In meetings, 33 percent of you check sports info on social media

An infographic offers five fascinating facts on the intersection of sports and social media.

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Social media has heightened the ability to talk about and consume sports info around the clock—to the delight of many and chagrin of a few (wives and girlfriends, mainly).

A recent study from GMR Marketing sought to determine the impact of social media on sports. Here are a few highlights from the study:

• While watching a game, 83 percent of respondents say they check sports social media (63 percent while they’re in the stadium);
• 68 percent said they love, like or are indifferent to marketing messages or sponsored tweets from sports personalities;
• One third of respondents check sports social media during a meeting.

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