February 8th, 2013

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GetGlue's proposed merger with rival Viggle may have collapsed earlier this year, but the company is pressing on with its second-screen app ambitions. The company has revamped its iPhone app, doubling...

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January 31st, 2013

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Second-screen app GetGlue is teaming up with Hulu for this Sunday’s Super Bowl to allow its users to check-in to the Super Bowl adverts. By doing so, they can earn special Hulu Super Bowl stickers, engage...

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January 14th, 2013

Last November, social TV startup Viggle announced plans to acquire rival GetGlue for $25m in cash plus 48.3m shares. Two months later, the deal has fallen through. "Today we’ve decided that GetGlue...

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November 20th, 2012

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With so many startups trying to become viewers' go-to app for second-screen social-TV action on the sofa, consolidation is inevitable. Witness last night's news that US startup Viggle is buying rival GetGlue...

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October 23rd, 2012

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There are a number of startups jockeying for position in the social TV space, encouraging viewers to check in to shows and discuss them with friends and strangers alike. But how social are they really? One...

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July 23rd, 2012

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Second-screen app GetGlue has always been about more than TV, getting people to check in to music, films and books as well as TV shows. However, TV has been its most popular usage – something that looks...

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April 10th, 2012

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Another social TV app that lets viewers check in to shows, chat to friends and monitor Twitter buzz? You might yawn, but Amplyfy Me has one very interesting point in its favour: it’s launching in...

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March 9th, 2012

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Who’d have thought a physics-based sitcom would strike a chord with users of a social TV check-ins service? Okay, enough sarcasm: it seems that the excellent Big Bang Theory is a hit with users of...

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January 12th, 2012

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Social startup GetGlue has announced a $12m funding round for its website and apps. The service gets people to check in to the TV shows, films, music, books and games that they’re consuming, then...

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