If you’ve ever found yourself scrolling endlessly through lists of new movies all the while unsure of which one to rent next, then Glue is an online service that might be able to help. Whether you’re buying books, movies, or music, Glue tracks your preferences and delivers customized suggestion lists right to your computer screen. Not only that, but the browser add-on application also lets you subscribe to your friends’ lists, giving you additional suggestions based on the books and movies that other users like most.
By using the Glue browser add-on, you can “rate” books, movies, and music albums automatically when you log on to more than 50 supported websites—including Borders, Amazon, and eBay to name a few—or through the Glue site directly. Based on those ratings, Glue will deliver personalized suggestions lists featuring movie trailers and other pertinent information, so you can decide right away whether the suggested flick—or book or album, as it might be—looks interesting. For even more suggestions, link up with your friends and family on Glue and see which movies and books they are enjoying most.
For users who want to dig even deeper, Glue gives out “stickers” that mark the profiles of the site’s top users. And for any know-it-alls out there, Glue deems one user to be the “guru” of each book, movie, or album—an honor that Glue says must be “worked for” by submitting insightful reviews. If you’re a person who enjoys suggestions lists and often has a hard time making up his or her mind, Glue is an online application that can be both fun and helpful.
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