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New El Clasico emojis cement Twitter’s relationship with live sport

Sunday night sees the two biggest football clubs take to the field in one of the biggest rivalries sport has to offer, Spanish football’s big one. Barcelona v Real Madrid.

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The inside track on SXSW 2017 with Richard Ayers & Richard Clarke [podcast]

With South By South West (SXSW) having taken place at the start of the month, I thought I’d bring in two people who are regular visitors to the event in Austin, Texas and who both spoke at this year.

Barcelona unveil new Hub to stimulate innovation in Sport

Over the past decade, FC Barcelona has established itself as one of the world’s most powerful football clubs. Their success on the pitch, domestically and internationally, remains unmatched. Yet despite

BT Sport shows that rights to live sport is still a winner in social media conversation

We’ve heard a lot, recently, about how having the rights to live sporting events isn’t the be all and end all when it comes to covering sport. With the rise

Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 12/03/17

Barcelona comes back to stun PSG It was an historic comeback from Barcelona, as they rebounded from a 4-0 last-16 deficit against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League to win 6-5

La Liga live streams games on Facebook and bites back against the Premier League

With the news that more and more sports are taking advantage of Facebook’s live streaming service to take advantage of their billions of users as a huge worldwide audience, it

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Barcelona v Real Madrid: Premier League could lose global audience to La Liga sooner rather than later

Over the past few years, the organisers of Spain’s La Liga have been giving their league a shake to appeal to a global audience. The changes have mostly centred around

Will Facebook ever have the real-time audience it craves?

The advent of social media has changed our lives over the past decade, but one of the biggest changes has come in how we consume sport. Sports fans – particularly

PSG earns the most money per social media follower

French football giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) earn the most money out of a single social media follower despite just making it into the top 10 on total social media numbers. According

FC Bayern top Chinese social media table… again

Today the Shanghai based digital agency, Mailman Group, released their 5th annual Red Card report. Analysing the top European football team’s digital success in China. Their aim is to provide an independent