Zeebox trial questions value of viewing companion Zeebox may be attracting a lot of attention as a viewing companion, not least from Sky, having invested a reported £10 million for a 10% stake in the company, which employs 30 staff. However, the results of the first trial of the second screen application with another broadcast partner seem to suggest that just fifty users posted an average of two messages each over the two month run. Broadcast magazine reports that despite close collaboration with Channel 4 for a trial with the eight-episode series Desperate Scousewives only 100 of the 80,000 associated Twitter updates were through Zeebox. Our own research suggests that there were around 3,000 tweets with the hashtag #scousewives, half of them around the final episode of the desperate series. That in itself is hardly evidence of a high level of audience engagement.
With the rise of social media, smartphones and tablets we are just about to see explosion in Social TV Think about the traditional family living room. It usually involves most of the family or groups of friends huddled around the television watching everything from sports to music to movies. Lately, mobile computing devices have entered the living room and our television viewing habits have changed drastically.
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Twitter UK boss says social TV happens whether broadcasters like it or not Twitter's UK general manager Tony Wang, speaking at MIPCube. Photo: Stuart Dredge Twitter's UK general manager Tony Wang expects broadcasters to start using the microblogging service in more "artful" ways beyond showing hashtags and account handles on-air.
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SECOND SCREENS AND SOCIAL TV - Making waves in the broadcast world - D2D Feb 14, 2012 - 05:05 PM GMT Second screening is the new way to consume broadcast content, with companies beginning to look at ways to control the way consumers second screen - and how to make money out of it. George Cole provides an overview of this 21st century viewing trend. Second screen is making waves in the broadcast, social media and video worlds. In essence, second screen involves using a second display device, like a smartphone, laptop or tablet, while watching television. What the Twitter Correlations to TV Ratings Really Mean A report from Nielsen last week had quite a few people talking about the relationship between Twitter and TV ratings. The report said an increase in Twitter buzz correlates to an increase in ratings. I’m skeptical about this report. Here’s why: Correlations are not causal relationships.
Social TV Relying on relationships to rebuild TV audiences. Marie-José Montpetit (MIT) Social TV could improve the viewing experience and provide new business opportunities for carriers OTHERS WORKING ON SOCIAL TV BT, London, England ClipSync, San Francisco, CA Intel, Santa Clara, CA Motorola, Schaumburg, IL This article is part of an annual list of what we believe are the 10 most important emerging technologies. See the full list here. The Future Of Social TV Is Now Social "check-in" service GetGlue waited until nearly halfway through January to release its 2011 infographics. That same day, it closed a $12M round of financing led by Rho Ventures, with participation from TimeWarner Investments, RRE Ventures and Union Square Ventures. At the end of 2011, GetGlue hit two million users and logged 100 million check-ins.