August 5, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!
The 2012 Olympics were relentlessly hyped for months as the “world’s first social games” — and, about halfway through, they haven’t disappointed. Athletes have shared the Olympic experience as never before on Twitter, Instagram and other platforms, while fans have kept a running dialogue online too. We’ve covered the action from afar here at Mashable, but wanted to get an added perspective from a social media heavyweight who’s on the ground at the Games.
Enter Anthony De Rosa. He’s the social media editor for Reuters and a noted expert in the space. On Twitter, he has more than 33,000 followers and is a staple of must-follow lists around the web.