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World Series fans embrace social media


Baseball fans are grabbing their smart phones and laptops and taking part in the World Series.

The USA Toady reports that many faithful followers of the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers intend to get their fill of the 106th Fall Classic through Facebook Groups, tweets, text messages and even elaborate synced broadcasts via their personal computers. The best-of-seven series starts Wednesday.

Major League Baseball's application, available on iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry devices, is being opened 1.9 million times a day.  And about 12 million people are either fans of MLB or one of its 30 teams on Facebook — triple what it was a year ago.

To read the entire story in the USA Today, click here.

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