2018 Sports Technology Start Up Awards Winners Announced

Today the Sports Technology Awards (STAs), in conjunction with presenting partner, Sportradar, revealed the winners of the inaugural 2018 STA Start Up Awards (StartUps).

Why social media platforms must be the ones to police their own space

After Cyrus Christie revealed the online abuse he suffers on social media, social media platforms should think about how to make their spaces fun again.

Roma and Liverpool’s mutual respect is the natural way to gain new fans

As football clubs look abroad for new fans, Roma’s respect for Liverpool might leave them in a more natural position to accrue more new supporters.

Man United the perfect example of using GDPR law to reinforce bond between club and fans

With GDPR legislation coming into effect next month, Manchester United are the perfect example of how to use the change in the law to foster the “covenant of trust” between clubs and fans.

New data-led agency Halfspace makes quantum leap with Oakwell investment

Oakwell Capital, the specialist corporate advisory service for the sports and media technology sector, has invested into Halfspace, the Signals & Engagement Agency for the sports, music and entertainment industries.

Bayern Munich launch suprise new team while Man United get together with a huge new partner

Today’s round-up of the most important news from within the world of digital and sport.

We have entered a new era of social media – so what happens now?

Ten years ago, social media was a novelty, now it is just a banality of everyday life – so what happens next?

Hot Topics: Roma’s Barcelona comeback was a case study in emotion – just imagine a second one

This week’s Hot Topics sees the World Cup on the horizon, but does club football have the upper hand? And there’s never been a better time for small publishers to monetise their content.

DS Manchester: How Man United changed the game & the line between fun and banter

Five things we learned from the Digital Sport Manchester on how to engage next-gen fans on social media.

Digital Sport Manchester: Opta’s success shows unique content is a winner on Twitter

Ahead of Digital Sport Manchester, we chatted to Opta about how the unique content they produce is social media gold.