Fans are sending tweets with faux disclaimers that say “ⓘ 𝗢𝗳𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝗲“. By adding the ⓘ symbol to tweets, the disclaimer appears more authentic, but the memes are typically more focused on making jokes. The meme format is now being used by Clubs in the Premier League, La Liga and the … Read More
The international break is a time for reflection, playfulness & celebration while fans distract themselves from what Joe.co.uk calls the ‘melancholic void’.
Wrexham aka Tinseltown FC dub social this week with Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney taking part in a hilarious video about their ambition to take over the Welsh club.
Southampton FC tapped into the mood surrounding the ongoing US election saga by tweeting a demand that the Premier League be frozen after a 2-0 win over Newcastle sent the Saints soaring to the top of the table – the first time in the club’s 134-year history.
The early results are in … no, not those ones! The October Allstar Top Ten #ClubSocial Posts. A wide range of content compels fans in The Premier League, such as Unholy Shakespearean tragic alliances (Manchester City Football Club); Biting Sarcasm aimed at ejected mascots (Chelsea Football Club); Celebrations (Arsenal F.C Leicester City Football Club Manchester … Read More
The latest internet meme How it started, How it’s going was embraced by many Premier League clubs during the UEFA Nations League weekend to engage fans in the absence of match day action. We looked at club social engagement levels and benchmarked the highest-performing HiS-HiG memes. For the uninitiated, How it started, How it’s going … Read More
The UEFA Nations League weekend may have paused European league-level action but globally there were more diverse sporting milestones which changed the social media game. The clear 2020 trend of sport channelling entertainment and fashion was consolidated this weekend when Rafa Nadal seized his 20th major title and the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA … Read More
Man City move up one place in Club Social after a weekend of wondergoals from Aston Villa and Spurs, against giants Liverpool and Man Utd – but what has that got to do with the Sky Blues, you ask? City @-lovebombed rivals Spurs in understated yet gleeful appreciation of the north London club beating the … Read More
Arsenal maintain a tight grip over official social media engagement at the end of Premier League matchday 3/38 and weigh in with a blaze of non-weekend goals via Arsenal Digital after a defeat at Anfield at the weekend. Chelsea move into second place, passing Liverpool on the way down after a remarkable second-half return from … Read More
Stars light up social in the Premier League this weekend, ranging from Spurs prodigal returns to ‘Thierry Henry 2.0’ at Arsenal. Leeds United continue to bring authenticity to the top flight dedicating Saturday’s win over Fulham to a much worthier legend. A lot of the winning posts on Matchday #2 hinge on celebrations of the … Read More
English football is back with fanless stadiums so social media club engagement, particularly matchdays on Twitter , has never been so important. The first weekend of the 2020-21 Premier League blessed top flight clubs Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool with wins on and off the pitch with Arsenal’s Brazil winger Willian lighting up social with his … Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic and its various impacts have generated a range of data narratives as governments and media seek to understand and explain what is happening and what might happen. Rarely has a single story dominated the news in a way that makes almost all other subjects insignificant. To keep things accessible, governments across the … Read More
An Incalculable Loss – The New York Times visualisations are contemporary and highly responsive on large and small screens in tune with their diverse readership. A compelling narrative is informed by memories from thousands of obituaries and shines a light on the human loss, like the 87-year-old Green Bay Packers season ticket holder or the … Read More
Coronavirus Infographic DataPack – The data narrative and design experts list their loves as science, journalism, truth, and beauty. Their audience-centred COVID-19 DataPack delivers leading-edge visuals which encourage learning and foster a deeper understanding in the viewer. The pioneering Infection Trajectories can be configured by average or total daily deaths and cases in alluring 7-day … Read More
Tracking the spread of the novel coronavirus – – Visuals are delivered inventively and at the highest quality, both clear indicators of how much investment has been made into the global information company’s graphical content. A look behind the presentation interface reveals an impressive host of technologies in play to analyse data and structure information. … Read More
Coronavirus Disease Dashboard – The World Health Organisation is ground-breaking in how it shares its data in a variety of formats as a bonus to the engaged viewer. Views are customisable with advanced search by country, territory or area and the design has a modern aesthetic impact. There is a unique Explorer screen, providing progressive … Read More
Tracking the global outbreak – – The messages behind the BBC visuals are compelling and clear. Like a growing number of media organisations, they have a dedicated visual and data journalism team who enables the delivery of up-to-the-minute data stories. The experience is exceptional across all devices, particularly with contemporary maps and intuitive scroll functions. … Read More
My good pal and data art superstar Peter Crnokrak mapped artistic and scientific creations to the last 500 years of history, like you do, and revealed creativity flourishes after conflict occurs. I wonder if isolation will have the same impact as destruction seems to. Amazon and Netflix are kicking it for obvious reasons but to … Read More
There is one book that I would take to a desert island with me. It’s not the complete works of Shakespeare, James Joyce’s Ulysses or Tyson Fury’s Behind the Mask. It’s a toff life! It is the newspaper epic Pictures on a Page by ex-Sunday Times editor Harold Evans and it is a pictorial and … Read More
Fairy tales are often spoken about the humans who are categorised as Generation Z. For those who can’t be bothered to google, Gen Z is a term or weapon to describe 2.5 billion people, aged between 7 and 23, younger siblings of millennials, whose parents were probably into the Happy Mondays, Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy … Read More
In 2014, OTT success was mainly attributable to Netflix. In 2020 OTT success, is mainly attributable to Netflix. Every three months the Netflix big beasts slouch away from their streaming media server farm to reveal quarterly earnings and subscriber counts, which are quickly followed by financial and media analysts writing about new viewing habits and … Read More