HISTORY TV18 has been the epitome of India's broadcast and factual entertainment industry with its unparalleled reach and unrivaled leadership. Cementing this position even further, the channel brings to its audiences India's first truly second screen app experience. The HISTORY TV18 App allows fans to interact with one another around feeds (videos, images, facts), participate in show discussions, and create conversations on various topics. What’s more, through a novel innovation, viewers can see their chats live on TV via a ticker, taking viewer engagement to a whole new realm.
Speaking on the launch of the app, Ms. Sangeetha Aiyer, Vice President and Head Marketing, A+E Networks | TV18 said “We’ve constantly been bringing forth new ideas and innovations on social media, ever since our launch. I think the app is another step in the direction of providing a voice to our audience and enriching their viewing experience. We hope to see this platform evolve into a thriving vocal community of HISTORY TV18 viewers and fans”
The HISTORY TV18 app will offer viewers a chance to network around feeds while watching their favorite shows, watch videos, participate in show discussions, like and reply to Twitter feeds and other social media integration. The app also boasts of a unique feature where it assimilates seamlessly and pulls out friends automatically from the user’s contact list. Viewers can add other users as their buddy, and on approvals receive exclusive HISTORY TV18 stickers which can be used in the chat rooms.
Some of the key features of the app include:
★ HISTORY TV18 FEEDS: Check out the Pic of the week and awesome show pictures in the Gallery. Like, Reply or share interesting feeds with friends.
★ RELIVE SHOWS: Chat with tens of thousands of fans while watching favourite shows on TV, with the option to chat live and see those chats on-air in real-time. Create & play polls and quizzes.
★ RICH CHATS: Capture favorite scenes from TV and share, like chats and checkout popular chats, friends' chat in separate tabs. Chat with emojis and exclusive HISTORY TV18 Stickers
★ TV BUDDIES: Integrates seamlessly and pulls out friends automatically from your contact list. You can add any user as a buddy and if it gets approved you unlock an exclusive HISTORY TV18 sticker which can be used inside the chat room.