Film and TV are now being judged on social media sites before seeing the film or TV shows for themselves. There are many reasons for this in these times. One of the main reasons is being the time is now becoming a major issue. With so many normal day to day activities needing to be carried out such as cleaning, cooking etc as well as people adding things likes social communication to this list of daily activities through mobile applications and social networking sites.
Now everybody relies on reviews from friends like this article suggests. The reason being they do not want to waste so much precious time on watching a film or TV program that didn’t know whether it was good or not in the first place.
TV programmes and Films such as suits and entourage. These types of program or films are becoming more and more popular through social media and word of mouth. On one of the site it suggested that “one in three consumers saw a movie because they read reviews about it before hand.” Shows what people are now doing and not going to see it themselves before making judgement.
“8 hours visiting social networking sites”. This also shows how regularly are on these sites and also it links to the fact that people spend so much time on the sites and it has become a daily activity. In terms of the impact it has had on Film and TV it is big because people are relying on others before having seen the film or program therefore the ratings are plummeting.
What do you think about the ratings and reviewing of Film and TV shows?
Do you think that it is affecting how high the ratings are?