Game Change: Social Media in the Sports World [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media’s influence on sports is everywhere.  Mississippi State changed their football end zone to #HAILSTATE, and professional lacrosse players have Twitter handles on their jerseys instead of their names.  These days, fans prefer getting their sports news from Twitter and Facebook than national news websites, and they’re engaging their favorite athletes the same way.

This KT Tape infographic explores who the biggest athletes and teams are on social media, who has the biggest following, and which athletes are responsible for the biggest #FAIL.

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  1. […] universe has taken to amicable media like fans take to overpriced track beer, as evidenced by this infographic by KT Tape, sent to us around Column Five Media. Pro and college ballers are all over Facebook and generally […]

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