Friday is always an action packed day on the internetz. There's #FollowFriday to do on Twitter (What is #followfriday? Here's my #followfriday) not forgetting the Fan Page Friday a twist on #FollowFriday to share great Facebook pages. So I thought I'd start recapping the week to give you some great links to review with your weekend reading.
Nike #NBA Post-season Twitter Mashup – great way to see the tweets flying around your NBA team (if it made the playoffs that is ping @DetroitPistons)
Major League Baseball bans MLB.com writers from using Twitter for non-baseball topics – Caused a major storm with MLB fans on Twitter, main problem was MLB didn't want personal tweets cluttering the MLB twitter stream but most fans thought this approach was a little heavy handed.
Yahoo! boosts UK brand with Premier League rights – interesting to see the web's big players getting more involved in sports expect this to be BIG in 2010.
Who’s Presenting Your NBA Playoffs? – A great look by @sportsandalatte at the sponsors behind the NBA Playoffs.
Rugby World Cup promotion via Flickr – RWC2011 kicking off nice promotion using Flickr
Geolocation is a Game-Changer for Sports Business – Great piece from @GoSam on the work with Gowalla & New Jersey Nets
AFL stadiums, fields and ovals on FourSquare – Some great raw data on Foursquare in Australian sports from @ozziesport after #anzacswarm
NHL.com Unveils Integration With Facebook from @NHL – NHL profiled at Facebook f8 conference they have made huge digital strides in past 18 months.
Social Media Policies in Pro Sports: Q&A with Cleveland Indians PR team – A good behind the scenes look at the Tribe from @djlitten
Facebook Introduces “Suggested Pages” List – Facebook trying to get more fans (or likers) from new signups, interesting to note 30% were sports related via @Activ8Social
Facebook like's world domination – New FB Like button opened up to all sites (as above (click if you likey)) from @mashable.
Best On Ground
This week's BOG goes to Peter Robert Casey (@Peter_R_Casey) & Andrew Pawlowski (@pawlow34) who are wandering through the NBA online landscape with their Digital Disciple series. Great stuff guys, so far they have covered the Nets, Timberwolves, Wizards and Kings
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