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Time Warner Cable announced that it will be taking over a space in New York’s Meat Packing District to create a ‘pop-up’ experience in the lead up to this year’s Super Bowl. Called Time Warner Cable Studios, the space will give network partners stations to develop to engage fans. While open, Time Warner Cable Studios will feature performances from high-profile music acts and surprise celebrity guests, and the cable provider’s Facebook page will be live-streaming the red carpet activity for all concerts. Read more
Last month, NBC’s hit singing show ‘The Voice’ introduced a feature to give fans a seat next to Adam Levine on the judges stage. What is being called the ‘Instant Save,’ fans have been able to save a contestant during the live elimination show. After Carson Daly announced who is safe, he mentioned the three contestants on the hot seat; with his cue, fans then had five minutes to vote using #VoiceSave to rescue one of the bottom three contestants. To count, a vote must have used #VoiceSave (or it can be retweeted) and mention the artist’s first name. Read more
Vivian Schiller starts as Twitter‘s first news partnership leader in early 2014, and the current senior VP for NBC digital wrote a blog piece explaining why she’s leaving the “legacy media” for the second screen.
Most everyone gets that digital media has changed the way content is created, distributed and consumed. And so my former employers and other news organization are doing what they can to evolve their practices. NBC News, where I work today, is currently in the midst of an internal transformation to ensure that everyone is thinking multi-platform and delivering to audiences at the speed and language of the web. This is all good.
Schiller explains the mind shift that occurred when first talking to Twitter about new roles.
Dunkin’ Donuts continues its social media frenzy with a Google+ Hangout tomorrow night during Bravo’s “Top Chef.”
Dunkin has 63,000 followers on Google+ Hangout and executive chef Stan Frankenthaler will host its first ever Hangout at 9:30pmET, a half-hour ahead of “Top Chef” at 10pmET.
The Hangout is part of the #DDTopChef initiative and will pit six contestants facing off in a live cooking competition. The winner earns a $1,000 prize.
“This adds a whole new dimension to watching Washington Post video, since it allows users to sit back and watch on their TV at home,” Andrew Pergam, senior editor of Video at The Washington Post tells Lost Remote.
Pergam is excited at Chromecast’s ability to turn a users traditional digital device into a quasi-remote.
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