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While TV Fights For The Livingroom, FB and Twitter Explode

While TV Fights For The Livingroom,  FB and Twitter Explode | the future of television | Scoop.it
At CES this year, the hardware companies were popping champaign corks. Hallelujah TV is SAVED!  Ok,  consumers didn't much like 3d - but 4k is going to sell tons of flat screens and draw families back to gather round the electronic hearth.  That's the buzz from the show floor. Meanwhile - out [...]
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Michael Wolff: 8 Hollywood Predictions for 2015

Michael Wolff: 8 Hollywood Predictions for 2015 | the future of television | Scoop.it
This story first appeared in the Jan.
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New Android-based set-top box combines broadcast TV and online video

New Android-based set-top box combines broadcast TV and online video | the future of television | Scoop.it
A new breed of TV services could cater to cord cutters by combining over-the-air broadcast TV with live streaming and on-demand programming. The hardware for this kind of service is already being built.
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GIF It To Me Baby: 8 Marketing Uses For GIFs on Twitter - SocialBro

GIF It To Me Baby: 8 Marketing Uses For GIFs on Twitter - SocialBro | the future of television | Scoop.it
Now that we're waking up to a world with GIFs on Twitter, SocialBro tells you eight ways you can implement them in your marketing strategy.
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How RelayTV is Making Social TV Even More Social - Lost Remote

How RelayTV is Making Social TV Even More Social - Lost Remote | the future of television | Scoop.it
How RelayTV is Making Social TV Even More Social
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Let's face it: social TV is dead

Let's face it: social TV is dead | the future of television | Scoop.it
As the second-screen space is consolidating, it’s time to face reality and admit that social TV is dead, and much of it was a bad idea to begin with.
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Chromecast Is a Cord Cutter’s Dream for $35, and I Want More | TIME.com

Chromecast Is a Cord Cutter’s Dream for $35, and I Want More | TIME.com | the future of television | Scoop.it
The Chromecast's main purpose is to reduce the amount of time between wanting to watch a video on Netflix or YouTube and actually doing it.
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Twitter CEO: We’re the ‘Social Soundtrack’ of TV–By Design | Nielsen Consumer 360

Twitter CEO: We’re the ‘Social Soundtrack’ of TV–By Design | Nielsen Consumer 360 | the future of television | Scoop.it
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NewFronts news roundup: a big week for Yahoo, AOL, Blip, Hulu and Crackle

NewFronts news roundup: a big week for Yahoo, AOL, Blip, Hulu and Crackle | the future of television | Scoop.it
This week, famous faces, new shows and pleas for advertising dollars brought many web video companies to web video’s version of TV’s upfronts. Here are just a few of the biggest stories to emerge.
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9 predictions for social TV in 2013 - Lost Remote

9 predictions for social TV in 2013 - Lost Remote | the future of television | Scoop.it
9 predictions for social TV in 2013
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Why the TV Industry Needs Its Version of Steve Jobs -- and Fast

Why the TV Industry Needs Its Version of Steve Jobs -- and Fast | the future of television | Scoop.it
There is no element of the television industry more intriguing at this point than the broadcast networks and their fascinating slow death. The Big Four -- ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC -- have had their heads in the sand about the complicated future they face.
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After Its Non-Merger With Viggle, GetGlue Brings Big Updates To Its iPhone App With New Feeds, Ads & Personalized Guides | TechCrunch

After Its Non-Merger With Viggle, GetGlue Brings Big Updates To Its iPhone App With New Feeds, Ads & Personalized Guides | TechCrunch | the future of television | Scoop.it
Fans of entertainment social network GetGlue have been subjected to a bumpy ride over the last few months. In November, the startup announced that it had agreed to merge with TV loyalty service, Viggle in a deal worth as much as $70 million.
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Online 'videoquake’ shakes up TV industry

Online 'videoquake’ shakes up TV industry | the future of television | Scoop.it
Aware that cord cutting presents a real risk, traditional TV networks and pay TV providers are planning for what some already believe is inevitable. Even in a year when the television industry got a court to shut down Aereo, a startup that retransmitted over-the-air signals online, research shows the trend toward cord cutting is accelerating, especially with young adults. In PwC’s survey of 1,000 adults and in separate focus groups, cable TV subscriptions have dropped to 71 percent this year a
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Finding There Were Too Many Apps for That, Second-Screen Startups Try Plan B

Finding There Were Too Many Apps for That, Second-Screen Startups Try Plan B | the future of television | Scoop.it
the future of second-screen apps as advertising platforms remains questionable
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What the kids are watching these days: It’s a far cry from traditional TV

What the kids are watching these days: It’s a far cry from traditional TV | the future of television | Scoop.it
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Cards is the name of the game and Twitter’s holding aces - Lost Remote

Cards is the name of the game and Twitter’s holding aces - Lost Remote | the future of television | Scoop.it
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Zeebox Rebrands As Beamly, Evolves Beyond a Second Screen App - Lost Remote

Zeebox Rebrands As Beamly, Evolves Beyond a Second Screen App - Lost Remote | the future of television | Scoop.it
Zeebox Rebrands As Beamly, Evolves Beyond a Second Screen App
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How to Improve Hollywood in 2014: 9 Experts on the Future of Film and TV - TheWrap

How to Improve Hollywood in 2014: 9 Experts on the Future of Film and TV - TheWrap | the future of television | Scoop.it
Brian Robbins, Bob Greenblatt, Wesley Morris and others discuss the changes impacting the business and the opportunities in the digital space

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How to Make a TV Drama in the Twitter Age

How to Make a TV Drama in the Twitter Age | the future of television | Scoop.it
The men and women who steer six of the best TV dramas talk about the challenges of making a show in the Twitter age.
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TV Foresees Its Future. Netflix Is There.

TV Foresees Its Future. Netflix Is There. | the future of television | Scoop.it
Netflix has given a good shaking to the settled world of television: it has provided its own series, streamed them over the Internet and made them available all at once everywhere.

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ABC officially relaunches its Player app as Watch ABC with live TV streaming

ABC officially relaunches its Player app as Watch ABC with live TV streaming | the future of television | Scoop.it
Just as it revealed in an interview this weekend after months of rumors, the Disney / ABC Television Group has launched Watch ABC as an \
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The future of TV, according to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

The future of TV, according to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings | the future of television | Scoop.it
TV is fundamentally changing from a linear delivery model to a world in which apps compete with each other, and Netflix is spending billions to be part of that future.
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This is how the Millennial generation and "C" generation (the Connected Generation, which spans all age groups, according to Brian Solis) is watching TV. This IS the future of TV, it's just a matter of how long it takes for everyone to watch this way.

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TV viewers multitasking, using '2nd screens' more - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News

TV viewers multitasking, using '2nd screens' more - Arts & Entertainment - CBC News | the future of television | Scoop.it
Online video is on the rise globally and TV viewers are increasingly multitasking — perhaps searching the web or using social media — during their tube time, a new survey suggests.
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Hollywood Reporter: How Facebook and Twitter Impact the Entertainment Industry


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