‘Sports Illustrated’ Debuts Daily Talk Show

‘Sports Illustrated’ Debuts Daily Talk Show
Sports Illustrated is premiering its first live video series for its website Monday. The half-hour talk show, SI Now, will be hosted by staff anchor Maggie Gray (pictured above) every weekday at 1 p.m., when SI‘s website traffic levels are highest. The show borrows both from broadcast models, like ESPN’s SportsCenter, and from HuffPost Live, The Huffington Post‘s live weekday talk show channel. Sports Illustrated […]
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Why LinkedIn Is Literally The Worst

Why LinkedIn Is Literally The Worst
Welcome to Literally The Worst, where I talk about everything that sucks this week. Have ideas? Email them to me at headpro@betcheslovethis.com, or tweet me at @betchesheadpro. LinkedIn Here is a list of things LinkedIn is good for: Organizing professional contacts you’re never use, applying for jobs, and keeping a resume visible online. Here is a list of things LinkedIn is terrible for: Literally everything […]
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More Tweets Sent Each Day This Year Than Entire 2008 Olympics

More Tweets Sent Each Day This Year Than Entire 2008 Olympics
The Olympics officially take over the world for the next two weeks with Friday’s opening ceremony in London, and Twitter just launched its dedicated event page aimed at tracking Olympics buzz on the social network and becoming a conversation hub for fans around the world. Produced in partnership with NBC — the Games’ official broadcaster in the United States — the page at twitter.com/#Olympics uses […]
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Twitter Tells You How to Follow the NFL This Season

Twitter Tells You How to Follow the NFL This Season
The 2012 NFL season is finally underway, and Twitter wants to give you some pointers on how to follow along. In a Wednesday evening post on Twitter’s official blog, sports and entertainment head Omid Ashtari introduced tweeters and football fans alike to the microblogging network’s official “Get started” page for keeping up with the NFL. Ashtari’s blog post recaps some notable tweets by NFL players […]
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Why the London 2012 Olympics Is the First Real-Time Games

Why the London 2012 Olympics Is the First Real-Time Games
Whether London 2012 is the first “social” Games has sparked much debate in news media and on the social web. While compelling arguments have been made for both sides, social media’s role in the Olympics isn’t the most exciting conversation about this year’s competition. It’s about timing. The London 2012 Olympics are undoubtedly the first real-time Games. It differs from any other Olympic event in […]
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Some Olympians Chafe at IOC’s Social Media Rules

Some Olympians Chafe at IOC’s Social Media Rules
For some of the athletes competing at the Summer Olympics later this month, certain rules about what they can and cannot share over social media from London feel stifling and overbearing. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) generally encourages social media use by participants and fans, yet only allows tweets, blogs and posts to other social networks in “a first-person, diary-type format,” according to the IOC’s […]
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Olympics and Social Media: The View From London

Olympics and Social Media: The View From London
The 2012 Olympics were relentlessly hyped for months as the “world’s first social games” — and, about halfway through, they haven’t disappointed. Athletes have shared the Olympic experience as never before on Twitter, Instagram and other platforms, while fans have kept a running dialogue online too. We’ve covered the action from afar here at Mashable, but wanted to get an added perspective from a social […]
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