All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘GetGlue’

GetGlue Content Comes to Expanded Tweets

Social TV and movie-watching app GetGlue has joined the growing lists of apps and sites that have enabled Twitter Cards, meaning that GetGlue content will show up in Twitter’s Expanded Tweets. “Now, when you share and see GetGlue links in Tweets, you can get an enhanced visual experience. When users click ‘expand’ on a Tweet with a link to GetGlue, …

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GetGlue And Viggle Decide Not To Merge After All

Back in November, Viggle announced a merger with GetGlue, saying that it would acquire GetGlue for $25 million in cash and 48.3 million shares of stock. The companies announced on Sunday that the merger is off. GetGlue said in a blog post, “We are moving forward as an independent company, and all of us at GetGlue are excited about growing …

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GetGlue Acquired by Viggle to form “Clear Leader” in Social TV

Today, social TV loyalty service Viggle has announced a merger with popular TV check-in app GetGlue. According to a release, Viggle will acquire GetGlue for $25 million in cash and 48.3 million shares of stock. With the merger, GetGlue will fold into the Viggle tent. GetGlue CEO Alex Iskold will take on a “senior executive” position within Viggle’s management team …

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Tablets Are Changing How We Watch TV

The advent of the tablet has changed the way we do many things. Tablets allow us to surf the web, play games, check email, and consume media in ways – and places – that were once much more complicated. One of the more recent and unexpected use of tablets, though, has been as a second screen when we’re watching our …

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GetGlue Integrates March Madness, Television Check-Ins

If you’re not in tune with the social media aspect of the Internet, you must be an Internet noob, or someone who consciously ignores the omnipresent set of activities, including things like tweeting, sharing and checking in. While the third activity is not on the adoption level as Facebook and Twitter, it’s impossible to ignore the popularity of utilities like …

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Super Bowl XLVI Draws Record GetGlue Check-Ins

GetGlue recently announced that it hit the 2 million user mark. Over the Super Bowl, the service saw over 160,000 check-ins. That’s a 700% increase from last year’s Super Bowl, which saw 20,000 check-ins. Take a look at the following infographic. Notice the spike at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Here’s an interview WebProNews conducted with GetGlue CEO Alex …

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GetGlue Hits 2 Million Users, Raises $12 Million [Exclusive Interview]

GetGlue announced that it has closed a $12 million round of financing, led by Rho Ventures. Other investors include: TimeWarner Investments, RRE Ventures, and Union Square Ventures. WebProNews interviewed CEO Alex Iskold about the funding and the growth of GetGlue (it has surpassed 2 million users): GetGlue created the following infographic to recap its year that has led up to …

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Ryan Seacrest Owns The (NYE) Night

GetGlue is a service that lets you micromanage your activities with mind-numbing detail as you can “check in” to what shows your watching, what you’re reading, or even what song your listening to. It’s essentially a form of data collection that firms like Nielsen have collected from people except now you can do it voluntarily and then share this minutiae …

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