December 18, 2012

Nielsen, Twitter partner on social TV ratings

Screen Shot 2012-12-18 at 8.05.23 AM.png Nielsen and Twitter are teaming up to provide social television ratings starting next fall. The "Nielsen Twitter TV Rating" will attempt to measure the social interaction of its users around certain television shows.

USA Today via Twitter Blog

emily | 8:04 AM | News | permalink

December 16, 2012

Richard O'Dwyer avoids extradition to the US

A British student's two-year fight to avoid extradition to the US ended in less than five minutes on Thursday, when Richard O'Dwyer signed an agreement in a New York court to avoid prosecution and a potential 10-year jail term for breaking copyright laws with the file-sharing website he set up as a teenager. [video]

[via The Guardian]

emily | 8:53 AM | Copypright Issues | permalink