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Social TV consolidation continues: GetGlue rebrands as tvtag, Yahoo! shuts down IntoNow, Viggle buys Dijit Media - Posted January 29, 2014
The past week has seen a tremendous amount of consolidation from some of the major platforms that have defined a now tiny world of "companion apps" to the TV viewing experience. Here are the details about GetGlue pivoting to tvtag, Yahoo! sh... [Lost Remote]

'GetGlue is now tvtag' announces owners i.TV - Posted January 25, 2014
Not so long ago, the GetGlue brand name and app was considered one of the most promising social TV platforms. Now, their new owners i.TV are continuing to anno... [Lost Remote]

GetGlue announces change to sticker program, fans react - Posted December 4, 2013
On its blog last week, GetGlue (which was recently ... [Lost Remote]

A Q&A with Sabrina Caluori about HBO Connect: the network's 'digital marketing secret weapon' - Posted November 12, 2013
HBO Connect is continuing to become a larger part of HBO's digital strategy. In fact, when we asked Sabrina Cal... [Lost Remote]

GetGlue Acquired By Video Discovery Startup i.TV - Posted November 6, 2013
Mobile TV app i.TV has acquired social TV app GetGlue, coming together in a de... [Lost Remote]

GetGlue launches major iPhone update in time for fall TV - Posted September 9, 2013
GetGlue, the social TV discovery and check-in service launched a major update to their iPhone app last week. GetGlue, a staple in the social TV startup worl... [Lost Remote]

Join Lost Remote, the Shorty Awards and GetGlue for a social TV schmooze at Comic-Con - Posted July 10, 2013
Headed to Comic-Con and want to catch up with the social TV industry to discuss the coming fall TV season, the most buzzed about Comic-Con panels and how the television ecosystem as we know it as changing with new devices, ap... [Inside 3D Printing News]

'Game of Thrones' Finale Dominates the Second Screen [Infographic] - Posted June 10, 2013
While viewers are glued to "Game of Thrones" on HBO, they're also glued to the second screen, where fans of the show can discuss the latest plot twist and create fan art for their favorite characters. Last night's finale alone generated 96,825 check-ins, sticker unlocks, replies, votes, and other activities on... []

GetGlue brings on EVP of Sales as their road to monetization speeds up - Posted June 2, 2013
GetGlue, the social TV startup is speeding up their roadmap to monetization. They recently completed a big campaign with YouTube and have now announced a new EVP of Sales to take t... [Lost Remote]

YouTube leverages GetGlue's ad platform for Comedy Week - Posted May 20, 2013
YouTube has kicked off an interesting week of comedy programming. The video mega-platform is placing ... [Lost Remote]

Podcast: Authors Fight Amazon's Return Policy on - Posted April 2, 2013
On today's social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, GalleyCat editor Jason Boog talked about the group of nearly 2,000 people who have signed a petition on asking Amazon to change its policy about returning ... []

'The Walking Dead' by the Numbers [Infographic] - Posted April 2, 2013
Social media users must have zombies on the brain. "The Walking Dead," AMC's hit show about a zombie apocalypse, has been the most-talked-about scripted cable show for the last 8 weeks, say analysts at GetGlue. A show's popularity on the social network for television viewers is measured in user activities like check-ins,... []

Facebook Mobile DevCon 2013 To Debut In New York, London, Seoul - Posted March 12, 2013
Facebook continues to pursue engagement with the mobile ... [AllFacebook]

TV Lover Network GetGlue Joins Twitter's Expanded Tweets - Posted February 26, 2013
Twitter is quickly becoming the go-to social network for watching people who watch television. Starting today, members of an even more TV-obsessed site, GetGlue, will be able to post pictures and short descriptions of TV shows on their Twitter feeds along with their commentary. Since June 2012, ... []

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Sponsored Posts | Google+ Audio - Posted February 8, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... []

GetGlue Set To Take On Web TV, Indexing Hulu Original Content - Posted February 7, 2013
Social TV app and entertainment network GetGlue is eyeing the original online video content arena and, according to GigaOM's Janko Roettgers on, has begun working on a partnership with Hulu that will involve promotional elemen... []

