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Netflix makes it easier to recommend your favorite shows to friends

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First, you need to connect to Facebook

Netflix just unrolled a social recommendation feature that will make evangelizing your favorite shows far easier. To use the new function, you'll need to first connect your account to Facebook before you can select your friends from a row of pictures. Netflix will then allow you to add an optional personal note before it relays your suggestions.

While the first step is necessary for anyone looking to pass on recommendations, recipients won't need to go through the same procedure. Those who have not linked their social media accounts to Netflix will receive endorsements in the form of Facebook private messages. The new feature can be accessed from the website, iPad, iPhone, PS3, Xbox, various set-top boxes, and smart TVs.