Social media – and in particular Twitter – has enriched the way fans interact with sport, sportspeople and each other. That increased accessibility is, by and large, very much a good thing. But not always.
We love social media here at VeloVoices. Of course, we have this blog. But there’s also our Facebook page, where provide more informal content with quick race results, photos, and whatever else happens to tickle our fancies. And then there’s our Twitter, which is the place to come for live race coverage and real-time chat, as well as being a vital source of information and entertainment which Kitty captures in her Tweets of the Week. If the blog is our equivalent of a Michelin-starred restaurant, then Facebook is our Pizza Express, while Twitter is our local coffee shop, where we catch up on the latest gossip. Continue reading