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Streaming on social benefits everyone involved – but are we moving too quickly?

Last week, Spain’s top football league, La Liga, streamed a live game on Facebook Live. They plan to stream one game a week on the platform. The week before, it

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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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Club-produced content works wonders – but only if it’s done right

There’s sport, and then there’s all of the peripheral frills that surround it. From betting on sport and fantasy football, to the simple pleasure of the social experience; watching a

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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

The FA Cup enlists Millennials to boost its relevance once again

The FA Cup has a problem. Every year, there seems to be more debate about the ‘magic’ of the cup. From what used to be the most prestigious footballing competition

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NBA’s foray into Facebook Live excites fans – but only in India

On Sunday, the Golden State Warriors beat the Sacramento Kings in the first regular-season NBA game to be streamed on Facebook Live. Although other pre-season and exhibition games have been

Nike targets our flabby social media habits in new ad campaign

2016 is over bar the shouting at New Year’s Eve parties, and 2017 is moving into position. Cue resolutions, poorly followed fitness regimens and diets abandoned by the end of

2017: The year Twitter brings internet live broadcasting to the main stream

2016 was the year when Twitter pushed the limits of its engagement with live sport. Ever since its inception, Twitter has been the one social network that lends itself perfectly

Live video could make the influencer landscape unrecognisable in the coming months

Last week, the Economist published a handy little chart to show just how much money social media influencers can make just by posting to their social channels. Quite a lot

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The world of sport shows how Facebook and Twitter are reaching a tipping point

It’s interesting how technology creates fads and how the further we go, often the further we look back. Sometimes we look back to a technology we discarded long ago as