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Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-up 22/04/2016

FC Barcelona unveil the New Camp Nou Football giant FC Barcelona has officially presented the architectural project of the New Camp Nou, built in conjunction with architects Nikken Sekkei (Japanese) and

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Searching for sport’s digital tipping points

Along with many others, I’ve been trying to interpret Twitter’s dive into acquiring NFL rights and work out what the other social media giants will do next in the live sport streaming arena because their actions will, without question, ultimately have a tsunami effect on the whole broadcast/digital/social model.

Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-up 15/04/2016

New Besiktas stadium features screens on seats Turkish football giant Besiktas officially unveiled its new stadium on Monday for the clash against Bursaspor which features technology never before seen in

Saints team up with Twitter to send live alerts to fans

Southampton Football Club will become the first sports club in the UK to alert its fans to real-time events via Twitter’s direct messaging service. After working closely with the social

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Just when we thought Facebook changed the game, Twitter goes and actually does it

With all the buzz around Facebook’s live streaming service, we almost forgot about it’s relatively stagnating sibling Twitter. And it’s fair to say that before the big announcement on Tuesday

Twitter wins NFL streaming rights

In one of the biggest digital sport developments of the year to date, Twitter has won the streaming rights to NFL’s Thursday Night Football, beating out the likes of digital

UK High Court decides that 8 second video infringes copyright

In what may be classed as a landmark ruling for social video platforms like Vine and Snapchat, a UK High Court judge has ruled that reproducing eight seconds of a

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Why Twitter is the go-to platform for sports lovers

Celebrating its 10th birthday, Twitter has, like every social media platform, experienced its highs and lows. And as the platform has been seen to plateau over the last 12 months,

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Prepare yourself for March Madness

If you haven’t heard of March Madness and you own a mobile phone, prepare yourself because you’re about to. The three week knockout basketball tournament starts later this week and

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Eat, Sleep, Train and Tweet. Why do I need to do this again?

Telling people they should use social media is very 5 years ago. Most people know they should be doing it, but ‘why’ is still one of the most frequently asked questions from clients, particularly individuals in sport; Why do I need to be active with social media? What does it do for me?