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Apple buys start-up Topsy

Apple buys start-up Topsy

Apple has acquired social media search and analytics start-up Topsy. Apple confirmed the acquisition but would not say why it bought the company, which specialises in analysing Twitter data and…

+TVE app to share live videos

Spain’s state-owned TV RTVE has launched +TVE, an application for tablets and smartphones that allows viewers to edit and share 30 second live TV videos on social networks. When watching…

60% tweet while watching TV

60% tweet while watching TV

Dan Biddle, Twitter UK’s head of broadcast partnerships says 60 per cent of UK’s 15 million Twitter users tweet while watching TV. Biddle told the OTTtv World Summit…

Social TV market to reach $256bn 2017

According to a market research report by MarketsandMarkets, the total Social TV market is expected to reach $256.44 billion by 2017 with a CAGR of 11.2 per cent. To make…

fanatix, ESPN social cricket app

fanatix, ESPN social cricket app

fanatix and ESPN have lauhced a new social mobile app for cricket lovers. The social-first application brings news, scores, blogs, images, video and social media content from the digital cricket…

Kantar Media, Twitter extend partnership

Kantar Media, Twitter extend partnership

Kantar Media, a specialist in audience measurement, has announced the extension of its strategic alliance with Twitter to include Spain. It will now develop a suite of tools to support…

beIN Sport tops Nielsen SocialGuide chart

beIN Sport tops Nielsen SocialGuide chart

beIN Sport, the international sports network, posted the top rated US programme in Nielsen SocialGuide’s Twitter TV Rankings based on Total Tweets for October 26th 2013. beIN SPORT captured the…

Civolution’s SyncNow syncs Showpal

Civolution’s SyncNow syncs Showpal

Axonista, a provider of social TV and second screen technology and Civolution, a provider of technology and solutions for identifying, managing and monetising content, have launched ShowPal, an app developed…

Optimal, Civolution sync TV and Facebook ads

Civolution and Optimal, Inc., the leading social advertising and analytics platform and maker of Open Signals, announced a partnership allowing brands and agencies to buy Facebook ads in complete synchronisation…

Sky Sports takes Champions League to Twitter

Sky Sports takes Champions League to Twitter

Grabyo, the real-time TV clip-sharing platform, is helping Sky Sports to promote its coverage of the UEFA Champions League by sharing clips of live games – as well as other clips from Sky Sports News…