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2014 Kid’s Choice Awards: Lost Remote’s live blog

Screen Shot 2014-03-29 at 7.53.04 PMWant to learn about the future of social TV? Come learn about the future generation of social TV users during tonight’s Kid’s Choice Awards on Nickelodeon that just began. There are some extremely interesting digital integrations and second screen experiences as Mark Wahlberg begins his hosting duties. You can also watch a backstage livestream at Nick.com and follow @NickelodeonTV. Read more

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Nickelodeon releases finale of ‘The Legend of Korra’ after fans unlock it with Tumblr reblogs

Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra is making Tumblr history again with its innovative use of the platform. From Comic-Con to a Shorty Industry Award nod, the network has continued to find creative ways to not only set precedents on platforms, but to actually release linear content. Tonight, Nickelodeon just released the season finale of the show after over 20,000 Tumblr reblogs took place from fans to unlock the episode. Read more

Nickelodeon’s Ninja Turtles game tops the iTunes app store

Nickelodeon has another hit app in their arsenal. A couple of months after their major iPad app launched to success, they’ve just released their first worldwide app, a Ninja Turtles game that can be downloaded in the app store for $1.99. In “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run,” you can “join Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo in this endless runner ninja combat game, where players run, jump and fight their way across the rooftops of New York in an attempt to save the city from the invading Kraang and ultimate destruction.” Here are the details. Read more

An inside look: Nickelodeon’s new iPad app rises to the top of iTunes

You can officially get slimed…on the second screen. Nickelodeon‘s new iPad app, “Nick App” (available for iPad here), hit iTunes on Thursday and has already risen to the number two spot in the U.S. for free apps. The new app is a game changer in the kid’s TV world as younger demographics can’t understand why old media isn’t touchable.  We spoke with Nick Digital Senior Vice President Matthew Evans about the big launch.

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2012 takeaways: sports and SpongeBob dominated social TV [infographic]

NBC paid nearly $1.2 billion for the rights to cover the 2012 London Olympics. While that sum seems exorbitant, Trendrr‘s Second Annual Year End Stats Report proves that it was worth every penny. According to the report, NBC was the most engaging network in 2012. Minus all sports and special-programming, though, Fox would have taken the title. Read more

An inside look at how Starlight Runner develops social TV storytelling

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back and are taking over multiple platforms as Nickelodeon grows the brand for a new generation of kids (and pizza lovers). To help the Turtles take over multiple screens, Nick tapped Starlight Runner Entertainment a social TV company that was tasked with taking all of the brands assets and painting them in the right way on different platforms. We interviewed CEO Jeff Gomez about their role in the Turtles growth. Read more

Why is SpongeBob is so popular on social? Nickelodeon talks about social TV strategy

Ever glance at the social TV charts and notice how Spongebob is consistently at the top at different parts of the day? Nickelodeon's powerful pineapple under the sea has also created a passionate fan culture. The Viacom owned kids-focused TV network has an extremely diverse group of content that's adored on linear and social by both their key demos and older ones that can't stop talking.

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How TV can leverage Tumblr for social buzz and analysis

In September we asked if it's time for TV companies to take Tumblr seriously. The overwhelming answer from nearly a year ago was yes, and it's even more so the case now. The platform recently reached 20 billion blog posts and 50 billion blogs, and signed an exclusive deal with social data company Gnip to allow companies to leverage their firehose of content.

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Michelle Obama joins Twitter in time for iCarly cameo

The first lady, Michelle Obama joined Twitter last week as @MichelleObama with the intention of translating her influence in real life to help her husband, President @BarackObama campaign for re-election in 140-character updates. She's already amassed more than 320,000 followers and has been very clear that her staff will be posting, except when you see "-mo" signed at the end of one of her tweets.

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