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Sundance Channel Is First To Offer Season Premier Exclusively Via Twitter

If you’ve been on Twitter for some time, you’re probably used to getting exclusive deals, being informed of sales, and generally being on the inside track of a lot of the companies you follow.

But here’s an exclusive that’s never been done before: Sundance Channel is premiering its unscripted series “Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys” on Twitter, in full, via TwitVid.
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Twitter Integration With New Panasonic TV Is The Best Yet [PICS]

There are a few TVs on the market that offer social media integration, including Panasonic’s Viera line. However, the newly upgraded Viera features one of the most seamless integrations with Twitter we’ve seen yet, encouraging you to tweet your predictions for America’s next biggest thing or you all-caps shouts of “GOALLL!” when your team scores in the big game.
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Fox’s “The X Factor” Is First-Ever TV Show To Open Up Voting To Twitter

It seems like every month there’s another indication that Twitter is moving closer and closer to the mainstream.

This week, Fox and Twitter announced that Fox’s “The X Factor” would allow viewers to cast their votes for their favorite contestants using Twitter.
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Twitter Is Second-Most Visible Brand On Prime-Time TV, And It Doesn’t Pay For Any Placement

Twitter beats out all other brands, save one, when it comes to visibility on primetime broadcast TV shows. In fact, Twitter was more visible than all paid product placements on TV in August. And the company didn’t have to drop a dime.
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SpongeBob SquarePants Goes High-Tech With A Twitter Tale This Week

I’m not sure how he’s getting reception at the bottom of the sea, but Nickelodeon favorite SpongeBob SquarePants will be going on a special Twitter adventure this week. He’ll be tweeting an original storyline to his nearly 200,000 followers, starting today and running until Friday.
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Are You Part Of The 43 Percent Of Internet Users Who Tweet While Watching TV?

Do you tweet while you watch TV? If so, you’re part of a small but growing group of internet users. Apparently, 17 percent of adult social media users tweet while they’re watching their evening TV lineup – but 33 percent say they tweet after the show, and 18 percent tweet before.
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What Are The Most-Tweeted-About TV Shows? TV Genius’ New Social TV Statistics Will Tell You

TV Genius, provider of software for enhanced TV viewing, has launched “Social TV Statistics” – a web app that is updated daily to reflect the most-tweeted-about TV shows in the UK. And although this tech is yet to hit North America, TV Genius promises that it could be deployed anywhere across the world.
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TV Show ‘Covert Affairs’ Takes To Twitter To Run Alternative Plotline

The CIA operatives in the USA Network show Covert Affairs are turning Twitter into an internal communications feed, running a mission to Budapest 140-characters at a time. In an innovative merger of TV and Twitter, you can follow along with the characters from Covert Affairs as they tweet an alternative plotline to the show’s main story as it unfolds weekly.
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Twitter Users Complain that News of Osama’s Death Interrupted “The Apprentice”

As jaw-droppingly unbelievable as this article’s headline is, it’s true: dozens (and likely more) of Twitter users took to the network this week to complain that the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death interrupted the TV show they were watching. And, while we don’t have a sarcasm detector handy, many of the tweets seem genuinely upset that “The Apprentice” was put on hold for “some stupid speech” by the President.
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86% of Mobile Internet Users are Surfing (and Tweeting!) While Watching TV [Stats]

Do you tweet while watching Glee? Did you pontificate in 140-characters during the State of the Union address? Apparently, nearly 90% of Americans who use mobile internet are using it while watching TV. So if you are multi-tasking writing a tweet, keeping up with a hashtag chat and watching the latest star get kicked off a reality show, just know that you’re not alone.
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