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blinkx Scares Up Some Halloween Spirit With Spooky Videos on Everything From Terrifying Tricks to Crazy Costumes

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – October 19, 2010 – blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, is helping users celebrate Halloween with the most spooktacular videos on the Web. With an index of over 35 million hours of online video to explore, blinkx is the top destination for the creepiest costume ideas, tasty treat recipes, mischievous tricks and bone-chilling monster movies.

Surely you have boarded your windows, sharpened your stakes and planned your zombie escape route, but to prepare for everything else this All Hallow’s Eve, blinkx has captured some of the best videos haunting the Web. Pranking a so-called friend, previewing the scariest cinematic fright-fests, crafting the most gruesome Freddy Krueger glove and planning the perfect Halloween party for your little ghouls are all frighteningly easy this year with blinkx. Click here or visit for the greatest how-to and entertainment videos this Halloween.

blinkx’s “Tricks” and “Treats” categories offer helpful and entertaining guides for the candy lovers and playful pranksters in all of us. To dress for the occasion, the “Costumes” category showcases useful videos to ensure you choose a suitably gory or goofy get-up. Dressing like a killer creature not your thing? Just watch them from under your trembling blanket in the “Thrillers” category, where Movie Trailer Talk, The Cinema Source and Crave Online provide previews for the freakiest films of this year and Halloweens past.

“Whether you’re devising the most hilarious Halloween trick, deciding on a traditional or outrageous costume, or making the sweetest holiday treats, we think you’ll learn a trick or treat from blinkx’s collection of videos,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. “With premium video from top partners, we’re certain you’ll find what you need to have a very entertaining Halloween.”

As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The company has made more than 720 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content to date.

About blinkx

blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx’s founders set out to solve a significant challenge – as TV and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search technologies listen to – and even see – the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world’s most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at

Press Contacts for blinkx

Tim Turpin
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Nicole Love
Marlin PR
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Charles Lytle
Christopher Wren
Citigroup Global Markets Ltd
NOMAD and Broker for blinkx plc
+44 207 986 4000