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According to Techcrunch all the big socmed players had some sort of Olympic homage. Other tools for making sense of the stream include:
- Sport Event Thing! - “pulls in Olympic related material posted to social networks, and presents them in a unified interface, which you can filter down to social media generated by individual events”
- This is London now - “visualization tool displaying all the photos as they happen within London on Instagram”
- Second Screen from the Guardian, “a little too clever for its own good, requiring a certain learning curve to understand its full functionality” (Paul Bradshaw) but liking the histogram functionality
- Storyful dashboard | Epilogger #oldk dashboard | Eventifier #oldk dashboard
- Olympic Athletes Hub
How did it all go?
- London 2012: a social media Olympics to remember and Is this what they meant by the first social media Olympics? - Andy Miah | link to Prezi
- The social media medallists – Rory Cellan-Jones
- How the UK tweeted the Games – timeline
- There are two Olympics - “the events as we see them on TV, highly produced and heavily narrative and ad-filled and time-delayed; and then there are the events as they play out online, through live blogs and live tweets and athletes’ Instagrams and full, nearly real-time recaps”
- Digital report from London 2012 (slides) | Storify stats | Twitter stats | location services a minority sport
- US media consumption