With London 2012 Olympics games well underway, the best way to find information, news, results about it is Social Media. Twitter is the new-generation Sports Bar, Facebook is a sports desk where fans debate about the performance and predict results.
Here are some Figures about the Internet and the London Olympics and their intersection
Internet Users in 2008: 1.5 billion and 2012: 2.3 billion
Facebook users in 2008: 100 Million and 2012: 845 Million
Olympics Viewership 2008: 4.7 Billion and 2012: 4.9 Billion
There have been 6.9 Million Online Fans mentioning Olympics from July 1 – July 25
Check out top followed athlete on Social Media, Social Score of the websites of the Olympics Sponsors and more