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Social TV consolidation continues: GetGlue rebrands as tvtag, Yahoo! shuts down IntoNow, Viggle buys Dijit Media

downloadThe past week has seen a tremendous amount of consolidation from some of the major platforms that have defined a now tiny world of “companion apps” to the TV viewing experience. Here are the details about GetGlue pivoting to tvtag, Yahoo! shutting down IntoNow and Viggle acquiring Dijit Media. Read more

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Fox launches second screen content syndication network with big partners

While syndication has become a huge business for digital content publishers, its reach has rarely spanned the mobile app or social TV world. Yesterday, though, Fox announced that the custom experiences it has until now created exclusively for its Fox Now apps will be made available to other second screen TV app providers. Read more

Dijit Media Acquires GoMiso

Dijit Media, the company behind interactive TV guide NextGuide, has acquired GoMiso, the company which owns the popular TV check-in engine Miso, as well as social TV products SideShows and Quips. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

In a press release, Dijit said that it planned to leverage Miso’s technology to deliver even more customized social experiences to users.
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Dijit launches ‘NextGuide Clips’ and updates remote app

Dijit Media has continued to push forward as the role of the second screen for TV evolves. In September they launched NextGuide, an app that compliments their original Dijit universal remote app. As the year comes to an end the San Francisco-based company has announced some major updates to both apps.  Read more

NextGuide adds new social features, including a personal watchlist

Dijit’s NextGuide continues to grow and expand (you can download for iPad here). Last month they introduced Amazon Instant Video and Prime Instant Video and now they’re launching a bunch of new social features to grow the second screen platform. Here are details on the new tools that went live today. Read more

Dijit launches NextGuide to discover TV on every platform

Dijit's been relatively quiet since the beginning of the year when it launched its iPad app. Now, the social TV startup led by Jeremy Toeman has launched NextGuide, a new iPad app that "brings personalization into the core of the TV discovery process, and connects people with shows they want to watch contextually based on interests, geography and personalities rather than times and channels," according to the company. We spoke with Toeman who demo'd the app for us in New York.

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What you may have missed at Hill Holliday’s TVnext Summit

The long anticipated TVnext event took place yesterday at Boston's beautiful Institute of Contemporary Arts. As promised, the structure of the event, the length of the panels and the case-study focused content created a general consensus both at the event and on Twitter, that Mike Proulx and his agency did well. The Social TV book that recently went on sale officially launched at the conclusion of TVnext. Lost Remote is acknowledged and featured throughout the book on several occasions.

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Dijit's social TV app goes live on the iPad

We previewed the new Dijit iPad app last month, and it's now live in iTunes. It combines a customizable universal remote (via the Griffin Beacon, and it also controls Roku boxes) along with a localized TV guide, Facebook recommendations from your friends, Twitter and Facebook integration, and the ability to control your Netflix queue, to boot.

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Personal media assistant Dijit to launch iPad app

In September, Dijit, an app that can act as a universal remote for your entertainment system, launched a slew of social features including Facebook recommendations, YouTube search integrations and their own check-in. Today, the San Francisco based startup has announced their first iPad app. Jeremy Toeman, Dijit's Chief Product Officer, described the new product...

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Dijit launches check-in service on top of universal remote

In September, Dijit, an app that can act as a universal remote for your entertainment system, launched a slew of social features including Facebook recommendations, YouTube search integrations and their own check-in. Today, the San Francisco based startup has announced their first iPad app. Jeremy Toeman, Dijit's Chief Product Officer, described the new product...

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