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[ 31 Jul 2012 | No Comment ]

Olympics fans like sports. But what do they Like? Facebook — who else? — holds many interesting insights there.
Social media advertising company Compass Labs recently analyzed Facebook fans of the official Olympic Games and U.S. Olympic Team pages to compile some revealing profiles of how the two groups match up. And don’t worry about a small sample size — combined, the two pages have about 5.7 million fans. Compass Labs cross-referenced Likers’ other favorited Facebook pages to find which sports, movies, brands and TV shows rate highest with each group. …

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[ 31 Jul 2012 | No Comment ]
Tom Daley: Troll twists knife as Tom flops: Hate tweets add to misery after Daley misses medal

The 18-year-old’s bitter disappointment was quickly compounded by tweets from an internet troll who told him: ‘You let your dad down, I hope you know that.’
via News | Mail Online http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2181068/Tom-Daley-Troll-twists-knife-Tom-flops-Hate-tweets-add-misery-Daley-misses-medal.html?ITO=1490

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[ 31 Jul 2012 | No Comment ]

Britain’s diving champions plummet from first place to fourth as the home crowd tries in vain to scream them to victory
It started so beautifully. Two dives into the synchronised 10m platform dive, Britain’s Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield had edged into the lead. Three dives, halfway through the competition, they were a substantial two points ahead of the invincible Chinese. British supporters cheered and whooped and flung their flags to the finishing line. We could taste the winning medal. It really was as good as gold.
And then it all went …

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[ 31 Jul 2012 | No Comment ]
Tom Daley: ‘After giving my all you get idiots sending me this’: Tom Daley’s anger at Twitter troll who claims he let his late father down after finishing fourth in Olympic diving final

The British pair missed out on the medals, finishing fourth, in the Aquatics Centre behind the superb Chinese pair of Yuan Cao and Yanquan Zhang, Mexico and the United States
via News | Mail Online http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2181068/Tom-Daley-After-giving-idiots-sending-Tom-Daleys-anger-Twitter-troll-claims-let-late-father-finishing-fourth-Olympic-diving-final.html?ITO=1490