NEWS IN BRIEF: 4 February 2013

By AdNews | 4 February 2013

Nine rolls out Jump-in
Nine Network has now officially launched its social television app Jump-in. The first phase was rolled out for iPad during the 2012 London Olympics, with its full launch tonight aiming to coincide with premire of The Block All Stars. Jump-in will allow viewers to view the TV guide, use social media and view extended coverage of several of its shows. Jump-in will also offer consumers exclusive branded content from The Block's sponsors, iSelect, iiNet and Suzuki. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and Windows 8 devices.

iSelect and Taboo Group renew partnership
Online comparison service iSelect has retained its social media agency The Taboo Group following a four-way creative review. The agency has been working with the company since late 2011 across its online and social media platforms.

New man at Visual Jazz Isobar
Visual Jazz Isobar has appointed Rod Farmer as user experience director. It is a newly created role.

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