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Adding Awesome to College Football Saturdays

While the rest of the world (and that’s honestly not stretching the truth all that much) is enamored with the World Cup … two announcements have been made very quietly this week that will change the way we watch college football.

First, Twitter began supporting animated GIFs in its timeline. The process of posting them is as simple as adding a photo to a tweet.

Second, Twitter announced the acquisition of SnappyTV, one of the more popular tools for clipping and editing of live TV.

OK, you’re asking … so what? Isn’t this supposed to be a post about watching college football?

Well, let’s think about it. It means that now, as you’re watching games and using your phone as a second … or third … or fourth screen, you’re going to see a whole lot more of this in your Twitter timeline.

(via BuzzFeed Sports)

And this.

(via The Big Lead)

And, yep, this too.

In other words … college football Saturdays on Twitter just became even more awesome.

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A life-long fan of all things Black and Gold, Carla has joined the ranks of the displaced Pittsburgher, now residing in Nashville, Tenn. She has dabbled in sports media throughout her career, including a stop at a suburban Pittsburgh newspaper, several freelance gigs, and most recently, as a writer, editor and team site producer for a large online media company where she covered high school and college football. She appreciates hockey fans who understand that not all board checks are worth cheering, summer evenings at PNC Park (because it’s tough to admit being a Pirates fan) and midweek MAC football. Follow her on Twitter at @CarlaSwankFox.

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