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Deloitte: The rise and rise of ‘second screening’

The rise of ‘second screening’ – the use of other screens, such as laptops, smartphones and tablets while watching TV – is a source of excitement and concern for many…

American Idol show on Facebook

American Idol show on Facebook

The producers of American Idol will release their new reality TV series on Facebook; the first television show to air on the social network and a cable channel at the…

78% of US following Olympics on TV or Digitally

78% of US following Olympics on TV or Digitally

Nearly eight-in-ten (78 per cent) of Americans say they have watched or followed Olympic coverage either on television, online or on social networks according to The Pew Research Centre. Television…

NBC, Facebook Olympic tie

NBC, Facebook Olympic tie

Facebook users will be reminded about NBC’s coverage of the Olympic Games in London, and viewers of NBC’s coverage will be nudged to talk about the Games on Facebook. It…

The Facebook Post Worth $779 Million

Netflix shares jumped 20.6 per cent this past week after a July 3rd Facebook post by company founder and CEO Reed Hastings congratulating chief content officer Ted Sarandos and his…

C4 ‘4Seven’ channel chosen by Facebook

C4 ‘4Seven’ channel chosen by Facebook

Channel 4 will launch a new TV channel called 4Seven next month screening repeats of the programmes viewers and critics have most talked about from the previous seven days, prefaced…

Yes, Facebook was Muppet bait

So, a few days in and Facebook shares have fallen almost 20 per cent from their bloated debut. It now emerges that Morgan Stanley, lead book runner on the IPO,…

Facebook: The future or muppet bait?

None of the scepticism surrounding the Nasdaq IPO of Facebook, including mine, has diluted the market’s enthusiasm and now the price range has been lifted – valuing the business at…