mixes ’90s rom-coms with post-feminist documentaries? SEE ALSO: • ‘House of Cards’ Junkie Loses His Job • Arrested Development Fans Just Blue Themselves Over Fake Movies [via @AlexJamesFitz] Slade Sohmer Slade Sohmer is editor-in-chief of HyperVocal and co-host of SiriusXM's daily "Politics Powered By Twitter" program. Tweet him at @SladeHV.