Snacks, beverages, remote control, and Facebook? With week one of the National Football League’s 2013 season in the books, the social network announced that starting with the opening game last Thursday night, some 30 million users created more than 60 million interactions related to the league’s opening week.
The Denver Broncos kicked off the 2013 National Football League season Thursday night with a resounding 49-27 throttling of the visiting Baltimore Ravens. According to sister site PageData, the Broncos excelled on Facebook in the past seven days, as well, picking up 16,723 likes to lead the NFL, and seeing its people talking about this total rise by 73,556, good for a third-place finish.
With the National Football League set to kick off its 2013 season with Thursday night’s visit by the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens to Denver to take on the Broncos, fantasy football players who have not yet joined leagues have another option in the form of Facebook application Unbenchable.
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review time at Facebook, as the social network released its 2012 Year in Review, as well as instructions for its users to create their own year in review posts.
Timeline touchdown: The trade of Denver Broncos Quarterback Tim Tebow to the New York Jets is now official, at least according to the National Football League player’s profile on Facebook.