An inside look at social TV activations for Super Bowl XLVII - Posted February 3, 2013
Super Bowl XLVII promises to be the most social Super Bowl ever, and might even be the most social single event of 2013. To prepare you for the event, here's a roundup of ways to stay connected before, during, and after the game whether you like foo... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Vine Launch | Zuck Hosting Christie Fundraiser - Posted January 25, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... []

USA's 'White Collar' teams up with the FBI to solve real life crimes - Posted January 24, 2013
As 'White Collar's' Neal Caffrey and Peter Burke have demonstrated, solving crimes requires collaboration,which is why this season, the show's fans will be able to take their crime-solving skills to the next level. USA has partnered with the FBI to u... [Lost Remote]

The top 2012 social tv shows according to GetGlue - Posted January 14, 2013
With New Year's a couple of weeks behind us, it is worth taking a look at the top tv shows and movies that drove the social conversation in 2012, and see whether these TV shows can maintain a stronghold on the social activity in 201... [Lost Remote]

Viggle Will Not Be Acquiring GetGlue - Posted January 14, 2013
In November 2012, the television loyalty service Viggle had announced its plans to purchase the social TV Guide GetGlue for $25 million and 48.3 million shares o... []

Viggle acquisition not happening, says GetGlue - Posted January 14, 2013
Updated: Back in November, Viggle announced it was acquiring GetGlue for $25 million in cash and 48.3 million shares of stock, forming a social TV powerhouse. Bu... [Lost Remote]

Infographic Reveals The Top Social TV Shows & Movies Of 2012 - Posted January 4, 2013
What were your favorite TV shows and movies in 2012? Did you tweet about them? Did you post about them on Facebook? Did you check-in to them on your favorite social TV app? If you did, chances are you helped them make GetGlue's list of the top... []

5 Glorious Les Memes for Les Mis rables - Posted December 27, 2012
The music of Les Mis rables has been in circulation for more than 30 years, and those who are old enough to remember can sing every song by heart. Based on Victor Hugo's 1862 novel, the musical version of Les Mis rables debuted in 1980 with music by Claude-Michel Sch nberg and... []

Revenge's dip in social TV matches up with dip in ratings - Posted November 28, 2012
Last season, ABC's Revenge (think Count of Monte Cristo meets Gossip Girl, but more mature) took the TV world by surprise and became one of the most talked about shows. After season one's major cliffhanger, anticipation for season two helped the shows ... [Lost Remote]

Social Media Newsfeed: Mumbai Arrests Over Facebook Post | Amazon Posts - Posted November 20, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... []

GetGlue Acquired by Viggle - Posted November 19, 2012
Julianne Pepitone of CNN Money reports, "The social TV space has been percolating for the past year o... []

GetGlue Acquired by Viggle - Posted November 19, 2012
Julianne Pepitone of CNN Money reports, "The social TV space has been percolating for the past year o... [AllTwitter]

What the Viggle-GetGlue acquisition means for the battle over the second screen - Posted November 19, 2012
Another Monday and another big acquisition announcement in the social TV world. As we reported earlier today, Viggle scooped up GetGlue, combining to form a second screen powerh... [Lost Remote]

Viggle Acquires GetGlue For $25 Million, 48.3 Million Shares Of Stock - Posted November 19, 2012
This morning, in a surprise social TV acquisition, Viggle agreed to buy social check-in app GetGlue. The announcement went live this morning in a ... []

Viggle acquires GetGlue in surprise social TV acquisition - Posted November 19, 2012
In a surprise acquisition, Viggle has acquired social TV startup GetGlue. GetGlue CEO Alex Iskold made the announcement via his Twitter account just under an hour ago. According to the ... [Lost Remote]

GetGlue Wants You To Collect, Not Hoard, Your Stickers - Posted November 8, 2012
At today's SocialTV Summit in New York City, we chatted with GetGlue exec Sean Besser about what makes the service stick on the second screen. Quite literally, it's stickers. GetGlue makes both widgets and tangible stickers for viewers to collect.... [AllFacebook]

