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Posts Tagged ‘predictions’

Will the major death on ‘The Vampire Diaries’ stick? (spoiler alert)

StefanThe CW’s insanely popular The Vampire Diaries, just hit a pivotal moment in the season’s plot. If you’re not caught up on this show or plan to catch up one day don’t read on. One the show’s main character’s (Stefan) was killed during May 8th’s episodes and fans are going wild wondering if this is permanent or if he will come back (he is of course a vampire). While fans of the show will have to tune in to continue watching, we’re continuing our partnership with social TV prediction company Insticator to provide access to their platforms predictions on TV’s hottest moments. Here are the details.  Read more

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TV EverywhereTV Everywhere is the technological ability to watch whatever you want, whenever, however you want it (from your phone, tablet, laptop, etc.). It’s included as part of your cable subscription service, so it comes at no extra charge to you. The best part is that it is easy. The TV Everywhere site (http://www.youcouldbewatching.tv/) by CTAM (Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing) will guide you through the log-in and authentication process online and direct you to the individual cable and networks apps so that you can start watching TV everywhere.

7 predictions for social TV in 2014

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Many of our social TV predictions for 2013 came true. From Amazon’s growth as an original TV content provider, to Netflix’s impact on social TV it was a big year for TV everywhere and the seamless integration of social into the traditional television industry that we’ve known for decades. As 2014 is only hours away here are our predictions for a year that we know will continue uproot and improve TV. 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

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

12 predictions for social TV in 2012

It's great to watch Mashable, ReadWriteWeb and more proclaim that social TV has been one of 2011's top trends. That's why we focused Lost Remote exclusively on social TV nearly a year ago. Now that we're heading into 2012, we believe that social TV is much greater than a trend: it's nothing short of a revolution in the TV industry. We've mapped out 12 of our predictions for next year based on emerging behavior we're seeing in the social TV space. A couple, admittedly, are educated guesses, but that's what makes it entertaining. To the list:

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