Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): IMDb app hits 100 million downloads
IMDb, the popular Internet film database owned by Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), was founded in 1990 and has been growing ever since then. IMDb’s movies and TV apps for iOS and Android has now been downloaded over 100 million times, according to Mashable.
“We launched our first app in December of 2009, and here we are,” stated IMDb’s CEO and founder Col Needham. “It’s all part of our vision to engage of our customers wherever they happen to be.”
Today, IMDb has upgraded its app with some new features as well. There is a new “times” feature makes it easy to plan a movie outing and buy tickets conveniently. The “times” feature is based on factors like the time customers want to leave for the theater, the genre of the movie, and when the movie is starting or ending.
Another new feature is called “watch.” This feature helps customers find which movies and TV shows can be watched immediately. “Favorite theaters” lets users see showtimes at preferred locations throughout the app.