One thing to note for sure is never endeavor to make Kenyans on Twitter frantic, or else you will be torn to pieces.
This is actually the scenario Netflix, the world’s leading entertainment streaming service, is going through. Funny right…?
After Netflix subtitles to its TV and film services, the Kenyans were not impressed.
They were quick to point out the mistakes and couldn’t resist letting their fingers do the talking as many took to Twitter to share views.
Check out some of the tweets:
@SerahKatusia – If you love to laugh, and comedy isn’t working, turn on Netflix’s Swahili subtitles … it will crack you to a magical world and back!
@Lizesjay – My goodness! Swahili subtitles on Netflix are hilarious! Your highness-urefu wako. Did Uganda do this?
@PhannieAK – @netflix who told you that we need Swahili subtitles? We understand English. We hear it and comprehend it well. Stop this nonsense!!!! Also, you’ve been getting the translations wrong!
@Wairimu_WaGitau – These swahili Netflix subtitles are cool and shit but how many times do I have to put that shit off before they get the fucking memo?
@RealestNana – Meanwhile in KENYA….😂(inaccurate netflix subtitles)
Netflix: Are you still watching?
Me:(amazed) Yes, all eyes on the screen,… wondering who the hell came up with this SWAHILI SUBTITLES ……
@X_trathoughtful Dear @netflix. Please take off those horrendous Swahili subtitles. We speak and understand English in Africa. PS: Badass isn’t “Punda mbaya” though. Your translators duped you big time. Thank you.
@iKeynan – These Netflix Swahili subtitles are just fine. At the end of the day, Netflix is an entertainment content provider. And those subtitles are hella entertaining.