With the advent of the internet, people started exploring it in maximum ways.
World's greatest sports event Olympics has witnessed enormous following, viewership of the internet users. BBC expects the internet traffic in UK as 1 terabit per second.
The Olympic host UK has arranged purpose-built Wi-Fi stations that provide 1,800 access points. When it comes to popularity among sports, Equestrian obtained 1025 followers, followed by swimming with 1021 followers and volleyball with 845 followers.
During the last Olympics, host China has banned Twitter and other social networking sites but in the current Olympics. Most athletes gained popularity on the net. LeBron James of the USA who won 1 bornze and gold medal so far has 4.7M twitter followers. Although Kobe Bryant won only one gold medal has 108K twitter follower base.
On the other hand, the athlete who has not opened a twitter account has won 8 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medals. It’s true that with the help of the internet, the interaction between the people in the form of followers and athletes increased but the data says that it never influenced the athletes.