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HBO’s ‘True Blood’ Proves Fans Love Fangs On Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Socialbakers took a look at social media to see how HBO’s cult hit True Blood fared during its hotly anticipated sixth season.

The analytics provider monitored the official True Blood Facebook page, Twitter profile, and YouTube account throughout the entire season to gauge how much buzz the series generated with fans. The results, below.

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The Hispanic Youth Awards, July 18, To Be Deeply Integrated With Twitter

The Hispanic Youth Awards, set to air on Univision this Thursday, July 18 at 7 p.m. EST, will incorporate Twitter in multiple ways.

A breakdown of the awards show’s major social TV push, below.

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Syfy’s Sharknado Storms Twitter With More Than 440,000 Tweets

Last week, the Syfy network aired the much-buzzed-about Sharknado, a ridiculous made-for-TV movie about a tornado of sharks that rains on Los Angeles, starring Tara Reid.

And the reaction on Twitter was equally ridiculous. A breakdown of the stats, below.

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Twitter And Fox Team Up For A Social TV Partnership

NBC isn’t the only TV network tapping Twitter for fall season hype.

Fox and Twitter have entered into a partnership to promote Fox programs through tweeted video clips and enable the network’s advertisers to use Twitter’s ad platforms for promotion.

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More Tweets = Higher Ratings For TV Shows [STUDY]

Late last year, Nielsen announced that it would be teaming up with Twitter to create a new metric based entirely on tweet data.

Under the agreement, Nielsen and Twitter will deliver a syndicated-standard metric around the reach of the TV conversation on Twitter, slated for commercial availability at the start of the fall 2013 TV season.

Good thing: it seems that the close relationship between Twitter and TV is stronger than ever. A new study reveals that more Twitter chatter actually correlates to higher television ratings.

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Will Twitter Ruin Netflix’s Venture Into Original TV Programming?

With Netflix’s release of all 13 episodes of its first-ever original TV series House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and Kate Mara, and directed by David Fincher, comes the question of how social media will affect the company’s venture into social TV.

Because here’s the thing: Twitter and TV are more inextricably linked than ever before. 95% of online public conversations about TV take place on Twitter, and 40% of all Twitter traffic around peak time is about TV.

And remember: all 13 episodes of the show have been released at one time, for flexibility of viewing. Which is great.

But is Twitter going to ruin Netflix users’ House of Cards experience by talking about future episodes others may or may not have seen, filling their Twitter streams with major spoilers?

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2012 Brought 800% Increase In Top TV Show Tweets

It looks like Nielsen had good reason to create a new metric based entirely on tweet data: 2012 brought an 800% increase in top TV show tweets!

Many shows now include hashtags to encourage conversations online. Earlier this year, we shared a study reporting that 18% of viewers remembered seeing a hashtag on tv, and that number has undoubtedly increased.

Is your favorite show among those most socially shared online?

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