Social TV: Introducing Virtual Socialization in the TV Experience
Category : Paper Series EN
Issue No. 58 (October – November 2009)
E. Mantzari G. Lekakos
In this paper, we describe the conditions and the issues raised by the development of Social TV and its systems that support communication and virtual socialization among viewers. Some initial indications are provided regarding the establishment of virtual communities in the TV setting and their potential for the participants. Finally, we briefly discuss the future implications of the development of Social TV as a platform for virtual socialization.