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Free business idea: “Second Screen”

Today I found an article on Hacker News (#1) quoting Mary Meeker’s Annual Internet Trends report for 2019: 88% = Use A Second Digital Device While Watching TV71% = Look Up Content Related To Content They Are Watching Mary Meeker’s Annual Internet Trends Report (Slide 38) (#2) My mind started to wander, from Amazon’s “X-Ray” in Prime Movies (displaying cast or played song in the current scene, and more information) to Christoph, an employee in one of my companies, who could easily be considered a living version of “X-Ray” and a film critic, too. Then this idea for an app called “Second Screen” formed in my head: Second Screen allows film critics to add their comments to a movie on a timestamp basis (like e.g. SoundCloud allows commenting on a specific second of a music track), and to replay the comments of one or multiple critics while watching a film. The app could become a new medium for newcomer critics, interesting/unpopular perspectives, or education. The app could offer (professional or popular) critics to put a …