From activity feeds to show pages, GetGlue beefs up community features on its website - Posted November 8, 2012
Since the beginning, GetGlue has been primarily a mobile app experience, but in recent months the social TV startup has been cranking away on the web side of things, as well. In September, it relaunched its site as a destination -- with an emph... [Lost Remote]

Trick or Treat: A Semantic Grab Bag Of Entertainment For the Occasion - Posted October 31, 2012
[caption id="attachment_33063" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo credit: Flickr/Erwiss, peace&love[/caption] It's that spooky time of year again. With a happy Halloween to all, we present a selection of Halloween entertainment to dive into between answering the door for trick-or-treaters, or whenever you might like to have a little ... []

GetGlue reveals that TV premieres had more activity on their platform than Twitter - Posted October 25, 2012
GetGlue revealed an exciting report at the beginning of the month detailing how they're becoming the most popular platform for scripted primetime. As ... [Lost Remote]

'The Walking Dead' sets GetGlue social TV record - Posted October 15, 2012
According to Trendrr, "The Walking Dead" set a GetGlue premiere record with "160,949 check-ins, comments, and more." The return of AMC's never ending Zombie apoc... [Lost Remote]

How GetGlue buzz is greater than Twitter buzz for scripted primetime - Posted October 4, 2012
GetGlue's evolution and growth continues to impress. The social TV company, which recently launched "... [Lost Remote]

FX's spooky social TV strategy for 'American Horror Story: Asylum' - Posted October 2, 2012
On Halloween last year we provided an inside look at the social media world of the spookiest show on TV. American Horror Story (AHS) went on to become one of the most succe... [Lost Remote]

PBS Mixes Facebook, Other Social Networks Into Documentary 'Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women' - Posted September 24, 2012
PBS will air documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Oct. 1 and 2, but ... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: Edelman, MSLGROUP, DKC, and More - Posted September 12, 2012
Edelman has announced two new hires: Brad Mays has joined Edelman's Austin office as a senior vice president in the digital practice, and Tim Hayden has joined the company in Chicago as senior vice president of mobile strategy. Together, Mays and Hayden will... [PRNewser]

GetGlue Prepares To Launch Social TV Guide [Sneak Peek] - Posted August 6, 2012
Social TV check-in service GetGlue is preparing to take the second screen experience to the next level with the launch of GetGlue HD--a social TV guide designed to help users find smart recommendations for shows, movies and sports. We f... []

Dateline Chatline Incorporates Facebook, Twitter Into NBC News' 'Dateline' - Posted July 9, 2012
NBC News primetime newsmagazine "... [AllFacebook]

5 Ways Journalists Can Use GetGlue - Posted April 23, 2012
Have you heard of GetGlue, an entertainment-focused social network? If you aren't familiar with the site, you basically log in, pick your favorite movies, shows, books or music, then check-in and share what you are watching, reading, or listening to with other GetGlue member... [TVSpy]

What Will GetGlue Do With Their Latest $12M Investment? - Posted January 13, 2012
This week social check-in app GetGlue announced that they closed a $12 million round of financing. The round, led by Rho Ventures, with participation from TimeWarner Investments, RRE Ventures and Union Square Ventures is the company's largest round to date. But what are they going to do with the... []

GetGlue Launches A New Real-Time Conversation Experience - Posted October 25, 2011
Popular social TV app GetGlue just got even more social with the launch of a new real-time conversation feature, Tumblr sharing and personalized widgets. The new GetGlue features were announced by Alex on the GetGlue blo... []

GetGlue's Fan Base Loves Its Geek TV - Posted October 21, 2011
[caption id="attachment_29060" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="A zombie from GetGlue fave "The Walking Dead""][/caption] Damn! Why didn't I check in last night while I was watching that fascinating PBS show ... [PRNewser]

