Television

Viewing data by channel and by programme, impacts, revenue and universes plus TV and sport sponsorship information. Find out more.

Everyone is talking about... Chatterboxing

15 Mar 2012 |  Liz Jaques 
Televisions

A new survey by TV Licensing shows that 46% of 18 to 24 year olds are 'chatterboxing' - watching a programme on television while talking to others about it online, normally via a social media platform and a second screen.

However, the 25-34 year olds are catching up, with 43% now chatterboxing, while 31% of the the 35-44 age range are using second screens to have conversations about TV.

Of under 35s who use social media, 24% enjoy social media chatter about a live TV programme, while 19% try to watch important programmes live to avoid social media spoilers. Click here for the full TeleScope research (which also includes research on live v catch-up TV).

Social TV is a growing trend, with start ups such as Zeebox, Get Glue and Miso launching all the time.

This social TV infographic reveals a number of stats from the recent Grammy awards and the Super Bowl in the US, which include the Superbowl surpassed its Twitter records with 12,233 tweets per second and 43% of iPad owners are using their tablet all or most of the time while watching TV.

Latest Television News

Saturday night brought a scheduling clash of astronomical proportions as an eternally youthful old man and his irritating companions went on a hunt for intelligent life in our galaxy.
Conversational interfaces are getting much more sophisticated, says Rovi's Charles Dawes - and a natter with your TV is much closer than you think.
Thursday night saw Mrs Brown's Boys' 'funny man' Brendan O'Carroll brought back to the streets of Dublin as the comedian was the latest celebrity to sign up for the public therapy session.
Wednesday night saw a storm of controversy descend upon a quaint little field in Berkshire as the fifth series of The Great British Bake Off (8pm) finally got a little bit nasty.
This being a Kay Mellor joint, our heroines were in a constant state of upheaval, with giving birth being the least of their worries.
Sanchez, who was previously co-founder of social TV analytics agency, The Data Republic, will be responsible for the ongoing development of Kantar Media's core capabilities around social TV.
The craggy faced Scotsman spent most of the episode getting used to his new look as the twelfth/thirteenth Doctor dealt with a tyrannosaurus rex in Victorian London for the début of the eighth/thirty-forth series.
The investment, which will come from Channel 4's £20 million Growth Fund, will see the publicly-owned broadcaster take undisclosed minority stakes of up to 25% in four companies.
Last night Channel 4 took viewers on a precarious airborne journey through some of Indonesia's most isolated communities in the broadcaster's latest 'quirky' work place documentary, Worst Place to Be a Pilot (9pm).
Only three short days after Channel 5 released the survivors from the Big Brother 2014 compound the broadcaster rounded up another 14 souls...

More Latest Television News available to subscribers