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With the new iPad App available for free in the App Store you are able to decide what TV program you will watch, based on social media buzz around that program.
For the past sixty years, TV executives have been making the decisions about what we watch in our living rooms. Kyncl would like to change that. Therefore YouTube, the home of grainy cell-phone videos and skateboarding dogs, is going pro. Kyncl has recruited producers, publishers, programmers, and performers from traditional media to create more than a hundred channels, most of which will début in the next six months—a sort of YouTV. Streaming video, delivered over the Internet, is about to engage traditional TV in a skirmish in the looming war for screen time.
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Several NBC owned-and-operated stations have teamed up with Instagr.am to solicit viewer photos to use on-air and online. While the station sites have their own photo upload capability, the new partnership taps a thriving community of 15 million mobile phone photographers on Instagram.
Leave It to Mark Burnett to Once Again Innovate Television with ACTV8 - PR Newswire - s... - 1 views
Mark Burnett—one of the most successful global producers and the acknowledged pioneer of reality programming in the US — is set once again to make a major leap forward that is sure to reinvent the broadcast and cable worlds. Mark Burnett has teamed up with technology company ACTV8.ME, to usher in a whole new world of audience participation and integration with television. Now, anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or Android device will be able to interact, socialize, consume, share and participate in real time, all while watching his or her favorite TV shows.
Montreal new-media expert Laurent Maisonnave measures the impact of TV shows on socialmedia outlets like Twitter and Facebook, and he just finished compiling a ranking of the top Canadian-made series in terms of their influence on those two ultrapopular social-media networks. Tout le monde en parle landed in the No. 5 spot on Maisonnave's pan-Canadian Twitter/Facebook Top 10 chart.
Shazam hangs clothes on music service | FT tech hub | FTtechhub - Industry analysis - F... - 1 views
Shazam, the music recognition app with more than 100m users, hopes to demonstrate it can sell clothes as well as songs in a new use for its fingerprinting technology.
An ad campaign just launched with the Old Navy clothing chain in the US urges viewers to Shazam the music they hear on TV spots. The app then takes them to a screen identifying the band and song and inviting them not only to watch a video and get the music for free, but also to shop for the clothes they see in the ad.
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