Dec 11

Twitter Owns Social TV But Facebook Owns Data

HTC One and RemoteTwitter owns social TV. Facebook is trying to get there.” Joseph Pigato, managing director of customer-engagement firm Sparked, spoke those words Wednesday during a panel atmediabistro’s Inside Social Marketing conference in New York, “What We Can Learn from TV’s Top Social Campaigns,” where he was joined by Sesame Workshop Director of New Media Communication Daniel N. Lewis and moderator Natan Edelsburg, vice president of Sawhorse Media and writer for mediabistro’s Lost Remote blog. Read more at All About Facebook.

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Brad Pelo is the founder and CEO of i.TV, a second screen and social television technology company and recently acquired GetGlue. In the wake of that purchase there have been many sudden changes which have been both condemned and applauded. In this interview we talk about those changes to GetGlue and what can be expected going forward of users of the check-in service. A big thanks to Brad for agreeing to the interview. Continue Reading…

Once Upon A Time appeared at the top of the digital sticker chart this week which makes sense since The Walking Dead ended last week.

I’ve modified the chart by eliminating digital stickers 11-20. This makes it much easier for me to get the graphic produced. I think it’s a bit cleaner too.

Without providing any specific numbers, I can tell you that numbers are down about 50% among Achivy users since GetGlue stopped the physical sticker program. Many die-hard sticker hunters have stopped checking in to GetGlue completely and it was reflected in the numbers I used to create the chart this week. Continue Reading…

Dec 6

DirecTV to Integrate i.TV Into App

The news about recent changes to GetGlue’s sites and sticker program wasn’t enough to deter DirecTV from investing in i.TV.

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According to to FinSMEs, DirecTV will begin “integrating i.TV’s capabilities into its second screen app, which is scheduled to launch before the end of the year.”

Dec 6

Delivery of Sticker Orders Not Guaranteed

In a recent email interview with LostRemote, i.TV and GetGlue CEO Brad Pelo indicated that all users who were supposed to get physical stickers received them but “orders made prior to discontinuing physical copies of digital stickers cannot be guaranteed.”

Read the entire article from LostRemote “GetGlue announces change to sticker program, fans react