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Tag Archives: Social Media

Social media racial abuse: FIFPRO seeks global interventions!

FIFPRO is calling on public institutions to urgently implement effective protections against racial abuse and hate-speech on social media. Platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram now form an integral part of the professional lives of football players and other athletes. They are an extension to their workplace. However, until …

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Kerala Blasters FC crosses 2 Million Instagram followers!

It is a known fact that Indian Super League franchise Kerala Blasters have a massive fan following, be it in real life and on social media. Now the Kerala Blasters have become the first Indian football to cross the milestone of 2 million followers on Instagram. Nikhil Bhardwaj, Director of …

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English football sends open letter to Twitter & Facebook!

English football on Thursday, February 11 had written an open letter to Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, and Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook. Dear Jack and Mark, Recent weeks have seen the levels of vicious, offensive abuse from users of your services aimed at footballers …

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AFC strengthens fan engagement in China with new digital platforms!

The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) commitment to grow the number one sport in Asia has been reinforced by the launch of new social media accounts in the People’s Republic of China to promote the AFC’s competitions – especially the AFC Champions League and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup – China. …

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Twitter teams up with ISL, launches league and club-specific emojis!

In a bid to bring the football frenzy closer to the fans, Indian Super League (ISL) has teamed up with reputed social media platform Twitter for league-specific emojis ahead of the 2020-21 season. While tweeting about the ISL, fans can use hashtags such as #LetsFootball or #ISLTwitter to show their …

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Chelsea FC is first EPL club to partner China’s Weibo platform!

Chelsea Football Club is enhancing its presence in China by becoming the first Premier League side to agree a strategic partnership with leading Chinese social media platform Weibo. As part of the partnership, Chelsea FC will utilise the Weibo platform to deliver new and exclusive original content for Blues fans …

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AFC’s digital platforms reach new milestone!

The return of the AFC Champions League (West) has confirmed the remarkable success of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) website and social platforms since the last match in the competition in March 2020. The lockdown and suspension of fixtures has not affected the extraordinary growth that the ‘fan-first’ digital strategy …

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VIDEO – AIFC Webinar: How Coaches can Socialize with India!

AIFC Webinar on ‘How Coaches can Socialize with India’, a presentation led by Nilanjan Datta, Director of Media – AIFF followed by a panel discussion which also saw Kunaal Majgaonkar, Media Manager – Bengaluru FC. The session was to help coaches how can they probably use social media to their …

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Twitter launches premium content partnership with Inter Milan!

Social media giants Twitter has announced a partnership with FC Internazionale Milano to promote and monetise premium club content that will be hosted across its official Twitter handles. With the new agreement, Inter joins Twitter’s Amplify Programme, which enables advertisers to align with brand-safe content from the world’s top publishers …

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Premier League condemns discriminatory abuse of Wilfried Zaha!

The Premier League has condemned the discriminatory abuse that has been sent to Wilfried Zaha. The Crystal Palace winger shared via Twitter this morning racist abuse that had been sent to him online. The Premier League said, “This behaviour is completely unacceptable and the Premier League stands alongside @wilfriedzaha in …

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