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John Ourand covers television and media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Twitter streaming numbers ‘reasonable,’ but short of projections

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 26 / 16

T he audience for Twitter ’s first NFL game fell short of the social media company’s expectations, according to ad buyers. One week’s worth of viewer data is not nearly enough to draw sweeping conclusions. But it offers a win...

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