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#BODSW is back with #SuperBowl XLVI, Pinterest, and some #Linsanity

Welcome back, again, to Sports Geek's #BODSW. After a hefty break over the summer months while I was following in Sean's footsteps, Excuse the hat, but wouldn't you be wearing it in minus-16 degree weather?! conducting my own #sportsgeektrip in the USA, including watching Green Bay's Matt Flynn throw 6 touchdowns in minus-16 [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:31+00:00 February 24th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Social Gaming is the new frontier

After listening to Startup Guru of fame Steve Sammartino at Melbourne Geeks night on Gamification (read more at StartUp Blog here and here) it is not hard to see that social gaming is where it is at! It's one of the reasons we developed Sports DP to gamify the sports fan digital experience. Amazing [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:31+00:00 February 22nd, 2012|Social Media|0 Comments

Like Shaq, Ricky Ponting announces retirement on Twitter… hang on!

We all know the story that Shaq launched Tout by retiring from the NBA with a tweet. Well today as Ricky Ponting's press conference started it appears the former Test captain did the same, unfortunately Ricky didn't follow the same script. What happened? As the press conference started @CricketAus tweeted the following "Ricky Ponting has [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:31+00:00 February 21st, 2012|Social Media|0 Comments

The Linfographic! Jeremy Lin story explained #linsanity

Isn't it awesome when a social media phenomenon is presented as a Infographic? We present the #Linfographic, documenting the #linsanity around Jeremy Lin. Sports Geek Update A great story about this infographic, after we blogged about it after finding it at Infographics World.  It has completely blown up on Pinterest - check out the Linsanity board [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:32+00:00 February 16th, 2012|Social Media|0 Comments

Sports stars & social media

Twitter and Social Media is in the news more and more each week. After the Majak Daw case hit the news yesterday Sean spoke to to 6PR Sport Central on how athletes can protect their identity online & how social media is fuelling the appetite of the media & fans. In Perth or [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:32+00:00 February 9th, 2012|Sports Media|0 Comments

Which AFL team is the most retweetable?

Ever wonder how many retweets your fave AFL team gets? As you can see from this tweet below after the Cats won the 2011 Flag Twitter only reports 50+ But now there is a tool that will go behind the tweet & tell you how many retweets any account gets. That tool is we've used [...]

By | 2017-09-17T18:49:32+00:00 February 6th, 2012|Social Media|0 Comments