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Creating a new form of ratings that is community based feasabile

Discussion in 'The toonzone - General Animation Discussion' started by patrickyugo, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. patrickyugo

    patrickyugo Member

    Jul 3, 2010
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    Could it be possible for multiple internet communities to join up to create ratings that may be more accurate than nielsen?
  2. Spideyzilla

    Spideyzilla Well-Known Member

    Jul 23, 2008
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    Uh, how would that work?
  3. Hail-the-Whale

    Mar 9, 2011
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    I kind of get what he's saying. There are several websites, such as Trendrr and SocialGuide, that monitor internet discussion/mentions of certain shows on Facebook, Twitter etc.
    If it were possible to somehow incorporate "internet popularity" of a show with the actual viewer numbers, you'd get a clearer picture of the true popularity of a show.

    Although, that isn't really what Nielson is for. It's more to do with putting a value on certain advertising timeslots etc (correct me if I'm wrong). So, if Nielson reports a high number of viewers on a certain channel every Friday night between 7-9, that's where people will want to put their commercials.

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