If you’re overwhelmed attempting to select the next film or TV show to view on Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, HBO Max or any other streaming service, Bingie could be the app for you.

You may remember a previous wave of TV suggestion apps from a years back, like Viggle and GetGlue. Those apps have actually largely vanished, with most of us depending on social networks and group chats when we want to discuss TELEVISION with our pals.

However, Bingie’s co-founder and CEO Joey Lane explained that the world has actually altered ever since, with people requiring more guidance than ever when it comes to browsing the streaming world. (Required plug: TechCrunch has a podcast devoted to that really proposition.)

“I think the time is distinct,” Lane said. “The quantity of content that’s out there makes it such a huge challenge.”

He recalled surveying potential users at the beginning of the year and having them state, “Let me reveal you this notes section of my phone with 60 titles and no concept where to view them [and] no one to tell me, ‘Dude, that was terrible’ or ‘That was truly excellent.’ “

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Image Credits: Bingie With Bingie, you can browse for different shows and films, then share a suggestion link with a good friend and begin a chat about that particular title, with a direct link to wherever individuals can stream that title. And if your good friend isn’t on Bingie already, the app allows you to send them a link through SMS.

The Bingie group produced the app (introducing today, and currently iOS-only) with digital firm Fantastic Cumulative, and Wonderful’s Matt Knox is a co-founder of the startup. He described the startup’s technique to content discovery as “the human algorithm,” where you’re getting suggestions from individuals you appreciate, instead of counting on Netflix’s innovation.

Lane added that his hope is to make Bingie the home for all your discussions and arguments about this material.

“There’s no politics, there are no pictures of food,” he stated. “Here, it’s all about sharing this really, truly fun material that’s out there in TELEVISION programs and movies.”

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