Tag Archives: Twitter

Howzat? England wins The Ashes on Twitter

England’s cricketers didn’t just win The Ashes – the historic Test match cricket series against Australia – they also won the battle on Twitter. Advertisements

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Aussies’ Ashes Tweet “sucked ass”

As usual, the current Ashes cricket series is producing plenty of talking points, and inevitably social media is involved. Back in 2010, we wrote about a Twitter mix-up over the name The Ashes. This time, Cricket Australia’s own Twitter account … Continue reading

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Award-winning Neil Cowley talks social media – and all that jazz

How did super-talented, but (let’s be honest) not yet household names, Neil Cowley Trio win a popular vote to beat international singing star Jamie Cullum and lift the UK Jazz Artist title last month? Well, maybe social media played a … Continue reading

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Speedway teams slow out of the gates in social media race

The UK’s top speedway teams have picked up some social media speed since our last check a year ago, but they are still behind other sports and really need to listen more.

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Goal! UK’s ice hockey teams score with social media

Our first look at UK ice hockey teams’ use of social media proved to be one of our most popular posts. Now, one year on, we can report phenomenal growth in fans engaging with their teams through the main networks.

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Ice hockey league imposes social media blackout

The UK’s top ice hockey league has become the latest sports organisation to restrict players’ use of social media. We like hockey and we like social media. We don’t like this.

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United we Tweet

Guest post by Ben Mayhew, Torquay United fan and renowned blogger “Greenwich Gull”, on his experiences of using social media to cover lower-league professional soccer.

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