Thursday, July 24, 2008
NEW APPLICATION BUILT ON FACEBOOK® PLATFORM OFFERS NEW TV EXPERIENCE!
JULY 24, 2008 - WATERLOO, ONTARIO – For TV fans who are into shows like American Gladiators, So You Think You Can Dance, Big Brother, and WWE Friday Night Smackdown, the tvClickr™ application launched recently represents a brand new viewing experience. It lets Facebook users interact with TV and each other in real-time while watching the live action. This is a first.
To play, users of Facebook – a social utility that helps people communicate and share information efficiently – install the tvClickr application developed by LiveHive Systems. Then they play along with prime-time TV shows, making predictions, answering trivia questions, responding to polls, chatting with other fans, and more. As viewers play along and answer correctly, they gain points and move to different levels of achievement.
“There are other destinations on the Web where TV fans can access editorial, spoilers, and show information, but something like this has never been done before,” says Dave Bullock, President of LiveHive Systems. “tvClickr lets them play along with whatever they’re watching, and they do it LIVE. Young viewers crave social interaction with everything they do, and that includes watching television. Facebook provides the perfect destination to tie viewers and their friends directly into prime-time TV in a fun, engaging and social way that spurs competition. This will definitely change how people watch TV.”
The list of prime-time shows is the crème de la crème of what’s hot on TV. They include:
Prime-time sporting events, including marquee matchups, key playoff games, and all-star competitions.
For more information on tvClickr go to www.tvclickr.com.
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