Flixster

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Flixster was an American social-networking movie website for discovering new movies, learning about movies, and meeting others with similar tastes in movies.wikipedia
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Rotten Tomatoes

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Flixster was the parent of website Rotten Tomatoes from January 2010.
Since January 2010, Rotten Tomatoes has been owned by Flixster, which was in turn acquired by Warner Bros. in 2011.

Fandango (company)

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On February 17, 2016, Flixster, including Rotten Tomatoes, was acquired by Fandango.
Fandango Media, LLC is an American ticketing company that sells movie tickets via their website as well as through their mobile app, as well as a provider of television and streaming media information, e.g., through its subsidiaries Flixster, Movies.com, and Rotten Tomatoes.

UltraViolet (system)

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Flixster Video's website and mobile apps, including UltraViolet code redemption, streaming, and downloading services are still available in various other countries, such as Canada.
Flixster had been offering a D2D service as well, but it was suspended once Fandango acquired Flixster in early 2016 and another independent movie streaming service, M-GO.

Website

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Flixster was an American social-networking movie website for discovering new movies, learning about movies, and meeting others with similar tastes in movies.

Trailer (promotion)

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The site allowed users to view movie trailers as well as learn about new and upcoming movies at the box office.

San Francisco

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It was based in San Francisco, California and was founded by Joe Greenstein and Saran Chari in January 20, 2006.

California

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It was based in San Francisco, California and was founded by Joe Greenstein and Saran Chari in January 20, 2006.

Vudu

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On August 28, 2017, Flixster shut down its digital redemption and streaming video service and directed customers to use Vudu.

Download

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Starting in late January 2018, visitors to Flixster.com were encouraged to download the Flixster app or were redirected to Fandango.com.

Google Play

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Customers in these areas were asked to transfer their content to Google Play, although Flixster warned users that due to rights restrictions, not all videos purchased on a Flixster library would be transferable depending on country.

Alexa Internet

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Between November 2006 and January 2007, the number of daily page views reported for Flixster by Alexa Toolbar users rose from fewer than 20 million to around 50 million.

Quantcast

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Quantcast reported that the number of global daily page views for Flixster.com peaked at 8,331,961 on January 23, 2008 and dropped to 1,325,685 by July 5, 2008.

Facebook

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Flixster's Facebook application, Movies, was consistently one of the most popular apps on that site; its daily user totals peaked in December 2007.

Active users

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By September 2010, its popularity had waned significantly; its 2.98 million monthly active users placed the Movies app as the ninth most-used entertainment application on Facebook and 92nd among apps overall.

Application software

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Flixster Collections, a desktop application featuring a content discovery and management system, began open beta testing on July 29, 2011.

Content management system

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Flixster Collections, a desktop application featuring a content discovery and management system, began open beta testing on July 29, 2011.

Software testing

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Flixster Collections, a desktop application featuring a content discovery and management system, began open beta testing on July 29, 2011.

Trade magazine

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Flixster's growth was described in the trade press as attributable to "its aggressive viral marketing practices," including "the automated selection of your email account's entire address book in order to send a Flixster invitation to all of your contacts."

Blog

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As a consequence of its policy of emailing users' entire address books with advertisements for the site, the website was criticized on numerous Internet blogs.

Outlook.com

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At one time, email from Flixster to Hotmail users was being filtered and deleted as spam.

Mobile app

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In addition, all offered social media integration, and mobile app usage was offered free-of-charge, allowing more users to download it.

Myspace

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In March 2008, a MySpace app followed, which had 3,923,506 users as of July 2008.

Bebo

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In addition, Flixster also developed applications for Bebo and Orkut.

Orkut

In addition, Flixster also developed applications for Bebo and Orkut.

IOS

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In August 2008, Flixster released an iOS application, which allowed users to access movie showtimes, reviews, and trailers.