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Posts Tagged ‘sports social media’

Synthesio Launches U.S. Open Real-Time Social Media Leaderboard

Global social media monitoring leader Synthesio is once again innovatively tapping into the cultural zeitgeist with a U.S. Open real-time online leaderboard tracking the social media buzz of all the players.

It’s the best way to see if the tennis stars’ digital popularity corresponds to their success on the court.

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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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Australia’s National Rugby League Sets Up Social Media Mission Control Room, Generates 1B Impressions

The State of Origin is basically the Super Bowl of rugby, an annual best-of-three series of rugby league football matches between the Blues and the Maroons, who represent the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland, respectively.

In honor of the premier sporting event, Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) partnered with digital marketing agency VML Australia to create a tricked-out NRL Mission Control Room. Take a look inside.

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MLB All Star Game Dominates Twitter With More Than 1 Million Tweets

Yesterday’s MLB All Star Game was also an All Star on Twitter, with more than 1 million tweets about the game including a peak of 23,00 tweets per minute for Mariano Rivera’s relief appearance.

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Barcelona, Real Madrid And Man Utd Rule As Soccer Dominates Sports Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Forbes have unveiled their annual look at the world’s 50 most valuable sports teams, a list which is dominated by football – both in the European and U.S. varieties.

Indeed, in news that might be surprising for U.S. sports fans, it’s soccer teams that make up the top three sports franchises, with Real Madrid ($3.3 billion value), Manchester United ($3.165 billion) and Barcelona ($2.6 billion) leading the way. The New York Yankees ($2.3 billion) and the Dallas Cowboys ($2.1 billion) round out the top five.

But where do they stand in social media?

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