Monthly Archives: August 2012

UEFA launch Twitter for Champions League and Europa League

This morning UEFA revealed two new accounts to join the Football Social Media world – @ChampionsLeague and @EuropaLeague. With the draw for the group stages happening today, it made sense that UEFA launch their new Twitter channels in order to piggyback on the media attention and social media conversation. Whilst...
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AS Roma first to launch player curated iTunes playlists

AS Roma have today launched an exciting new development to their already sterling Football Social Media strategy – player and staff curated iTunes playlists. The Italian giants are rolling out iTunes playlists curated by their first team players on their official website and that can then be downloaded on iTunes....
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The rapid rise of Football Social Media in Sweden

Twitter is growing strong in Sweden – fast. In the last six months the number of account registered have doubled. There are now approximately 300,000 Swedish accounts on Twitter. The population in Sweden is around 9.4 million, so whilst 3% of the population isn’t a huge stat – the growth...
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Social Media in the English Football League [GUEST BLOG]

Discussion over technology in football and its implementation will always be a controversial topic of debate. The argument of goal-line technology is one that occurs every season, from ‘The Russian Linesman’ goal in the 1966 World Cup final right up to Frank Lampard’s unseen goal in the 2010 World Cup...
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Manchester City Datatainment – player data goes public

Earlier this year Manchester City told Digital-Football.com that they aimed to unleash and innovate the football industry with what they called “Datatainment”. This week the Premier League Champions announced that they would be making player data from every match last season available on their website. Manchester City have been the...
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