The new service, which could launch in the coming months, likely will feature original series and may include licensed programming, these people said. As part of the project, Amazon has held talks with the creators of "Betas," a series about a Silicon Valley startup that Amazon produced last year for Prime, these people said.
The new data Amazon collects about viewers' television or music preferences could allow it to deliver more targeted advertising, including for products available on its retail website. Think Adidas shoe ads alongside Run-D.M.C.'s "MyAdidas" music video.
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Tomorrowish’s claim to fame is saying that it has the only social media DVR. The company takes the US East Coast conversation during prime time, curates it, saves it, and then brings it together with the West Coast airings.
For brands, Tomorrowish will give them more engagement with viewers on social media, sponsored content, and celebrity conversations.
Diving into the Social TV, it will work across all platforms so that viewers can interact with shows on mobile devices, TV, or computers. There’s also a mobile API that developers can tap into.