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Twitter’s live streaming of the NFL was perfect – now if others would only catch up

We’ve talked for weeks about Twitter’s coverage of ten Thursday night NFL games, and up until now it’s all been speculative. Hypothetical analysis of a potential feat of exclusive online

Twitter releases apps to bring free NFL games to your living room

When Twitter decided snap up the rights to live-stream sporting events, it represented a watershed moment. The traditional broadcasters were becoming less and less relevant with each passing game, and

Are Amazon about to venture into the world of live sport broadcasting?

There have been rumours surrounding the broadcasting rights to some very big live sports for a while now. And quite a bit of that chatter seems to be popping up

Twitter teams up with Hall of Famer to deliver top notch NFL coverage

All summer, the news that Twitter has been gearing up to stream live sport has caused us great excitement. And ahead of the new NFL season which starts this weekend,

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PODCAST #2: Threepipe’s Farhad Koodoruth on using digital to help sell tickets, the role of agencies and Twitter’s future

In this week’s show I explore in-depth how sports should be utilising data to help in areas such as ticket sales. Also we touch on the role of agencies in the future, given the trend for teams and leagues to do more and more in house. And finally his thoughts on my top 3 topics including VR, personalisation and the future of Twitter.

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Delivering BBC Sport’s social media offer for the Rio Olympics

Rio 2016 was a truly digital Olympic Games, exceeding all the records set during London 2012. More than 68 million UK unique browsers visited the BBC Sport website to follow

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MLS announce Nigel de Jong’s departure from LA Galaxy with bizarre video

The video mentioned in this article has since been deleted from the MLS Twitter account. Watch it here.  Nigel de Jong has completed his move from LA Galaxy to Galatasaray, so

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Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 26/8/16

Snapchat and Gatorade to deliver live scores to High School sport Snapchat is set to bring real-time geofilters to High School American football games in the U.S. The California-based platform recently tested real-time scores

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UEFA Champions League’s Twitter account is a lesson to us all

It feels like every week there’s some sort of social media gaffe to grab our attention in the world of sport. Engaging with your audience in real time on social

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The number one piece of social media advice? Don’t do a Charlton.

You’ve probably wondered about social media best practices – what you should do to engage your audience or to make them more inclined to support your organisation or buy your