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  • 1. By Adrian Burke
  • 2. What is Twitter? • Social networking • Who/what/where/when • Tweet • Followers
  • 3. Evolving Social Networking • Quicker • New idea: what are you doing • Popular among different groups
  • 4. Twitter and Sports • Caught on with famous athletes • Connection between athletes and fans • News, scores, other updates
  • 5. Why Athletes? • Fulfills fan interaction requirement • Easy and quick to use • Athletes like to see what their fans have to say
  • 6. Good or Bad for Sports? Great because: • Gets fans more interested • Gets athletes more involved with fans • Medium for updates
  • 7. Impact • NFL rule banning tweets during any game • Twitter going global • High volumes of users in big cities
  • 8. Creating a Language Simple phrases of animals and humans such as: • Tweet • Tweeps • Twittonary
  • 9. Athletes Using Twitter • Chad Ochocinco • Lance Armstrong • Shaquille O’Neill • LeBron James
  • 10. What Makes Twitter Unique? • Personal but not too personal • Centered around what is happening now • Usage by athletes
  • 11. Summary • Easy to tweet • Best way for athletes to interact with fans • Famous athletes • Going global

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