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Social TV: Tapping into Disruptive Innovation

Social TV: Tapping into Disruptive Innovation | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

Social TV is not disruptive because of the technology, but by challenging several business models, such as the paradigm of TV ratings:

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To the Digital Living Room: How is the TV Landscape Changing? | Broadcast and Media Technology Industry Guide

To the Digital Living Room: How is the TV Landscape Changing? | Broadcast and Media Technology Industry Guide | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

This excellent infographic charts the evolving way in which content is delivered to the living room and how it is being watched.

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Tweeting During Prime-Time Rises; Brands Try to Tap Into Social TV Audiences

Tweeting During Prime-Time Rises; Brands Try to Tap Into Social TV Audiences | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it
TV and tweeting goes hand in hand. Nearly half of smartphone or tablet owers 18 to 24 are frequently discussing TV shows on social networks while watching TV, according to Futurescape. That's why agencies like Digitas are devoting more resources...
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Trends you can’t ignore: Social TV and word-of-mouth

Trends you can’t ignore: Social TV and word-of-mouth | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

One of the most telling indications that advertisers are going social in every way is the burgeoning social TV sensation.

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Content discovery and Social TV - Part 2

Content discovery and Social TV - Part 2 | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

Ben Schwarz, CEO, CTOi Consulting, and Nicolas Bry, Senior VP, Orange Vallee, continue their detailed analysis of how to harness content discovery and social TV, and introduce the concept of Blended TV.

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The next big idea: social TV

The next big idea: social TV | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

Rustic Canyon is a classic early-stage investor, putting in as little as $50,000 into two guys and a napkin, and investing all the way up to $10 million rounds. 


Neal likes the idea of "social TV" and the new technologies that can allow viewers to interact socially via iPads or computers to enjoy a TV show or game. 

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Will the Future of TV Be Social or Personal? Red Bee Media

Will the Future of TV Be Social or Personal? Red Bee Media | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it
Google recently predicted that the future of TV will be more ‘personal’ and ‘social’.
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» Waiting for Zeebox to launch in the US

» Waiting for Zeebox to launch in the US | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

Rose’s official comment regarding Zeebox’s US launch is still that its, “planned for early 2012,” and that in the UK so far, “user feedback’s been great.”

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All Eyes On Social TV | CMO.com

Social TV is becoming the water cooler of yesteryear, with people gathering to talk about the latest plot developments of their favorite shows--only now the buzzworthy events are talked about in real time.

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Content discovery and Social TV. Part 1

Content discovery and Social TV. Part 1 | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

Once the dust of social TV hype settles, content recommendation will be changed forever. Ben Schwarz, CEO, CTOi Consulting, and Nicolas Bry, Senior VP, Orange Vallee, take a detailed look at how to harness content discovery and social TV, starting with some of the challenges and solutions.

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BSkyB buys stake in Zeebox start-up - FT.com

BSkyB buys stake in Zeebox start-up - FT.com | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it
British Sky Broadcasting is looking to harness viewers’ growing use of Twitter and Facebook while watching television with its investment in technology start-up Zeebox.
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Second Screen is a Xmas Hit

Second Screen is a Xmas Hit | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it
BBC's iPlayer app downloaded 220,000 times on Christmas Day, while dual-screen app Zeebox gives live TV a fillip.
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5 trends for Social TV in 2012 | The Seevibes Blog

5 trends for Social TV in 2012 | The Seevibes Blog | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

2012 should demonstrate that it’s the viewers that are connected, not the TVs.

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Defining the TV Experience

Defining the TV Experience | Social TV & Second Screen Information Repository | Scoop.it

Broadcasters make moves to social media, 'second screen' and audience engagement

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