The 'Major League Baseball in Social Media' Infographic breaks down which teams and players have online influence. With the baseball season starting up on April 5th, 2012, fans everywhere want to know which teams rule not only on the field, but also in social media.
Unsurprisingly the most liked team on Facebook is the New York Yankees with 5.3 million thumbs up. The American League is also more talked about on Facebook than the National League. With close to 1.5 million followers on Twitter, Nick Swisher appears to be the most influential player. While Swisher only has a little over 1,000 tweets, the San Francisco Giants have tweeted over 18,000 times.
It will be interesting to see if online influence can predict the success of teams in the 2012 season.
The Major League Baseball in Social Media Infographic is Revealing
1. Social Media Influence in Sports - Opportunity for teams and players to leverage social media platforms to increase fan engagement and support.
2. Online Metrics for Sports Promotion - Potential for using online metrics like likes, followers, and tweets to measure the impact of sports teams and players.
3. Predictive Analytics in Sports - Using online influence as a predictor for the success of sports teams and players in upcoming seasons.
1. Professional Sports - Sports organizations can utilize social media to boost their brand, reach wider audiences, and foster stronger fan connections.
2. Digital Marketing - Digital marketing agencies can assist sports teams and players in creating effective online strategies to increase their online influence and fan base.
3. Analytics and Data Science - Opportunity for analytics and data science companies to provide tools and insights for analyzing and predicting the impact of social media on sports performance.