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Stream Web ‘content crowd’ social feed

Mobile browser Stream Web has released a new social network with their Public Stream, an anonymous social feed of what everyone in the app is sharing in real time, creating…

Social media creates more TV fans

Television viewing used to be an experience strictly between viewer and show, with water cooler talk coming the day after. The rise of social TV has changed that relationship, and…

Sunset+Vine delivers Lord’s cricket for social media

Sunset+Vine delivers Lord’s cricket for social media

Sunset+Vine, the UK independent TV sports production and media company, has confirmed its appointment by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to deliver the Lord’s Cricket Ground YouTube channel as well as…

People-powered cinema arrives in Britain

A new service drawing on the power of social media and the growing demand for movies on demand will let film fans around the UK take control of their local…

Australia: No evidence of cord-cutting

Australia: No evidence of cord-cutting

Using the Internet has almost eclipsed watching TV as Australian’s preferred source of entertainment and reading the news online has overtaken reading it in print, according to more than 2300…

Facebook ad revenue up 67%

Facebook ad revenue up 67%

Facebook has reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30th 2014. Revenue for the second quarter of 2014 totaled $2.91 billion, an increase of 61 per cent, compared with…

Facebook adds ‘Save’ feature

Facebook adds ‘Save’ feature

Facebook users can now save items they see on their Facebook feed to view later when they have more time. Users save items like links, places, movies, TV and music.…

KIA scored in the social World Cup

During the World Cup tournament, Engagor, the platform for real-time customer engagement, social media monitoring and analytics, took a look at World Cup sponsors and advertisers to gauge the overall…

MTV deploys Tunepics on Geordie Shore

MTV UK will be using new mobile social network Tunepics in its social marketing campaigns across key music and entertainment shows and MTV branded live music events. Geordie Shore series 8 will…

Newstag secures $1.3m in first round of seed funding

Newstag, a Swedish-based crowd-curated video news service, has secured $1.3 million of seed funding. A group of private and institutional investors have backed the media start-up to develop its innovative…

O2 partners with 4Music

4Music part of the Box TV Network, announces sponsorship deal with O2 as they join forces to find undiscovered UK vlog talent. Tapping into the global vlogging phenomenon and hunting…

World Cup breaks social media records… again

World Cup breaks social media records… again

Germany’s World Cup final victory over Argentina smashed global records on Twitter, and has also become the biggest sporting event in Facebook’s history. Twitter said that Germany’s 1-0 victory peaked…

Second screen apps flourish in World Cup

Second screen apps flourish in World Cup

During some World Cup qualification matches, more than 400,000 dual-screeners participated at the same time, in sync with telecasts, according to Visiware. The World Cup has become a milestone event…

Brazil’s beating = records for German TV and Twitter

Brazil’s beating = records for German TV and Twitter

Germany’s coverage of the nation’s football team demolishing Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup semi-finals drew a peak audience of 32.6 million viewers, making it the most-watched programme in the…

World Cup boosts social media usage 300%

Allot Communications has revealed the results from its analysis of mobile application traffic surrounding the 2014 World Cup. Real-time data showed that usage of mobile sports apps such as ESPN,…