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Social Media According to Game of Thrones
Posted on June 18th 2014
The hit HBO series Game of Thrones, beloved by fans and critics all over the world, just saw a close to it's fourth season. Based off the books by George RR Martin, the unfinished saga's rich and detailed world has captured the hearts of readers everywhere. Full of political intrigue, betrayal, death, and plenty of twists and turns, Game of Thrones is a wild ride from start to finish.
Watching the show from a marketing perspective, especially from a social media marketing perspective, drawing parallels between the characters and social networks becomes transparent. The way the plot of Game of Thrones plays out could very well predict the way the social media wars will play out as well. Facebook, much like the Lannisters, will crush anyone who opposes them, or buy them out when they become too powerful. Dany Targaryen, like Tumblr, staying shrouded in mystery while still gaining a huge and loyal following.
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Take a look at this infographic for more on if social networks played the Game of Thrones. But remember, when you play the Game of Thrones you either win or you die. Who will come out on top? Let us know what you think in the comments, but this infographic contains season four spoilers; proceed with caution. If you like what you see, don't forget to like it and share it with your friends!