#SMTLive Schedule


February 26, 2017
Here's how three movies nominated for Academy Awards this year have used social media to boost audience awareness.
March 01, 2016
The Oscars are over for another year, and the big social networks have taken a moment to reflect on how the industry’s night of nights resonated with movie fans across their networks.
How the Academy Awards Played Out on Social | Social Media Today
February 25, 2015
The digital culmination of one of the industry’s most coveted awards was when movie icon Julie Andrews took the stage after Lady Gaga’s tribute, generating over 32K engagements.
February 23, 2015
One company that is trying to change the way we view beauty is Dove. Their most recent campaign saw them partnering directly with Twitter for this year's Oscars, a notorious time for making snarky comments about women’s bodies and fashion sense, to bring about more positive discussions with their #SpeakBeautiful campaign.
February 22, 2015
On the eve of the Academy Awards, I perused the Oscar oracles of several top media channels wondering how the box office factored into their Best Picture Oscar category picks. But I was also curious how wagering on the popular vote—social media sentiment—might hypothetically influence the outcome. If the “social correlation” were ever to become a nominating factor at the Academy, how might the popular vote sway the ballot, or even predict a winner.
oscar predictions and social
February 21, 2015
The Oscars (a.k.a. the Academy Awards) are coming on Sunday. Like most of you, I have my favorites and I'll be watching intently to see if any, or even all of them will bring home the statue. Of course, there are no shortage of predictions being bandied about. It's fun to predict the winners, right...
oscars infographic
February 19, 2015
Last year the Academy Awards captured nearly 46 million viewers, an 8% increase YOY, making it the most-watched entertainment telecast in the past ten years.
March 06, 2014
Last Sunday, Oscar host Ellen broke Twitter with the most epic of all selfies. The picture was retweeted more than 1.3 million times in less than an hour, breaking President Obama’s 2012 record. What Peter Nyong'o did in the photo happens thousands of time day on Twitter, as the “normals” interact directly with the celebrities of their field.
March 04, 2014
During the 86th Academy Awards, from 8:30pm to 12am ET, 14.7 million tweets were posted across the globe, with seven million incorporating the hashtags #oscars and #oscars2014. It’s certainly fair to say that Twitter was buzzing with activity throughout the duration.
March 04, 2014
Ellen DeGeneres did break the world’s retweet record - set by President Obama’s “#Four more years” on election night 2012 – with her Samsung-sponsored Oscar celeb selfie, “#If only Bradley’s arm was longer.” But that’s where their similarity ends.