alireza_5214871's profile

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Wed, Feb 6, 2013 12:03 AM

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Follow other users and be notified of their ratings and other activities on IMDb

If we just can add our friends like facebook and share our movies and ratings together I think it would be more fun and useful :) And also we can compare our rating history and that would be very good for users :)

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328 Points

9 y ago

Good idea :)

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9 y ago

thanks :)

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852 Points

9 y ago

I'd like it if friends could search my lists with Advanced Title Search. That's be cool.

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9 y ago

Yes, adding more social features to IMDB could help people find more films, which has to help IMDB's sister sites like Amazon and LoveFilm.

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9 y ago

As witnessed by the recent addition of more user-specific improvements (profile pages, badges, voting compatibility/comparisons) we are definitely putting more emphasis on social features. I don't really know if a 'friends' feature is being planned at this point, but it's definitely one of many things being considered.

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pretty please?

and if I can add a point, it'd also be great to link your Watchlist with a friend's when trying to pick what to watch, in order to see what movies you're both eager to watch and decide easier.

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Nice, Manthos..great idea!

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Is there some advance on this? Another one thread to follow?

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7 years and still no updates?

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A user experience like BGG would make IMDb so much better. Instead I'm just thinking of what could be.

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286 Points

9 y ago

rottentomatoes does it quite efficientily (even if clearly the website structure is quite poor), comparing movie ratings with friends and make it easier to keep track of who's watched what and if he liked it would be an extremely popular feature

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Is Rotten Tomatoes a better option if I want a more social website?

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Hi, Dusty Bender. If you've read through this thread, you may have noticed that it partly hasn't aged well. Most of the replies and comments here were made before the IMDb·Com message boards software (which included a private messaging system among other features) was taken offline.

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So, things have only gotten worse not better?

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So to speak, but some small percentage of IMDb visitors never saw any value in the message boards, and indeed a lot of staff resources were committed to the boards when those resources could have been better placed elsewhere.

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9 y ago

With Facebook one can "like" a page and see how many of his / her friends liked that page too. Also, one could make suggestions for other movies / pages that your friends "like" too. This is a great way to discover other movies in the same area of interest as your friends. Of course, in the IMDB website this feature would provide the same kind of functionality provided from the "People who liked this also liked..." "IMDB community" information block. But within Facebook it would add something usefull because it provides information within another social "Personal friends" context.

So +1 for this idea

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210 Points

8 y ago

Is it also time to "link and share" with Google+ and not only FB.

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8 y ago

i agree with the views above,flixster has a feature called movie compatibility by which one can compare movie ratings with friends.that way we can know with whom we share similar tastes.if such a feature is introduced in imdb it wud be great.

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8 y ago

"Adding Friends to IMDB Account - Original post added 5 months ago"

Dear IMDB, Please make this happen :D Your website will benefit so greatly with this :D

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120 Points

8 y ago

I can see the option to add someone as a friend, but it's not working!

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8 y ago

IMDb has an "adding friends" option but the person you added wouldn't know if you were on his/her friends list, its more of a watchlist than anything else i.e, you can use it to find the user profile of someone you follow and also find out if there were active recently and just a slightly faster way to send private messages...they should rename it to "People I follow who don't really know who I'am"

I generally use it to add people who may be known movie stars and to see if they have been active recently..

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Yeah, for me it works like a "follow" button.

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8 y ago

This is a great initiative, IMDB should consider it.

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8 y ago

One of the must features for IMDb.

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8 y ago

I thought this was a feature already, until today that I wanted to add a friend.

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You can add people as your friends, there is just currently no extra functionality.

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It acts more like a "follow" than a "friend" except the only thing you follow is when they were last active ;)