Digital Sport Morning Briefing: Monday 18th December

It’s the start of the final week before Christmas, but the work does not stop and neither does the news on digital sport. Here are a few of the articles

Man City’s new Twitter emoji shows the power footballers have on social media

Benjamin Mendy’s impact on Manchester City shows what footballers can do when they embrace social media properly.

The NFL Experience in New York shows us how leagues are becoming entertainment providers

Just a few days ago, the NFL unveiled a new place dedicated to fans at the heart of New York City in partnership with Cirque du Soleil: the NFL Experience Times

The role of live-streaming in the soap opera sporting culture

If viewing figures are falling, and it’s not down to streaming, then why are media rights deals soaring higher than ever before?

Amazon’s deal with Pro Beach Volleyball is one to keep an eye on

Amazon has snapped up rights to show live beach volleyball in almost every country around the world. It could be a test case to watch for plenty of other sports rights holders.

How Wimbledon, The Open and The Olympic Games keep social media presence all year round

Staying relevant all year round is a tough task when you’re months away from the event. But some major sporting events are cleverly engaging with their fans on social media all the time.

Digital Sport Morning Briefing: Friday 15th December

It’s the end of the week, and a day when some will be wisely using their annual leave to take an extended Christmas break. I’ll be busy trying to keep

World Cup 2018: How the group stage draw played out on social media

A look at how FIFA made the World Cup group stage draw a success on social media.

Digital Sport Morning Briefing: Thursday 14th December

Before I get going with today’s reading list, a quick thank you to the team at Sheridan’s for another excellent Christmas drinks yesterday morning, and also to Leaders for theirs

Why are Europe’s leading football clubs adopting such woeful app strategies?

Football clubs are missing a trick with how they view their own apps, says Simon Ryley.