Get 40% Off At Gap When You Collect Entertainment Weekly GetGlue Stickers - Posted September 16, 2011
GetGlue has announced a brand new partnership with Entertainment Weekly and Gap, incentivizing check-ins with real rewards. This fall, when you collect Entertainment Weekly stickers on social TV app GetGlue you will qualify to receive a bonus reward of ... []

Cable Networks Already Sticking to GetGlue Business Dashboard - Posted September 8, 2011
Entertainment-based social network GetGlue is getting down to business with its launch of the GetGlue Business marketing dashboard, which is already being used by major networks including USA Network, Discovery Channel, Oxygen, and HBO. GetGlue Business allows entertainment brands to manage their official GetGlue profiles, includ... []

GetGlue Clocks A Record 11.7M Check-Ins In August, True Blood Leads The Pack By A Landslide - Posted September 7, 2011
As social TV continues to grow in popularity, social entertainment check-in service GetGlue is making some exciting announcements. They've seen a whopping 130 percent growth this summer, making... []

You May Be Able To Join The What's Trending Live Audience...If You've Got Enough Klout - Posted August 9, 2011
What's Trending, the web show that launched earlier this year to explore the hottest online trends, has an exciting new announcement--they've partnered wit... []

Show Us Your Google News Badges - Posted July 18, 2011
Web surfers can earn badges for checking in at various locations, as well as for their entertainment selections. Add reading the news to that list, thanks to Google News. The search-engine giant debuted badges for the U.S. edition of Googl... []

Discovery Channel Uses Social Media as Shark Week Bait - Posted July 6, 2011
Just when you thought it was safe to use social media ... Shark Week will take a bite out of Discovery Channel the week of July 31, and Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, GetGlue, and the iPhone and iPad are being used for bait. ... []

GetGlue Adds Magazines, Newspapers, Blogs to Check-In List - Posted July 5, 2011
What are you reading? GetGlue wants to know. The entertainment-based social network-- which awards stickers to users who check into events such as TV shows, movies, sporting events, music, games, and topics they're thinking about -- added reading to its check-in list, allowing users via iPod, iPhone, Mac, or PC to share... []

GetGlue Revamps Mobile Site for Feature Phones - Posted June 30, 2011
GetGlue hasn't forgotten about its users with "feature phones" -- in other words, devices that are not part of the iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry platforms. The entertainment-based social network launched a new mobile site,, which incorporates features from its apps including: the ability to check in to TV shows, movies, music,... []

Facebook Boosts Voting for Spike TV's Guys Choice - Posted June 10, 2011
Voting for the winners of Guys Choice, which debuts Friday at 9 p.m. on Spike TV, was up 115 percent compared with last year, and the cable network credit... []

GetGlue, Entertainment Weekly Dial Up HTC - Posted June 1, 2011
Mobile-phone manufacturer HTC is on board as the sponsor of the next phase of the partnership between Entertainment Weekly and ... []

A Semantic Take on The Royal Wedding - Posted April 28, 2011
If you're a sucker for the semantic web and the romantic royal wedding, heads up: AdaptiveBlue's GetGlue entertainment social network has a deal with CNN around coverage of Kate and Will's Big Day. According to the site's ... []

NBC News VP Mark Lukasiewicz Touts The Royal Wedding by NBC News App - Posted April 25, 2011
NBC News vice president of specials and digital media Mark Lukasiewicz touted the network's The Royal Wedding by NBC News app, as well as Twitter account @RoyalWedding, in... [TVNewser]

GetGlue Teams Up with MSNBC and TLC for Royal Wedding - Posted April 25, 2011
GetGlue has two dates for Friday's Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, as the entertainment-based sticker-a... []

1M Users Stuck on GetGlue - Posted April 13, 2011
For those who thought collecting stickers died with the discontinuation of Wacky Packages, think again: On the same day it ... []

GetGlue, Live Nation Want Live Performances to Stick - Posted April 8, 2011
Entertainment-based social network GetGlue teamed up with music promoter and ticket distributor Live Nation to encourage users to listen to live performances from select artists. Live Nation users who listen to live recordings from artists including KT Tunstall... []

