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LiveContentWalls (LCWs) make it easy to create a dynamic and highly-visual social wall experience for any live event. Curate social content from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media, and publish along with your own original comments and images. All LCW posts are displayed instantly in a tiled wall format similar to those seen on Pinterest and other social sites. 

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Grow Readership by hosting a regularly Scheduled Event

CoveritLive is invaluable for major event coverage and breaking news. But it's also an excellent tool for hosting regularly scheduled events such as daily and weekly discussion topics. Since your readers always know when to "tune in"-  a daily or weekly live event is a great way to build your readership and grow an online community. It also creates a unique online experience; ideal for covering a weekly TV show, scheduled game, 'ask the editor' segment or for generating discussion on local or trending topics.  Read More…

 

    

 

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (May 13-19)

As May rolls on, international events and hockey continued to maintain their stronghold on the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings. The CBC, TV2 and Eurosport all returned to the top-five for the second consecutive week as a pair of hockey games, a reality TV finale, courtroom coverage and a European football championship celebration filled out the weekly ratings.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (May 6-12)

The first full-week of May saw the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings once again feature an international flavor, while the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) flexed its muscles with a solid week of NHL Playoffs coverage. Live coverage of a Norwegian politician’s trial took a spot in the top five for the third-straight week and Formula 1 racing re-entered the rankings along with live snooker coverage to headline the week.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (April 1-7)

This week’s edition of the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings is blanketed from top to bottom with a sampling of sporting events from around the United States, Canada and France. The National Hockey League’s trading deadline proved to be the hottest topic of the week, while the WWE’s Wrestlemania and Champions League soccer joined hockey, which owned three of the top five spots.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Jan. 14-20)

This week’s edition of the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings has a variety of international flair, showcasing many of the world’s biggest events. The ratings feature live coverage of the Monte Carlo rally race, the start of the National Hockey League season, Oprah Winfrey’s revealing interview with Lance Armstrong, Australian Open tennis action and the NFL Playoffs.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five social TV Olympic events (July 23-29)

By Spencer Kitley

The opening weekend of the 2012 London Olympic Games attracted large television audiences around the world and many of those viewers got social with CoveritLive as they watched. Yahoo’s live coverage of the opening ceremonies in the United States landed on the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings last week, along with the CBC and France 24’s coverage.

Yahoo! in the U.S. pulled double-duty with its live coverage of the Games’ opening ceremonies, attracting more than 100,000 viewers to its live blog of the event and then drawing almost 70,000 viewers to its tape-delayed primetime coverage of the ceremonies when they were televised in the U.S.

The second-ranked event of the week was Yahoo! China’s social TV coverage of the USA Men’s Basketball opening round game against France. More than 100,000 viewers joined the conversation as Kevin Durant powered Team USA to a convincing 98-71 victory.

Canadian broadcaster, the CBC grabbed the No. 4 spot in the weekly Social TV rankings with its coverage of the opening ceremony that entertained almost 53,000 viewers. French broadcaster, France 24 shined as well, drawing more than 41,000 to its CoveritLive chat during the opening ceremony to claim the fifth position for the week.

CoveritLive’s scalability and international compatibility make it the best option for engaging Social TV viewers as they watch the Olympics or their favorite television program.

*The CoveritLive blog will release its weekly social TV rankings every Monday. The data for the ranking system is exclusive to events that are tied to a television broadcast and the viewer metric is defined as a reader that actively clicks into a CiL event.

 

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CoveritLive Event

CoveritLive User

Viewers

1

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

Yahoo US

103,631

2

2012 Olympics Basketball – USA (7/29)

Yahoo China

100,015

3

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony Telecast

Yahoo US

68,093

4

2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony

CBC

52,844

5

2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony

France 24

41,593

 

CoveritLive Weekly: Top five social TV events (April 16-22)

 

Soccer and Hockey and MMA, Oh my! For the second straight week sports made a clean sweep of the top five spots on the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings with the soccer showdown between Chelsea and FC Barcelona claiming two spots in the ratings, the CBC returning to the top five for the second straight week with its Hockey Night coverage and ESPN topping the charts with its UFC 145 chat.
 
