Warner Bros Releases Streaming Movie Rentals Through Facebook
What's that? You haven't seen that movie that all of your Facebook friends have "liked"? Well, Warner Bros. has become the first movie studio to offer an immediate fix for such social network faux pas, by launching a test program allowing users to rent and watch movies on Facebook itself.
Facebook users in the US will be able to rent a movie for streaming for 48 hours through the movie's official Facebook page, with each rental costing 30 Facebook Credits, or $3. The movie will stream through Facebook and be able to be paused, stopped and resumed in separate Facebook sessions, as well as have full Facebook functionality including comments. According to Thomas Gewecke, President of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, the program is all about taking the mountain to Mohammad: