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Warner Bros. to start renting movies through Facebook

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Mar 2011 13:25 User comments (4)

Warner Bros. to start renting movies through Facebook Warner Bros. has said this morning that it will begin renting digital copies of films via Facebook, the first studio to do so.
Starting with 'The Dark Knight,' Facebook users can rent the films for 30 FB Credits ($3 USD).

As with most other rental stores, viewers have two days to watch the film and can pause/resume whenever they choose during the period.

While watching the movie, the social networking giant says all Facebook functionality is still active, including the ability to chat, post comments and update statuses.

Says Warner (via THR):

Facebook has become a daily destination for hundreds of millions of people. Making our films available through Facebook is a natural extension of our digital distribution efforts. It gives consumers a simple, convenient way to access and enjoy our films through the world's largest social network.

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4 user comments

19.3.2011 9:34

Lame, Redbox = 1.00
why do I need to pay 2.00 extra just to watch it on FB?

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 09 Mar 2011 @ 9:35

29.3.2011 13:04

Suprised FB doesn't already get Netflix...Everything else does...To the point of being nuts.


Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

310.3.2011 3:03

"While watching the movie, the social networking giant says all Facebook functionality is still active, including the ability to chat, post comments and update statuses."

Equivalent to talking in the theater. Let's see $1.50 a day or as they put it $3 for 48 hours. The blackhole of FB strikes again.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 10 Mar 2011 @ 3:03

Remember no matter how much you know someone else knows more than you do!
Fav Quote "Con is the opposite of Pro so CONgress must be the opposite of PROgress!!!!"

411.3.2011 9:42

Lame.

EDIT* But I am sure people that play all those crappy games on there will be all about this.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 11 Mar 2011 @ 9:43

Someone told me once that theres a right and wrong, and that punishment would come to those
who dare to cross the line.
But it must not be true for jerk-offs like you.
Maybe it takes longer to catch a total asshole.

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