Sports teams don’t just have followers—they have rabid fans. After all, nobody is neutral about their favorite teams. And the big numbers in social media surrounding the top teams prove it. Research quickly shows that all the major professional teams are engaged in social media at some level. So how were we able to pick only 10? It wasn’t an easy job, but here’s how it went down:
We started with a variety of professional teams across the various sports that listed highest on Rankopedia.com. We then looked at how many championships each team had won, and included several international choices for global flavor. Last, we pulled some telling online sentiment data using our monitoring tool, Sysomos MAP, and threw in a few surprises. Let’s play ball!