ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’ Says Good Morning To #Socialsquare

GMASocialSquare650Mornings just got a little more social on ABC, as “Good Morning America” introduced its #socialsquare, a digital expansion of its Times Square studio, describing it as “the new social nerve center” for the broadcast.

ABC said the “GMA” #socialsquare will incorporate elements from social networks, including:

  • Google Plus Hangouts with viewers, including the display of some of their messages on the ABC Jumbotron in Times Square.
  • A Twitter mirror, where celebrity guests can photobomb and mug for the camera.
  • An Instagram video chat wall.
  • A dynamic interactive photo wall displaying photos, videos, and poll results from viewers.
  • The “social slot machine,” which reveals viewers’ answers to questions from Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.
  • Streaming music from Spotify.

“GMA” Senior Executive Producer Tom Cibrowski said in a release announcing #socialsquare:

This will revolutionize how our show is produced in the morning, and it’s all about engaging directly with our viewers from beginning to end.

Readers: What do you think of the #socialsquare from “GMA?”

Photo by Ida Astute, ABC.

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