Listen: Twitter, NBA And Lebron James Yelda JR Smith discussed on Red Eye Radio
"Welcome to culture crash. We examined American culture. Let's new and old and entertainment. It used to be that when you were watching sports you were only watching with the people in the same room as you maybe your family gathered around to watch Sunday night. Baseball navy. You went to a friend Super Bowl party either way, you discuss the matchups amongst yourselves, and you relied on the person next to you to pick up on any settled tease, you missed now sports have become the gold standard for entertainment that demands a second screen watching a game is aided immensely by having your phone or a tablet at your fingertips. You can look up in game stats, you can track scores of other games or you can look through your Twitter timeline to share in the agony or ecstasy of your team's failures and successes with the host of other fans and analysts in real time. No longer. Do you have to sit at home and watch a game independently? Now, you're in a bustling sports bar for every. A game in the entire internet is sitting alongside you the NBA finals World Series and Super Bowl. All completely take over the social media world dominating the trend charts with hashtags and relevant players and coaches names within minutes of last year's NBA finals game one ending already. The internet was full of memes. Making fun of the moment. Lebron James Yelda JR Smith for not knowing the score in a crucial situation down the stretch. It's not all memes, though, the internet can also truly illuminate what's happening on your TV screen. Have a question about a particular penalty your play you can submit it to your local newspapers beat writer and occasionally get a response think drew Brees looks slightly off in the third quarter. You can make that observation on Twitter and see if others agree or disagree with your assertion management and coaching staff. Have analytics guys, crunching numbers to decide who starts and who sits now us fans have social media where we can parse through that. Same information to second. Guess our teams every step of the way gone are the days when you have to watch a live event in the dark now QB ratings field goal percentages and trade. Rumors are constantly just a click away in as."