Would you like to be more involved in the "American Idol" show? If you answered yes, then you are in luck, according to FOX10 tv on Jan. 31, 2014. For the thirteenth season of "American Idol," fans will be able to vote in real-time for their favorite finalists. Facebook and Google have partnered together. enabling viewers to vote during select live shows and watch the results in real-time East Coast data of the votes being cast.
To vote with Google, wait until you see the Idol vote-window open. This will happen as each performance begins. Then simply do a Google search for any Idol-related terms. Like magic, they will open to a page where you can cast your vote. The Google search option is available on computers, phones or tablets.
Then if you go on Facebook, you can watch the updates to see how your favorite star is doing. You can leave a comment on Facebook and they may feature your comment and profile picture during the "American Idol" show.
Bill Bradford, Fox executive said, "This season of American Idol is all about re-connecting fans with what they love most about the show -- the journey of the contestants from hopefuls to stardom. With the help of innovators like Google and Facebook, this season, we're deepening that connection by making it easy for fans to make a bigger impact and be a bigger part of the show than ever before."
Justin Osofsky, Facebook's Vice President of Media Partnerships and Global Operations said, "Integrating content from Facebook into American Idol's live broadcast brings a new dimension to the viewing experience and enhances the connection fans have with the show and its contestants."
This should be an exciting time for viewers and fans of "American Idol." They can help their favorite contestant become the winner.