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
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
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
The reverb from Fox’s threat to leave the broadcast airwaves continues and inspires the FT to report on the changing television business, making for the top story on our mid-day must-read news stories from around the web.