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Warner Bros ties up with Facebook; to offer films to users

MUMBAI: After tying up with Facebook, Warner Bros. has announced that it will be offering some of its films on Facebook that can be purchased using Facebook Credits.


The new Warner-Facebook project will offer select full-length Warner Bros. films to users for a price of 30 Facebook credits, or $3. Facebook credits are virtual currency that can be obtained through social games on the site.
 
"We‘re open to developers and partners that want to experiment using credits in new and interesting ways, and we look forward to seeing what they come up with," said Facebook in a statement.


Over 400 applications and games on the site use Facebook credits and once 30 credits are collected, a user can purchase a Warner Bros. film that can be watched over a 48-hour period. The movie can even be paused and restarted when the Facebook member logs back in.
 
Though films of Warner Bros. would be available on Facebook, it does not mean that the film company and the social networking site are engaged in a partnership.


The first Warner Bros. film to available on Facebook will be The Dark Knight. It will initially be accessible to those in the US.

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