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Fan predictions for tonight’s Oscars

Be4TTHoCQAAgTapNot surprisingly, social TV fans have been using the major platforms to share their predictions. Insticator provided Lost Remote with some of the biggest predictions from their platform. Here are the details. Also, check out Lost Remote’s live blog for the Oscars here.  Read more

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Were fans’ predictions right for the Super Bowl?

Super Bowl New York FootballOne of our analytics partners, Insticator used their platform to identify fan predictions for tonight’s big game that is underway. Our analysis on the biggest moments (which so far seem to be Namath’s fur coat, Seinfeld, Bruno Mars and more). Read more

Predictions of the week: where will Cameron’s and Mitchell’s wedding take place?

downloadSocial TV isn’t only about measuring the volume of buzz surrounding a show. Fans take to Twitter and Facebook to opine not only about what they think about a soon-to-be-released show or what they’re seeing during a live airing, but also about what is going to happen next in their favorite scripted TV shows. Read more

Predictions of the week: Will Bones and Booth get married?

Bones and Booth from Fox.com

Bones and Booth from Fox.com

Social TV isn’t only about measuring the volume of buzz surrounding a show. Fans take to Twitter and Facebook to opine not only about what they think about a soon-to-be-realeased show or what they’re seeing during a live airing, but also about what is going to happen next in their favorite scripted TV shows. Even shows in their off-season like Game of Thrones, which doesn’t return to TV for another five months, drives buzz in the form of fan predictions. In our next installment of an exclusive partnership with Insticator, we take a look at the week’s most popular fan predictions (warning: spoiler alerts). Read more

Predictions of the week: Will new romances spring up on The Walking Dead?

daryl2Social TV isn’t only about uncovering volume of activity around a show. Comments across Twitter, Facebook and more can reveal fans’ predictions and hopes at how a scripted season unravels. With the fall lineup well underway, things are starting to heat up across the board in terms of juicy plot twists. The return of The Walking Dead, America’s Next Top Model, and Master Chef already have fans predicting what will play out. In our first installment of an exclusive partnership with Insticator, we take a look at the most popular fan predictions (spoiler alerts). Read more

Why gamification is the future of social TV

945976_370719486392379_1314388605_n(Guest post by Zack Dugow. Zack is Founder and CEO of Insticator.com. Currently, the shows he can’t get enough of are Game of Thrones, Homeland, and Boardwalk Empire.)

As self-proclaimed TV fanatics, we often find ourselves getting way more involved with the lives of our favorite TV show characters than might be considered healthy. Thanks to the latest trend in social TV, all those marathons of Homeland and Game of Thrones are starting to look like they might finally pay off. Social TV gamification – incorporating game thinking and mechanics into the social TV experience – has been around for a few years, but it’s seen a lot of growth in the last few months as users seek a deeper level of engagement with their favorite shows through platforms like Viggle and GetGlue, rewards apps, and Insticator, the platform I launched, a responsive web-based platform that rewards users simply for predicting show outcomes.  Read more

Get rewarded for predicting the outcome of your favorite TV shows, meet Insticator

Sharing that you’re watching a TV show can only go so far in terms of engagement. So thinks Insticator founder Zack Dugow, who has developed a second screen app that will reward users with real prizes based on their predictions about both scripted and live television. The conversation begins not simply because users are watching the same program but because they are deeply interested in the characters, the storylines, and what will happen next. Read more