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Live streaming will become the norm – but what important pitfalls have we missed?

We all know about the arrival of live streaming sporting events by now. One of the big revelations of 2016 was live video streaming on social media platforms, but if

Delivering BBC Sport’s social media offer for the Rio Olympics

Rio 2016 was a truly digital Olympic Games, exceeding all the records set during London 2012. More than 68 million UK unique browsers visited the BBC Sport website to follow

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What can make traditional broadcasters relevant again?

Ok, ok, so the title may be a little harsh. But regardless of your viewpoint on the broadcaster/agency/digital platform paradigm, there’s no denying that traditional broadcasters are on a collision

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The BBC signs a deal with Eurosport to show Olympics

In a huge save-of-face for Britain’s favourite free-to-air broadcaster, the BBC has struck a deal with Eurosport to show both the summer and the winter Olympic Games until at least

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Eurosport Receives Best Ratings from Australian Open

The newly re-branded Eurosport received its best ratings in the UK over the weekend on the back of the Australian Open Women’s and Men’s Finals on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Eurosport

Cool Job: Social Media Editor at BBC Sport

As we keep an eye out on the coolest digisport roles out there at the moment, here is one from the BBC, working in the sports department. World Cups, Wimbledon and Premier League beckon!

BBC launches new Sport App – but is it a game changer?

The BBC Sport team this morning launched a new app to support their web efforts and push the boundaries once again. But is it a game changer or just ok?

BBC Sport launches beta Facebook App ahead of Olympics

BBC Sport yesterday launched a Facebook application offering audiences live streams of major sports events, including Wimbledon and up to 24 streams of Olympics coverage. This is the first time the BBC has live streamed events on Facebook.

Social Media, the Olympics and BBC – setting up for London 2012

So what part will social media play in the BBC’s coverage? How will athletes and journalists use social media during the Olympics? How can the BBC’s audience expect to interact with broadcast coverage and the key players from the worlds of sports and entertainment?

‘Social Media & Sport’ programme on BBC 5 Live

Last week (29th June) I had the pleasure of appearing on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss ‘Social Media & Sport’ with Matt Dawson (ex-England Rugby International) and Paul Kelso (Daily Telegraph). The show also included pre-recorded interviews with footballers Rio Ferdinand and Robbie Savage

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