How many of you tweet while you watch TV? Come on…raise your hand! :::::raising hand::::: Did you know that if you have Verizon FiOS, there are widgets to see what people are saying on Twitter about the show you are watching. You won’t have to take your eyes off the screen to see the Twitter stream.

Using Verizon FiOS Twitter Widget

So, let’s say you are watching your favorite reality show and it’s the last episode. It is so much fun to see what everyone is saying about the show while you are watching. So, let’s bring up the Twitter widget on our Verizon FiOS box.

Verizon Fios Widget Twitter Social

There are quite a few different types of widgets available from Verizon FiOS in categories like sports, news, social networking, games and more. I am going to show you Social Networking widgets today so that is where we will start.

Verizon Fios Widgets Categories

We choose Twitter first and launch it.

Verizon Fios Widget Twitter

This is what the TV looks like before the Twitter widget is launched. We are watching Wizards of Waverly Place today, but you would be watching your favorite reality show finale.

Verizon Fios No widgets

And when the Twitter widget comes up, you see a stream of Twitter comments about the show you are watching.

Verizon Fios Twitter stream widget

You can refresh the stream to see the new comments. You can sign in to Twitter and update your own status from the Verizon FiOS widget.

If you want to let everyone on Facebook know you are watching your favorite reality show finale on Verizon FiOS, you can do that too. Bring up the Facebook widget and sign in.

Verizon Fios widget facebook

Then you can update your status, find out what everyone else is doing and even look at pictures.

verizon fios widget facebook

A few other fun widgets available on Verizon FiOS TV are traffic….

verizon fios widget traffic

and “Hot on TV”…..

verizon fios widget hot on tv

and the weather.

verizon fios widget weather

You can access so much from the comfort of your couch with Verizon FiOS services.

Want to know how to use your smartphone as a Verizon FiOS TV remote? Check out my other Verizon FiOS TV post.

Verizon FiOS Availability

Verizon FiOS is not available everywhere, so please check the availability in your area.

Disclosure: I wrote this review while participating in a brand team campaign by Mom Central on behalf of Verizon FiOS.Verizon will send me a gift card to thank me for taking the time to participate. All opinion are 100% my own.

Let’s Talk About Verizon FiOS!

Do you have Verizon FiOS? Do you use the widgets? What are your thoughts?

 

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