Category: Opinion

Wolves educates players on pitfalls of Twitter. Should athletes have social media policies? 0

Wolves educates players on pitfalls of Twitter. Should athletes have social media policies?

In an article in today’s Guardian, Mick McCarthy (Manager of EPL club Wolverhampton Wanderers FC), announced that the club had brought in a media law firm to educate their  ”first-team and the club’s academy players about the perils...

Why is Social Media so important for sports? 0

Why is Social Media so important for sports?

To start off my free social media strategy for sports series, I thought what better way to introduce social media than to ask why would any club think it is important? There can be no doubt...

Will Twitter kill the sports press conference? 0

Will Twitter kill the sports press conference?

“Sometimes I’d speak to a journalist, but you wonder to yourself, ‘why do I speak to them if they are going to spin it?’ when I can just say it here myself on Twitter...

Football clubs must take responsibility for their player’s Twitter mishaps! 0

Football clubs must take responsibility for their player’s Twitter mishaps!

Source: The Telegraph It certainly has been an interesting week for followers of Sports Social Media, as Premier League midfielderJoey Barton was released from his club (Newcastle United) after having a very public bust-up with the club...

2012 Sports Social Media Prediction 0

2012 Sports Social Media Prediction

I often find myself making predictions but never recording them, so I either forget that I got a whole load wrong, or I can’t be childish and show evidence when I say “told you so”....