ABC is targeting its social media audience with a newscast designed for Facebook. Starting December 1st, the channel will post a clip every weekday featuring additional, behind-the-scenes footage of ABC World News Tonight.
Casual games and TV shows from Starz and Showtime are coming to Chromecast in the latest update of apps for Google’s streaming stick.
What that guy’s name again? Wasn’t he in that other movie too? Google Play Movies users can now find relevant information in the app’s new second-screen experience as they watch a flick on the big screen.
Beamly has been building social TV apps for mobile devices for years. Now, the company is working on its first TV app.
Peel now offers TV networks a way to advertise shows within its remote control app, which will allow viewers to tune in right from within the ad.
Shelby.tv has been acquired, and will shut down its video discovery apps in the near future.
As the second-screen space is consolidating, it’s time to face reality and admit that social TV is dead, and much of it was a bad idea to begin with.
Nielsen announced a new SDK to measure how people watch television from digital sources, including the tablet and smartphone
Twitter is banking on its status as a “second screen” for TV content to drive a lot of the value it is promising as part of its public offering — but what if that value turns out to be a mirage?
Even without an advertising component, second-screen discovery and navigation via Chromecast will still link those functions with much richer data on user identity and behavior than Netflix can capture now.