Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards were the biggest Social TV event since the Grammy Awards back in January and spiked in the ratings as the top story in our mid-day roundup of Social TV must-reads.
Check out stories on Monday’s ratings, Oklahoma tornado coverage, Best Buy earnings, branded content, YouTube, Samsung, Dish, Tivo, Soccer ad earnings, Tumblr, IMDB, and a new NBC News president? Read more
YouTube is rumored to be ready to launch pay channels, Samsung acquires a second-screen startup, Aereo is suing CBS, and Facebook may start running ads against video are our picks as must-read stories for Social TV professionals in our daily mid-day roundup. Read more
Is YouTube the winner of the new TV? Google says it is and the company’s comments at the Digital Upfronts in New York are our top story in our daily mid-day roundup of Social TV news articles we think are must-reads. Read more
Our top story is Nielsen’s announcement this morning of its pilot program to measure TV content viewed online, a move that will encompass sweeps in May and go through July. For other top stories in our mid-day roundup Read more
On a bright and sunny day in New York City, with a bunch of our friends at a Social TV conference on the Manhattan waterfront, we are doing the heavy lifting with today’s midday roundup of fresh news articles. Read more
Is it app season? As we have poured through literally hundreds of news links today, we have selected almost a half dozen articles about new TV-related apps, ranging from former quarterback Joe Montana “Social Fantasy App” to a synced iPad app that lets viewers purchase what they see, already integrated with the show, ‘Scandal.’
Netflicks and Univision reported good quarters, research came out that ties Facebook to TV viewership, the upfronts and sports are among the articles we have picked for you today in our mid-day Social TV must-reads. Read more