Social sports are in the air. The NBA playoffs just ended with a big social bang. The MLB is about to kick off the most social All Star Game ever. NBC is preparing for a social TV infused Olympics. Wimbledon is being shared across the social web and Euro 2012 was second on the social TV charts next to the BET Awards. Not surprisingly there are some brand new sports apps that are vying to make the viewing experience more social. As we learned from SocialGuide, sports programming accounted for 44% of the social chatter in March. While it’s no surprise that live sports events lend themselves well to conversation (online and IRL) are there certain apps geared towards sports to improve the experience. Read the full story at Lost Remote.
Five apps making sports on TV more social
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).