Warner Bros. Buys Flixster, Changes Incoming?

Today we have some massive news for any of you who have ever visited the Flixster or Rotten Tomatoes websites, a recent article posted on NPR suggest that Warner Bros has purchased the sites.

By purchasing Flixter, Warner Bros has in-turn inherited Rotten Tomatoes, exactly what Warner Bros has planned is currently a mystery, however a recent article posted on GigaOm suggest that we could potentially see Flixter become an application which will allow people to buy digital movies, not just Warner Bros films.

Sources suggest that the deal may have been worth as much as $90 million, before the deal Flixter’s applications for iPhone and iPad became extremely popular along with the Flixter app for Facebook. You can check out the Flixster app for Facebook here, the app for iPhone and iPad here. If you want the Windows Phone 7, Android or BlackBerry apps check out this link.

At the moment details regarding the deal are scarce, along with what Warner Bros has in store for Flixtser users, therefore we will have to keep you posted as we hear more.

What do you want to see Warner Bros do with Flixster? Are you worried about what changes will be made? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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