22 August

ESPN Fantasy Football 2014: New App, Twitter Cards, Sticker Packs, Tilt & More

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ESPN Fantasy Football 2014: New App, Twitter Cards, Sticker Packs, Tilt & More

Much is new in 2014 for the #1 Fantasy Football site and application on iOS and Android – a new look, a new experience, and a slew of new features (including integration with Tilt, as covered here). Earlier this week, we released an update to both iOS and Android. A couple fun highlights worth mentioning… […]

15 August

Introducing the SEC Network

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Introducing the SEC Network

Thursday at 6pm est, ESPN debuted the SEC Network, a new sports network devoted to the Southeastern Conference. The next 14 days will feature an array of events and specials, including customized programming to feature 14 schools in 14 days with team previews, greatest games and SEC features leading into the network’s first college football […]

12 August

Amazon’s Homepage: A Social Collage of Amazon Prime Tweets & Photos

Amazon’s Homepage: A Social Collage of Amazon Prime Tweets & Photos

Amazon regularly takes over their homepage to promote key items and messages. They’ve done so for their Fire TV, the Fire Phone, the Kindle line, and major releases. Yesterday, Amazon’s homepage promoted Prime with a very smart and clever Twitter & Instagram module cycling through happy customers singing the praises of Prime and of Amazon. […]

7 August

Nike Merchandises Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods & the PGA Championship

Nike Merchandises Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods & the PGA Championship

I love golf. I love Nike. And I love Rory. Unsurprisingly, I’ve also written a fair amount about each – particularly Nike and its use of social media and commerce. Here’s on more to add to that collection – Rory McIlroy is the world’s #1 golfer and tees off at the PGA Championship today. He […]

7 August

ESPN Fantasy Football + Tilt

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ESPN Fantasy Football + Tilt

I am very excited to announce that ESPN and Tilt (formerly CrowdTilt) have teamed up to make you fantasy football experience even better. With Tilt, ESPN fantasy leagues can now manage dues and payments through our integration here: espn.tilt.com. It’s really simple, intuitive and fun. And of course, download the apps here: ESPN Fantasy on […]

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