Social-Media TV Biz Forecast To Hit $256B

One estimate from Markets & Markets says the entire business will rise to $256 billion by 2017 from its current $151 billion in 2012. The group says the business will expand every year by 11.2% during that five-week period. These social TV numbers total interests from second-screen apps providers, smart TV manufacturers, content providers, middleware providers, advertising agencies and consumers.