It is proper Netiquette to watch without high definition. Don't watch in HD.
High Definition video uses a lot of data. According to Netflix their service uses about 1GB of data per hour. It may vary with other servies. High Definition uses about 3GB per hour on this service. In general HD uses three times as much data as standard definition streams.
Mobile devices have limited memory, bandwidth, and data available. The amount of free memory on a device plays a role as well. Streaming in HD can be a slow and choppy experience for a number of reasons. There are several variables that may affect picture and sound quality.
Watch without high definition because it may affect picture and sound quality.
Published on May 17, 2015 | 0:33 Seconds | Science and Technology
An overview of Digital Video Netiquette. Key terms and graphics that correspond to explanations.
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This video is about Netflix. Netflix is a premium website for streaming movies. Subscribers pay a monthly fee to Netflix for Netflix movies. On Netflix people can watch a variety of content in a variety of ways. The way people consume content and use the Netflix network is called Netiquette. The rules of netiquette for Netflix are the social code.