Radio dating game
"[It's] an interesting move," said Fuyuki Kurasawa, an expert in social media and digital culture at York University in Toronto.
The timing may seem like "a very odd choice in terms of addressing issues of privacy," but Facebook's foray into the booming online dating industry actually makes sense from a "strategic and business perspective," he said.
Since that time, seven different men have broadcast eight or more different World Series as a play-by-play or color commentator.
They are (through 2017) Tim Mc Carver (24 times), Joe Buck (20), Mel Allen (11), Vin Scully (11, 13 more seasons on radio), Curt Gowdy (11), Joe Garagiola (9), and Al Michaels (8). One of the most remarkable finishes to any World Series Game...a one-handed home run by Kirk Gibson!
The study was published in the journal CSIRO Sexual Health.
The following is a list of national American television and radio networks and announcers that have broadcast World Series games over the years.
And the timing of the announcement was likely a calculated move.
All telecasts of World Series games starting with 1975 (Reds–Red Sox) are accounted for and exist. And the Dodgers have won the game, five to four; I don't believe what I just saw! And the Dodgers have won it..to four; and I'm stunned, Bill.
This is a full record of World Series telecasts prior to 1975 that are known to exist in whole or part: ... I have seen a lot of dramatic finishes in a lot of sports, but this one might top almost every other one.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his plans to introduce a dating feature during a speech at the company's annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, Calif., on Tuesday.
(Stephen Lam/Reuters)As Facebook continues to face questions about its ability to protect the privacy of users' data in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, some may wonder about the timing of its announcement that it will soon launch a dating service — which arguably would contain people's most personal information.