Hulu came to play!
Proving to be unbothered by a little healthy competition, the video streaming service took a shot at Netflix in their latest advertisement — and Netflix’s response was far from chill!
ICYMI, Hulu took aim by posting:
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ hulu (@hulu) April 14, 2017
Several days later, Netflix fired back using a reference from their hit show, 13 Reasons Why:
Welcome to your tape https://t.co/juAMcd0jjU
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Netflix US (@netflix) April 18, 2017
On one hand, Twitter users were a bit upset with the company for “trivializing suicidal thoughts.”
See some of the negative reactions (below):
@netflix this isn’t funny??? please tell me “welcome to your tape” isn’t going to be a meme please stop trivializing suicidal thoughts.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ rosie (@221b_badwolfbay) April 18, 2017
@netflix this isn’t funny.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ jack (@kysbaker) April 18, 2017
@netflix love that suicide note based humor ├░┼╕ΓÇÿ┼Æ├░┼╕┬Å┬╝
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ stop killing us (@bisexualcIarke) April 18, 2017
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Ryan Regalado (@ryanregalado) April 18, 2017
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ ├úΓÇª┬ñ (@DameG0AT) April 18, 2017
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ kadija (@aryastcrrk) April 18, 2017
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Danielle (@elleepompeo) April 18, 2017
Meanwhile, others appreciated the debatably genius and relevant marketing ploy:
@netflix LOL. A+ tweet.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ VisionaryMusicGroup (@TeamVisionary) April 18, 2017
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Kenny Jones (@relientkenny) April 18, 2017
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Russell (@IAM_DJ_Michael) April 18, 2017
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Lucid (@CSHSLucid) April 18, 2017
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ vicky (@rickyftana) April 18, 2017
So what’s your take?? Vote (below)!!