Letterboxd launches its movie social network on the iPhone


Letterboxd is a fantastic website if you want to keep track of movies you’ve watched, read compelling reviews, build and share movie lists. And yet, Letterboxd also has a few flaws. Its website is incredibly slow, and there wasn’t any mobile app. The company is fixing one of these flaws by finally releasing an iPhone app.

Letterboxd is a sort of movie social network. Once you have created a profile, you can follow people and see what they’ve been watching. In particular, you can log watched movie, rate them and write a short reviews – your followers can then see them in a unified feed. It’s like Twitter, but instead of posting messages for your followers, you post movie ratings and reviews. It’s also a great way to create a timeline of your most recently watched movies.

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