12 Amazing Football Social Media Stats

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Social Media has quickly become a primary channel for football (soccer) fans, clubs and teams to interact and share in the joy of this great sport. With the world largest football tournament upon us, these 12 amazing football social media stats demonstrate the power of social media and it’s reach in football. Visit http://www.pitneybowes.co.uk/smb-blog.shtml for more amazing infographics

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12 Amazing Football Social Media Stats

  1. 1. Created by Pitney Bowes 207,ooo,000 FOOTBALL FANS 1,000,000 FC BARCELONA YouTube subscribers 1,700,000 THE FIRST 54,000,000 Sources www.mediabistro.com/alltwitter/brazil-world-cup-social-marketing_b56362 gadgets.ndtv.com/social-networking/news/london-2012-olympics-saw-150-miilion- tweets-football-most-talked-about-sport-254204 www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2013/07/15/barcelona-and-real-madrid-rule- social-media/ www.theuksportsnetwork.com/european-football-who-wins-at-social-media-in-china digital-football.com/featured/kakas-10-million-twitter-followers-shows-growth-of-foot- ball-social-media/ digital-football.com/featured/world-cup-draw-attract-1-7m-tweets-in-2-hours/ mashable.com/2011/07/17/world-cup-final-twitter-record/ www.facebook.com/business/news/the-biggest-stadium-in-the-world www.pitneybowes.co.uk www.pitneybowes.co.uk/smb-blog 11 MiLLION TWITTER FOLLOWERs follow their teams on Facebook and Twitter. 15,358TWEETSPERSECOND 7,196TWEETSPERSECOND Winning goal in the 2012 European Championship generated 15,358TWEETSPERSECONDbeating the NFL’s Superbowl that year The 2011 the Women’s Football Tournament generated 7,196TWEETSPERSECONDoutpacing the Men’s Tournament in 2010 500,000,000 of1.2bnFacebook usersworldwide FOOTBALL FANS ON FACEBOOK Of European clubs have an official presence on Chinese social media to connect with Chinese fans online. 10,000,000100 MIL 30 MIL 26 MIL AC MILAN’S KAKA WAS THEFIRSTPLAYER TO GET OVER 10,000,000TWITTER FOLLOWRS FACEBOOK AND TWITTER FOLLOWERS 1010 100 MIL NEYMAR JUNIOR CRISTIANO RONALDO WAYNE ROONEY 30 MIL 26 MIL7 65 million 54,000,000 tweets in just 2 hours The Draw for Brazil Brazilhasthemost Facebook football fans FC Barcelona 65 million 11 MiLLION TWITTER FOLLOWERs Facebook likes Take part in our Brazil predictor competition, for a chance to win hundreds of iTunes voucher prizes! PLAY NOW AT: www.pbfootball.com 57% Pitney Bowes Ltd @PitneyBowes #DidYouKnow we’re behind Tweet Location? Every time you ‘Tweet your location’, Twitter uses our location intelligence solution to add a location to your Tweets! View summary 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 FOOTBALLFOOTBALL The most tweeted about sport at the London Olympics was... with 5 million tweets Will you be tweeting during the Brazil Tournament? 1,700,000 207,ooo,000 FOOTBALL FANS 12 AMAZING FOOTBALL SOCIAL MEDIA STATS

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