With Super Bowl XLVII set to kick off Sunday, the Facebook Data Science Team put National Football League fans on the social network under the microscope, finding that one in 10 U.S. Facebook users have declared their allegiances to NFL teams.
Football playoffs are coming up. Are you ready? Whether you are or you aren’t, there are a number of developers that are hoping you’ll turn to Facebook for some fun games and applications to track live scores, stats on players, and even the games themselves. Over the past couple of years, developers have managed to find more ways in which to leverage online communities for their sports-related applications.