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Kevin Bacon Has 1980′s Awareness Message for Millennials: Favorite App Was ‘Rubik’s Cube’

BaconActor Kevin Bacon is delivering an important message to millennials too busy on their second and third screens to appreciate what he had to go through in the 1980′s.

Currently starring in Fox’s “The Following,” Bacon had a message for all those born after 1985.

“You want to know my favorite app?” Bacon asked. “Rubik’s Cubes.”

He went on to bemoan how technology has made today’s youth ignorant to how hard dating was back in the 80′s, without things like “OkTwinder” (a clever mashup of OkCupid and Tinder).

He continues on but finally gets restless with the short-attention span millennials of today.

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An inside look at how Fox used Tumblr to grow ‘The Following’

The Following, Fox’s new thriller starring Kevin Bacon has taken an extremely unique approach to leveraging social TV. It has built a strong social TV following (pun intended) that plays up the name and themes of the show across one of the fastest growing social platforms, Tumblr. We interviewed  Robin Benty Fox’s senior director of current programming and digital scripted brands about the show’s social TV strategy. Read more

How RebelMouse is helping TV deliver social to fans

RebelMouse, an NYC based startup, launched in June of last year and has become one of the most talked about social startups. Founder Paul Berry, has built a platform that turns your social content into an easy to digest and understand front page. The great part is, you can let it do the organizing for you visualize your content in a way that makes it all easy to touch. We spoke with Berry about the growth of their platform and how TV networks have jumped on board to deliver more social TV experiences.  Read more