Announcing… the Miso API Developer Contest! (via blog.gomiso.com)

Got an idea for a great new feature in Miso? How about turning it into a new Miso app? We just announced our first Developer Contest at Miso. Check out the details in the post below and let us know if you have any questions. We’re here to help! Do you want to win a brand new iPad 2 and have your awesome new app featured by Miso? We are just finishing up Miso’s public API — full documentation at gomiso.com/developers — and to celebrate we’re launching our first Developer Contest. The objective is simple: Build an awesome app using the Miso API. To get the ideas flowing, here are some…
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Miso and Starz Embark on a Journey!

Miso and Starz are combining powers to bring you a legendary tale of darkness and virtue. Don’t miss the season premiere of the new Starz original series Camelot, Friday April 1st at 10pm ET/PT. In the wake of King Uther’s death, Arthur finds himself transformed from a commoner to the new King. Will the impulsive youth be strong enough to unite the kingdom? Tune in to see the story of Camelot that has never been told before and check-in to earn these epic badges!

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Miso’s First Birthday is TODAY!

So for this special day ONLY, send us a birthday tweet and you could win a Miso green iPod shuffle! Here’s how:   Follow @gomiso on Twitter Wish us a Happy Birthday by tweeting #HappyBdayMiso One lucky follower wins a free iPod shuffle!* It’s a piece of cake! ;) Also, don’t forget to check-in to Fuse Top 20 Countdown today to earn a special birthday badge brought to you by our friends at Fuse TV! *You must be 18 or older and US resident to win.

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Announcing… the Miso API Developer Contest!

Do you want to win a brand new iPad 2 and have your awesome new app featured by Miso? We are just finishing up Miso’s public API — full documentation at gomiso.com/developers – and to celebrate we’re launching our first Developer Contest. The objective is simple: Build an awesome app using the Miso API. To get the ideas flowing, here are some things that we think would be pretty cool (by the way, a lot of these have been requested by our users). Miso for new platforms like Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 A social TV guide based based on what your friends watch Tracking apps to tell you which episodes…
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Happy Birthday Miso!

It’s Miso’s 1st Birthday this month and to celebrate, we’re throwing a Miso Birthday Bash with our friends at Fuse on March 29th! Join us in this celebration by tuning in to Top 20 Countdown, featuring Britney Spears, at 5p/4c on Fuse where we’ll be jammin’ to the hottest vids from our office in San Francisco. Also, in honor of this joyous occasion, we’ll be giving the gift of a limited time Miso Birthday Badge brought to you by our friends at Fuse. So check-in to earn this cutie cupcake! Live in the Bay Area? Come join the party in person at our office in SF! Thank you for making our…
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Video: Miso CEO at SXSWi

Check out Somrat Niyogi, CEO of Miso, chat about the future of Social TV at SXSW Interactive’s Social Viewing: The Future of Broadcasting discussion.   What is social viewing to you? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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It’s a Big Day for WEtv and Miso!

A bride dreams about her wedding day from the time she is a little girl. But can she make those visions become a reality? Watch as esteemed wedding planner David Tutera comes to save the day in the season finale of My Fair Wedding with David Tutera this Sunday March 20 at 9p/8c on WEtv. Whether it’s leopard print dresses, Monopoly-themes, or a swamp motif, the “Tutera Touch” always does wonders. Tune in to see these beautiful transformations, and be sure to check-in on Miso to unlock this glowing badge!


Most Miso users check-in when shows start

When do you check-in? Here at Miso we love looking at data. So we get pretty excited about big, televised events like the Super Bowl or the Oscars. These events give us a chance to measure the impact of a single television broadcast occurring simultaneously across different timezones. The graph below shows the number of check-ins on Miso — grouped by 5 min intervals — during the Super Bowl, the Oscars, and the Grammys. For each event, the number of check-ins spikes sharply at the moment the event begins, then slowly declines over the course of the broadcast. We compared this data with results from a recent Miso user survey. The…
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Miso Road Trip to SXSW

Indie Film Fans! Heading to SXSW Film Festival this week? While you’re leaning back at the Alamo Drafthouse, prove your love for independent films by checking-in to SXSW films on Miso. You could be flaunting this hip badge all the way down 6th Street. Also, amidst the tex-mex, barbecue and Shiner Bock, be on the lookout for Miso Steve. Miso Steve is a “model” member of the Miso team.  He’ll be hitting all the hot Austin spots and cool SXSW Interactive events. Grab a photo with Miso Steve and you could just earn a fresh Miso tee or sticker! Here’s a hint: follow Miso Steve on Twitter & Foursquare to get the lowdown…
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