If you are a TV fan who likes to watch your favorite shows with Facebook or twitter open so you can talk about it as you watch, you may be interested the new feature from ConnecTV. The company has announced a new SocialTV Timeline for mobile devices. The feature allows fans to chat in real time with TV and sports stars in a format that syncs with the TV offering a second screen experience.
ConnecTV dynamically syncs on your mobile device to whatever the show isn’t you’re watching on TV. The service will then offer you a stream of integrated news, biographies, information, polls, and celebrity tweets. The Timeline also offers access to guest star chat with stars from programs such as “Pretty Little Liars,” “Dancing With the Stars,” and “X-Factor.”
The feature will also offer access to athletes during sports broadcasts. Sports fans will be able to access things like news, polls, play-by-play commentary, and more. Using this service you can share with friends, sign up for upcoming show alerts, and create viewing party or chat using application. The service is available at no cost for smartphones, tablets, and PC users.
A ConnecTV app is available on the iTunes App Store in via ConnecTV.com. The service also supports the company’s AdSync network allowing viewers to act on relevant television ads and promotions by tapping on synchronized companion ads on their second screen devices. That means when viewers see a commercial on the TV, they can use the ad on the tablet or smartphone to purchase the product.