Teamwork Is a Contact Sport

Waxing UnLyrical

in team sports. Social media interaction isn’t exactly a team sport. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Teamwork Is a Contact Sport. We’ve all heard the old… very old…saying, “There is no ‘I’ in team.”

How to Create Content for Sports Fans

Convince & Convert

The sports industry is a massive moneymaker both in the United States and around the world. Dedicated fans of football, soccer, baseball, basketball, and other games are eager and hungry for content that will satisfy their sports cravings. Sports fans love their facts and statistics.

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Twitter, Sky Sports Reach Deal for Premier League Highlights, Goals

SocialTimes Twitter

Live video streaming was a key point of discussion during Twitter’s second-quarter-2016 earnings call Tuesday, and it didn’t take the social network long to ink another pact. Sky News reported that Twitter reached an agreement with Sky Sports to live-stream soccer highlights and goals from the Premier League. Twitter users in the U.K. With more than 30 million users across a variety of platforms, Sky Sports is already the No.

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Hey Sports Teams Quit Telling Me to LIKE your Facebook Posts

Adam Sherk

Sports teams are among the biggest offenders: Now don’t get me wrong. Brands of all shapes and sizes do it, but as I mainly follow news organizations and sports teams on Facebook it is the teams that negatively caught my attention.

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Sports and Social Media-What have We Learned?

Direct Marketing Observations

Recently via ESPN, a social media drama played out nationally as a Texas A&M football recruit and one of their coaches sparred via Twitter , over the perception of each other’s veiled tweets. What do you do about the athletes who dis another player or team via Twitter?

Sports and Social Media-What have We Learned?

Direct Marketing Observations

Recently via ESPN, a social media drama played out nationally as a Texas A&M football recruit and one of their coaches sparred via Twitter , over the perception of each other’s veiled tweets. What do you do about the athletes who dis another player or team via Twitter?

Twitter Monetizes Exclusive NBA Livestreamed Shows

SocialTimes Twitter

Livestreamed sports programming on Twitter is being monetized for the first time, as American Express and JBL Harman reached an agreement for ad inventory during the National Basketball Association ’s original fare for the social network.

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Augmented Reality in Sports

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Augmented Reality in Sports by cinta5 on January 28, 2010 [tweetmeme]Just wanted to share a couple of videos with you.

Twitter’s Verified Accounts Application Process (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter introduced an online application process for verified accounts in July, and SurePayroll prepared a guide in infographic form. Readers: Have any of you submitted applications to have your Twitter accounts verified?

The Role of Social Media in Sports [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

During the past years, we have seen an increasing involvement of social media in sports – especially American sports with Super Bowl being the prime example. Tweet.

Socialympics: How Social Media and Blogging Has Boosted Sports Media

Convince & Convert

Sports have been played, enjoyed by spectators and covered by the media since well before the advent of smartphones and social media. But it’s no question that the development of social platforms has changed how we play, enjoy and cover sports. Twitter is the new sports ticker.

Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter, Vine and Periscope are ready for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games from Rio de Janeiro. Twitter senior director of Latin American media partnerships Carlos Henrique Moreira Jr. The top three sports were basketball, volleyball and swimming.

Twitter: 187 Million Tweets on 2016 Summer Olympic Games

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter released new data Monday, which analyzed millions of tweets posted about the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. 3 through 21, Twitter said more than 187 million tweets were posted about the Games, and those tweets led to 75 billion impressions (on and off Twitter) during that time frame.

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Most-Tweeted Sports Event In History: Germany vs. Brazil

The Realtime Report

During Tuesday’s semi-final match, where Germany dominated host nation Brazil with a 7-1 victory, tweets reached a peak volume of 530,166 tweets per minute – making it the most talked about sporting event in Twitter history.

CES 2017: Twitter, CTA, Conversable Team Up on CES Twitter Guide

SocialTimes Twitter

Attending CES can be an overwhelming experience, but the Consumer Technology Association, Twitter and Conversable teamed up on a solution to combat the confusion. One week until #CES2017 — don’t miss The Vergecast Live on @Twitter pic.twitter.com/e1K3aPENM7. —

3 Ways Sports Marketers Need To Be Using Instagram Data

Audiense

This is what marketers of major sporting brands can expect when their social media strategy is driving a lot of engagement. Implementing insights gleaned from Instagram data can impact a sporting brand’s social activity on more than just instagram.

Twitter Preps Brands for 2016 Summer Olympics (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

5 in Rio de Janiero, and Twitter shared some tips for advertisers looking to compete. Marketing manager Jay Bavishi said in a blog post that Twitter retained market research firm Research Now to investigate what its U.S. The 2016 Summer Olympic Games begin Aug.

NFL Teams on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Weeks 16-18

SocialTimes Facebook

Rare and, as it turns out, short-lived playoff appearances for the Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders led those two National Football League clubs to the top spots in growth on Facebook and Twitter, respectively, during weeks 16 through 18 of the season.

Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Tuesday rolled out an online application process for verified accounts , giving individuals and organizations the chance to join the social network’s nearly 187,000 accounts with the blue badge icon. Verified accounts launched on Twitter in 2009 , but there was previously no way for account holders to request verification. More information is available via Twitter’s Help Center , which stated that necessary information includes: Verified phone number.

Which Instagram Tactics Do the Most Followed Sports Teams Use?

Simply Measured

Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are two of the top three most valuable sports teams in the world. The rivalry between the two is arguably the greatest in sports history since both clubs have always competed head-to-head.

