Today, in a move that pits the company against Amazon, online retailer Overstock.com said it would launch its own streaming and video-on-demand services, slated to be available by the middle of the year.
And funnily enough, in 2013 the satirical news site The Onion predicted just that.
It gets better, too. The Onion joked about Overstock's "millions of customers," and it seems that is exactly what the e-tailer is looking to capitalize on. "We already have the traffic," CEO Patrick Byrne told The Hollywood Reporter. "We're looking for a bigger and bigger share of their wallet."
Here are some tweets from today:
— Jasmine Friedrich (@asynchronism) January 20, 2015
— Daryl Lang (@DarylLang) January 20, 2015
And here are some tweets from November 2013:
— Eitan (@AnotherEitan) November 6, 2013
— Ed Hersh (@StoryCentric) November 5, 2013