BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Twitter has opened up a whole new dimension to getting inside the game, by giving players a direct way to connect with fans. A new startup collects all of the tweets about your favorite teams and puts them in one place.
Beyond the Box caters to the trend of getting sports updates through social media. The app allows you to choose your favorite teams from every major sport. It then aggregates real-time tweets from over 1,000 media sources and over 2,000 athletes.
If the game is on and you want to see the chatter surrounding your favorite team, the app does all the work for you and gives you refined twitter updates from credible sources.
The app also allows you to share the opinions of your favorite team on Facebook and twitter, allowing you to start your conversation.
Say Stevie Johnson scores a huge touchdown or Ryan Miller makes a big save. Beyond the Box will instantly update your feed with reactions from people about those plays.
An app like this a great tool not only during the season, but also during the off-season. Beyond the Box lets you easily follow the social conversation.
Beyond the Box is exclusively for iPad and can be found right in the Apple Store for free. For more information, you can visit their website HERE.