Amazon struck a deal with Viacom adding thousands of new titles to its streaming library. Amazon Prime subscribers can now watch episodes from Viacom owned networks like Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon. A Prime subscription will run you $79 a year. In other news, the value of your old smartphone may be more than you think. A study found that after one year, iPhones still sell for 63% of its retail value, compared to 46% for Android phones. After just 6 months, iPhones are still worth 89% of its MSRP. And finally, liking a brand on Facebook doesn’t necessarily mean you’re loyal to it. A report by eMarketer found that 67% of consumers that Like a page are just looking to get a good deal. For nearly half of consumers, liking a brand’s page has zero influence on brand loyalty.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 9, 2012
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).