Netflix recently updated its company-culture guidelines for the first time since 2017. Elon Musk said it was a "good move" by Netflix. Musk last month said of Netflix: "The woke mind virus is making Netflix unwatchable" "Good move by @Netflix," Musk tweeted.

"Not everyone will like — or agree with — everything on our service," the guidelines say. "We let viewers decide what's appropriate for them, versus having Netflix censor specific artists or voices," they add. "If you'd find it hard to support our content breadth, Netflix may not be the best place for you," they say.

Netflix's policy change came after the platform experienced a record quarterly loss of subscribers. The company attributed the loss to increased competition, password sharing, and other factors including inflation and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Some Netflix employees publicly criticized the company in October for airing a special in which the comedian Dave Chappelle made inflammatory comments about transgender people.

Musk's views on content moderation have been under increased scrutiny since he announced last month that he planned to buy Twitter in a $44 billion deal. The special was not removed from the service despite protests. Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Business Insider's parent company, Axel Springer, is a Netflix board member.
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