Tag Archives: NFL

Super Bowl – social media’s biggest, but not necessarily best

So, as expected, last night’s Super Bowl XLVI was the most Tweeted US event ever. At its peak, the American football finale was generating 12,000 Tweets per second! By most measures, it’s the biggest annual sports event in the world … Continue reading

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Tell me why I do like Mondays – football on TV

There was a time when football, in its various guises, was generally something for the weekend. But the long-running success of a US TV show has made football at the start of the week something of a global media phenomenon.

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The Canadian Football League and Twitter: a fan’s perspective

Guest blog by Jerry Iwanus (Twitter:  @bawlfbomber)   Bawlf, Alberta, Canada Recently, Weltch Media posted an excellent piece about the many different kinds of “football” found in the world.  The reason the article is excellent, in my view, is because someone … Continue reading

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You’re a football fan? Well, it is a great game(s)

So you’re a football fan? Which football? Here’s our quick dash through the great games that share the name.

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Why are sports bosses so scared of social media?

England’s cricketers are the latest professional athletes to face the prospect of a ban from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. It seems a drastic measure, and one which will upset the many followers of players such as Graham Swann and Kevin Pietersen, but sports organisations do seem particularly scared of social media. Continue reading

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