Game of Thrones and the Role of Social Media in its Promotion

Game of Thrones is created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an American TV drama series. It is adopted from George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. The series involves the members of several noble houses in a civil war for the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. This has garnered a great fan base with wide acclaim by the critics. It has won several awards. It deals with religion, civil war, crime, Social hierarchy and punishment. It has a high fan engagement & huge fan following across the world.

Blogosphere & Social Media is agog with the Game of Thrones series. HBO utilized social Media to promote the series & also to post screening event. HBO’s Join the Realm site lets users create own Family arms. If you already have a house, you can even edit it. Its twitter handle has millions of followers & thousands of tweets. Celebrities with their gifts from Game of thrones showcased it on twitter & Instagram. This was retweeted by their followers. Its facebook account has millions of likes & great fan engagement & amplification. Several Tumblr accounts have also been created for fans to follow & share pics.

Following is a list of social media profiles of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones Twitter
Game of Thrones Facebook
Game of Thrones Website

Game of Thrones Tumblr
Game of Thrones Google+

Game of Thrones Youtube
Game of Thrones HBO
Game of Thrones Apple itunes

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