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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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Predicting Social Media’s March Madness Final Four [INFOGRAPHIC]

We told you how to follow your favorite NCAA teams and NBA players on Twitter – did you take that advice? Have you been busy talking smack? Well, SOMEONE is.

According to this Infographic from Viralheat, there were 257,681 mentions online about just ONE game! Which one? Check it out.

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How To Follow #MarchMadness On Twitter

If you’re all about basketball, Twitter is the place for you. According to Twitter, there are over 400 players on Twitter, representing nearly 90% of the NBA.

But wait, we said NCAA not NBA! Yes, don’t worry – Twitter has those teams too. And they’ve made following all of them easy.

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