Google acquires fflick (movie recommendations)

Companies in Relationship

Fflick, Google

Deal Facts

Initial Announcement Date: 1/11

Consideration: $10 million (Source: TechCrunch)

Google acquires fflick, which operates a service that features movie trailers, reviews, and ratings. You sign in with your Twitter account and are shown a list of top-ranking movies. Next to each film is a set of relevant tweets from the people you follow.

Fflick was launched in August 2010 by Kurt Wilms and three other ex-Digg employees. The talent will be assigned to YouTube, working on projects that build on fflick technology.

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