NFL Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy talks social mediaPosted on December 28, 2011 by TNW in Social Media
Apps aren’t just for startups these days, even NFL players are getting into the act. Newly minted Pro Bowl starter LeSean McCoy has launched his own app and took some time to talk to us about how social media has changed the way fans interact with their favorite stars.
McCoy’s app just hit the Android Market and lets fans read his tweets, Facebook updates, watch videos of his top plays, play puzzle games using his pictures, and more. The Philadelphia Eagles star has quite a following on Twitter, so a hundred thousand fans grabbing this app isn’t a crazy goal. The iOS version should also go live soon, we’re told.
We talked to McCoy about how social media has changed being a professional athlete: