Report: Social TV Market To Be Worth $256.44BN By 2017; Europe Taking Largest Share Now

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http://techcrunch.com – The global social TV market is already a multi-billion dollar industry, with TV giants betting big money on second screen viewing, but the market is set for double-digit growth in the the next five years,  according to a report by market research firm MarketsandMarkets. The research firm expects the market to grow from $151.14 billion this year, to $256.44 billion by 2017 — an estimated CAGR of 11.2 percent from 2012 to 2017. “The future for the television is social through integration of social interaction on the television. Broadcasters are developing and enriching social TV (IT news)