Yet its recent struggles may not be the start of a downward spiral or the beginning of the end for the streaming giant. Rather, it's a sign that Netflix is becoming a more traditional media company.
Netflix was originally valued as a Big Tech company, part of the Wall Street acronym, "FAANG," which stood for Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google. Wall Street once valued the company at about $300 billion — a number on par with many Big Tech companies that Netflix's business model ultimately couldn't live up to.
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