Comcast to Debut Social Network for TV Viewers

By Andrew Gauthier 

Bloomberg

In about two weeks, U.S. cable company Comcast will debut a beta of a social networking service that allows participants to let the world know what they are watching on TV and the Internet.

John McCrea, Plaxo vice president of marketing, offered a quick peak at the service at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference, being held this week in New York.

“People are really passionate about their favorite TV shows, and eager to share that passion with others,” McCrea said.

The service, called Tunerfish, was developed by online address book provider Plaxo, which Comcast acquired in 2008. More…

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