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Nielsen to include Internet viewers for the first time in TV ratings system

By Jesse
May 8, 2013
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  1. Nielsen, the television ratings giant that determines how successful shows are by measuring viewership, is finally going to start including the millions of households that stream media to their computers, set-top boxes, game consoles, and other streaming devices.

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  2. Timonius

    Timonius TechSpot Booster Posts: 579   +32

    Yay!? Maybe some shows won't be prematurely cancelled now. And in comparison other shows that should be - will be.
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,685   +511

    It scares me to imagine of what the future TV will be like, if its content is based on what the majority thinks. We are talking about replacing creative thinking of TV producers with the direction of the brainwashed herd. The main voters will be house wives, underage kids, elderly people, people on the social pay and whoever else stays at home most. Now who wants TV based on their opinion?


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