SAN FRANCISCO - More than 100 million users of Yahoo! will now have direct access to Flixster, from the new Yahoo! homepage.
Flixster's unique combination of movie information and social networking has led it to become the fastest-growing movie site, and Yahoo's integration of third-party apps means users can now have the full Flixster experience directly on their personalized homepage.
Utilizing the Flixster app, users will be able to look up showtimes, see nearly 2 billion movie ratings, read reviews from other users and national critics, rate and recommend movies, all without leaving their Yahoo! homepage.
"Movie information has always been one of the most popular features on Internet homepages," said Joe Greenstein, founder and CEO of Flixster. "Flixster is making that experience a social one, enabling millions of movie fans to connect with their friends to share and discover new movies through Yahoo!"
Yahoo! users will join with the more than 20 million people each month who already use Flixster's services on www.flixster.com, and on Flixster's apps for the iPhone, Palm Pre, Android, Facebook and MySpace.
Launched in Janaury 2006, Flixster now offers its users access to nearly 2 billion movie reviews written by users, as well as to more than 19,000 movie trailers, plus quizzes, games, photos and details about more than 75,000 movies in the Flixster database. Visit Flixster for more details and to join the fast-growing Flixster community of movie lovers.