Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is the dominant social media platform on phones, tablets, and computers, but is it part of your TV experience now, too? Yes, according to international market research and consulting firm Parks & Associates:

In the This Week in Tech video below, The Motley Fool's general manager, Eric Bleeker, and tech bureau chief, Max Macaluso, talk about this surprising news about Facebook users connecting to it through their TVs and what it means for the advertising industries and tech investors.

While the media debates whether Android or iOS can break-through into the living room, a whole host of companies could benefit regardless of which OS makes a dent on televisions. The two also discuss Twitter (NYSE:TWTR). The service has been heavily pushing television as a key way to use Twitter, could deeper integration of Twitter into future smart televisions be a key driver for the company?


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