Facebook Unveils Tools For Broadcasters

Facebook wants to see the relationship between its site and live TV content grow even more interconnected. Today, the company showed off a number of tools and resources that it has been working with broadcast media partners on, including polling for live events and a number of new APIs that will allow partners to display specific Facebook content streams with much more ease.

Nielsen Creates APIs For National, Local TV

To help media companies get faster and easy access to TV research, Nielsen has “opened” up its data in launching a series of programming tools — APIs (application programming interfaces) — for its TV services.