Twitter Could Boost Glasgow 2018 Bid
By iSportconnect | February 13, 2013
If the IOC is serious in chasing down the youth of the world then
This assessment by research form PeerIndex comes at an appropriate moment since the executive board of the International Olympic Committee decides tomorrow/Wednesday which cities enter the final stage of campaigning.
Buenos Aires and Glasgow have been by far the most visible of the candidates in a contest the IOC has tried to keep surprisingly low-key considering the mission of the youth Games in bringing young people back to sport in general and the Olympics in particular.
The Twitter survey was based on a survey of 148m tweets sent in the last three months of 2012. Some 9.7m came from
Not surprisingly, the findings were welcomed by Glasgow 2018 whose bid director Paul Bush said: “We have already witnessed the power of social media in relation to our Bid to bring the Youth Olympic Games to Glasgow in 2018, with thousands of people using Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date with our progress.
“The people of