Variety Magazine Embraces Social Media for the Oscars

12:47 PM Posted by Site Editor

Variety has implemented the same sort of Facebook Connect service CNN.com used for the Obama Inauguration last month, where people visiting Variety.com while logged into Facebook can see a live-updated stream of their friends’ status updates as well as a sample of those from everyone on Variety.com.

Other entertainment-oriented sites will also be implementing the Facebook service prior to the big show on Sunday, but Variety appears to be the first.

Full story at newteevee.com

You can also follow the Oscars and other media news at Twitter http://twitter.com/VarietyMagazine .



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