In what is supposed to be a better experience for users, Netflix is changing today the way you rate a show or movie, so now instead of Stars you use Thumbs.
Giving a thumbs up or down is a pretty simple process, but one that doesn’t say much (probably). But according to Netflix, the 5 stars rating system was not working for users who would not get accurate recommendations. With the new thumbs system, Netflix is sure that personalized recommendations will improve.
So as of now, you don’t have to really think between 5 options but 2, so basically you like it or not, there’s no in-between. Here’s Netflix’s in depth explanation:
R.I.P. Stars, welcome Thumbs.