Meebo powers IM for Flixster.com
Meebo announced its first deployment of Meebo Community IM, an integrated instant messaging solution for online communities, on Flixster.com, an online community for movie fans with a global reach of millions.
For Flixster, the partnership with Meebo enables live communication and real-time notifications between community members, increasing user engagement and time spent on site. The partnership also paves the way for monetization of the service. Meebo will serve ad units designed specifically for web instant messaging and will share revenue with Flixster.
The launch of Meebo Community IM on Flixster begins a staged rollout to a network of signed partners that serve a total unduplicated global reach of 72.9 million (August 2008) and an unduplicated reach in the US of 26.2 million (August 2008). The list of partners that will be implementing Meebo Community IM includes Bleacher Report, DanceJam, Dhingana, Fanpop, Flixster, Global Grind, IBeatYou, myYearbook, Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Groupâ€™s AddictingGames, OrangeShark, Piczo, PerfSpot, SparkArt, Sugar Publishing, Tagged, UGAME.net, Yaari, Zinch, and Zorpia.