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The top most-followed footballers on social media is a surprising list

When it comes to footballers on social media, there seems to be a new gaffe of some kind making the news every week. Now and then, there’s something good to

Dallas Mavericks blaze the trail on emerging streaming formats

The Dallas Mavericks last week became the first team in the NBA to join streaming formats Roku, Live.ly and Musical.ly, as sports teams rush to engage audiences by seeking out

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Facebook Flash is here and sports teams must capitalize

There are a few certainties in life: death, taxes, and an unending release cycle of Snapchat clones. Last week, Facebook unveiled its latest attempt in the form of Flash, less

Facebook Live is driving the next wave of fan engagement

Jürgen Klinsmann’s announcement of the U.S. Men’s National Team roster for the next round of World Cup Qualifying last Sunday came with a number of interesting surprises. A handful of

Twitter to discontinue Vine

Twitter has today announced that it will be shutting down Vine. Vine pioneered short-form video and revolutionised Twitter when it launched in 2013, but its growth has been stunted by

Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 21/10/16

BT Sport celebrates football art BT Sport has been advertising Champions League fixtures with a series of striking pieces of artwork that cover a diverse range of creative styles. You

Facebook, Twitter & Amazon fight for the IPL

Facebook is the latest network to reportedly show interest in acquiring the digital rights to the Indian Premier League, joining Twitter, Amazon Prime and mobile group Reliance Jio. The fast-paced franchise

Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 14/10/16

BT Sport announce cricket line-up Michael Vaughan, Graeme Swann, Kevin Pietersen and Ricky Ponting have all been named on the presenting team for BT Sport’s upcoming international cricket coverage. The

Sports publishers are the leading lights on social media – and now the stats prove it

If you thought that sport was just a distraction for most people, an unimportant flight of fancy for the free time between work and more important social adventures, then you’ve

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Football League clubs’ digital reach revealed – why getting on technology early is vital

We all know about the social media presence of footballers, and of Premier League football clubs. We all know about the gaffes and the terrible tweets and the activation of