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The Oscars go social with Shira Lazar’s ‘What’s Trending’

The Oscars go social with Shira Lazar’s ‘What’s Trending’ | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
The Oscars producers are finally figuring out that you don’t necessarily need young hosts to be hip on the social web.
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HbbTV heading to Russia : httv will showcase HbbTV compliant solutions at the CSTB 2012

HbbTV heading to Russia : httv will showcase HbbTV compliant solutions at the CSTB 2012 | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
httv // The One-Stop Shop for Interactive Digital TV (Did you miss our latest PR on #HbbTV heading to Russia at #CSTB 2012?
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. . . And the Final Lesson from Game of Thrones Is, "Always Support the Bottom" - Deep Media

. . . And the Final Lesson from Game of Thrones Is, "Always Support the Bottom" - Deep Media | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
When Campfire's Steve Coulson set out to create an immersive experience around the HBO production of George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones, he faced a now-familiar problem: How to simultaneously generate buzz for the show, introduce the story to...
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Digital Video Services Company Synacor Prices IPO, Aims to Raise $94 Million

Synacor, the Buffalo, New York-based provider of "TV Everwhere" and video search services to cable operators and others, has priced its IPO and aims to raise $94 million, reports Todd Spangler in Multichannel News.
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Pre Play Sports Re-Launches Social Gaming Competition for Super Bowl; SUBWAY Joins On As National Sponsor

Subway, the world’s largest restaurant brand, will be the national sponsor of the PrePlay predictive game. The company considers this a pilot program in mobile app marketing and sponsorship.
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Social TV: NFL Encourages Players to Tweet During Pro Bowl

Social TV: NFL Encourages Players to Tweet During Pro Bowl | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
[...] during Sunday's Pro Bowl in Hawaii, the NFL is not only encouraging it - they announced that they'll be setting up a computer on each sideline for the players to use.
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IPTV news - Sony Network Entertainment: "Social TV has already taken off!"

IPTV news - Sony Network Entertainment: "Social TV has already taken off!" | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
Sony Network Entertainment: "Social TV has already taken off!" (RT @RobertGek: RT @melodygoede: Sony Network Entertainment: "Social TV has already taken off!
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BBC Fiction gets transmedia makeover featuring @storycentral | Pervasive Entertainment Times

BBC Fiction gets transmedia makeover featuring @storycentral | Pervasive Entertainment Times | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
It used to be that fiction novels were read from start to finish on a book made out of paper. Now, with e-books established, a more revolutionary idea for the humble novel is taking place - a story told on many different platforms.
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How social TV is done : 5 great campaigns – Simply Zesty - Simply Zesty

How social TV is done : 5 great campaigns – Simply Zesty - Simply Zesty | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
A rundown of 5 of the best social TV campaigns, featuring TV checkins, tagging songs on Shazam and voting for your favourite TV ad to be broadcast on (Interesting article about tying in social media with TV ads
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This is how the word is spread from social media that is how things are being expressed.

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About the TFI New Media Fund

About the TFI New Media Fund | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
RT @Pixel8Studio: TFI New Media Fund is accepting international applications for non-fiction projects http://t.co/JCuuwkXw #Transmedia...
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What If…Theatre Embraced Transmedia? — TCG Circle

RT @tStoryteller: I agree and we're working with #conducttr on this now jdcarter #transmedia storytelling with theatre http://t.co/aKStn0xv...
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BSkyB to take on Netflix and YouView with internet TV service

BSkyB to take on Netflix and YouView with internet TV service | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
Broadcaster to roll out service in first half of this year, targeting 13m UK households who do not subscribe to pay-TV.
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Sky to launch on-demand internet rival to Netflix, LoveFilm and YouView | Radio Times

Sky to launch on-demand internet rival to Netflix, LoveFilm and YouView | Radio Times | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
The online service will be aimed at non-pay TV subscribers and is set to offer film, entertainment and sports coverage (Sky to launch on-demand internet rival to Netflix, LoveFilm and YouView http://t.co/FGwVzhcT...)...
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100 million hybrid STBs to ship in 2015 - EE Herald

100 million hybrid STBs to ship in 2015EE HeraldIn-Stat has forecasted that 100 million hybrid STBs will ship in 2015.
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Skipping TV for YouNow, the future of reality programming

Skipping TV for YouNow, the future of reality programming | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
If you don’t watch reality television, you’re probably lying. From Survivor to Big Brother, to the Kardashians and Jersey Shore, reality TV has changed the way television is produced forever.
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How Boxee may accelerate cord cutting with the social Live TV tuner

Know what a #tv "dongle" is?If you want to replace cable, or #convergence w/ internet, you should: http://t.co/l0H72sbB #in #technology...
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Second Life & the FPS

Second Life & the FPS | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
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$10 million Qualcomm XPrize is for a“Star Trek like” medical tricorder.
Would this have occurred without Star Trek?
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5 Social Media Trends To Watch in 2012 (infographic)

5 Social Media Trends To Watch in 2012 (infographic) | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
RT @Laouffir: 5 social media trends to watch in 2012 http://t.co/ByTsmFlH #socialtv #klout is back !
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TV's latest frontier is internet TV

TV's latest frontier is internet TV | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
AFTER years of experimenting, the top video destinations on the web are suddenly flush with original programming: documentaries, reality shows and scripted series. (Agreed!
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Yahoo Kills 10 Mobile Apps, Hones Focus on Social TV, News | SiliconANGLE

Yahoo Kills 10 Mobile Apps, Hones Focus on Social TV, News | SiliconANGLE | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
#Yahoo Kills 10 Mobile Apps, Hones Focus on #SocialTV, News: http://t.co/ERcOWQaO...
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US NEWS: Apple TV to offer live sports coverage

US NEWS: Apple TV to offer live sports coverage | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it

UPDATE: According to our contacts at Apple, the MLB coverage will also be accessible by users in the UK. See original story below.
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» Former ‘Idol’ exec invests millions in new social TV app Viggle

» Former ‘Idol’ exec invests millions in new social TV app Viggle | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
Former ‘Idol’ exec invests millions in new social TV app Viggle (The man who launched American Idol is getting into the social TV business...)...
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20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week [CHART]

20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week [CHART] | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
Which TV shows generate the most buzz on social networks? Find out each week from our new chart. (SpongeBob is on this list?
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African Twitter map reveals how continent stays connected

African Twitter map reveals how continent stays connected | Richard Kastelein on Second Screen, Social TV, Connected TV, Transmedia and Future of TV | Scoop.it
Analysis of 11.5m tweets in last three months of 2011 shows South Africa generated the most, with more than 5m recorded (The first Twitter map of Africa: "How Africa Tweets" http://t.co/7dm5HoiZ...)...
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Hybrid TV Prospects: Implications of Connected TV

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is... (@top10seo Hybrid TV Prospects: Implications of Connected TV: NEW YORK, Jan.
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