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Comcast reveals social TV plans in patent application

A patent application obtained by the site FierceCable reveals that Comcast is planning to add a number of social TV features in its program guides that are staples of many second-screen apps. For example, viewers could receive notifications when their friends are watching a particular show, see trending shows in their city, as well as win rewards (like badges, coupons or a discount on their cable bill) for recommending shows to their friends or watching a particular show a certain number of times.

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Comcast testing personalized social TV experience

At the Cable Show earlier this year, Comcast demonstrated a new cloud-powered, Xfinity TV experience that featured personalized programming recommendations, integrated search and Facebook integration. In a presentation at the TVOT conference, Comcast's Brian Curtis gave a bit of an update on the ongoing product trial -- called Project Xcalibur -- in August, GA.

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