Posts Tagged ‘baseball’
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2012 was a huge year for social media innovation, not least for advances made on Twitter.
One cool Twitter tweak to look forward to in 2013?
Increasingly, Twitter users will have the ability to order or deliver food or drink via tweet.
Ah, the Kiss Cam. That wonderful bit of silliness that finds unsuspecting couples in the stands, puts them on the scoreboard and pressures them to awkwardly kiss. But it isn’t just silly is it? It’s actually kinda homophobic, dontcha’ think?
Well, Oakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy thinks so – and tweeted as much after a game in Anaheim.
Sports fans are among Twitter’s most active users. But their behavior patterns are often not like those power-users you see tweeting 25 times a day, even on Sundays – instead, they log on during a game, tweet and retweet like crazy, and log off.
TwitSprout, creators of a one-page Twitter dashboard for all the stats you could want about your Twitter profile, has taken a look at the surge of tweets sent during the MLB post season games, and discovered the heartbeat of baseball fans around the US.
If you follow the Major League Baseball’s official Twitter account, be prepared for some off-topic tweeting in the next little while: Stephen Colbert has just been granted 24 hours access to the League’s Twitter account. As Colbert would say, you’re welcome.