Social media activity boosts catch up viewing November 13th 2014 - 05:58 PM

Clear evidence that social network activity around a linear broadcast drives subsequent catch up viewing has come from a study by Nielsen, the world’s leading TV audience measurement specialist. This is significant for broadcasters in that time shifted viewing within the seven day window after linear showing now accounts f

How NewsBeat Social Used Video to Find Success November 12th 2014 - 04:25 PM

In January 2013, NewsBeat Social was a brand new, international news organization with minimal audience recognition or following. Our company was made up of a green screen, a handful of cameras, a few computers and a Facebook account. Based out of our small Portland office, our challenge was to create an

Making “The Call” From Miles Away November 12th 2014 - 09:22 AM

The goal is to cut down on the wait time. If you ask any avid sports fan, and maybe some casual observers as well, the biggest problem with instant replay reviews during live sports games is that the referees, or more recently umpires, take too long to make a call—e