Rio 2016 Tops Twitter in 2016

SocialTimes Twitter

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games was the most-discussed topic on Twitter during 2016. Chief marketing officer Leslie Berland delivered the social network’s wrap-up of 2016 in a blog post , saying that the top 10 global trends on Twitter for 2016 were: 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Success Stories From Twitter’s Front Lines

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has had an extraordinary year by any measure. Twitter’s open nature lends itself to this approach. As Insightpool CEO Devon Wijesinghe put it recently: Twitter plays an influential role in public discourse. That’s why Twitter lends itself to a variety of use cases for brands seeking to connect with prospective and previous consumers. A tool paused Twitter ads promoting breakfast items after 10 a.m.

Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter’s live-video-streaming pond added a big fish: the National Basketball Association. The social network and the league announced an expanded content partnership Tuesday that will bring a new weekly pregame show to Twitter, along with a second show, for which the details have not yet been worked out. This expanded partnership will help feed our fans’ growing demand for the NBA by more deeply integrating the league across Twitter’s many platforms.

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Winners of First-Ever Twitter Awards

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Thursday announced the winners of its first-ever Twitter Awards , recognizing original and creative advertising on the social network. Twitter said NASCAR set the record for the largest social media spike in history. Twitter said its live nature enables Apple Support to respond to customer inquiries, pick up conversations with customers at any time and incorporate rich media into responses.

Fore! Twitter to Livestream Early Round PGA Tour Tournament Play

SocialTimes Twitter

Early round action from PGA Tour tournaments will be livestreamed exclusively on Twitter as part of a partnership between the golf organization and the social network. There's more live golf coming to Twitter in 2017. The partnership between Twitter and the PGA Tour also includes an extension of the current Amplify arrangement, under which the golf organization will provide more highlight videos and original content for Twitter and Periscope.

Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

Waxing UnLyrical

Add sports into the mix, and I’m seriously embarrassed. My experience is that Twitter has become very intertwined with primetime television. So when NBC Universal Research Chief Alan Wurtzel had this to say about Twitter and the Olympics , I was shocked.

Twitter, Facebook Suit Up for UEFA EURO 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

UEFA EURO 2016 kicked off Friday with host France’s 2-1 win over Romania, and Twitter and Facebook have soccer fans covered through the tournament’s final July 10. Twitter is also taking over host country France’s best-known landmark, the Eiffel Tower.

Cubs Win 2016 World Series, and Twitter and Facebook Explode

SocialTimes Facebook

The end of a 108-year championship drought brought a flood of activity to Facebook and Twitter Wednesday night. And this year’s Fall Classic set World Series and MLB marks on Twitter, with more than 18 million tweets about the World Series, including a whopping 10.5

The Ridiculous State of Sports Social Media

Geoff Livingston

The Fifth Estate had arisen in sports holding journalists accountable. His Twitter rants are legendary. Twitter seems to be the preferred choice for professional athletes, likely because of its brevity, which can empower even the least literary of minds.

Nielsen’s Top Social TV Moments on Twitter

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter users are highly engaged during popular shows and live television events, both in terms of hashtags and @mentions. Check out the season’s top shows on Twitter below.

12 Twitter Tips For Lawyers

Myrland Marketing

12 TWITTER TIPS. Well, it’s no secret I’m talking about Twitter because I’ve made that obvious in the title of today’s post. There are 645,750,000 active Twitter users, sending an average of 58 million Tweets a day. SHOULD LAWYERS USE TWITTER? .

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New Twitter Apps Bring Premium Livestreamed Video to Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Wednesday launched applications that will deliver premium livestreaming video to Apple TV , Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One devices. Twitter accounts are not necessary to view the content—delivered in HD–and neither are subscriptions to cable or satellite TV services.

Do Contests Work on Twitter?

Convince & Convert

I did some research on Twitter contests by pulling the most engaging tweets from Twitter accounts for more than 12,000 companies for the month of January. Sports & music can really get people going.

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Pac-12 Networks-Twitter Livestreaming Pact Set to Kick Off

SocialTimes Twitter

The first games were announced in the livestreaming pact between Pac-12 Networks and Twitter , which was inked in July. We’re thrilled that these events will now receive more exposure on the Twitter platform, enabling fans to watch their favorite teams in an easy access communal format.

Twitter Teams Up With GLAAD, MLB on Spirit Day Emoji

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter is marking Spirit Day Thursday (Oct. Readers: Will you interact on Twitter during Spirit Day? Twitter #SpiritDay baseball Billy Bean Bisexcuals Dodger Stadium Emoji emojis Gays GLAAD Hashtags Jim Halloran Lesbians LGBTQ major league baseball MLB National League Championship Series Queers Spirit Day Sports Transgenders TwitterOpen20) with a custom purple hashtag-triggered emoji.

NFL Teams on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Weeks 10-12

SocialTimes Facebook

The Dallas Cowboys ’ 10-1 start to the 2016 National Football League season has not gone unnoticed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The New England Patriots continued to lead in audience size on Twitter and Instagram, as well as drawing the highest engagement on the latter.

Twitter Serves Up Emoji, Stickers for Australian Open

SocialTimes Twitter

The Australian Open is under way, and Twitter is serving up special hashtag-triggered emoji and stickers for the Grand Slam tennis tournament. Tennis fans: Have you discussed the early round action on Twitter?

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter reported its second-quarter-2016 financial results Tuesday, and Wall Street was far from overwhelmed. Twitter reported 313 million monthly active users at the end of the second quarter of 2016, up from 310 million at the end of the first quarter and up 3 percent year-over-year.

Easy Ideas to Turn Twitter Trending Topics into Gold

agora pulse

Trending topics are the most talked-about news, and on Twitter, it can help companies boost their engagement, awareness, and clickthroughs. So how can you use Twitter trending topics? Twitter trending topics are also a chance for your team to engage directly with customers.

Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

Bryan’s plan is to host live Twitter chats with players and continue to offer other features as the season goes on. community (unlike Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) is not gated, so users don’t necessarily know the anonymous people who are interacting with them.