IMDbPro Track is a new feature that allows you to get notifications when people or titles you track are in the news. Track is currently available on the IMDbPro app for iOS and Android, and as of December 2018 has been added to the desktop version of IMDbPro.
You can easily track pages by navigating to the name or title page and selecting “Track”. The page will then automatically update to “Tracking”. After tracking a page, you will receive notifications when that person or title is in the news.
When people or titles you track are in the news, articles about them will appear in your Notifications Inbox and in your mobile homepage newsfeed. If you’ve opted into push notifications, you will also receive a push notification with the relevant article. Using our desktop site, you can find the Notifications Inbox using the icon at the top of the page or under "Your Tools" in the navbar.
IMDbPro Track will send you notifications with news content from the leading entertainment industry news sources. Track currently includes news from: Variety, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter and Box Office Mojo.
If you claim your own IMDb page, you will automatically be tracking yourself and will be notified when there is an article mentioning your name from a news source included with Track. You will also be given the option to track all of the titles in your filmography, or pick and choose which of your titles you'd like to see news about.
Navigate to the "Tracking" page, then select "Titles" and finally "Your credits". You will also see a link to "View pages you track" in your Notifications Inbox on the desktop site. Any titles from your own filmography that you're currently tracking will appear here. You can also use or bookmark this link on the desktop site to reach the Tracking page: https://pro.imdb.com/tracking
Navigate to the "Tracking" page, then select "Titles" and finally "Your credits". Select the ellipses symbol (...) next to any of the titles and select "Stop tracking all your titles". You can return to "Your credits" at any time to track all of your titles again. Please note, you will not be able to untrack your own name page. You can also use or bookmark this link on the desktop site to reach the Tracking page: https://pro.imdb.com/tracking
You can untrack pages in three different ways:
1. Go to the IMDbPro page for the person or title you wish to untrack and tap or click “Tracking”, which will revert to “Track”.
2. Go to the "Tracking" page from the navigation bar, tap or click the 3 vertical dots next to the person or title you wish to untrack and tap the "Stop tracking" option. You can also use or bookmark this link on the desktop site to reach the Tracking page: https://pro.imdb.com/tracking
3. Go to the “Inbox” page from the navigation bar or icon on desktop, tap or click the 3 vertical dots next to any article that contains a person or title you no longer wish to track. Select “Stop tracking” and the menu will automatically update to “Track”. When you untrack a person or title, articles you previously received will read "Because you tracked...", but won't be removed from the Inbox.
New notifications will appear in bold and after reading a particular article, the text will convert to standard font. Each notification in your Inbox will also include a note that you received the notification “Because you track…” and the name of the person or title you’re tracking.
No, at this time you won’t be able to delete notifications from the Inbox.
To see all the pages you track via the app, select the "Tracking" tab from the navigation bar at the bottom of the app screen or clicking "Pages You Track" under "Your Tools" on desktop. On desktop, you can also click on the "View pages you track" link found in the Notifications Inbox. Additonally, you can use or bookmark this link on the desktop site to reach the tracking page: https://pro.imdb.com/tracking
Not all news articles that mention the title or name you're tracking will appear in the Inbox. Only articles which we believe are relevant to the items you're tracking and only from Variety, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter, and Box Office Mojo will show up there. On the other hand, news pages for people and titles will show all news articles where that person or title are mentioned anywhere in the article.
We are happy to announce the addition of Track to the desktop IMDbPro site, beginning in December of 2018! One of our most popular IMDbPro app features is now available on all of your devices.
No, the Track feature is exclusive to IMDbPro members. If you would like to join, we offer a 30-day free trial for new members.