Social TV

ConnecTV Acquires TweetTV To Add Real-Time Analytics To Its Social TV Platform

YC-Backed Vidpresso Offers Low-Cost Tools For Adding Tweets And Ads To Broadcast TV

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.vidpresso.com/">Vidpresso</a> wants to change the way that TV producers insert media into their broadcasts, with a low-cost, software-based solution that could fun

Twitter Gets Its Chance To Prove It Can Drive TV Ratings With Comcast Tie-Up

Comcast and Twitter have just announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership that is designed to get users reading tweets about shows to start tuning in if they aren't already. With the introduction o

Nielsen Preps Its Twitter TV Report, While Facebook Extends Data Partnership To Foreign Networks

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.nielsen.com/us/en.html">Nielsen</a> is set to publish its first report with TV rankings based on data from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twitter.com">Twitter<

Twitter Unveils ‘Comprehensive’ Partnership With CBS For Its In-Stream Video Program Amplify

Twitter and CBS just announced what Glenn Brown, who leads Twitter's Amplify program, called "probably one of the most comprehensive partnerships that you will see coming out of Amplify." The progr

With Trendrr Acquisition, Twitter Continues To Beef Up Its Social TV Efforts

Twitter has acquired <a target="_blank" href="http://www.trendrr.com">Trendrr</a>, a company that tracks social media engagement around TV content, as <a target="_blank" href="https://blog.trendrr.com

Viggle Tries To Right The Ship After Failed GetGlue Merger, Revenue Rises 88%, Registered Users Up 42% For The Quarter

Social TV and the second screen experience is quickly catching on among viewers, but the space as a whole is still nascent. While many are eager for a better social TV experience, as there's plenty of

Layoffs And A Shut-Down For NM Incite, The Nielsen-McKinsey Venture That Works With Twitter On Social TV Ratings [Updated]

Here's a surprise follow-up to the news this week of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/02/05/twitter-confirms-purchase-of-bluefin-labs-to-boost-tv-analytics-and-advertising-services/">Twitter'

Twitter Confirms Purchase Of Bluefin Labs To Boost TV Analytics And Advertising Services

On the heels of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.techmeme.com/130204/p2#a130204p2">impressive engagement</a> around around this past weekend's Super Bowl football championship, Twitter today <a tar

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 ye

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

<a href="http://www.tvguide.com">TVGuide.com</a> has acquired social TV startup Fav.Tv in what executive vice president and general manager Christy Tanner says is a straightforward talent acquisition.

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 alread

Peel Launches New Social TV App For iOS

You may remember Peel as the maker of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/07/peel-a-bridge-between-your-iphone-and-home-entertainment-system-video/">the pear-shaped hardware device which sits

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 tryi