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Will Facebook Save Netflix?

After a disastrous Q3 2011, Netflix stands to replace some of the 800,000 subscribers it lost. It’s savior? The Facebook news feed. Earlier this month, Congress revised the Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988 to allow people to opt in to having their movie rental activity shared. This act had delayed the Netflix Facebook app‘s launch in the US. However, the Facebook news feed is beginning to show “Josh Constine watched The Walking Dead on Netflix” -- stories that point back to the Netflix site. Netflix is hoping Facebook users might sign up and pay on so they can watch, too.

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