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Daniel McLaren
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Dan is the Founder & CEO of Digital Sport. Can be found at sports industry events and heard every week on the Digital Sport Insider podcast. @DanielMcLaren

Arsenal Raise The Bar on Facebook

Arsenals approach to their Facebook welcome/landing page really catches the eye and proves its not just about the numbers but what you do with them.

Football Association Issues Twitter Warning

After the recent bout of football players getting into trouble with their comments on social networks, primarily Twitter, in recent months. The Football Association has come out in the hope to clarify their position on its use going forward.

#smwldn_sport – event roundup and video

Thank you to everyone who came to the event at the Design Council in London tonight and those who couldnt make it but managed to watch it on Livestream instead. Some great stats from the night – in total we had over 120 people attending, the video viewing topped 150 at one stage, over 550 #smwldn_sport tweets sent out and the same again retweeted and the hashtag trended in London during the 2 hour event….. amazing!

Guest Post: Social Footballers Joining The Conversation

The current climate of leaked recordings, ambush exclusives and social media crises continues to make Twitter a feared channel for high profile sportspeople. Will Flood from specialist PR agency Multitude Media gives us some insights from their work with athletes and clubs.

Social Media & Sport Event – 9th Feb, London

I’m delighted to announce the upcoming event which is part of the awesome ‘Social media Week London’ which runs from 7th – 11th Feb. Find out how the sports industry and the BBC are bringing social media centre stage, featuring major speakers from across the world of sport and broadcasting.

Interview: Beijing Medalist Tony Jeffries on his love of Social Media

Tony Jeffries is a current Olympic Bronze Medalist  after picking up the medal at the 2008 Beijing Games.  Since then he has turned professional and is undefeated in the Super Middleweight

Jockeys Are Jumping Onto Twitter

So far on this site we have looked at many of the mainstream sports that populate our TV screens and how they embracing, or coming unstuck by, social media.  For

Australian Open launches first Official Grand Slam iPad app

With the Australian Open kicking off in Melbourne as we speak I thought it would be great to see what the first major sporting event of the year has in store for us from a social media perspective. And here is one new element, the first iPad app for the tennis enthusiast.

Twitter ye not? (bbc sport article)

I wanted to share this on the site as it contains some of my thoughts on footballers especially using social networking sites, such as Twitter.

Liverpool footballers in trouble over Twitter rants

Ryan Babel and Glenn Johnson have both landed in hot water following their rants on Twitter in the last few days against referee Howard Webb and former player Paul Merson.