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‘The Sound of Music Live!’ Tops Nielsen’s SocialGuide This Week

soundofmusicThe Sound of Music Live! topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide this week. The guide is a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week-to-week.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. Here is more about Nielsen’s process:

SocialGuide captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.

We’ve listed the top 5 shows from the last week after the jump.  Read more

Twitter Developing Mobile Service for Phones Without an Internet Connection

twitter304Twitter is returning to its SMS roots for mobile blogging – the company has teamed up with startup U2opia to create a phone-accessible feed of localized tweets. The service is set to target emerging markets in areas like Africa and South America where 8 in 10 users do not have data connections on their phone.

In an interview with Reuters, U2opia’s Co-founder Sumesh Menon said, ” For a lot of end users in the emerging markets, it’s going to be their first Twitter experience.” U2opia transmits Twitter feeds using USSD, or Unstructed Supplementary Service Data. It doesn’t allow users to see images or other graphics, but is otherwise perfect for the micro-blog.  Read more

CMA Country Christmas Leads Nielsen’s SocialGuide This Week

countrychristmasCMA Country Christmas topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide this week. The guide is a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week-to-week.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. Here is more about Nielsen’s process:

SocialGuide captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.

We’ve listed the top 5 shows from the last week after the jump.  Read more

Alcohol Brands on Twitter Now Have Age Verification

twitter age verificationAge screening is coming to Twitter – at least for alcohol brands like Budweiser and Heineken. The new changes were announced yesterday evening on Twitter’s blog:

One of the biggest challenges for alcohol brands is how they connect with an age-appropriate audience. To address this on Twitter, we’re rolling out an improvement to the age-screening experience on Twitter.com, iOS, and Android devices. Starting today, alcohol brands can safely grow their of-age network of Twitter followers in a way that’s simpler than before. Read more

The American Music Awards Tops Nielsen’s Social Guide This Week

americanmusicThe American Music Awards 2013  topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide this week. The guide is a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week-to-week.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly Top-10 list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. Here is more about Nielsen’s process:

SocialGuide captures relevant Tweets from three hours before, during and three hours after an episode’s initial broadcast, local time. Unique Audience measures the audience of relevant Tweets ascribed to an episode from when the Tweets are sent until the end of the broadcast day at 5am. The data includes new/live primetime and late fringe episodes only and excludes sports events.

We’ve listed the top 5 shows from last week after the jump.  Read more

If a Tweet is Heard in a Forest, It’s Probably an Art Installation

Rachel Knoll is applying the old philosophical question, if a tree falls in the forest… to Twitter. Her art installation uses text to speech technology to play tweets with ‘nobody listens’ in a humanless Washington state forest. It’s sad, poetic, and more accurate than intended.

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Twitter App Update Narrows Search Results

Twitter_FiltersTwitter added new ways to search through its millions of tweets via its iOS and Android apps late Tuesday.

New search filters let a user narrow the type of content, or type of account, that will be included in the results after entering a search term. First, enter the search term, and then find the little filter button next to the search box. Now you can filter to select either all tweets related to that term, photos only, videos only, news, or people with a Twitter handle that includes the term. Read more

‘The Walking Dead’ Tops Nielsen’s SocialGuide This Week

walkingdeadThe Walking Dead  topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide, a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week-to-week. The show is currently in its fourth season.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly Top-10 list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. We’ve listed the top 10 shows from last week after the jump. Read more

Are You Sharing too Much on Instagram? Watch This ‘Psychic’ Use Social Media

Public Instagrams have a wealth of information that can be used to identify who you are. So, before snapping a selfie, revealing your real name, sharing your actual birthday, or even showing your home location, you might want to watch this video of Jack Vale pretending to be a psychic using publicly posted information.

CMA Awards Tops Nielsen’s SocialGuide This Week

cmaThe Country Music Awards  topped Nielsen’s SocialGuide, a weekly list that highlights the top television shows that are being tweeted about week-to-week. The show’s fourth season debuted last month.

The Twitter TV analytics tool measures activity across 239 TV channels. SocialGuide releases a weekly Top-10 list of the television shows that are garnering the most social attention. We’ve listed the top 10 shows from last week after the jump. Read more

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