The Game is On! Winter Olympics 2010 Twitter vs. Facebook

Jonas Klit Nielsen from Friday’s kick off for the Winter Olympics 2010 in Vancouver was not only the start of a competition between athletes in winter sports like curling, bobsleighing, ski jumping, ice hockey – OK, you get the picture.

In a recent article, titled “Facebook and Twitter Compete for Olympic Glory” the New York Times introduced a new discipline for these Winter Olympics; the “Social Media Slalom”.

Well, in fact it really was the I.O.C. that talked about the first social media Olympics, as you will read below. However, these Winter Olympics indeed seem to be a competition between social media giants Facebook and Twitter.

Which one will be the most actively used by the online population to get their news from and which one will be the best in connecting and involving people?

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