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I love GetGlue. I like the app and the sense of community it creates. My only issue with the app -more the data – is that it doesn’t address the long tail of “TV” watching. In other words, I don’t watch TV. (Except for Bourdain.) Instead, the majority of my time watching video is online: Vimeo, Tumblr & YouTube. I have been very fortunate to find some amazing videos online. Below is a small sample:

Why so many links? The point is that there is a metric ton of content out there. (I don’t spend as much time online as you’d think.) If GetGlue would allow users to enter shows they’re watching and the source (URL, etc) GetGlue could get some real insight as to what resonates with people that don’t love TV. And there are a lot of us out there. Collecting this data could help shape future programming: on television and/or the web.

By Michael Myers

I'm an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. I also consult with startups and established brands. I'm currently focused on artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and culture. I am married to an amazing woman and have two incredible children. I was raised in Colorado and spend my free time with family, biking, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive and/or surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and the art that tattooing has evolved into.

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