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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

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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

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

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Should we be worried about only getting access to sportspeople on social media?

It used to be that there was a line between the celebrity – or an institution – and the fan. Journalists would be the go-betweens. Long-form interviews in Sunday morning

2.1m watch table tennis on Facebook Live

England’s European Championships home qualifying tie against Greece was streamed live on TheSPORTbible’s Facebook page on Tuesday night, after Table Tennis England came to a broadcast rights agreement with TheLADbible

The NFL wants to fine teams for posting their own videos on social media

From Wednesday, NFL teams can no longer record video from inside the stadium during a game and post it on social media. From kick-off to an hour after the game, they are prohibited from posting their own

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First Facebook Live stream of a major tennis match demonstrates potential

Andy Murray, the three-time Grand Slam, two-time Olympic champion and current Wimbledon champion, broke new ground last week becoming the first tennis star to stream a major match live on

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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

Aston Villa FC become the first English team to stream a match on Facebook Live

In a UK first, Aston Villa has delivered a full men’s first team match on Facebook Live. The stream – powered by Stream AMG – covered Aston Villa’s pre-season friendly

Digital Sport Weekly Washup 08/07/2016

With Rio 2016 just around the corner, Samsung have released their video “The Chant”. It is looking at the story of Margret Rumat Rumat Hassan and the pride of a

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