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Study reveals new kind of TV viewer: the “power breaker”

560.ab.zeebox.092612The results of a recent study conducted by VivaKi’s The Pool –and unveiled during Advertising Week – truly demonstrate the need for advertisers to engage with TV audiences on both the first and second screens. The study, titled “Two Screen TV Lane,” included research with two advertisers, including Kraft, and other participants included Viacom, zeebox, Alternate Routes, comScore and Tobii Technology. The research itself included four components: focus groups, eye-tracking, attitudinal analysis, and behavioral analysis. Read more

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Facebook more than triples Twitter’s TV influence, finds survey

We all know that Twitter is a big TV driver, thanks to the open nature of the platform and the company’s relentless efforts to work with the industry. But Facebook has always been a bit of a mystery. The majority of interactions on Facebook are private, and until recently, its search product has been essentially useless. But we all know that Facebook maintains a tremendous reach advantage over Twitter.

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Nielsen study: Mobile driving big-time growth in social media and social TV behavior

Nielsen’s just-released “Social Media Report” for 2012 drills deep on mobile, illustrating the inexorable relationship between social and mobile devices. “Time spent on mobile apps and the mobile web account for 63% of the year-over-year growth in overall time spent using social media,” the report said. Specifically, mobile apps, which dominate over mobile web in time spent. Read more

Second screen devices ‘omnipresent and not just among the young,’ finds Nielsen report

It seems like a week doesn’t go by without another second screen study — here’s one from last week — but Nielsen’s reports are watched very carefully within the industry. Nielsen’s Cross-Platform Report (.PDF) is out, and it provides even more solid evidence of the growing proximity and overlap between devices and televisions.

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Study: 63 percent of tablet owners multitask with TV

The consumer research house GfK MRI has released one of the best second-screen studies we’ve seen about tablet usage, breaking down the multitasking phenomenon in some detail. The study concluded that 63% of tablet owners multitask in front of TV at least once a week, and 41% of total tablet time is spent in front of TV — the most popular multitasking activity. Millennials top the list of the most active TV multitaskers, but the activity is rather pervasive across all demographics:

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Second screen explosion: Tablets continue crazy growth, ‘most wanted gift’ this holiday season

I don’t know about you, but the rapid growth of tablets has been mind-boggling. They’re the fastest-growing consumer electronics device ever made: 31% of online Americans now own a tablet, more than doubling the ownership rate from October of last year (14%). Nearly half (45%) of online consumers told the Consumer Electronics Association that they expect to purchase a tablet within the next two years, and tablets are the #1 “most wanted gift” for adults this holiday season, according to the CEA survey released this week. Read more

Make no mistake, Twitter is in the social TV business

While a growing crop of startups battle it out in the social TV space, there’s one that’s been around since 2006 that’s established a tremendous head start. Twitter, as we know, dominates conversations around TV — 95% of public conversation about TV happens on Twitter, the company says, and 25% of the U.S. audience tweets about TV. Read more

How GetGlue buzz is greater than Twitter buzz for scripted primetime

GetGlue’s evolution and growth continues to impress. The social TV company, which recently launched “GetGlue HD” for iPad has put together some very interesting data on comparing their primetime, scripted TV conversations and buzz to Twitter’s. At the end of their analysis they conclude that “the data is clear: for primetime scripted TV, more fans choose GetGlue.” Here’s what they found. Read more