Médiamétrie launches Social TV ratings in France to measure the audience and impact of TV programmes on social networks.
HMS Media Solutions, a German provider of broadcast automation solutions, and Swiss marketing and social TV platform creator joiz Global have partnered to provide a fully integrated end-to-end solution for live TV, video-on-demand (VOD) and community interaction.
According to research consultancy TDG, the next few years will see the transformation of social TV interactions, with Facebook overtaking Twitter as the chosen medium for social TV activity.
Ooyala, a subsidiary of Australian telco Telstra specialising in video publishing, analytics and monetisation solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with Swiss community marketing and social TV platform joiz to provide third parties with video, interactive and analytics technologies.
Comcast, NBCUniversal and Twitter have announced a strategic partnership to more directly connect the millions of Twitter users with television viewing.
Video content discovery solutions provider Jinni, has announced the release of Watch together, the first effective social discovery feature to recommend content that suits the tastes of more than one viewer.
Detailed analysis of social media data as it applies to UK broadcast audiences is to be made available following an agreement between Kantar Media and SecondSync.
Twitter has acquired Bluefin Labs, a social TV analytics company that provides data products to brand advertisers, agencies, and TV networks.
KartinaTV, an OTT broadcaster for Russian-speaking audience outside of Russia, is collaborating with Comigo, the creator of a smart TV platform.
Visiware, the French developer of interactive games for TV platforms has raised €5 million from Crédit Agricole Private Equity and Entrepreneur Venture to develop its social TV offering.