Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VII): fourclops, TV Girl, Twitter, Viacom, NBCU, Horizon, upLynk, FiOS TV, Vevo, Vision247, Vidpresso, USA Network, Viggle, Visible World, YouTube, YouView

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format.

  • Directing Team, fourclops, Creates "Social Music Video" for TV Girl's "Girls Like Me"; Viewers Can Use Facebook to Make a "Cameo" Appearance in the Video
  • Report: Twitter in Talks with Viacom, NBCUniversal about Bringing TV Clips to its Platform and Monetizing them via Advertising Split
  • Following Customer Complaints, UPC Netherlands Planning Major Upgrade of its Horizon TV Service
  • upLynk Unveils Multiscreen Live Linear Streaming Service, Incorporating Dynamic Ad Insertion and Content Replacement; Disney/ABC Television Taps Company to Support its Watch Disney Channel, Watch Disney Junior and Watch Disney XD TV Everywhere Services
  • Verizon FiOS TV to Remove YouTube Widget at End of Month; Will Re-Launch YouTube Service on New Verizon Media Server Device Later This Year
  • Streaming Music Video Service, Vevo, Launches in the Netherlands
  • Vevo Sales Chief Leaves Company
  • Vision247 Offering Single Platform for IPTV and OTT Delivery
  • Twitter-on-TV Company, Vidpresso, Adds Support for Photos, Touchscreen Devices
  • USA Network Launches "My Moment" Social Platform for its New Reality Show, "The Moment"
  • NBC Sports Live Extra "TV Everywhere" Service Now Available to Verizon FiOS TV Subs
  • Viggle Chairman and CEO, Robert F.X. Sillerman, Takes a Paycut
  • Addressable Advertising Specialist, Visible World, Names NDS and RCN Veteran, Todd Narwid, SVP of Sales
  • YouTube Now Allows up to 50 Co-Admins per Channel
  • YouTube iOS App Updated with Live Streaming Support
  • UK Advertising Regulator, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Halts YouView's Launch Ad Campaign Following Complaint by Virgin Media; YouView is Hybrid-TV Platform Backed by BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Arqiva, BT and TalkTalk

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