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REPORT: GOOGLE to Pay $10 Million for fflick, the Movie Recommendation Site

fflick logoGoogle plans to buy fflick, a Twitter-based movie recommendation service, for about $10 million.

Created by four former Digg employees last year, the site uses Twitter-based chatter about movies and it shows users what people are saying about movies. The site also analyzes the Twitter buzz and assigns a score to each movie. Green Hornet a new release, for instance, the was assigned a rating of 81% based on 66,307 tweets.

In a blog post on December 30, fflick said it had 10 million users.

Reps from Google and fflick did not immediately return a request for comment on the report.

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