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
Shaquille O’Neal is one of two finalists for entertainer of the year in the Sports Social TV Awards that will be presented on May 29 in Los Angeles. The Smart Planet website today takes a look at O’Neal and how he uses social media as our top story in our mid-day roundup of must-read Social TV articles. 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