Social TV co-author Mike Proulx pictured with CNN’s Ali Velshi at SXSW 2012. [LINK]
“Canoe Ventures announced it has given up its lofty plans for interactive TV and will instead focus on creating new ways to make money from video-on-demand and TV Everywhere.”
Bluefin Labs & ABC News Partner for 2012 Presidential Election Cycle [VIDEO & LINK]
Amazon Prime now has 15,000 “instant” TV shows thanks to a deal with Viacom including MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, TV Land, Spike, VH1, BET, CMT and Logo.
22% of mobile users watching the 2012 Super Bowl used their device to re-watch TV commercials.
Last night’s Super Bowl set a new Tweets Per Second (TPS) for a sporting event averaging 10,000 TPS during the end of the game. [LINK]
Twitter illustrates best practices for hashtags. Check out the the #Xfactor example [LINK]
GetGlue and IntoNOW talk about their plans for the 2012 Super Bowl and how the world of Social TV is still very much in a mode of experimentation. [LINK]
Latest Apple TV software update adds in its “genius” functionality to give TV show recommendations. [LINK]