VIDEO ROUND TABLE: Social TV, Where’s the Money? With Turner Sports, Socialite, and the Padem Group on a panel at the recent Streaming Media West conference.
Facebook is considering video ads on the timeline at $1 million each. Will that crack open TV budgets for social? Check out that story as well as the latest stories about ratings, news about upstart Aereo, Verizon’s quarterly results, Zeebox, the upfronts, content and a look at the Latin market in our daily mid-day roundup of must-read news for social TV professionals. Read more
Social TV Daily returns today from a hiatus after technical and administrative issues. We regret the break and look forward to continuing to bring you must-read news and information about the emerging social TV industry.
Today, we bring you a look at critics picks for the upcoming weekend programming and sports, a look behind-the-scenes at CBS Final Four coverage, via USA Today, a new Twitter account for Al Jazeera, digital ad news, lots of sports and a look at the Latin Market. Read more
Who says the U.S. doesn’t appreciate soccer? Last night, soccer dominated social mentions for both broadcast and cable, knocking NBC’s The Voice down to a third-place showing. We take a look at the numbers.
The ratings success of the NCAA basketball tournament — March Madness — is translating into digital success and not cannibalizing in-person attendance, we learn today. Read more
As we start the week with wishes for a happy Passover to those of you who celebrate, our top stories today are Shazam tags a BBC exec to drive its TV efforts, and the executive editor of Social TV Daily is quoted by Amy Kuperinsky in the Newark, N.J.-based Star-Ledger about the changes in TV and music. Read more