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Barcelona and Chelsea set Twitter record as semi-final edges out Super Bowl for most tweets per second

Barcelona FC's stadim Camp Nou - the scene of Chelsea's dramatic victory over BarcelonaThe dramatic finish to the second leg of the Chelsea v Barcelona Champions League semi final did not only light up television screens around the world it set a new record on Twitter.

As football beat out the NFL’s Super Bowl to become the biggest sporting event on Twitter and set a new tweets per second record. I’m guessing many were surprised that Fernando Torres had scored a goal at Camp Nou to seal Chelsea’s victory – having scored only a handful since September 2011. Read More »

Google lets business into Google+ with the launch of Pages

Google last night opened up its social network service Google+ to brands and businesses with the launch of Google+ Pages.

In so doing it finally offers a much needed alternative to Facebook where many brands, which many brands are increasingly making the focus of their social media campaigns.

Already as Marketing reported major UK brands including Burberry, MailOnline, O2, Cadbury and Mumsnet are among the first to launch pages on Google+. Read More »