Google Mobile Ads :: How many times have you started reading an email on your phone while commuting, and then continued it on your laptop when you got home? Or perhaps you saw a commercial for a new car and then used your tablet to search for the specs and see it in action? If these things sound familiar, that’s because they’re all part of the new norm in multi-screen behavior.
Findings - googlemobileads.blogspot.co.uk
Overview/infographic: Understanding cross-plattform consumer behavior (PDF download link)
TorrentFreak :: Interesting news coming out of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) shows that maybe BitTorrent pirates have a point when it comes to not waiting for TV shows. In an attempt to dissuade Aussie punters from torrenting the show, ABC has announced it will offer this weekend’s new Doctor Who episode on its iView service as soon as it finishes airing in the UK.
A report by Ben Jones, torrentfreak.com
Data Informed :: An ambitious television show in India called Satyamev Jayate is using social media to jumpstart conversations about emotional topics and to promote social change. It receives more than one million messages each week and has had 1.25 billion impressions online since the show started on May 6.
A report by Ian B. Murphy , data-informed.com
Digital Trends :: TV Guide has released a major update to its iOS app which includes a listing of sources for watching favorite TV shows offline and online, social features and video curation.
A review by Francis Bea, www.digitaltrends.com
AdAge :: To look at the usual social-media landscape for brands without the Olympic effect, our editorial partner Bluefin Labs, the Cambridge-Mass.-based social-TV analytics company, has been parsing first-half-of-2012 data to come up with a series of what it's calling Social TV Brand-scape views.
The top 10 social industry sectors - A report by Simon Dumenco, adage.com
NO Camels :: There are a multitude of apps trying to conquer the mobile video space. Israeli startup Deja is one that focuses on a “lean-back” TV experience that requires minimum friction with its users.
A review by Noalee Harel, nocamels.com
Lost Remote :: We’re halfway through August, which means that the summer’s end is near. Fall TV season is slowly but surely kicking into high gear, and even though it’s not even Labor Day, networks are using social to begin to tease and build buzz for their new shows. Lost Remote has learned exclusively that CBS.com has launched their new “Fall Previews Hub” with some brand new social features.
A report by Natan Edelsburg, www.lostremote.com
Note: the original Wired headline says 505,347,842 not 205,347,842 channels ... . Anyway too much choice, to be honest.
Gadget Lab | Wired :: The old YouTube you knew (and maybe loved!) is gone. It’s been replaced by something that’s a lot more like a play-anywhere, device-agnostic, multi-channel network. It’s becoming a cable network for people who don’t have cable. YouTube doesn’t want you to watch videos anymore — not in the singular sense, at least. It wants you to stick around and see what comes next.
Mat Honan on Twitter
YouTube re-imagined - A report by Mat Honan, www.wired.com