Social media driving Millennial TV viewing (Advanced Television)

A recent Omnibus survey gives insight into how Millennials aged 18-29 experience and find TV shows a full 76 per cent of Millennials report they discover new shows to watch from friends, family and social media, and 73 per cent still watch on a traditional TV set. In addition to watching on a traditional TV, 74 per cent also watch… [Read more on Advanced Television]

Three quarters of millenials discover TV from friends, social media (Digital TV Europe)

Some 76% of 18 to 29 year-olds discover new TV shows from friends, family and social media, according to research by interactive social TV service Relay TV.

This compares to 48% of respondents who reported discovering new shows… [Read more on Digital TV Europe]

Facebook wants to let mobile users run keyword searches on friends’ profiles (VentureBeat)

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Image Credit: Facebook

Facebook has finally realized that you might want to use your mobile device to dig back into content your friends have posted in the past. And it’s working on it.

The social network has rolled out a search feature to some of its… [Read more on VentureBeat]

Netflix Uses Social Media To Blame Verizon For Slow Downloads (Forbes)

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When the waiting time for loading video got sluggish, Netflix used social media to advise consumers they should blame Verizon. “The Verizon network is crowded right now,” they tweeted, but… [Read more on Forbes]

Microsoft brings Twitter to the TV: New Xbox app shows tweets relating to shows at the bottom of the screen (Daily Mail)

Twitter is set to come to the living room thanks to a new Xbox One App.

The Microsoft console will be able to show tweets at the bottom of the screen during shows.

It can even help people… [Read more on Daily Mail]