Social TV Pioneer Miso Is Shutting Down In Oct.

Miso Debuts TV Sharing App Called Quips

Miso Launches New Social TV Publishing Tool

Miso Ties Up With AT&T For Synchronized Viewing

Social TV Plugs In To DirecTV

Social TV startup Miso wants to know what you’re watching—and it may have found the perfect way to find out, through a just-announced partnership with DirecTV. Now, if you’re a DirecTV subscriber and you want want to tell your friends that you’re watching Doctor Who, you don’t have to search through a long list of shows and episodes. Instead, once you’ve synced up Miso with your DirecTV system, the app automatically displays what you’re watching, and you can check-in by just pressing a button.

Second Screen Apps Explode

Social media tries to get viewers to quit surfing and engage with TV. Apps like GetGlue, Miso, Philo, AdaptiveBlue, Loyalize, Watchpoints, Tunerfish and TV Check-In prompt viewers to “check in” to whatever they’re watching and share the news with friends on Facebook and Twitter.