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How Grabyo is bringing real-time highlights to Wimbledon’s broadcast

Screen Shot 2014-06-10 at 11.33.09 PMWimbledon, which begins on June 23rd is one of the most popular sporting events of the year. Tennis games in particular are hard to capture on social media in real-time because everything moves so quickly, especially on the TV screen. Grabyo, a real-time video company, “is today announcing a major deal with The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) to bring near-live highlights from Wimbledon to a global digital audience of billions.” Furthermore, “the partnership will see the AELTC share real-time video highlights to tennis fans on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube, in order to engage social media users and drive tune-in for broadcasters around the world.”  Read more

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Inside look at how social is being used for Wimbledon

Wimbledon has been underway for a week and the major Tennis tournament has been a platform for some very exciting social activations. ESPN has rights to the tournament for the first time, and it has a robust strategy to use their social footprint throughout the event. We spoke to Emeka Ofodile, ESPN's Director of Marketing overseeing Wimbledon about their strategy.

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