Okay, so, only 1.5 of the Small Girls care about sports. But maybe all of us would be football/basketball/whatever fanatics if the players all wore Twitter handles on the backs of their jerseys like the University of Akron’s Men’s Basketball team, the Zips, plans to do on February 2nd!
In an effort to generate buzz for Akron University’s “Social Media Night”, the team recently unveiled new basketball jerseys. The new jerseys (made by Nike, ooooh) feature the Zips’ Twitter handle, @ZipsMBB, on the back, and have rocketed the team (and Akron’s “Social Media Night”) into the
internet’s public eye. In addition, the court will be canvassed with the #hashtags, “#ZipsGameDay” and “#ThinkBigger”.
Now, if we could just find a way to be the Zips’ tech-cheerleaders…