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Pushing the boundaries: Social Media, MLS, and the rise of Snark

The following is a guest article from Richard Clarke, a sports digital consultant, who blogs at MrRichardClarke.com and tweets @MrRichardClarke. He ponders whether he is suffering from an acute attack of the frequency illusion* or “snark” is everywhere right now.

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Man City give another example of how club created content can enrich the fan experience

There’s a ritual to watching sport. If you’re going to a game, you’ll have your own one beforehand. But even if you’re watching on TV there’s a routine: you watch

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Everton’s search for innovative partnerships takes in The Open Championship

Everton football club are at a bit of a disadvantage these days. Their stadium – if historic and atmospheric – is old and creaking. They are falling behind their rivals

How long before the Premier League’s global bubble bursts?

What happens when the Premier League bubble bursts? It’s not the most technical or skillful league in the world, and if you look at league tables all over Europe’s top

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Captain Morgan’s and Captain Morgan – a lesson in seizing the moment

Leicester City’s Premier League title success seems like a distant memory at this point. The social media age allows for mass reaction to huge events before the fade into the

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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

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Chelsea’s new Instagram hit, and the importance of creativity

Issues around holding the broadcast rights to sporting events can force people to get creative. If you’re unable to show a goal or a touchdown, then use your imagination and

Paul Pogba and the rise of the Social Media footballer

Social media is now of unprecedented importance to footballers. That’s probably not a controversial statement, and it’s probably only going to become even more important. But a player’s presence on

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Snapchat’s new initiative to give sports teams fan engagement boost

Snapchat and sports data company STATS have expanded their partnership to provide the messaging app’s users with in-game statistics across more than 30 leagues in a variety of sports. The

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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