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 used for the Obama Inauguration last month, where people visiting 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

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.

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