GetGlue Redesigns and Revamps - Posted March 30, 2011
GetGlue, the entertainment social network, has added sports to its line-up. (Just in time. We hear baseball season starts soon?) Much of GetGlue's focus thus far has be... [PRNewser]

GetGlue Integrates Foursquare: Check-In To What You're Watching Where You're Watching - Posted March 30, 2011
This week social entertainment check-in app GetGlue has got some big announcements. They've revamped their iPhone app, as well as the GetGlue website, have opened up their platform to Sports check-ins and have officially integrated Foursquare. Now you can do more than j... []

GetGlue Rolls Out BlackBerry App - Posted March 18, 2011
Entertainment-based social network GetGlue announced the release of a free BlackBerry app, joining its apps for the iPhone, iPad, and Android. Users can check in to TV shows, movies, music, games, and books; share check-ins via Twitter and Facebook; see what friends are currently watching, reading, or liste... [WebNewser -]

Entertainment Weekly, GetGlue Team Up on Must List Stickers - Posted March 7, 2011
Entertainment-based social network GetGlue reached its first publishing partnership, signing on with Ent... [WebNewser -]

GetGlue Is Ready for The Donald, The Celebrity Apprentice - Posted March 4, 2011
The Celebrity Apprentice debuts on NBC Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT, and GetGlue will not be the first one fired by Donald Trump, as the entertainment-based social network prepared a host of stickers for members who check in during the show. ... [WebNewser -]

GetGlue Sticks with G4's X-Play, Jump City: Seattle - Posted February 15, 2011
Entertainment-based social network GetGlue continued its relationship with video-game-themed cable network G4, making stickers available to fans who check in to flagship series X-Play or brand-news series ... [WebNewser -]

GetGlue Teams Up with CBS on Grammy Stickers - Posted February 11, 2011
GetGlue is going to the Grammys, as the entertainment-based social network teamed up with CBS to create three stickers that can be earned by viewers checking in to the network's telecast of the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards Sunday at 8 p.m. ET/PT. GetGlue also previously announced a similar partnership with E! Entertainment... [WebNewser -]

Users, Partnerships, Campaigns Stick to GetGlue - Posted February 3, 2011
More and more TV and movie fans are getting stuck on GetGlue, as the entertainment-based social network said it topped 900,000 users in January, who posted more than 12 million ratings and check-ins. GetGlue added that it averaged 25,000 Tweets and 25,000 Facebook posts daily in January. And the company announced the following... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Users, Partnerships, Campaigns Stick to GetGlue - Posted February 3, 2011
More and more TV and movie fans are getting stuck on GetGlue, as the entertainment-based social network said it topped 900,000 users in January, who posted more than 12 million ratings and check-ins. GetGlue added that it averaged 25,000 Tweets and 25,000 Facebook posts daily in January. And the company announced the following... [WebNewser -]

GetGlue, Showtime to Give Away Full-Season DVDs - Posted January 7, 2011
Entertainment check-in network GetGlue and premium cable network Showtime are expanding their relationship, ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Holiday Gifts On Semantic Web Experts' Lists - Posted December 23, 2010
Image Courtesy: Flickr/Lori Greig It doesn't matter whether this month you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice, or anything else. In December, most everyone's thoughts turn to presents. So, what makes it to the top of some semantic web and da... [AllTwitter]

USA Network Rolls Out Psych Vision Apps to Back Pysch - Posted December 15, 2010
USA Network is backing its Psych series with the release of Psych Vision apps for the iPhone and iPad (pending), which incorporate the entertainment check-in platform from ... [UnBeige]

GetGlue Hopes New iPad App Is Sticky - Posted September 10, 2010
iPad owners can now GetGlue, as the entertainment-based social network released its app for the Apple tablet, along with announcing exclusive awards from showbiz partners Fox, HBO, Showtime, PBS, and Universal Pictures. GetGlue allows users to check in to shows, music, movies, and books they are consuming, earning points and stickers, as... [WebNewser -]