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Improved YouTube app for Xbox One

Improved YouTube app for Xbox One

Microsoft has launched that a YouTube app update to streamline how to upload game clips to the service. “We’re rolling out an update to the YouTube app on Xbox One that integrates…

#contraelapagon against DTT closure

#contraelapagon (against the switch off) is the change.org campaign, sponsored by online portal Vertele and supported by Atresmedia and Mediaset, launched against the closure of nine DTT channels ordered by…

Turkish court part lifts YouTube ban

A Turkish court has ruled that a blanket ban of YouTube violated human rights and ordered most of the restrictions be lifted, citing a supreme court ruling this week that…

Deloitte: Demand for multiplatform content up

Deloitte: Demand for multiplatform content up

Digital omnivores – those consumers who own a trio of tablets, smartphones and laptops – continue to grow, driven by the proliferation of new platforms and increased device adoption. Deloitte’s…

SecondSync joins Twitter

UK-based TV social media analytics company SecondSync is to become part of Twitter. In an announcement on its website, SecondSync says it is “very proud” of the business it has…

#TVTwitter helps brands get closer to conversation

#TVTwitter helps brands get closer to conversation

Research by Twitter and Thinkbox, the marketing body for commercial TV in the UK, has revealed how and why the UK is increasingly using Twitter while watching TV – and…

Turkey blocks YouTube

Turkey blocks YouTube

Turkey’s telecommunications authority has blocked YouTube, exactly a week after trying to prevent people from accessing Twitter and just three days ahead of local elections. The move came just hours…

Facebook data by 4C aids media buyers

Facebook data by 4C aids media buyers

A research company working with Facebook is releasing a study showing how data from the social networking site can be used to better target and buy television commercials. The analysis…

Australia: Social TV on the rise

Australia: Social TV on the rise

Research from Nielsen’s 2014 Australian Connected Consumers Report shows the number of online Aussies aged over 16 engaging in Social TV (posting comments or reading others’ comments about the TV…

Facebook: ‘With TV, primetime is all the time’

Facebook: ‘With TV, primetime is all the time’

Combining the power of TV with social media can significantly benefit engagement with content, according to Nicola Mendelsohn, VP EMEA, Facebook. Delivering a keynote speech at the PromaxBDA Conference in…

Nielsen Twitter TV ratings expand to Australia

Nielsen Twitter TV ratings expand to Australia

Nielsen, the global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, has confirmed it will bring Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings to Australia. Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings, together…

Premium video ads on Facebook

Premium video ads on Facebook

Social network giant Facebook has announced that video adverts will soon start appearing on its users’ News Feeds, following months of testing. In a blog post, Facebook product marketing manager…

Social Player from Canal+

Canal+ Group is launching the Social Player, a new video and social platform, created around users’ profiles, their community of friends and their own preferences. The French pay-TV operator says…

Turkey to ban YouTube again?


Turkey to ban YouTube again?


Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested Turkey could ban Facebook and YouTube after elections this month, in his latest response to a series of leaks of  his private…

La Liga highlights on Twitter

La Liga highlights on Twitter

Spain’s top football league La Liga and Mediapro, owner of the football TV rights, and Twitter have signed a deal to bring Spanish football to a world audience. Video clips…