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Facebook acquires `SportStream` in real-time content race with Twitter

Social-network giant Facebook has acquired social startup SportStream in a bid to compete with Twitter as a source of real-time information and conversation around major events.



Washington: Social-network giant Facebook has acquired social startup SportStream in a bid to compete with Twitter as a source of real-time information and conversation around major events.

SportStream, launched in June 2012 and owned by entrepreneur Paul Allen, aggregates social chatter and updates in a personalized social feed for sports fans.

According to the report, the SportsBase platform lets media partners, including teams, leagues, individual athletes, and media outlets, create their own social media-fueled experiences, both for fans and for their own insight.

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