The growing popularity of mixed martial arts in America proved its strength in this week’s rankings. ESPN’s coverage of the much anticipated UFC 145 event buoyed by the light heavyweight championship bout between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans nabbed the No. 1 spot in the CiL ratings. Its MMA experts Brett Okamoto, Josh Gross, Chuck Mindenhall and Chad Dundas’ expert analysis of the pay-per-view event garnered more than 66,000 viewers. 
 
 
Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League semifinal proved to be a goal scorer in the world of Social TV, attracting in excess of 120,000 viewers to a pair of live chats. French broadcaster TF1 claimed the second position in the weekly rankings with just over 60,000 viewers, while the UK’s ITV nipped at their heels with just under 60,000 users in its event. 
 
Belgian pro soccer jumped into the rankings for the first time as Lalibre’s coverage of the Club Bruges vs. Anderlecht match entertained Jupiler League fans.
 
Canada’s CBC remained in the top five again this week with it live stream/live chat dashboard coverage of Hockey Night in Canada. The network attracted more than 85,000 viewers to its top two NHL Playoff First Round chats of the week to round out the top five and claim the sixth position as well.
 
*The CoveritLive blog will release its weekly social TV rankings every Monday. The data for the ranking system is exclusive to events that are tied to a television broadcast and the viewer metric is defined as a reader that actively clicks into a CiL event.
 

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Event

CoveritLive User

Viewers

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UFC 145

ESPN

66,436

2

Chelsea vs. FC Barcelona (France)

TF1.fr

60,798

3

Live Champions League: Chelsea vs.Barcelona (UK)

ITV

59,651

4

Club Bruges vs. Anderlecht  (Belgian Jupiler League – Pro Soccer)

Lalibre

47,445

5

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada NHL Playoffs First Round (4/19)

CBC

43,070

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CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada NHL Playoffs First Round (4/22)

CBC

42,183

 
 
 
 

CoveritLive Weekly: Top five social TV events (April 9-15)

 

The last week of Social Television was largely dominated by international sporting events, with all five spots in the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings being owned by sports coverage. Premier League and FA Cup soccer claimed three of the top five spots, while F1 Chinese Grand Prix and NHL Playoff events rounded out the list.
 
Finland’s Sanoma News nabbed the top spot in the ratings with its coverage of the F1 Chinese Grand Prix, providing live perspective for all 56 laps of the third round of the 2012 Formula One season. More than 61,000 viewers joined the conversation as German driver Nico Rosberg raced to victory on Sunday.
 
 
Norway’s second largest newspaper, VG claimed the second and third spots in the weekly rankings with its book-end coverage of Premier League soccer action, totaling more than 90,000 viewers during its two events. Joining VG in the soccer coverage ranks was ITV, which attracted almost 30,000 viewers to its FA Cup Semifinal coverage of Chelsea and Tottenham that saw Chelsea advance to the final against Liverpool.
 
 
The CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada Social TV events claimed four of the top 10 CiL events of the week as it kicked off its First Round NHL Playoff coverage. The network’s live stream/live chat dashboard drew an audience of more than 32,000 to its Saturday event and more than 100,000 during its four NHL playoff events.
 
*The CoveritLive blog will release its weekly social TV rankings every Monday. The data for the ranking system is exclusive to events that are tied to a television broadcast and the viewer metric is defined as a reader that actively clicks into a CiL event.
 

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Event

CoveritLive User

Viewers

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F1 Chinese Grand Prix

Sanoma News (Finland)

61,156

2

Chat with AP-Nikolive through Sunday football (4/9) Premier League

VG Multimedia (Norway)

55,034

3

Chat with AP-Nikolive through Sunday football (4/15) Premier League

VG Multimedia (Norway)

36,730

4

CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada – NHL Playoffs Round 1 (4/15)

CBC

32,052

5

Live FA Cup Semifinal: Tottenham vs. Chelsea

ITV

29,258