September 17, 2012

Shazam Makes Its Big TV Push, Says App Can Now Tag Any Show On Any Channel

shazam-for-tv-tag-result_glee.jpeg Shazam has created a comprehensive experience for TV, allowing users to tag any show on any channel. TechCrunch reports.

quotemarksright.jpgWhen you’re watching a show, you should be able to tag it the same way you’d tag a song, by opening the Shazam app and tapping the big button. In this case, it’s not really about identifying the show (since you probably know that already). Instead, it offers cast information, trivia, celebrity buzz, live Twitter feeds — and yes, it can also identify featured music.

The company says users can now tag content from 160 U.S. channels, though the app won’t work for some local-only content. And it seems to be focused on live TV for now.

...Shazam is also announcing that it has been used (not just downloaded, but actually used to tag content) by 250 million people worldwide.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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