Social TV

  • Report: Social TV Market To Be Worth $256.44BN By 2017; Europe Taking Largest Share Now

    Report: Social TV Market To Be Worth $256.44BN By 2017; Europe Taking Largest Share Now

    The global social TV market is already a multi-billion dollar industry, with TV giants betting big money on second screen viewing, but the market is set for double-digit growth in the the next five years, according to a report by market research firm MarketsandMarkets. The research firm expects the market to grow from $151.14 billion this year, to $256.44 billion by 2017. Read More

  • TVGuide.com Acquires Fav.Tv To Expand Mobile App Team

    TVGuide.com Acquires Fav.Tv To Expand Mobile App Team

    TVGuide.com has acquired social TV startup Fav.Tv in what executive vice president and general manager Christy Tanner says is a straightforward talent acquisition. Plenty of startups are trying to reinvent the tv guide — including Fav.Tv, which was described, when it launched last fall, as not “your grandmother’s TV Guide.” But TVGuide.com (which operates the TV… Read More

  • Watch And Share The State Of The Union, Thanks to SnappyTV

    Watch And Share The State Of The Union, Thanks to SnappyTV

    If you’re watching President Obama’s State of the Union tonight, SnappyTV has a cool way for you to share your favorite clips with your friends — and we’re including it in this post. We’ve already written about the clip-sharing service, which launched last year. To coincide with the State of the Union, SnappyTV is opening up its Pro Editor, which allows content… Read More

  • Peel Launches New Social TV App For iOS

    Peel Launches New Social TV App For iOS

    You may remember Peel as the maker of the pear-shaped hardware device which sits in between your smartphone an TV, turning your phone into a universal remote control. Today, as promised, the company has updated its companion mobile application with more social features that allow you to share the shows you’re viewing, see what your friends and family are watching, post recommendations… Read More

  • Yuwan at TC Disrupt Beijing 2011

    Yuwan Lets You Check into Your Favorite TV Program with Friends

    Getting folks to check into apps is hard. But what would happen if we could automatically check into events – like TV shows – automatically? Today at TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing, a Chinese team is trying to take the check-in business into a whole new level. Read More