Audience

Streaming Services

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Learn how streaming services can provide entertainment from home

What streaming services are used for

You may have heard about Netflix, Hulu, and Youtube before. They are very beneficial for people who are homebound and in need of something to do/ learn. These three sights and other streaming services provide instantaneous access to large libraries of movies, TV shows, documentaries, tutorials, and much more.

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Netflix

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Unlike cable TV, Netflix can be accessed on any device with an internet connection including DVD and Blu-ray players, Smart TVs, set-top boxes, computers, and phones. All different types of documentaries, action films, cooking shows, house renovation shows, and many more genres are available on Netflix. Netflix does have a subscription fee of $12.99 per month. It also has a 30-day free trial for you to test. It is suggested to talk with family members before buying a Netflix account because they may already have a subscription plan you can join. 

How to access Netflix:

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Navigate to netflix.com in your web browser.

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create a Netflix account by filling out necessary information.

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You will be brought to the Netflix home page. Here you can browse endless videos.

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In the top of your screen click on the magnifying glass icon to search for shows you are interested in watching.

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Have fun watching!

Hulu

Hulu is very similar to Netflix, however, the main difference is both streaming services have different shows. Unlike cable TV, Hulu can be accessed on any device with an internet connection including DVD and Blu-ray players, Smart TVs, set-top boxes, computers, and phones. All different types of documentaries, action films, cooking shows, house renovation shows, and many more genres are available on Hulu. Hulu does have a subscription fee of $5.99 per month, but it also has a 30-day free trial for you to test. It is suggested to talk with family members before buying a Hulu account because they may already have a subscription plan you can join. 

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How to access Hulu:

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Navigate to hulu.com in your web browser.

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Click on "start your free trial". Select the subscription plan you want.

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Create an account by filling out all necessary information.

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You will be brought to the Hulu home page where you can search through endless shows.

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Have fun watching!

Youtube

Youtube is a great way to learn new things and find solutions to problems. Youtube can be accessed on any device with an internet connection. It has a vast library of video guides, tutorials, talk shows, comedy sketches, product reviews, and much more. Youtube is a great way to learn new things and answer the questions you have. For example, if you were wondering how to build a birdhouse, you could search up "how to build a birdhouse" in Youtube and it would provide you with a video guide showing you. The best part about Youtube is it's completly free.

How to access Youtube:

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Navigate to youtube.com in your web browser.

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You will automatically be taken to the Youtube home page with a vast array of potential videos to watch

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On the top of your screen is the search bar which can be used to look for any type of video you want.

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Have fun watching!

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