April 29th, 2013

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Social TV app Zeebox has launched on Android tablets in a move that is arguably long overdue. The app finds its natural home on tablets, first debuting on the iPad for UK users back in October 2011, with...

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February 15th, 2013

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Social TV app Viggle saw registered user numbers increase 42% in the last three months of 2012, with another 0.24m new users in January taking its total to 1.86m. Monthly active users, meanwhile, increased...

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February 6th, 2013

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Twitter has confirmed it is buying social TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs, in a move that will allow it to create “innovative new ad products and consumer experiences in the exciting intersection of Twitter...

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February 4th, 2013

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Dijit Media, the company behind the NextGuide TV iPad app, has acquired the assets of social TV pioneer Miso. Dijit said that it will continue to support Miso’s core check-in platform as well as Miso...

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January 15th, 2013

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Kwarter, which offers “social TV gaming solutions for brands and broadcasters”, has raised $4m in funding, which it will use to grow its platform and expand its partner base. TechCrunch reports that...

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January 10th, 2013

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Social TV has been one of the central themes of this year’s CES according to The Washington Post, with both Samsung and Panasonic unveiling social media-based products at the show. As we reported on...

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December 18th, 2012

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A number of startups have been analysing tweets to gauge social popularity of TV shows for some time. Now Twitter is getting in on the action through a partnership with Nielsen. The two companies are...

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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 30th, 2012

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Go to any TV industry conference in 2012, and you'll find speakers quoting various bits of research on social TV and multi-screen viewing. The Guardian has done a sweep of studies published in 2012,...

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