Archive for September, 2011
Posted on28. Sep, 2011 by Shane Brien.
The NRL continued to set the pace within the digital space in 2011. Recently breaking new ground with the launch of the first official finals iPad App for a major Australian football code as well as becoming the first sport to launch its club iPhone Apps in Australia with over 90,000 downloads to date. Featuring [...]
Posted on19. Sep, 2011 by Shane Brien.
As a massive sports enthusiast myself, I thought it would be interesting to examine the impact social media channels, in particular Twitter, has had on sport in today’s society. Sports and social media look a perfect match. Rarely does a topic such as sport inspire such passion and discussion amongst people. It offers us all [...]
Posted on05. Sep, 2011 by Shane Brien.
Australia’s London-bound athletes have been warned to use social media responsibly ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games. Athletes competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London are free to tweet during the competition, the Olympic Committee said. During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, athletes were confused over what they could and could not tweet. [...]
Posted on01. Sep, 2011 by Shane Brien.
Lovers who are on the rocks are now airing issues in counselling sessions that have arisen from social media, chat rooms and dating websites. A recent online survey conducted by Relationships Australia discovered the internet is being turned into a battleground, with social networking sites such as Facebook becoming breeding grounds for jealousy, cheating, snooping [...]