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Postano Lets Universities Live-Screen Social Media Engagement At Sporting Events

Postano Lets Colleges And Universities Live-Screen Social Media Engagement At Sporting Events

College sports is a multimillion dollar business in the U.S., and TigerLogic Corporation’s social platform company Postano is capitalizing.

Postano now allows colleges and universities to use its software to create social media command centers, real-time social displays on campuses and in stadiums, and social hubs for websites all within a single platform.

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Top 25 Most Socially Engaged College Football Fanbases

Online ticket broker TicketCity has published the results of its first annual overall ranking of the most engaged fan bases in college football.

TicketCity ranked the top 25 teams based on their Twitter followings, Facebook likes, “talking about” metrics, and offline factors including attendance, percentage of stadium capacity filled at home games, and home ticket prices from the 2012 season, excluding bowl games.

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NCAA Bans On-Field Hashtags And Social Media URLs

Twitter has been a major player in the college sports industry in recent years, with athletes connecting directly and passionately with fans (Kevin Ware, anyone?), spectators turning to tweets for live coverage and analysis, and experts wielding their influence in 140-character missives.

But a new memo from the NCAA’s Football Rules Committee puts the kibosh on the use of all social media designations on college football fields, drawing a definitive line between live sports and social media.

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