Google Moves Into The Movie Recommendation Business

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Google wants to know what movies you’ve really liked recently. No, its not because the company is thinking of getting you a DVD and doesn’t really know what you like; instead, it’s purchased fflick, an online service that works as a movie recommendation engine by checking what your Twitter friends think of any particular title.

The purchase apparently cost Google somewhere in the region of $10 million, and is expected to close late this week. It’s unknown at this point whether Google plans to keep the relatively young company (It launched summer 2010) intact, or plans to stripmine its Twitter-search technology to use elsewhere.

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