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MEO, a TV, phone and broadband provider, has launched a Twitter app for its TV service. By pressing an existing button on their remote, viewers can tweet about their favourite shows as they watch them.
Why it matters
Adding Twitter, Facebook and other online functionality to a TV service might be able to attract a group of viewers who have abandoned their television for online streaming platforms.
How can TV networks make the most of TV apps to make some of its audience reconsider their proposition and avoid third party platforms?
Noteslate is the elegant simplification of the tablet technology. It has a monochrome matt epaper-display and looks like real paper. The simple interface for pencil and paper offers a new experience to take notes and do drafts.
“The Baby-Sitters Club,” one of the most popular book series for tweens in the ‘80 and ‘90s is making a comeback. A prequel to the original series is in the works, and several of the original books will be reissued. The books chronicled the lives of four young girls - Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia & Stacey – as they overcome everyday situations, from getting along with friends to fashion & hairstyles. Sound slightly sappy? That’s exactly the need the publisher is hoping to fill. According to the author, moms and daughters alike are yearning for a simpler storyline than the passion-filled vampire sagas that have taken over pop culture.