Chart - Ad Pros Who Have Used Twitter Ads For Social TV

Twitter’s linkups with television are beneficial to both the TV industry and the social network. TV executives know that many people multitask on mobile devices while watching TV. On-air mentions of Twitter drive conversation about what’s on TV and help keep viewers focused on the television.

In December 2013 polling by RBC and Advertising Age, 22% of US advertising professionals said they’d bought Twitter ads in conjunction with a TV ad campaign. Considering that programs such as Amplify are less than a year old, this constitutes positive momentum. Read the rest at eMarketer.