Swimming

  • Pac-12 Networks-Twitter Livestreaming Pact Set to Kick Off

    … including soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, baseball, ice hockey, swimming, diving, softball, track and field, wrestling, lacrosse, tennis and water polo. The initial slate of games to fall under that agreement is (all times PT): Thursday, Oct. 6: women’s soccer, University of Oregon at University of Colorado, 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14: women’s soccer…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 24 readers -
  • Rio 2016, Week One: Michael Phelps Wins Facebook Gold

    …, and Canada was the top country discussing Rio 2016 in terms of percentage of monthly active users. Week one’s most-talked-about athletes on Facebook were: Phelps Mónica Puig Simone Biles Gabby Douglas Ryan Lochte The most-talked-about events were: Swimming Gymnastics Rugby And the countries with the highest percentage of MAUs discussing the Games were: Canada Brazil U.S. Vietnam U.K. Readers: Did you interact on Facebook during the first week of Rio 2016? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features

    … that drew the most pre-Olympics buzz. The top three countries were the U.S., Brazil and Japan. The top three sports were basketball, volleyball and swimming. And the top three athletes were Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Simone Biles. Twitter users: Are you ready for Rio 2016? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 29 readers -
  • World Emoji Day: Instagram Users Pump Iron

    …, with more than five times the instances of the No. 2 emoji, soccer. Instagram said in an email to SocialTimes that Michael Phelps’ upcoming final Olympic Games appearance at Rio 2016 likely helped propel the swimming emoji to No. 3. The 10 most popular sports emoji on Instagram during the past 12 months were: Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 9 readers -
  • Pac-12 Networks Is the Latest to Ink Twitter Live-Streaming Pact

    … Another day, another live-streaming deal for Twitter, this time with Pac-12 Networks, the broadcast arm of college sports’ Pac-12 Conference. The conference announced that Twitter will be the “premier streaming partner” for its Pac-12 Plus broadband network, which will feature more than 150 live games throughout the 2016-17 academic year…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 21 readers -
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