Tag: Twitter

LeBron James is an NBA Champion & eyes Twitter Retweet Championship

Posted on 06/23/12 by kennynorton No Comments
LeBron James, Championship

So as you may know, I am a gigantic LeBron James fan, and was very pleased to see him put the haters to rest by winning an NBA title. He is the most polarized player in all of sports, there may be no other athlete or celebrity in the world that is scrutinized to the […]

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The Miami Heat win theScore’s 2011/2012 NBA Social Playoffs – LeBron James Picks up First Championship (Infographic)

Posted on 05/30/12 by kennynorton No Comments

I had the pleasure of working on a super fun infographic project at theScore – entitled the “NBA Social Playoffs”. The general idea behind the infographic is simulating the NBA Playoffs based on social media communities. Each round was decided by different social media requirements: First round: Total Facebook Likes on the team’s Facebook Fan […]

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ESPN Uses a Lin-Sane Headline And How They Addressed a PR Nightmare

Posted on 02/20/12 by kennynorton 2 Comments

      Linsanity By now, it is likely you have heard of “Linsanity”. If you haven’t, Linsanity is the nickname that has been properly given to the young point guard for the New York Knicks – Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin is the first Chinese American basketball player to ever play in the NBA and […]

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How Twitter Has Changed Sports Forever

Posted on 07/05/11 by kennynorton 2 Comments

With over 200 million tweets per day, Twitter has officially solidified¬† itself as a social media juggernaut. For those that were skeptics of social media as a tool that will stick, Twitter’s sheer adoption has pretty much put all of them to rest. I’ve been a frequent user of Twitter for roughly 2 years now, […]

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5 Tips for Those New to Social Media

Posted on 05/04/11 by kennynorton 1 Comment

I’ve had the pleasure of working with one of the leading social media analytic companies – Sysomos, and deal with new clients every single day with varying levels of experience with Social Media. Before Sysomos I did a variety of social media consulting gigs and presentations and I’ve been able to learn a lot about […]

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