Fandango Launches Facebook Timeline App

Los Angeles-based Fandango, the online movie tickets site, said today at SXSW that it has launched a new Facebook Timeline app called "Movies with Friends". The firm said the new app allows fans to share movie recommendations and activities with friends, see their friends' movie picks, and more. Fandango's new app allows users to share information on movies they've rated and reviewed on the site, movies that they want to see, movie trailers they have watched, among other activities. Fandango said it is hopping to grow its user base on Facebook via the app. Fandango's online site, mobile apps, and other services are all aimed at allows fans to buy movie tickets in advance from movie theaters.