|New Customer Video Reviews Let Amazon.com Customers See Products in Action|
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2007--Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the launch of "Customer Video Reviews," enabling customers to use video to share their opinions and demonstrate the use of products on Amazon.com. Customer Video Reviews are located within the Customer Reviews section of items in the Amazon.com catalog. For example, check out this video review in which Amazon.com reviewer "Anjana" shows the Fisher-Price T.M.X. Tickle Me Elmo toy in action: http://www.amazon.com/review/R2WRZYZZOZKQIA.
"We are dedicated to offering our customers an information-rich shopping experience so they can know which products are right for them," said Colin Bodell, vice president, Amazon.com. "The chance to see product demonstrations as submitted by fellow customers is just the latest benefit to shopping on Amazon."
It's easy to post a Customer Video Review on Amazon.com. Simply upload a .WMV, .MPEG, QuickTime or .AVI file to the Customer Reviews Section of any product detail page. The new Flip Video camcorder from consumer electronics manufacturer Pure Digital provides on-board software which allows users to upload a video to Amazon.com from a computer in a matter of minutes. A Customer Video Review shot with a Flip Video camcorder can be seen at: http://www.amazon.com/review/R3I0A6SL5SZ2IK.
Check out a Customer Video Review of the Wenzel Queen Insta-Bed
Air Bed here: http://www.amazon.com/review/R5NAX0NIHS72H or a review
of a Sony Telephoto Conversion Lens here:
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