tvtag – formerly GetGlue
By i.TV LLC
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tvtag is the place to be while watching TV.
Check in to your favorite shows, comment, react, doodle, vote, earn digital stickers, and experience TV with others like never before.
– Discuss and react with fellow fans of your favorite shows in real time
– Create doodles and memes instantly from TV moments
– Weigh in on live audience polls
– Share your favorite TV moments to Facebook and Twitter
– Unlock digital stickers when you check in to shows
– Browse the TV guide to see what’s on and currently trending
– Discover trending topics and searches that relate to the shows you watch
Getting started is easy. Select your favorite shows, connect with your friends on tvtag, choose your TV provider (including DIRECTV, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, DISH, and many others), and you’re ready to go.
What's New in Version 6.1.1
4 stars almost to 5
Now that some live sports is fixed this is a huge improvement over GetGlue.
Would get 5 but NCAA & NHL not working. They have the live games loaded but still can't check in. I'm certain MLB will be a mess. I sure hope they don't drop the ball during March Madness. Will be many frustrated users trying to check into multiple games from sports bars especially during round 64 & 32.
When checking in comment screen shrinks as soon as you start typing. Makes it difficult to edit but could be an issue with app on iPhone. Hopefully this gets fixed on next update.
Would be great if you could transition right back to all season & episode lists immediately after checking in but you are directed back to most recent episode only. So streaming users have to search title again to get full episode list & most users consecutively watch an entire season.
Also, why no iPad version? Seems that would be more common since other than live sports TV is watched at home or in a hotel.
I like that you can contact them direct from the app found in profile setting section. Many apps make it so difficult to provide information to them & you are immediately prompted to your email instead of it being imbedded in the app which is cool.
Missing functions from website but ok
I am on board with the shift from glue to tvtag. I like checking into individual episodes. However, when it was "getglue" we could actually see the conversation people were having on the app. They removed this functionality from tvtag, so there is no way to "tag along" with the conversation unless you use the website.
Also, if you check into shows before you watch them and they have previously aired, the app takes you to a page with videos from the show that spoil the ending. My TV schedule is mostly catch up so I've been checking in less since the update to avoid spoilers.
Frustrating changes to function
I find the changes from GetGlue to TVTag incredibly frustrating. I was already disappointed when the options to check into books and music were removed but the options are getting even more limited. Having to check into specific episodes is annoying at best and downright impossible with some shows where episodes are either omitted entirely or are mislabeled, out of order or otherwise difficult to navigate. GetGlue had its problems but I never had as many connectivity issues with checking in as I have since the service switched. Now episode lists won't load making it impossible to pick which I'm watching and therefore, I can't check in at all. I loved the old app so I'm hoping to see some positive changes soon.
- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: Feb 19, 2014
- Version: 6.1.1
- Size: 14.3 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Swedish
- Seller: i.TV LLC
- © 2014 i.TV, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.