London Olympics ended and left a lot of fabric for cutting. With respect to social networks, Twitter was the medium of choice for both the public and athletes disclose their views on the event. The first record set by the network of microblogging was during the opening ceremony, with 9.66 million tweets .This figure exceeded all tweets sent during Beijing 2008, but keep in that the global explosion of Twitter came a year later. With the closure of London 2012, makers of the social network released some interesting statistics. The first to note is that sent more than 150 million tweets related to the Games . Some of the highlights during the competition had twitteados starring Usain Bolt. The Jamaican victories in the finals of 100 and 200 generated 74 000 and 80 000 tweets per minute, respectively. Andy Murray, meanwhile, generated 57 000 tweets per minute to win the men’s tennis final to Roger Federer. Twitter also unveiled athletes with more than 1 million citations for the Games : Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, Tom Daley, Ryan Lochte, Gabby Douglas, Andy Murray, Kobe Bryant, Yohan Blake, Lee Chong Wei and LeBron James. The peculiarity is that Bryant did not win entries through an account but for the hashtag # GetKobeOnTwitter. Did you live the London Games through social networks? What athlete was his “favorite twitterer” during the competition? Track | Twitter.
Facebook has already started preparing for the Olympics fans by announcing his Explore London 2012 . The next Olympics are about to take place this summer, have the London headquarters will bring together hundreds of the best athletes in the world and thousands of fans of these sports.For them, Facebook has launched this page that promises to be a reference to its more than 900 million users make the most out of the Olympics . Explore London 2012 brings athletes and sports teams that will soon join the media and sponsors. According to the company, allows users to create their “own personal Olympic experience,” looking for favorites and giving ‘like me’. At the launch event in London Explore London page 2012, Joanna Shields , Vice President and General Manager EMEA Facebook Facebook emphasized that “ all athletes can have your audience and every fan can follow what they are doing their heroes, support them, encourage them and share their stories with all the world. ” The event also was Mark Adams, Director of Communications of the IOC. Adams said that the Olympic Games “are connecting fans with the great sporting events and moments for over a century, first in the stadiums, then thanks to television and now with social media.” “It makes sense that give fans the best experience we can provide ,” he opined. Facebook page for the London 2012 Olympic Games is available in 22 languages, and WIN and more than 100 million connections between athletes and fans . You can visit the website at the following link: www.facebook.com / pages / olympics